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INDIA: 179 all out



NEW ZEALAND innings (TARGET: 180):




OVER 27.three: FOUR! Kane Williamson well sweeps the ball behind sq.. He moves to 57 now. New Zealand 140/2, want 40 more to win.

End of OVER 27: Ross Taylor smashes two limitations off Jadeja's over. Incredible batting from the right-hander. New Zealand 134/2

OVERS 22.five: FIFTY! Kane Williamson brings up his half-century off 69 balls . New Zealand 115/2

OVERS 22.1: SIX! Williamson takes a protracted stride and smashes Chahal over deep mid wicket fence. What a shot from the NZ skipper. New Zealand 114/2

OVERS 21.2: FOUR! Kane Williamson leans ahead and sends Kuldeep Yadav in opposition to deep additional cover for a boundary. Excellent timing from him. New Zealand 102/2

OVERS 20.three: FOUR! Ross Taylor comes ahead and smashes Yuzvendra Chahal in opposition to deep additional cover for a boundary. New Zealand 95/2

OVERS 15.1: FOUR! Hardik Pandya starts his fourth over and Ross Taylor welcomes him with a superb boundary instantly down the bottom. New Zealand 70/2

It's time for some drinks!

End of OVER 14: FOUR! Ross Taylor sends Hardik Pandya in opposition to deep backward point. What a approach to finish the over. New Zealand 62/2

OVERS 9.four: WICKET! Hardik Pandya ends Martin Guptill's stay at 22. Excellent working catch from KL Rahul. Big wicket for India. New Zealand 37/2

OVERS 8.2: FOUR! Brilliant timing from Williamson. He performs a ravishing pull shot off Shami in opposition to deep sq. leg. New Zealand 33/1

End of OVER 8: Maiden over through Jasprit Bumrah. New Zealand 29/1

OVERS 6.1: FOUR! Martin Guptill leans ahead and smashes Bhuvneshwar Kumar in opposition to long on for a boundary. Superb stuff from the right-hander. New Zealand 22/1

five overs gone! New Zealand 18/1. Kane Williamson three*, Martin Guptill 11*

OVERS 1.four: WICKET! Jasprit Bumrah draws first blood, removes Colin Munro for four runs. That used to be a peach. Bumrah makes a loud lbw appeal. Umpire doesn't take a lot time and raises his finger. New Zealand 8/1

OVERS 0.6: FOUR! Munro dances down the monitor and hits this instantly for a superb boundary. New Zealand 7/0

Colin Munro and Martin Guptill are making their approach to the center. Team India are in a huddle.

Welcome back! New Zealand want 180 to win.

New Zealand bowl India out for 179 in 39.2 overs

Trent Boult four/33


James Neesham three/26


Ravindra Jadeja 54


Hardik Pandya 30




Mohammed Shami comes to the crease

OVERS 38.1: WICKET! Lockie Ferguson ends Ravindra Jadeja's stay at 54 runs. India 177/9

OVERS 37.four: FIFTY! Ravindra Jadeja brings up his half-century off 47 balls. India 169/8

OVERS 36.five: FOUR! Kuldeep Yadav sends Lockie Ferguson in opposition to third man for a boundary. India 165/8

OVERS 32.2: 150 comes up for India. Ravindra Jadeja 44*, Kuldeep Yadav 7*

OVERS 31.6: SIX! Jadeja stands tall, picks the ball and sends it over long on fence. What a confident shot from the left-hander. India 149/8

OVERS 31.four: FOUR! Kuldeep Yadav performs a superb sweep in opposition to deep backward sq. leg.

OVERS 30.1: FOUR! Jadeja is on hearth! He leans ahead and smashes Neesham in opposition to deep additional cover for a boundary. India 134/8

OVERS 29.three: SIX! Jadeja swings the bat and sends Santner over large long on. Superb shot from him. India 129/8

OVERS 29.1: FOUR! Ravindra Jadeja uses the tempo, opens the face of the bat and guides Mitchell Santner for a boundary. India 119/8

Kuldeep Yadav comes to the crease.

OVERS 28.four: WICKET! James Neesham takes his third wicket, removes Bhuvneshwar Kumar for 1. Back of a period ball from Neesham. Bhuvneshwar tries to cut but edges it to slip. Ross Taylor takes a blinder. India 115/8

OVERS 28.1: FOUR!
Jadeja cuts this superbly between point and canopy. Superb shot from him. India 114/7

100 comes up for India in 23.2 overs

OVERS 22.three: WICKET! Tim Southee dismisses MS Dhoni for 17 runs. India 91/7

Ravindra Jadeja comes to the crease.

OVER 19.four: WICKET! James Neesham strikes once more, removes Dinesh Karthik for four runs. India 81/6

Dinesh Karthik comes to the crease.

OVERS 19.1: WICKET! James Neesham ends Hardik Pandya's stay at 30 runs. Pandya fails to judge the away-going ball and nicks it to wicketkeeper Tom Blundell. Big wicket for New zealand. India 77/five

OVERS 17.6: FOUR! Three back-to-back limitations for Hardik Pandya off Lockie Ferguson. Brilliant stuff from the Indian all-rounder. India 73/four

OVERS 17.four: FOUR! Hardik Pandya uses the tempo and edges the ball between the wicketkeeper and primary slip for a boundary. India 65/four

OVERS 15.four: Lockie Ferguson to MS Dhoni. Byes, four runs. India 58/four

Did you pay attention the noise? MS Dhoni comes to the crease.

OVERS 10.three: BOWLED! Colin de Grandhomme removes Virat Kohli for 18 runs. Kohli tries to play throughout and misses the shot completely. The ball kisses the off stumps. Big wicket for New Zealand. India 39/four

OVERS 8.1: FOUR! Confident shot from Hardik Pandya. He opens the face of the bat and sends Tim Southee in opposition to deep additional cover. Fantastic shot from the Indian all-rounder. India 38/three

OVERS 7.2: FOUR! Virat Kohli leans ahead and sends Trent Boult through cover for a superb boundary. India 33/three.

Hardik Pandya comes to the crease.

OVERS five.three: WICKET! India are in a deep bother. Trent Boult castles KL Rahul for 6 runs. Back of a period ball from Boult. Rahul gets an within edge and the ball rattles the stumps. India are 3 down. India 24/three.

End of Over five: India 20/2. KL Rahul 2, Virat Kohli 12

OVERS three.five: FOUR! Kohli sq. drives for his 2nd boundary

OVERS three.four: OUT! Boult has Dhawan (2) caught behind through Tom Blundell. India 10/2

OVERS 2.2: FOUR! Virat Kohli gets off the mark with a high quality cover drive off Southee

Virat Kohli arrives to the crease amidst cheers from the group

OVER 1.three: OUT! Boult brings the ball back in and traps Rohit (2) plumb in entrance, Dharmasena raises the finger, Rohit goes for the overview and the replays show it is PLUMB. India three/1

Trent Boult shares the brand new ball with Southee

OVER 0.1: Tim Southee starts the proceedings and Rohit Sharma flicks for a single to get off the mark

Indian captain Virat Kohli gained the toss and opted to bat in opposition to New Zealand within the fourth warm-up match of the World Cup at The Oval in London.

Vijay Shankar is not indexed to play this warm-up sport as of late.

Kedar Jadhav may be not enjoying as of late.



After winning the toss, Kohli mentioned that the pitch has some grass on it and he desires to position his batsmen beneath some difficult conditions, thus made up our minds to bat first. He reckons that if it remains sunny, the deck shall be flat and just right to bat on but he hopes that there's some seam on it. Wants all of the avid gamers to have some sport time. He states that match follow is the most productive more or less follow. Kohli informs that India will attempt to give sport time to 13 avid gamers as of late with Kedar Jadhav and Vijay Shankar not participating as of late.


New Zealand skipper, Kane Williamson agreed with what his counterpart says regarding the floor, feels that it'll be a challenge for the highest order early on. Informs that everybody is happy to get back into the one-day mode after coming into this from off-season. Mentions that they are going to be getting into with 13 as smartly with Tom Latham missing out because of the finger damage and Matt Henry also sidelined.


India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli(c), Lokesh Rahul, MS Dhoni(w), Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal


New Zealand: Colin Munro, Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson(c), Tom Blundell(w), Ross Taylor, Colin de Grandhomme, Henry Nicholls, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi


PITCH REPORT: Shaun Pollock, the pitch skilled for as of late, says that the skin is terribly green, has a lot of moisture on it. He feels it'll be bowler-friendly and there might not be too many pitches like those in the remainder of the tournament. Reckons that taking into consideration this can be a warm-up sport, the captains might wish to take a look at their batsmen and test how they fare in those conditions.


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