After Twenty20 World Championship 2009, India comes to the practice camping from 10 August. Aim is to face the Tri-Nation odi series in Sri Lanka among the host SL, India and New Zealand. The first practice session all teammates did not attend was not full of team mates. The seven men along with Indian skipper MS Dhoni had to face all the in three tests; fitness, mental test and playing condition. But legend batsman Virender Sehwag may not attend in the pre Champions Trophy Practice session for shoulder injury.
It is true that India will get a very good opportunity before champions’ trophy. Indian players will take on two competitors who could be competitors in South Africa on September. Coach Gary Kristen is satisfied of the players’ physical fitness. India took part in the Kit Ply Tri-Nation series in Bangladesh when Indian lost to Pakistan. In 2000 India lost to New Zealand and 2002 India and Sri Lanka became the winner jointly.