Team India sweats it out ahead of Sachin's penultimate Test
Team India had a rigorous training and practice session on the eve of the first Test against the West Indies at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata. The City of Joy is in a frenzy mode as it prepares to host retiring Sachin Tendulkar for one final time.
Team India came out for a rigorous practice and training session on the eve of the first Test against the West Indies at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata. (All PTI images)
Virat Kohli is seen doing some catching practice here. He will be required to be at his best in the slips as India longs for a settled slip cordon in Test matches.
Sachin Tendulkar hit the nets on Tuesday, aiming to prepare for his 199th Test before he bids adieu to the game after his 200th Test at the Wankhede Stadium.
India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni waves to someone on the field as he warms up for the first Test against West Indies starting Wednesday at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
Here is Dhoni chitchatting with Kohli ahead of the first Test between India and the West Indies at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
Virat Kohli is signing autographs as hundreds of fans queued up to watch the Indian team practice at the Eden Gardens, ahead of the first Test against the West Indies. People came from far and wide as they have one last chance to see Sachin Tendulkar play an international game at the iconic venue.
Sachin waves to his fans as he completes his hit in the nets on Tuesday at the final practice session in Eden Gardens, Kolkata. Sachin has 862 runs in 12 Tests at this venue. Only VVS Laxman (1217) and Rahul Dravid (962) have more runs than the Master Blaster at this venue.