Team India will be looking to put their best foot forward in the fourth and final Test match against England that will be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad on Thursday and thereby look to seal the four-match series as well but before doing so, they decided to give their best during the practice session.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) took to their official Twitter handle and had posted a few images of the players toiling hard while practicing for the all-important Test match in the coming week. In the first image, opener Rohit Sharma is seen timing the ball well while skipper Virat Kohli can be seen playing his signature cover drive in the other.
In the last two images, left-arm spinner Axar Patel is preparing to roll his arms over whereas, Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane had indulged himself in fielding practice.
The fourth and final Test match will be played at the same venue from March 4-8 and even if the contest ends in a stalemate, not only will the Virat Kohli-led side end up sealing the series, but will also consolidate their spot in the finals of the ICC World Test Championship and will face New Zealand at the 'Mecca of Cricket' Lord's. The summit clash will be played between June 18-22.
Meanwhile, England on the other hand will look to play spoilsport after being out of the WTC final contention following a humiliating 10-wicket loss in the third Test. The Joe Root-led side will be hoping to have the last laugh by winning the final Test match and should that happen then Australia will face New Zealand in the ICC World Test Championship decider in over three months time as Team India must avoid a defeat by all possible means to qualify for the finals.
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