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Former India legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar shared a throwback picture with his school time friend and cricketing partner Vinod Kambli on Saturday.

India captain Rohit Sharma on Monday rejected reports of a rift between him and his deputy Rohit Sharma and said such reports were "disrespectful".

The matches will be played in the same format as bilateral series but with the added context of a competition and one champion team. The number of matches in each series can vary between a minimum of two matches, to a maximum of five matches.

Team India chief selector MSK Prasad on Sunday had announced the squads at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai for the upcoming series in Windies. Putting all speculations to rest about India captain Virat Kohli's participation in the limited-overs series, he was chosen to lead the team in all formats

The current coaching staff comprising head coach Ravi Shastri, bowling coach Bharat Arun, batting coach Sanjay Bangar and fielding coach R Sridhar, who were all given a 45-day contract extension, will get an automatic entry in the recruitment process. Meanwhile, former Tamil Nadu captain Sunil Subramanian, who was appointed as team manager in 2017, got an extension as well.

"Team India's performance in World Cup will be assessed and reviewed at an appropriate time," a BCCI source said.The CoA committee is led by chairman Vinod Rai, Diana Edulji and Lt Gen (Retd) Ravi Thodge.

Sharma displaced Australia's opening batsman David Warner at the top spot. He entered the field with 440 runs to his credit and he went on to play a knock of 104 runs to take his tally up to 544 runs.

Captain Virat Kohli-led team beat its arch-rival Pakistan with 89 runs in an ICC World Cup match at the Old Trafford in Manchester, England, on Sunday.

In a series of tweets on Sunday, Khan, who led Pakistan to a Cricket world cup victory in 1992, suggested Sarfaraz to pick only specialist bowlers and batsman, in consideration to the intensity of the match

From performing havans to special puja rituals, cricket fervour has gripped the country with hype building up for the much-awaited match.