Team India departed for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales on Tuesday night from Mumbai. Earlier in the day, skipper Virat Kohli along with head coach Ravi Shastri addressed the media by anticipating the mega event as one of the "most challenging one."
The Men in Blue will face South Africa on June 5 in what will be their first match of the tournament. Their campaign will be followed by encounters against Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Windies, England, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka as the current edition will see all teams facing one another.
The players and the staff of the Indian team left in high spirits as they will be looking to justify the tag of "favourites" in front of the whole cricketing community.
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