Team India Arrives In The West Indies Amid Coach Crisis

Updated: 21 June 2017 18:09 IST

Virat Kohli's side reached Port of Spain from London for the ODI and T20I series against the West Indies.

Team India Arrives In The West Indies Amid Coach Crisis
India will play a limited-overs series against the West Indies. © AFP

The Indian cricket team has reached Port of Spain (Trinidad) for a limited-overs series against the West Indies. The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) posted a photo of Kohli and opposition captain Jason Holder at the team hotel on social media where both are seen smiling. The first ODI is scheduled for June 23 (Friday), but more than cricket, the focus will be on the Indian team sans former head coach Anil Kumble.

Kumble stepped down on Tuesday night and tweeted his resignation letter making clear that the differences between him and Kohli were a real thing.

Kohli is yet to speak about his side of the story regarding the feud.

It came at a time when the team was en route the West Indies. Kumble had earlier said an ICC meeting was the reason for him not accompanying the team for the series.

India, who lost to Pakistan in the ICC Champions Trophy final at The Oval on Sunday, start favourites for the series comprising five ODIs and a T20 International.

Batting coach Sanjay Bangar and fielding coach R Sridhar have travelled with the team.

The West Indies, currently ninth in the ODI rankings, failed to qualify for the Champions Trophy where the top eight teams battled it out for top honours.

India had toured the West Indies last year for a four-match Test series which the visitors won 2-0. It was Kumble's first assignment after taking charge as head coach.

(With PTI inputs)

Topics : India Cricket Team West Indies Cricket Team Virat Kohli West Indies vs India 2017 Cricket
Highlights
  • The West Indies tour starts on June 23
  • India doesn't have a coach as Anil Kumble stepped down
  • Virat Kohlis is yet to say anything on the coach crisis
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