Cheteshwar Pujara and Hardik Pandya obtained right down to working with the pink ball proper after India’s thumping win within the second Check in opposition to England right here on Tuesday, making ready for the upcoming day/night time sport in earnest.
India’s 317-run hammering of England meant they’ve restored parity after the loss within the sequence opener and the hosts wish to consolidate their place within the third Check, beginning in Ahmedabad from February 24.
The 2 had been seen batting contained in the M A Chidambaram Stadium.
All-rounder Pandya, who has not performed a Check for the reason that one in opposition to England in 2018, batted in opposition to the likes of Rahul Chahar, Okay Gowtham and Shahbaz Nadeem, who had been on stand-by for the primary two matches.
Whereas Check specialist Pujara often took on the spinners by happening the wicket, Pandya went for the massive hits after some defensive play.
Pujara made 21 and seven within the two innings of the second Check.
They confronted the pink ball for about 45 minutes with batting coach Vikram Rathour and fielding coach R Sridhar maintaining a tally of the 2 gamers.
Pandya additionally did a couple of laps of the bottom.
Tempo ace Jasprit Bumrah, who was rested for the second Check, bowled with the pink ball.
All-rounder Washington Sundar, who too missed the series-levelling victory, was additionally seen working towards with the colored ball throughout a break at Chepauk.