Indian cricket team landed in London on May 22 for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. And on May 23, the Virat Kohli-led side started training for the mega tournament which kicks-off on May 30. Ahead of the tournament proper, the Indian team will play two warm-up matches. The first practice game takes place against New Zealand on May 25 at The Oval in London and then India will face Bangladesh on May 28 at the Cardiff Wales Stadium in Cardiff. Schedule of Team India at ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: List of Indian Team’s Matches, Time Table, Date, Venue and Squad Details.
Meanwhile, Kohli took to Twitter and posted a few pictures from the training session. “Back at it with the boys! #trainingday #CWC19," wrote Kohli on Twitter. India’s CWC 2019 campaign begins on June 05 against South Africa and the Men in Blue will have a lot of time to adapt to conditions in England. Virat Kohli Stats, Records: A Look at Profile of Indian Team Captain Ahead of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.
Here are the pictures from India’s training session
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) May 23, 2019
India have been rated as pre-tournament favourites and are tipped to make it to the final along with hosts England. The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will be played in the round-robin format with teams facing each other once. Team India at ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Squad, Player Profiles of India National Cricket Team for CWC19.
After South Africa, India will face Australia and New Zealand on June 09 and June 13. The India vs Pakistan match is scheduled for June 16. India’s last first-round match ends on July 06 against Sri Lanka at Headingley in Leeds.