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IND vs ENG: County select XI announced for the practice match against India, Rhodes will captain

The England Cricket Board has announced a 14-man County XI squad for the three-day practice match.

Team India (India Tour of England) on India tour will play the only practice match (IND vs County Select XI Three Day Practice Match) from Tuesday before the series of 5 Test matches starting on August 4. The England Cricket Board (ECB) has added this 3-day practice match to India’s Indian team’s schedule later. Earlier, no practice match was part of the plan for the Indian team, which arrived here from the first week of June. But after losing the World Test Championship (WTC Final 2021) final match, the BCCI made this appeal to the ECB after the demand of Captain Virat Kohli.Also Read – We have to accept that there is no clarity in the Indian team selection under Virat Kohli: Mohammad Kaif

Following the BCCI’s appeal, the ECB has arranged for this three-day match, which will be played from July 20 to July 22 at the Riverside Ground in Durham. The England and Wales Cricket Board has announced a 14-member County XI for this match. Warwickshire captain Wilfred Rhodes has been chosen as the captain of this team. Former England bowler and current Young Lions head coach Richard Dawson will coach the hosts. Also Read – IND vs ENG: India’s practice match against County XI, when and where to watch LIVE Streaming

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The match will be played without spectators as wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant and a member of the support staff in the Indian team have been found to be Corona positive. The Select County team also features James Brassie, who made his Test debut and Nottinghamshire opener Haseeb Hamid, who made his Test debut against India in 2016.

ECB will create a small bio bubble for this match and all selected players will be tested for corona. The match can be viewed on Durham County Cricket Club’s YouTube channel and commentary can also be heard on BBC Radio.

County Select XI: Will Rhodes, Rehan Ahmed, Tom Aspinwell, Ethan Bamber, James Brassie, Jack Carson, Jacques Chappelle, Haseeb Hamid, Lyndon James, Jack Libby, Craig Miles, Liam Peterson White, James Ryu, Rob Yates.

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