Axar Patel, Ishant Sharma, Virat Kohli, R Ashwin and Ajinkya Rahane prepare for the series opener against England, August 2, 2021

Axar Patel, Ishant Sharma, Virat Kohli, R Ashwin and Ajinkya Rahane prepare for the series opener against England, August 2, 2021 © Getty Images

Virat Kohli finds a reason to smile during training, August 2, 2021

Virat Kohli finds a reason to smile during training, August 2, 2021 © Getty Images

Mohammed Siraj and Virat Kohli train at Trent Bridge, August 2, 2021

Mohammed Siraj and Virat Kohli train at Trent Bridge, August 2, 2021 © Getty Images