India start their preparations for World Cup 2019; here are pictures

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 24 May 2019, 12:42 PM
India will play their first league game against South Africa (Image Credit: Twitter)
India will play their first league game against South Africa (Image Credit: Twitter)
HIGHLIGHTS
    • Virat Kohli will lead India for the World Cup 2019. 
    • India will play their first league game against South Africa. 
    • Mahendra Singh Dhoni will play his fourth World Cup. 

The ICC Cricket World Cup is all set to begin on May 30 as the host England will take on South Africa at the Oval. The excitement among fans has already reached the highest echelon and teams, on the other hand, are working regressively with the full fortitude to keep no box unturned. 

The tournament this year will be in round-robin format where all teams will play against each other. A total of 10 teams are participating in the mega contest and all have already touched down England and Wales, where the proceedings will begin. India, the 1983 and 2011 Champions reached London on May 22 and started their World cup preparations on the next day itself.

The likes of Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Yuzvendra Chahal, and others took to the social media to share the glimpses from the first day of practice. 

Here are the Twitter post:

Meanwhile, India will begin their World Cup campaign on June 5 against South Africa at Rose Bowl in Southampton. Prior to this, they will play two warm-up games against New Zealand and Bangladesh on May 25 and 28 respectively. 

First Published: Friday, May 24, 2019 12:39 PM
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