It’s been a long time since India played with England. It’s high time for Indians to get into the groove ahead of the England series. The County Select XI will have a number of players from the County circuit featuring in the game. The side will be led by Warwickshire captain Will Rhodes. James Bracey, who recently debuted for England, and Haseeb Hameed, who made his Test debut against India at Rajkot five years ago, are also a part of the squad.
Playing XI Indians: Rohit Sharma(c), Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, KL Rahul(w), Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj.
Playing XI County Select XI: Zak Chappell, Robert Yates, James Bracey(w), Haseeb Hameed, Rehan Ahmed, James Rew, Will Rhodes(c), Jake Libby, Lyndon James, Craig Miles, Liam Patterson-White, Ethan Bamber, Jack Carson.
Indians Squad: Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli(c), Hanuma Vihari, Ravindra Jadeja, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Washington Sundar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Ishant Sharma.
County Select XI squad: Zak Chappell, Robert Yates, James Bracey(w), Haseeb Hameed, Rehan Ahmed, James Rew, Will Rhodes(c), Jake Libby, Lyndon James, Craig Miles, Liam Patterson-White, Ethan Bamber, Jack Carson.
Indians Vs County Select XI was played from 20-22 July 2021 at Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street.
Hassan Adnan & Paul Pollard were the umpires for the match.
Live streaming of the match was done at Durham County Cricket Club’s YouTube channel.
India had won the toss and opted to bat first in the three-day warm-up match against County Select XI
Indians: 311/10 (93 Overs)
KL Rahul & Jadeja had performed well in the 1st Innings.
Rahul gets to his century off 149 balls. His final score was 101out of 150 balls. Jadeja was looking for his century but lost his wicket at 75 with five 4’s and one six.
County Select XI: 220/10 (82.3 Overs)
Haseeb Hameed had done a great job scoring 112 off 246 balls with thirteen 4’s and no six.
Indians: 192/3 d (55 Overs)
In the 2nd innings too, Jadeja managed to score 52 off 71 balls. Mayank Agarwal, Hanuma Vihari, and Pujara had done a pretty job.
County Select XI: 31/0 (15.5 Overs)
The match was drawn.