IND vs SA: An Indian cricket team in South Africa, After reaching South Africa, the Indian cricket team has started preparations for the Test series with a special match.
IND vs SA, team IND started Practice with footvolley – The Indian cricket team has been slowly increasing its training pace ahead of the opening Test against South Africa from December 26. The Indian team arrived here by a charter flight on Friday morning after three days of severe isolation in Mumbai. Players had to stay for a day at a resort here, after which they could attend an outdoor session.
In a video tweeted by the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) on Saturday, team members were seen enjoying the game of ‘Football’, which includes head coach Rahul Dravid.
The series is being played amid the threat of the Covid-19, following the arrival of the new variant Omicron in Africa. Due to these circumstances, there was serious suspicion on the Indian tour, but both boards agreed to continue the tour.
The Indian team is staying at the resort –
The Indian team is staying at a resort and the entire resort has been booked for them by Cricket South Africa so the ‘bio-bubble’ will be strictly followed throughout the series. This is not a regular five-star hotel, so the resort has plenty of room for players to roam around.
Players have been very vocal about the difficulties in ‘Bio-Bubble’. India’s Strength and Conditioning Coach Soham Desai said, “We lived in Mumbai for three days in solitary confinement and arrived here on a 10-hour long flight.
‘Just go for a run, do a little’ stretching ‘and sweat,’ he said. Let’s start a match tomorrow. “Furthermore, the schedule is something we have to practice continuously from the beginning. We can only do this. The altitude here is 1400 meters and we come from sea level, so it takes two or three days for the players to adjust.
Football is the main sport of the Indian cricket team –
Speaking about the players’ preference on ‘Foot Valley’, Desai said, “We can now call this game the game of the Indian cricket team. We give him many options, but he only chooses’ Foot Volley ‘.” They like it and it helps them focus on their game. , “He said.