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Celkon Mobile Cup Tri-series Facts

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Celkon Mobile Cup Tri-series Facts

Kingston (Jamaica), June 27: Champions Trophy winners India will be back again on field with Celkon Mobile Cup tri-series which is set to get under way tomorrow (June 28) here.

The opening game will feature hosts West Indies and Sri Lanka while MS Dhoni and his boys play their first game on June 30 (Vs West Indies).

Here is a quick guide to Celkon Mobile Cup ODI tournament

Tournament will be held from June 28 to July 11

2 grounds will be used

Sabina Park, Kingston (Jamaica): First 3 matches will be played here (June 28, 30 and July 2)

Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago): 4 matches including the final (July 5, 7, 9 and 11)

Teams

West Indies, India, Sri Lanka

Format

Each team plays the other twice with top two qualifying for the final on July 11

Squads and players to watch out for

India (No. 1 in ICC ODI rankings)

MS 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.

Key players: Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja

West Indies (No. 8 in ICC Rankings)

Dwayne Bravo (captain), Tino Best, Darren Bravo, Johnson Charles, Christopher Gayle, Sunil Narine, Kieron Pollard, Denesh Ramdin, Ravi Rampaul, Kemar Roach, Darren Sammy, Marlon Samuels and Devon Smith.

Key players: Chris Gayle, Sunil Narine, Kieron Pollard

Sri Lanka (No. 5 in ICC Rankings)

Angelo Mathews (captain), Kusal Perera, Upul Tharanga, Kumar Sangakkara, Lahiru Thirimanne, Mahela Jayawardene, Jeevan Mendis, Ajantha Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Nuwan Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga, Sachithra Senanayake, Rangana Herath, Dilhara Lokuhettige and Shaminda Eranga.

Key players: Lasith Malinga, Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara

Schedule

June 28 (08:00 pm IST) West Indies Vs Sri Lanka

June 30 (08:00 pm IST) West Indies Vs India

July 2 (08:00 pm IST) India Vs Sri Lanka

July 5 (07:00 pm IST) West Indies Vs India

July 7 (07:00 pm IST) West Indies Vs Sri Lanka

July 9 (07:00 pm IST) India Vs Sri Lanka

July 11 (07:00 pm IST) Final

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Story first published:  Thursday, June 27, 2013, 15:43 [IST]
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