Indian team arrives in Jamaica

The Statesman article.

KINGSTON (Jamaica): Fresh from its Champions Trophy triumph in England, an upbeat Indian cricket team landed here today to compete in an ODI tri-series against the West Indies and Sri Lanka starting tomorrow.

“Jamaica welcomes us with bright sun shine and some lovely cricket fans.Not to forget hoardings of the great Usain Bolt,” tweeted off-spinner R Ashwin upon arrival here.

The Indian team, riding high on its unbeaten run in the Champions Trophy, will start its campaign on Sunday against the hosts.

The first three matches of the series would be played in Jamaica (from 28 June to 2 July) before the action shifts to Trinidad (from 5 July to 11 July).

Squad: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Dinesh Karthik, Murali Vijay, Rohit Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Amit Mishra, R Vinay Kumar.

First Published By The Statesman.

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 02:03