BCCI confirmed it on their official Twitter handle, as they wrote: “#TeamIndia all-rounder @Deepti_Sharma06 rung the bell at Lord’s before the start of play on Day #ENGvIND.”
#TeamIndia 🇮🇳 all-rounder @Deepti_Sharma06 rung the bell 🔔 at Lord’s 🏟️ before the start of play on Day 4️⃣… https://t.co/QVgoEj1Yyh
— BCCI (@BCCI) 1629023078000
The ringing of the bell during a Test match at Lord’s Cricket Ground by an international cricketer, an administrator is a tradition that started in 2007 and has been followed since then.
Former Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Farokh Engineer had rung a five-minute bell before the start of the third day of the ongoing Test match.