India Opens Campaign Ready To Tame Heat And Hong Kong
The Hindu|September 18, 2018
India Opens Campaign Ready To Tame Heat And Hong Kong

Match a virtual warm-up for Wednesday’s encounter with Pakistan.

Amol Karhadkar
Four days after he touched down on the desert safari, India skipper Rohit Sharma finally had the full squad assembled for its first — and only — full training session ahead of opening the Asia Cup campaign against rookies Hong Kong.


But, rather than preparing for the possible challenges posed by the rank outsider, while training at the ICC Academy ground on Monday, the Men in Blue seemed to focus on not thinking about facing Pakistan on Wednesday and instead get used to the scorching heat.

The India captain was even asked whether the heat or Hong Kong would pose the bigger challenge.


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September 18, 2018