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ICC World Cup 2019: Virat Kohli and Co hit the nets in first training session at the Oval - See pictures

The Indian team had touched down in the country on Wednesday and got down to business straight away ahead of their first warm-up clash against New Zealand on Saturday.

cricket Updated: May 23, 2019 15:50 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi
India skipper Virat Kohli at the Oval in London.
India skipper Virat Kohli at the Oval in London.(BCCI/ Instagram)
         

Led by inspirational skipper Virat Kohli, the Indian cricket team sweat it out in the nets during the first training session for the ‘Men in Blue’ at the iconic Oval Stadium in London on Thursday.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) uploaded the images on social media and the post read: “#TeamIndia all set for the first training session for #CWC19”. ((Complete coverage of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019))

 

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#TeamIndia all set for the first training session for #CWC19

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India wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni
India wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni ( BCCI/Instagram )
India fast-bowler Jasprit Bumrah
India fast-bowler Jasprit Bumrah ( BCCI/ Instragram )

The Indian team had touched down in the country on Wednesday and got down to business straight away ahead of their first warm-up clash against New Zealand on Saturday. India will then take on Bangladesh in their second practice match on Tuesday.

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The first match of the tournament will be played between England and South Africa on May 30 at the Oval while India will open their campaign against the Proteas on June 5 at the Rose Bowl.

India’s 15-member squad: Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami.