The Indian players ate at ‘British Raj’ before plotting England’s demise in the T20 World Cup semi-final, and the irony here in Australia had not escaped anyone’s attention.
The ‘Men in Blue’ have been living out of suitcases since their arrival in Australia and as the spectacle drew to a close, they took some time to socialize and relax at a well-known Indian restaurant prior to the grand semi-final.
Located at 170 Henley Beach Road in Torrensville, the restaurant is known in the region for its chicken tikka, Kashmiri pulao, and lamb rogan josh.
“The team and players barely had time to relax and take their minds off the pressure of a high-octane tournament like the World Cup as there’s been hardly any time between games,” a senior BCCI told reporter. officer who was aware of the team activities. PTI.
“And too many internal flights, three days of Adelaide is like bliss. Hence the players and their partners (wives and girlfriends) who are in attendance gathered for a team dinner. This is also a team bonding exercise and a chance to fully unwind.” he added.
As the Indian cricket team is the most commercially viable squad, the itinerary is full of travel across all major Australian cities.
Head coach Rahul Dravid, even during his captaincy days and later as U-19 head coach, was big on team bonding and team activities.
On the day Rohit was hit on the forearm but he is absolutely fine and there is no belt on his right hand which must have made the fans outside the team hotel happy.
On Thursday, Rohit Sharma’s team would aim to finish England’s run in this edition of the Global Meet.
(with input of PTI)
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