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Ravindra Jadeja comes to the crease.

OVER 19.4: WICKET! James Neesham strikes again, gets rid of Dinesh Karthik for 4 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 obstacles for Hardik Pandya off Lockie Ferguson. Brilliant stuff from the Indian all-rounder. India 73/4

OVERS 17.4: FOUR! Hardik Pandya uses the pace and edges the ball between the wicketkeeper and primary slip for a boundary. India 65/4

OVERS 15.4: Lockie Ferguson to MS Dhoni. Byes, 4 runs. India 58/4

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

OVERS 10.three: BOWLED! Colin de Grandhomme gets rid of Virat Kohli for 18 runs. Kohli tries to play across and misses the shot completely. The ball kisses the off stumps. Big wicket for New Zealand. India 39/4

OVERS 8.1: FOUR! Confident shot from Hardik Pandya. He opens the face of the bat and sends Tim Southee in opposition to deep extra 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 hassle. Trent Boult castles KL Rahul for 6 runs. Back of a length ball from Boult. Rahul gets an inside of 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 2d boundary

OVERS three.4: OUT! Boult has Dhawan (2) stuck in the back of through Tom Blundell. India 10/2

OVERS 2.2: FOUR! Virat Kohli gets off the mark with a fine cover power off Southee

Virat Kohli arrives to the crease amidst cheers from the crowd

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

Trent Boult stocks the brand new ball with Southee

OVER zero.1: Tim Southee begins the complaints 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 isn't listed to play this warm-up recreation nowadays.

Kedar Jadhav could also be now not playing nowadays.



After profitable the toss, Kohli mentioned that the pitch has some grass on it and he needs to position his batsmen underneath some challenging conditions, thus determined to bat first. He reckons that if it stays sunny, the deck will be flat and just right to bat on however he hopes that there's some seam on it. Wants all of the avid gamers to have some recreation time. He states that match follow is the most productive kind of follow. Kohli informs that India will try to give recreation time to 13 avid gamers nowadays with Kedar Jadhav and Vijay Shankar now not collaborating nowadays.


New Zealand skipper, Kane Williamson agreed with what his counterpart says in regards to the floor, feels that it'll be a challenge for the highest order early on. Informs that everyone is excited to get again into the one-day mode after getting into this from off-season. Mentions that they're going to be moving into with 13 as smartly with Tom Latham missing out due to the finger damage and Matt Henry additionally 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 expert for nowadays, says that the surface is terribly inexperienced, has a lot of moisture on it. He feels it'll be bowler-friendly and there will not be too many pitches like those in the remainder of the event. Reckons that bearing in mind this is a warm-up recreation, the captains would possibly want to test their batsmen and take a look at how they fare in those conditions.


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