<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/india/">India</a> is all set to to take on <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/ireland/">Ireland</a> for a 2-match T20I series ahead of the big <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/england/">England</a> tour. Team India that landed in Europe on June 23 was seen training hard in gym to prepare for the series. The BCCI posted photos of <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/dinesh-karthik/">Dinesh Karthik</a>, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/virat-kohli/">Virat Kohli</a> training hard through their official twitter handle with caption 'Sweating it out in the gym are #TeamIndia boys as they gear up for the long tour ahead.' <p></p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p></p><p dir="ltr" lang="en">Sweating it out in the gym are <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/TeamIndia?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#TeamIndia</a> boys as they gear up for the long tour ahead. <a href="https://t.co/AQi66K1ix6">pic.twitter.com/AQi66K1ix6</a></p> <p></p> BCCI (@BCCI) <a href="https://twitter.com/BCCI/status/1010838663176032256?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 24, 2018</a></blockquote> <p></p>Fitness is considered one of the most important criteria to make it to the national team in recent years. Players failing to reach a certain mark will be excluded from the side. We have already seen Ambati Rayudu and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/mohammed-shami/">Mohammed Shami </a>lose their spot from the team. India will play the first T20I against Ireland on June 27 at The Village, Dublin. The England series which includes 3 T20Is, 3 ODIs and 3 Test matches is scheduled to begin from July 3.