India vs Australia: Virat Kohli And Co. Go Trekking To Overcome Pune Loss

Updated: 27 February 2017 19:17 IST

Following their massive 333-run defeat in the first Test against Australia, the Indian team appears to be taking a break to refresh themselves before the next Test on March 4 in Bengaluru.

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli And Co. Go Trekking To Overcome Pune Loss
India vs Australia: Virat Kohli tweeted this picture of him sitting atop a mountain. © Virat Kohli/Twitter

The Indian cricket team suffered one of its heaviest losses in Test cricket when they were demolished by Australia in the opening Test in Pune. The 333-run defeat brought an end to India's 19-match unbeaten run in Tests. With the second Test slated for March 4 in Bengaluru, Kohli and his teammates took a break from cricket by going trekking on Monday. The likes of Kohli, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ajinkya Rahane along with his wife and Ravindra Jadeja all posted pictures of the team outing on their social media handles.
 
While no other player mentioned the venue of the outdoor excursion, Jadeja tagged his location as the Tamhini Ghat Trek, which is situated about 80 km from Pune.
 
Kohli tweeted a picture of himself with a backpack, sitting atop a mountain with a picturesque background showcasing the entire range.

Ashwin, who had a moderate outing in Pune, shared a picture of himself and Tamil Nadu teammate Abhinav Mukund with a caption that read "Trekking".

 

Trekking!

A post shared by Ravichandran Ashwin (@rashwin99) on

Rahane and his wife Radhika too seemed to be enjoying their time together and posted pictures of the outing.

 

Seeing a #sunset is so peaceful #beautifulnature @radhika_dhopavkar

A post shared by Ajinkya Rahane (@ajinkyarahane) on

 

 

Amazing trekking experience with my #navroba

A post shared by Radhika Rahane (@radhika_dhopavkar) on

Jadeja too took the opportunity to post a picture with the Indian flag.

 

On the mountain #teamactivity #fun #rajputboy #jaihind

A post shared by Ravindrasinh Jadeja (@royalnavghan) on

A break from cricket might just be the thing that Kohli and his team needed after being outclassed in Pune.

Topics : India Australia Ravindrasinh Anirudhsinh Jadeja Virat Kohli Ravichandran Ashwin Ajinkya Madhukar Rahane Abhinav Mukund Australia Tour of India, 2017 Cricket
Highlights
  • Team India go trekking after losing the 1st Test to Australia
  • Kohli, Ashwin, Jadeja, Rahane posted pics on their social media handles
  • The 2nd Test between India and Australia will start on March 4
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