Bangalore, Feb 15: Indian cricket players are expected to arrive in the city from 3 PM onwards on Friday, for the four-day preparatory camp at National Cricket Academy inside M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.
Since the cricketers are coming to Bangalore from their hometown, they are expected to arrive at different time in the evening.
Though the preparatory camp was scheduled to begin from Friday, Feb 15 players are expected to start training from Saturday morning, since they are reaching Bangalore on Friday evening.
The entire squad is expected to arrive today, including the newly-wed Cheteshwar Pujara who tied the knot on Wednesday.
Sachin Tendulkar, will be joining the team after a gap of two months since he was not a part of the ODI series against England and Pakistan having announced his ODI retirement on Dec 23, 2012 after the Test series against England.
A group of young fast bowlers picked by BCCI across the country would bowl at Team India during the preparatory camp that starts on Saturday.
The camp scheduled for four-days could get over on Feb 19 or extend for another day before winding up since the first Test against Australia starts on Feb 22, 2013 at Chennai.
India: MS Dhoni (captain), Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, R Ashwin, Pragyan Ojha, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ishant Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ashok Dinda, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, Murali Vijay.