Indian cricketers interact with IAF’s Surya Kiran aerobatic team in Nagpur
India will face Bangladesh in the third and final T20I of the ongoing series on Sunday (November 10). Ahead of the match, players and head coach Ravi Shastri met Surya Kiran team at the Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) Stadium in Nagpur.
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The official Twitter handle of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) tweeted pictures.
"Such a lovely afternoon here in Nagpur as #TeamIndia caught up with the Suryakiran Aerobatic Team of the Indian Air Force @Suryakiran_IAF #suryakiran," tweeted BCCI.
Such a lovely afternoon here in Nagpur as #TeamIndia caught up with the Suryakiran Aerobatic Team of the Indian Air Force @Suryakiran_IAF ✈️🇮🇳🇮🇳 #suryakiranpic.twitter.com/kOXpVT8FvL— BCCI (@BCCI) November 9, 2019
Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, and Manish Pandey spent time with the Suryakiran Aerobatic Team and clicked photographs with them.
A souvenir was also presented to Shastri by the aerobatic squad. The pilots were in Nagpur for the 'Air Fest 2019'.
Shastri too tweeted pictures of the same. “An absolute honour to catchup with @Suryakiran_IAF team in Nagpur. @IAF_MCC Jai Hind! #SuryaKiran 🇮🇳🙏 - @RishabhPant17 @SDhawan25,” he wrote.
An absolute honour to catchup with @Suryakiran_IAF team in Nagpur. @IAF_MCC Jai Hind! #SuryaKiran 🇮🇳🙏 - @RishabhPant17@SDhawan25pic.twitter.com/j2UL1FAoSM— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) November 10, 2019
India has levelled the three-match series by winning the second T20I match by eight wickets after losing the first game by seven wickets.
After the T20Is, the teams will play two Tests with the second contest being a day/night affair at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens.
India: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Sanju Samson, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Washington Sundar, Krunal Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Rahul Chahar, Deepak Chahar, Khaleel Ahmed, Shivam Dube, and Shardul Thakur.
Bangladesh: Mahmudullah (captain), Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Naim Sheikh, Mushfiqur Rahim (wicketkeeper), Mohammed Mithun, Afif Hossain, Musaddek Hossain, Aminul Islam Biplob, Arafat Sunny, Taijul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Shafiul Islam, Abu Hider Rony, and Al Amin Hossain.