After the match, Russell was seen having a conversation with wicketkeeper-batter Sam Billings.
Despite being a regular in England's T20I lineup, Billings has not featured in any IPL game since 2019.
Jonny Bairstow is likely to take the gloves for fourth Test, even though Sam Billings has also been called up as wicketkeeping cover.
Earlier, Foakes had gone on record suggesting that he was looking forward to make his home debut for the Three Lions after as many as eight appearances abroad.
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As the comments from England all-rounder went viral on social media, Twitterati were quick to point out the reason behind the same.
While in staying in hotel ahead of the tournament, the 29-year-old was not satisfied with the Wi-Fi facilities at his residence for the next few weeks and asked for dongle suggestions from fans.
There are reasons to worry for some of the IPL teams as a few of their star players may not be available for the tournament owing to injuries.
The 26-year-old Shreyas Iyer was taken off the field in the second innings after he “subluxated” his left shoulder.
The 29-year-old was clearly suffering from a lot of pain as the medical team took him out of the field.
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