- 1India play their second warm-up match in St. Kitts from Thursday
- 2India play a four-Test series vs West Indies from July 21
- 3This is Anil Kumble’s maiden assignment as head coach of India
Virat Kohli’s Indian cricket team is having a lot of fun in the Caribbean. Ahead of their second warm-up match in St. Kitts from Thursday, the team has mixed business and pleasure in equal measure. The first match, a two-day affair, ended in a draw.Head coach Anil Kumble, who has fond memories of the West Indies, has charted an enjoyable course that will keep the team healthy in mind and body ahead of the gruelling four-Test series starting in Antigua on July 21.
A 4-0 win in the West Indies could propel India to the top spot in Tests and put them in a good space for the home winter, where they will play 13 Tests against the likes of England, Australia and New Zealand.
While Kumble is maximum use of his camera, his wards are busy with some adventure sports like snorkeling and diving.
#TeamIndia enjoy Snorkeling and Diving at St. Nevis. WATCH THE FULL VIDEO – http://www.bcci.tv/videos/id/2257/indias-tour-of-west-indies-2016-team-india-enjoy-snorkeling-and-diving-at-st-nevis … #WIvIND
Rohit Sharma is using his off-day for some serious yoga activities.
VIDEO: #TeamIndia batsman @ImRo45 talks about his Yoga session, recovery regime and more http://www.bcci.tv/videos/id/2255/indias-tour-of-west-indies-2016-rohit-sharma-speaks-about-his-yoga-session …
He says yoga will “keep his body in perfect shape for the hot conditions in the Caribbean.”
This is Kumble’s first assignment as head coach of the team.