Teams to arrive for 1st ODI on Nov 19

Kochi: India and West Indies teams will be arriving here on November 19 to play in the first contest of the three-match One-day International (ODI) series at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

The two sides will begin their practice sessions on November 20, Kerala Cricket Association sources said.

A pavilion in the name of Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar will be inaugurated on November 20, besides the unveiling of `Star Trophy` for the winners.

The opening match, to be played on November 21, will be a day-night affair.

The ticket counters at the stadium will open from November 19.