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“200 partnership loading,” Twitter react as Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli reportedly practice sweep shots in nets ahead of Border-Gavaskar Trophy

The first Test between India and Australia will be played on 9th February in Nagpur.

Fans on Twitter reacted to reports suggesting Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli are practising sweep shots in nets ahead of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. They were delighted with the duo grinding hard ahead of the first game and said backed them to stitch a 200-run partnership.

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Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli reportedly practice sweep shots in nets ahead of Border-Gavaskar Trophy

India is all set to host Australia for the four-match Test series. The first game between the nations will be played on February 9th in Nagpur followed by the second Test to be played on 17th February in Delhi.

The third game between India and Australia is slated to take place on 1st March in Dharamshala whereas the last game will be played on 9th March in Ahmedabad.

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The series will extremely be crucial in the context of the World Test Championship as it’ll decide the finalists. Both the teams have been staggering in the longest format of the game and are currently first (Australia) and second (India) on the points table, separated by the barest of margins.

While India is unbeaten at home since last decade, Australia under Pat Cummins is an extremely dangerous side to face as they are yet to lose a series, winning both at home as well as overseas. If the Rohit Sharma-led side wins the series then it is likely that both sides will face in the final of the World Test Championship as well and also they will acquire the No.1 spot in the ICC rankings.

Both teams are leaving no stone unturned in their preparations and have started their training ahead of the first game. Indian skipper Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have taken the practice to the next session as it is learned according to reports in Indian Express that the duo are practising sweep shots and are grinding really hard.

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Fans on Twitter react as Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli reportedly practice sweep shots in nets ahead of Border-Gavaskar Trophy

As Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli reportedly practice sweep shots in nets ahead of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, fans on Twitter reacted to it. They were impressed with the duo putting in hard yards in the nets and backed them to stitch a good partnership. Here are some of them:

 

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