By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : May 29, 2017, 11:37
Duration : 02:19
India thrash New Zealand by D/L method in Champions Trophy warm up game
India beat New Zealand by D/L method in Champions Trophy warm up game. Skipper Virat Kohli and pacer Mohammed Shami starred as India defeated New Zealand by 45 runs via Duckworth-Lewis Method in the first warm-up game ahead of Champions Trophy on May 28. Kohli scored unbeaten 52 off 55 balls while MS Dhoni was present at 17 at the other end when rain stopped the play. Comeback man Mohammed Shami (3/47 in 8 overs) and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (3/28 in 6.4 overs) shared bulk of the wickets to dismiss New Zealand for just 189 in 38.4 overs.
In reply, India were 129 for 3 in 26 overs, when rain stopped play but they were comfortably ahead of the Black Caps as per Duckworth-Lewis par score of 84 after 26 overs. Shikhar Dhawan on his comeback hit 40 off 59 balls whereas Rahane made 7 and Karthik got out on a duck.