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Rohit Sharma-led Indian team leaves for Dubai, see pics

Eenadu India 2018-09-13 19:05:00

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Mumbai: The seasoned Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Rohit Sharma were among the limited overs specialists who left for Dubai on Thursday to take part in the Asia Cup.

To be played in the 50-over format by six teams, the Asia Cup starts from Saturday.

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All-rounder Kedar Jadhav posted a picture on his Twitter handle of him along with Sharma, Dhoni, Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav.

Flying to Dubai for Asia cup!!!!

— IamKedar (@JadhavKedar) September 13, 2018

Jadhav is making a comeback to the national side post his surgery for a hamstring injury, which he sustained during the opening encounter of this year's Indian Premier League.

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"Some of the players have left for the Asia Cup Thursday while the others will join them," a BCCI official said.

Chahal and Kuldeep also posted a picture with Dhoni.

Enroute Dubai✈️ @msdhoni bhai.

— Kuldeep yadav (@imkuldeep18) September 13, 2018

India begin their campaign against minnows Hong Kong on September 18 before taking on arch-rivals Pakistan in a marquee clash the next day.