New Zealand XI

Mayank Agarwal, Rishabh Pant shine as warm-up game against New Zealand XI ends in draw

If the Indian pacers came out with a remarkable performance on the second day of the practice game, the batsmen had a good hit on the third day.

published on : 16th February 2020

Warm-Up Day 2: Bumrah, Shami make the ball talk; openers put up better show

For head coach Ravi Shastri, the basic idea was to check out how his pacers got into the groove and Bumrah and Shami hit the straps straightaway in overcast conditions.

published on : 15th February 2020

Openers fail; Hanuma Vihari, Cheteshwar Pujara come to rescue on Day 1 of warm-up game

All the three designated openers -- Mayank Agarwal (1), Prithvi Shaw (0) and Shubman Gill (0) -- failed the seam and bounce test, falling cheaply.

published on : 14th February 2020

Opening gambit, lone spinner on focus as India meet steady New Zealand XI in warm-up game

After the harsh reality check of 0-3 drubbing in the just-concluded ODI series, a red-ball warm-up game will be the most welcome distraction for Virat Kohli and his men.

published on : 13th February 2020