Arjun gave the Indian captain an opportunity to practice against the left-arm angle.((PTI))
Arjun gave the Indian captain an opportunity to practice against the left-arm angle.((PTI))

India vs England: Arjun Tendulkar bowls to Virat Kohli at Lord’s - Watch video

There have been instances in the past when Arjun has bowled to the Indian team as he spends a majority of his time in London where he hones his craft.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2018 09:33 AM IST

Arjun Tendulkar was spotted bowling to the Indian captain in the nets ahead of the crucial Lord’s Test. Arjun, who is part of the Indian U-19 squad bowled to Kohli as the Indian captain looked to combat the left-arm angle.

There have been instances in the past when Arjun has bowled to the Indian team as he spends a majority of his time in London where he hones his craft.

This current stint with the Indian team makes sense as in Edgbaston, Sam Curran the 20-year-old all-rounder rocked the top order in the first innings and picked up crucial wickets even in the second dig. Also, the Indian team does not have any left-arm seamer in the squad, which makes this session all the more crucial. 

Ahead of the Lord’s Test, there are plenty of questions facing the Indian team which revolves around team selection. Also, the conditions in London are expected the change over the week which makes the proposition of including two spinners tricky.

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India lost the first Test in Edgbaston by 31-runs and barring Virat Kohli, there are plenty of concerns around the Indian batting, more so against the moving ball.

Former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar also hit out at the Indian team for not adapting to the conditions. He also questioned the management for giving the team a break of five days before the Edgbaston Test match.

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