New training colours for Team India

The new jersey — orange and grey— is strikingly similar to the one the team donned in 2008-2009, when Mahendra Singh Dhoni was the captain.

The Indian team was seen preparing for the upcoming Test against Afghanistan in a new training gear.   -  BCCI

Team India kicks off the new season with a one-off Test against Afghanistan starting on June 14. Ahead of the Test, the team has unveiled its new training kit.

Taking a break from the regular blue, the team donned new practice colours — orange and grey— as it hit the ground at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Interestingly, the colours are strikingly similar to the ones the team donned in 2008-2009, when Mahendra Singh Dhoni was the captain.

The side, under the watchful eyes of chief coach Ravi Shastri, started preparing for the historic match — which marks the Test debut for Afghanistan — on Monday.

All eyes, however, were trained on the sky. With the city witnessing moderate to heavy rainfall, it is an uphill task for the groundsmen to get the wicket ready. With Afghanistan toying with the idea of having four spinners, it will be interesting to see how the wicket turns out.