Team India are all set for their second and final warm-up fixture for the 2023 ODI World Cup. The Men in Blue will be up against the Netherlands. The Dutches made it through to their fifth World Cup appearance after finishing second behind Sri Lanka in the Qualifiers event. However, India might miss the services of their former India captain Virat Kohli for the match.
Team India travelled to Thiruvananthapuram from Guwahati but Kohli was not part of the group. He requested the team management for a leave owing to a personal emergency and flew back to Mumbai from Guwahati. However, some reports are coming that Kohli will be joining the Indian team in Thiruvananthapuram later on Monday.
Captain Rohit Sharma is likely to remain calm having termed these fixtures as mere "formality" for Team India. The Men in Blues have been a busy side heading into the World Cup. India won the Asia Cup and then Australia at home in a three-match contest last week. India will begin their ODI World Cup 2023 campaign on October 8 against the Aussies in Chennai.