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India vs New Zealand Warm-up match Live Score and commentary, ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Follow the live blog of India's first warm-up match
Updated: 28 May 2017 21:44 IST - Published: 28 May 2017 20:15 IST
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That's it from India's first warm-up match against New Zealand. Don't forget to join us for the second warm-up match against Bangladesh on May 30. Till then, it is Manish Pathak, Vignesh Ananthasubramanian, Kislaya Srivastava and Rajdeep Singh signing off.
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A comprehensive performance from the Indian team. The bowlers did an excellent job by restricting the Kiwis for just 189. Chasing the total, skipper Virat Kohli and opener Shikhar Dhawan found some much-needed form going into the Champions Trophy. 
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And that's it. The match has been called off due to heavy rain. India beat NZ by 45 runs via DLS method. 
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Par score after 26 overs is 84. India are 129/3 after 26 overs. Kohli and his men are 45 runs ahead at the moment. If the match is washed out, India will win by 7 wickets via DL method.
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The players are going off as the rain has become heavier!
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129/3 after 26 overs. 
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The rain is getting heavy out there!
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Tim Southee is back into the attack
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Score: 25 overs: 127/3
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24.5 Boult to Dhoni: FOUR
Short and wide goes Boult again and Dhoni jumps all over it he laces a cut past point
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24.3 Boult to Dhoni: SIX
Short and wide, Dhoni goes for the almighty cut, de Grandhomme jumps but then parries the ball over the ropes at deep cover
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24 overs: 117/3
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23.2 de Grandhomme to Kohli: 2 runs
50 for Kohli as he punches a full ball through covers. 
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Good over for India and Dhoni has got going. 
India: 112/3 after 23 overs
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22.3 Boult to Dhoni: FOUR
Short and wide and Dhoni carves a cut past point
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India: 105/3 after 22 overs
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Steady over from de Grandhomme. The ball is seaming around and it is getting quite tasty out there. 

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In walks Mahendra Singh Dhoni amidst the gloom!
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India 104/3 (21.0 ov), need 86 runs to win
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21 Boult to Karthik: OUT
DK never looked settled at the crease, and he perishes trying to pull a short ball but ends up skewing it to short mid-wicket. There is life in this game, still!
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And suddenly there are drops of rain. 
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Dropped catch. Kiwis are suddenly floating all over the place right now. Kohli drives uppishly and the ball just eludes a diving Mitchell Santner at short cover
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Brilliant over from de Grandhomme. The ball is zipping off the surface with brilliant shape outside off. 
103/2 after 20 overs
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19.1 Neesham to Kohli: FOUR
Streaky boundary for Kohli as he chases a wide on from Neesham and gets a thick outside edge, the ball flies between keeper and a wide first slip
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Dinesh Karthik walks out to bat.
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18.6 Neesham to Dhawan: OUT!
Short ball there, on the off stump, pulled hard by Dhawan but found the man at short midwicket. Dhawan departs after a long stay at the crease.
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Three singles so far in the over.
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IND 95/1 Overs: 18
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de Grandhomme concedes just 4 off the over. Kohli and Dhawan dealing in singles at the moment.
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IND 91/1, Overs: 17
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16.4 Neesham to Dhawan: FOUR!
Short ball, on middle and leg, Dhawan swivels in his crease and pulls that ball through square leg for a boundary.
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50 partnership has been raised between Dhawan and Kohli.
IND 85/1, Overs: 16
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15.5 de Grandhomme to Kohli: FOUR
Good length, outside off, Kohli looks to drive that, gets an outside edge and the ball flies through the vacant third man area for four.
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Change at both ends. Colin de Grandhomme brought into the attack.
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Just three runs off Neesham's first over.
IND 75/1, Overs: 15
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Jimmy Neesham introduced into the attack.
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A quiet over slips by, as Southee continues hitting tight lines and lengths.
IND 73/1, Overs: 14
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IND 72/1, Overs: 13
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12.2 Milne to Dhawan: FOUR!
Short and wide outside off, Dhawan rises on his toes and cuts it uppishly over backward point for a boundary.
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8 runs off the over, a good one for India.
IND: 62/1, Overs 12
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11.2 Southee to Kohli: FOUR!
Short ball, waist-high on leg stump, Kohli shuffles, rolls his wrists over the ball and pulls that to deep fine leg.
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10.5 Milne to Dhawan: Some miscommunication between the two Indian batsmen. Dhawan was halfway down the track when Kohli sent him back.
IND 54/1, Overs: 11
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9.5 Southee to Kohli: FOUR!
Cross-seam from Southee, short and wide, Kohli absolutely smashes that towards point, where Neesham couldn't pick the ball in the backdrop.
IND: 52/1, Overs: 10
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Two straight drives in this over, both off Kohli's bat have given India the much-needed forward push in this game. One through long-on and the other through long-off.
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The Kiwis are throwing themselves around the field, and are making every run difficult to score for their opponents.
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Just one run from Trent Boult's fourth over. 

India 35/1 after 8 overs. 
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A quiet over slips by. Kohli looks cautious at the crease.
IND 34/1, Overs: 7
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Kohli gets off the mark as India add two runs to their tally off the first over after the break.
IND 32/1, Overs: 6
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The play has resumed after lunch. Dhawan and Kohli in the middle for India.
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LUNCH TIME AT THE OVAL.

India 30/1 after 5 overs.
Need 160 more runs to win. The umpires should have taken the lunch interval right after Rahane's wicket. Makes no sense to take it after a ball being bowled. Just waste of time.