India coach Duncan Fletcher will fly to South Africa on Tuesday following the death of his mother, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced.
India coach Duncan Fletcher will fly home to South Africa on Tuesday evening to attend to the funeral of his mother, who passed away on Sunday. She was 93 and had suffered from a long-term illness. According to India's media manager, Fletcher had opted to stay back for the match against West Indies. The funeral will be held in Cape Town on Wednesday and Fletcher will rejoin the India squad in Birmingham on Friday, on the eve of their final group match against Pakistan at Edgbaston.