Team India training camp: Tendulkar sticks to basics; Dhawan, Vijay sweat it out

Virender Sehwag, Murali Vijay, Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara and Ravindra Jadeja also batted at the centre of the pitch.

updated: February 17, 2013 10:54 IST
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Bangalore: The Indian team began their three-day training camp ahead of their Test series against Australia starting next week with two hectic practice sessions in Bangalore on Saturday, with senior batsman Sachin Tendulkar returning in the mix after his retirement from ODI cricket.

Tendulkar, who struggled against England in the recent home Test series, batted for two hours and 15 minutes in two separate sessions, one in the morning and another in afternoon, lasting five-and-a-half hours in total.

In the morning session, Tendulkar batted along with Virat Kohli for 45 minutes on the centre pitch at Chinnaswamy Stadium, facing Ashok Dinda, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Pragyan Ojha and R Ashwin.

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