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Cricket

India hope to salvage pride against arch rivals
sportsdesk@hindustantimes.com, PTI
Bhubaneswar, February 07, 2013
First Published: 01:31 IST(7/2/2013)
Last Updated: 10:57 IST(7/2/2013)

Indian women’s cricket team arrived on Wednesday for their World Cup seventh place play-off match against traditional rivals Pakistan at Barabati Stadium at Cuttack on Thursday.

The team members, including captain Mithali Raj, were given ceremonial welcome at the airport before being escorted to the hotel.
“The Indian players will not undertake net practice on Wednesday. They will go to Cuttack for the match early in the morning tomorrow," an Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) functionary said.

Barabati stadium in Cutatck, which was selected as the venue of the ICC World Cup matches at the last minute, would also host three Super Six league matches
involving South Africa, West Indies, England and Sri Lanka.

As per the schedule, West Indies will meet South Africa on February 8 followed by England Vs South Africa match on February 10. South African team will also meet Sri Lanka at Barabati Stadium on Feb 13.


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