India comes with a new plan to overcome overseas debacle
Mumbai: In an attempt to overcome its overseas debacle, Indian Cricket team will play the shorter formats first in overseas to get used to the conditions before a Test series.
The decision was taken following India’s 1-2 loss in the hands of South Africa in an away Test series.
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) CEO Rahul Johra admitted that the same will help the side to acclimatize with the conditions before a red-ball Cricket series.
"Based on the feedback that we have got from the team management we had some serious discussions. What we are not doing is that in the summer India is going to England (and) before the first Test match actually starts, India would be in England for over a month and the team would get acclimatized to the conditions. India will play the shorter format first and then come to Test matches," he said.
Notably, India is currently playing Nidahas Trophy, a T20I tri-series, also featuring Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
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