Team India, today, left for England from Mumbai airport to embark on the anticipated much International Cricket Council (ICC) Men's Cricket World Cup.The premier tournament is set to start after a few days which is from May 30. However, ahead of the World Cup, warm-up matches will take place which will be commencing from May 24. India will face New Zealand on May 25 for their first warm-up match followed by a match against Bangladesh on May 28.
The players including the leg break bowler Yuzvendra Chahal and Mohammed Shami were seen playing the most talked about game of the year, PUBG on their gadgets while waiting to board their flight. Others like MS Dhoni and Bhuvneshwar Kumar were also quite busy with their tablets playing the same. Clear examples why PUBG is loved and day by day people are getting addicted to this fascinating first-person shooting game.
Virat Kohli will be leading the India side in the quadrennial tournament and the squad also consists of the 2011 World Cup winning captain MS Dhoni.At a press conference held in Mumbai on Tuesday, Kohli put forward his thoughts that they are entering in the tournament with a balanced and a strong side."We are going into the World Cup as a balanced and strong side. You saw in the IPL as well. All the players in the squad are in great form and playing really well. I think from that point of view, we just expect ourselves to play the best cricket we can," Kohli said.
India will kick start its World Cup campaign against South Africa at Hampshire Bowl, Southampton on June 5.
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