The Border-Gavaskar Trophy begins on February 9 in Nagpur, with India and Australia competing for a spot in the WTC final.
The Border-Gavaskar Trophy is just around the corner, and the Indian national team has developed a fierce rivalry with Australia over the years. India has won the Border-Gavaskar Trophy on all three of their previous attempts, and they will be hoping to do so again when the first Test begins on February 9.
According to the Times of India, both countries’ leaders, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, will be present for the fourth and final Test of this year’s Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
The fourth Test will be played at Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium. It’s worth noting that this will be the Prime Minister’s first game in the stadium since it was renamed after him.
The Indian national team will arrive in Nagpur on February 2 and will train there through February 8. Shreyas Iyer, India’s middle order batsman, has been ruled out of the first Test in Nagpur. As a precaution, Iyer’s rehab was extended completely, and he should be back in the squad for the second Test.
Ravindra Jadeja has received the green light from the National Cricket Academy, which is good news for the team (NCA). The all-rounder had knee surgery in the latter half of 2022, but is now ready to rejoin the squad in time for the start of the series.