Indians hit the straps

Indians hit the straps

Indians hit the straps

However, Sehwag didn’t take any further part in the net session once he was done with his batting as he didn’t want to aggravate the injury.

Senior off-spinner Harbhajan Singh also looked in some discomfort as he walked with a slight limp as his ankle was bandaged. Harbhajan however came out after a break and took part in training.

The Indian team’s physio said that Harbhajan and Sehwag had sustained minor injuries and there wasn’t any reason for worry.

Harbhajan, later bowled at the nets of Sector-16 stadium, in Chandigarh after the conclusion of the match between Australia and Board President’s XI.

The Indians players enjoyed a lengthy session on Monday compared to Sunday when they practised in the afternoon.

Pacer Ishant bowled with full steam during the three hour session. Zaheer Khan looked in nice rhythm as he created a lot of trouble for the batsmen.

Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman and Amit Mishra also sweated it out during the morning session.

Former captain Rahul Dravid is expected to join the team on Tuesday while skipper MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Murali Vijay are expected to reach here by Wednesday.