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Yuzvendra Chahal Shares a Glimpse of Narendra Modi Stadium, Says Cannot Wait to Represent India here

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Last Updated: March 11, 2021, 12:35 IST

Yuzvendra Chahal Shares a Glimpse of Narendra Modi Stadium, Says Cannot Wait to Represent India here

Yuzvendra Chahal Shares a Glimpse of Narendra Modi Stadium, Says Cannot Wait to Represent India here

Chahal is expected to join spinners Washington Sundar and Axar Patel, who are likely to feature in the playing XI on the Motera tracks.

Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal is all set for the T20I series against England, starting March 12. Chahal, who represented Haryana in the Vijay Hazare Trophy and the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy recently, entered Team India’s bio-bubble ahead of the much-anticipated series, underway in Ahmedabad.

He recently got an opportunity to train at the newly-refurbished Narendra Modi Stadium on Wednesday. Sharing a glimpse of the world’s largest cricket stadium, the 30-year-old said that he enjoyed the practice session at the stadium and cannot wait to represent his country in the upcoming series. India coach Ravi Shastri watched closely as the spinner got busy training during the net session.

Sharing the video on his Twitter handle, Chahal wrote, “Loved bowling at the beautiful Narendra Modi Stadium. Can’t wait to wear the blues again and represent #TeamIndia. Looking forward to the series.”

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Chahal is expected to join spinners Washington Sundar and Axar Patel, who are likely to feature in the playing XI on the Motera tracks. It will be the first limited-overs international match to be held at the stadium after the last two Test matches between India and England were played over here. The five match T20I series will take place in Ahmedabad followed by the three ODIs scheduled to be played behind closed doors in Pune.

The coming few months will be busy for the stunning stadium as 10 group stage matches of the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) are also scheduled to be played over here. After the England series concludes, domestic players will get occupied preparing for their respective franchises in the IPL 2021. The opening match of the cash-rich league will be played on April 9. The tournament ends with the final on May 30. The play-offs and the penultimate clash is also expected to be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the schedule of the 14th edition of the IPL on Monday.

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first published:March 11, 2021, 11:58 IST
last updated:March 11, 2021, 12:35 IST