IND vs NED, ODI World Cup warm-up: Group India arrives in Kerala for Netherlands sport; Virat Kohli to succeed in later


The Indian crew landed within the metropolis on Sunday night – about 20 minutes delayed – for its ODI World Cup warm-up fixture in opposition to the Netherlands.

Because the members of the contingent walked out of the terminal, lots of of followers, who had gathered exterior the airport, chanted ‘India, India’, welcoming them to the Kerala capital.

Whereas head coach Rahul Dravid and Jasprit Bumrah have been among the many first to board the crew bus, Virat Kohli didn’t journey with the crew. Sources, nonetheless, have indicated that he’ll attain town properly in time for the warm-up sport.

The Indian crew travelled in a chartered flight from Guwahati after its final warm-up sport for the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup 2023 in opposition to England was washed out on Saturday.

However as they landed in Kerala, heavy rains lashed town, elevating critical doubts over the remaining warm-up fixtures.

The meteorological division earlier issued an orange alert for Thiruvananthapuram and some different districts, and there are predictions of rain over the subsequent couple of days.

Whereas the Kerala Cricket Affiliation officers are optimistic of getting a full sport, the response from the followers has been lukewarm, majorly as a result of inclement climate circumstances.

The Indian crew is put up at an opulent beach-side resort in Kovalam – about 15 kilometres from the airport – and if the climate circumstances enhance, Rohit Sharma and his males are scheduled to coach on Monday, earlier than taking over the Dutch.



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