London: India and the West Indies are taking contrasting routes en route to their ICC Champions Trophy clash here The Oval on Tuesday. While India remained confined to their team hotel for the third successive day on Sunday, the Caribbeans are mixing business and pleasure in equal proportion.
India's 'cagey' policies have as not only left the media on a sticky wicket but even befuddled local organisers. Even the West Indian team management is quietly curious. "Three days without training? That's quite a surprise, maan," said a senior member of the Caribbean entourage. (Read: New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 1 wicket)