India’s Game-Changing Training Camp for Dominica Test

The West Indies visit had originally been scheduled by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) before the team lines were made public. One of these suggestions involves setting up an interim camp for the Test series. Before the Test series starts in Dominica on July 12th. The group will come together in Bridgetown, Barbados, for a weeklong camp at the Kensington Oval complex.

Around July 1-2, the athletes will gather in Barbados, in which they will stay until around July 8–9. Those who worked on the series gave this information. It seems that it has been difficult to acquire tickets to the Caribbean islands . As there aren’t many big planes that regularly travel there. Therefore, Indian Test players, along with their helpers, will make the travels to Georgetown, Guyana.

While in Barbados, people will play many games, even if they might not reach the highest standard. The BCCI collaborates with Cricket West Indies (CWI) and Cricket Barbados to set up these events in response to a specific request from the team management. The Indian team will play one or two exhibition games against local athletes.

Asked about the preparations, a CWI representative stated, “They are training at Kensington Oval until we private charter them to Dominica before the start of the Test Series.” The team management gathered Barbados because Roseau, the capital of Dominica, lacked the amenities they needed.

Before the team’s 2011 meet in Dominica, none of the current Indian team members had ever been to the island nation, with one exception of Virat Kohli. It’s interesting to note that the Indian squad received harsh criticism for not opting to pursue the target of 180 runs in 47 overs during the 2011 Test match. The team, which also included MS Dhoni and current coach Rahul Dravid, negotiated for 94 for 3 after reaching that total in 32 overs.

In the interim, the West Indies team will set up camp in Antigua. The CWI source revealed that the West Indies. Test players will train at the island’s High-Performance Centre at Coolidge Cricket Ground before going to Dominica.

After the first Test, the team’s head to Barbados to begin the 43-day trip with white balls until going to Trinidad for the second Test (which is set for July 20–24).

CAB congratulates Mukesh Kumar

The Bengali Cricket Association (CAB) thanked Mukesh Kumar on being chosen for his first national team. “Let me congratulate Mukesh and wish him the best on behalf of CAB. Over the last two seasons, he has shown outstanding consistency. The CAB president, Snehasish Ganguly, said, “I am confident he will perform admirably if given a chance in the starting eleven.” The forthcoming ODI tour in the West Indies, which began on July 12, also chose the Bengal pacer.

Bengal was able to go to the final in the 2022–2023 Ranji season owing to Mukesh’s 22 wickets. He received recognition for his hard work.

In 38 top-tier contests, the 29-year-old gained 149 lives.

Tour itinerary

1st Test; Windsor Park, Dominica : July 12-16

2nd Test; Queen’s Park Oval, Trinidad : July 20-24

1st ODI; Kensington Oval, Barbados : July 27

2nd ODI; Kensington Oval, Barbados : July 29

3rd ODI; Brian Lara Cricket Academy, Trinidad : Aug 1

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