Top Indian cricketers – from skipper Virat Kohli to his deputy Rohit Sharma reacted after the tragic incident that took place in Kerala where an Air India flight with 190 onboard from Dubai, skidded off the runway and broke in two portions. Also Read - IPL 2020, KXIP vs RR: Nicholas Pooran Leaves Cricket World Stunned With His Unreal Fielding Effort | WATCH VIDEO
The flight which was returning from Dubai and was a part of the Vande Bharat mission had 190 passengers on board. According to media reports, seventeen people, including pilot Captain Deepak Vasant Sathe, were killed and several others injured in the plane crash. Also Read - The Power Comes From Genes my Father is a Very Powerful Man: Sanju Samson
Most cricketers sent their deepest condolences to the families of the deceased. Also Read - RR vx KXIP IPL 2020 Match Report: Sanju Samson, Rahul Tewatia Script Record Chase as Rajasthan Royals Beat Kings XI Punjab by 4 Wickets in Sharjah
Here is how the cricket fraternity reacted to the tragic incident:
The Air India Express has expressed regret over the mishap but asserted that Vande Bharat Mission operation will continue.
Meanwhile, the cricketers will be getting ready to play the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League that will take place in UAE. The tournament starts from September 19 and the final will be played on November 10.