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.

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.

Most cricketers sent their deepest condolences to the families of the deceased.

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.