India Vs England 2nd ODI: The second match of the three-match series is to be played between India and England on Thursday. Team India seems to be getting increased relief before the second match. Former India captain Virat Kohli has done net practice on Thursday and his chances of playing have increased a lot. Pictures of Virat Kohli doing net practice have been shared by BCCI.
Virat Kohli suffered a groin muscle strain in the third T20 match between India and England. Due to this injury, Virat Kohli was not part of the playing 11 in the first ODI. From the statement issued by Team India after the first match, there were speculations that Virat Kohli would not be a part of the team in the second ODI as well.
After the victory in the first ODI, Team India’s fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah had said that nothing can be said about Virat Kohli’s injury yet. For this reason, there was a possibility of Virat Kohli not playing in the second ODI.
BCCI shared pictures
But just an hour before the start of the match, pictures of Virat Kohli practicing have been shared from the BCCI’s Twitter handle. It is clear from this that Virat Kohli has recovered from his injury and he will be part of Team India in the second ODI.
In the first ODI, in the absence of Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer was kept in the team for number three. Now in the event of Virat Kohli playing, either Shreyas Iyer or Suryakumar Yadav may have to sit out of the playing 11.