Team India Celebrates Captain Virat Kohli's Birthday Ahead of England Series
Indian cricket team celebrated captain Virat Kohli's 28th birthday in Rajkot ahead of the first Test against England, starting on Wednesday.
India Test captain Virat Kohli turned 28 on Saturday. His birthday was celebrated by Indian teammates in Rajkot. (All images from AFP and PTI)
A cake-smashed Virat Kohli is all smiles with Cheteshwar Pujara.
Pace bowler Umesh Yadav joined in the birthday celebration too.
The England camp meanwhile had a preparatory camp in Mumbai
England captain Alastair Cook would hope his team to make a fresh start after losing to Bangladesh in a Test match
The last time England toured India (in 2012) for a Test series they won it
England have won their last three Test series against India.
However, England's weakness against spin may be a cause of concern against India
England are currently ranked No. 4 in Tests.
England would hope that their last series of 2016 proves to be a good one for them.