This was the Men in Blue's final pratice match ahead of the World Cup opener against Australia in Chennai on Sunday.
The two-time runners-up will take on South Africa in a practice match at the Greenfield International Stadium on Monday.
The Kerala Cricket Association announced that the entire amount of ticket charges collected would be refunded as per the Refund Policy.
The South African players arrived in the Kerala capital on Monday.
Tharoor tweeted that Ahmedabad is becoming the new cricket capital of the country, but a match or two could have been allotted to Kerala.
The former Indian all-rounder tweeted about the poor turnout at the Greenfield International Stadium during the third ODI between India and Sri Lanka.
The Men in Blue scored a record 317-run win to clinch the series 3-0.
Chasing a mammoth target of 391, the Lankans were bowled out for 73 in 22 overs.
Ishan Kishan, who smashed the fastest ODI double ton against Bangladesh in his last ODI outing, could make the playing XI in place of Shubman Gill.
The teams will train at the venue on Saturday. The Sri Lankan team is scheduled to train from 1 pm to 4 pm, while the Men in Blue will have their training session from 5 pm to 8 pm.