In Pics: Teams 'regroup' at Gabba after India's 'epic fightback' in Sydney

India and Australian cricket team began their preparation for the series-deciding fourth Test, which will get underway at Gabba in Brisbane from Friday (January 15). Both team are battling injury concerns with the likes of Jasprit Bumrah, Ravindra Jadeja, Hanuma Vihari and Will Pucovski possibly ruled out of the fourth Test.

Jan 13, 2021, 13:37 PM IST

India and Australian cricket team began their preparation for the series-deciding fourth Test, which will get underway at Gabba in Brisbane from Friday (January 15). Both team are battling injury concerns with the likes of Jasprit Bumrah, Ravindra Jadeja, Hanuma Vihari and Will Pucovski possibly ruled out of the fourth Test.

Team India are trying to regroup themselves after their epic display on the final day of the third Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground earlier this week. The four-match series is currently level at 1-1 with Australia winning the first Test in Adelaide by eight wickets and India winning the second Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground by eight wickets. 

We take a look at how the two teams got underway at the first practice session.

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The stand-in opener

Australian coach Justin Langer (left) has a word with opener Marcus Harris at practice in Gabba. (Photo: cricket.com.au)

Australian coach Justin Langer (left) has a word with opener Marcus Harris at practice in Gabba. Langer indicated that the left-handed Harris will open the batting with David Warner in the fourth Test at the Gabba if Will Pucovski doesn't recover from his shoulder injury. (Photo: cricket.com.au)

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Vice-captain's gyan

Rohit Sharma has a word with his teammates at the Gabba. (Photo: BCCI)

Indian team's vice-captain Rohit Sharma has a word with his teammates at the Gabba, including the likes of Shubman Gill and Shardul Thakur during the training session. The experience of Rohit will be critical if India hope to beat Australia at their fortress Gabba. (Photo: BCCI)

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Pepping them up

Head coach Ravi Shastri giving a pep talk to the team at the Gabba. (Photo: BCCI)

Head coach Ravi Shastri giving a pep talk to the team at the Gabba ahead of a training session. Shastri has a tough job on his hands with Team India dealing with plenty of injuries along with tough quarantine rules in Brisbane. (Photo: BCCI)

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Bowling mantra

Bowling coach Bharat Arun (left) chats with Shardul Thakur and Jasprit Bumrah. (Photo: BCCI)

Bowling coach Bharat Arun (left) chats with Shardul Thakur and Jasprit Bumrah at the nets in Gabba. Arun has a lot on his plate with Bumrah almost ruled out of the fourth Test. Team India will possibly have to field a novice pace attack led by Mohammed Siraj, who is only two Test old. (Photo: BCCI)

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Out in the sun

Will Pucovski (left) and Mitchell Starc arrive for a training session at the Gabba. (Photo: cricket.com.au)

Will Pucovski (left) arrived for the training session at the Gabba with pace spearhead Mitchell Starc on Wednesday. Young Pucovski, who scored a fine fifty on debut in the last Test, is no certainty for the Gabba Test after injuring his shoulder on the final day. (Photo: cricket.com.au)

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