The Virat Kohli-led Indian facet will play a three-day warm-up match towards a County Championship XI beginning on July 20 to organize for the five-match Check collection towards England, introduced Durham Cricket. The match will likely be performed on the Emirates Riverside in Chester-le-Avenue, Durham. The Indian cricketers, who have been on a three-week break after the WTC ultimate loss to New Zealand are set to journey to Durham to play their solely follow match earlier than the Check collection begins from August 4.

“Durham Cricket are delighted to announce that Emirates Riverside will host India towards a County Championship XI because the vacationers put together for his or her take a look at collection towards England later this summer time,” Durham mentioned in assertion.

The match, which is able to start on 11 am native time and three:30 pm IST, will likely be performed behind closed doorways.

The County facet additionally confirmed that Group India will likely be utilizing the Emirates Floor as their base to organize for the primary Check, which will likely be performed at Trent Bridge in Nottingham.

“The world quantity two take a look at facet will use Emirates Riverside as a house venue for his or her preparations this summer time, and can get underway with a three-day recreation towards a county choose on Tuesday 20 July,” the assertion added.

The three-day recreation will see various gamers from the county circuit function as they go up towards the Indian nationwide facet.

“Durham Cricket have the pleasure of streaming all three days’ of play by way of the Durham Cricket YouTube channel bringing you multi-camera protection of all of the motion.

The membership working in partnership with 5 reside, will convey reside protection with BBC journalists Kevin Howells and Mark Church together with former Indian first-class cricketer Abhishek Jhunjhunwala becoming a member of the commentary crew,” it additional mentioned.

In the meantime, a cricketer within the 23-member Indian touring facet examined constructive for Covid-19. The title of the cricketer was not disclosed however it was reported that he is not going to journey to Durham with the remainder of crew for the warm-up match. He’ll as a substitute be in self-isolation earlier than regaining full health and becoming a member of the squad again once more.

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