Sports desk. Indian captain Virat Kohli has played a match at Motera Stadium. He played this match against England under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Kohli scored a total of 33 runs in this match. Kohli scored 19 in the first innings and 14 not out in the second innings.
Cheteshwar Pujara, the team’s most trusted batsman, has also played only one match in Ahmedabad so far. However, this match was very memorable for him. He scored an unbeaten 206 against England in the first innings of the match. In the second innings also, he scored an unbeaten 41 runs. Indian spin bowler R Ashwin also landed in the match played against England at Motera Stadium in 2012. He took three wickets in this match. Ashwin took three wickets in the first innings and only one wicket in the second innings. Talking about batting, he also scored 23 in the first innings.
Ishant Sharma will become only the second Indian fast bowler to play 100 Test matches. Apart from these four players, none of the team’s players have played at Motera Stadium so far. Youngsters from team veterans Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma to Shubman Gill Mohammad Siraj will play in this stadium for the first time.