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England, India teams arrive for first Test

England and Indian teams arrived in Nagpur for the first Test to be played at the Vidarbha Cricket Association ground from Wednesday.

india Updated: Feb 26, 2006 14:58 IST

England and Indian teams arrivedin Nagpuron Sunday for the first Test to be played at the Vidarbha Cricket Association ground from Wednesday.

English team led by Michael Vaughan arrivedon Sundayafternoon by a chartered flight from Vadodara after playing a three-day warm up tie there.

From the Indian team skipper Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman reachedon Saturdaynight while Sachin Tendulkar, Wasim Jaffar, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni and RP Singh joined the duoon Sundaymorning.

Rest of the players of the squad and coach Greg Chappell accompanied the English team.

Both the teams will have net practice on Monday, VCA sources said.

First Published: Feb 26, 2006 14:58 IST