With a spot within the remaining already sealed, India had scheduled an non-compulsory coaching session on Thursday morning, at some point earlier than taking over Bangladesh within the final Tremendous 4 recreation. A lot of the key gamers skipped the session. Nonetheless, everybody was ready to see whether or not Shreyas Iyer would practice or not and the middle-order batsman did come out for the coaching session on the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
Shreyas Iyer missed India’s final two video games after experiencing ache in his again. The appropriate-handed batsman had returned to motion after virtually 5 months within the ongoing Asia Cup and will play solely two video games earlier than being sidelined once more on account of a again spasm. In his absence, KL Rahul performed at quantity 4 in opposition to Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Shreyas Iyer trains comfortably:
Shreyas Iyer was coaching for the primary time since struggling a again spasm whereas warming up moments earlier than the sport in opposition to Pakistan on Sunday (September 12). In response to a report in ESPNcricinfo, the batsman didn’t look in any form of ache or discomfort whereas batting within the nets.
The center-order batsman underwent stretching, notably his again, with the coach Rajnikanth. After jogging and sprinting for some time, Shreyas Iyer hit the nets the place he first confronted underarm throwdowns earlier than taking over fast-bowling throwdowns. He additionally confronted a few internet bowlers and seemed comfy.
In Shreyas Iyer’s absence, KL Rahul batted at quantity 4 and did effectively. Whereas he scored an unbeaten century in opposition to Pakistan, he adopted it up with a combating 39-run knock in opposition to Sri Lanka in powerful circumstances. It might be attention-grabbing to see how the group administration accommodates each the batsmen within the taking part in eleven.
In the meantime, India have already booked their place within the remaining. The Rohit Sharma-led facet will tackle both Sri Lanka or Pakistan within the remaining on the approaching Sunday (September 17).