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Drizzle in Thiruvananthapuram ahead of ODI

by Athar Ansari Nov 01, 2018 • 12:34 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 1 (CRICKETNMORE): There was light drizzle here in Kerala ahead of the final match of the India-West Indies One Day International (ODI) cricket series on Thursday.

The 40,000 capacity Greenfield Stadium was expected to be full, despite the Met predicting rains later in the day.

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There was some showers late on Wednesday too. The Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) is confident though with one of the best drainage systems, that there will not be a hindrance even if a shower or two fell during the match.

Already 38,000 tickets worth Rs 4 crore have been sold, a KCA official said.

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Former India skipper Rahul Dravid had a pep talk with the Indian boys at the plush Kovalam hotel ahead of their trip to the stadium, that is said to be a batsman's delight.

With the 2-1 advantage in the series and a tie, India is clearly the favourite.