India, England teams arrive in Kolkata for third ODI

Kolkata, Jan 20 (IANS) The Indian and England cricket teams arrived here on Friday for the inconsequential final One-day International (ODI) to be played at the Eden Gardens on Sunday.

India took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match ODI rubber, after defeating the visitors by 15 runs in the second game at Cuttack on Thursday.

The Virat Kohli-led side, however, landed in the city without head coach Anil Kumble, who is expected to arrive later in the evening.

Despite the tie having no effect on the outcome of the series, Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) sources said it would be a full house at the Eden with tickets being almost sold out.

After middle order veteran Yuvraj Singh (150) and former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s (134) fireworks at the Barabati Stadium, the demand for tickets for the final tie went up.

–IANS

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