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

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedMay 28, 2017 21:44 IST

Follow the live blog of India's first warm-up match


21:44 (IST)28 MAY 2017

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.

21:43 (IST)28 MAY 2017

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. 

21:41 (IST)28 MAY 2017

And that's it. The match has been called off due to heavy rain. India beat NZ by 45 runs via DLS method. 

20:49 (IST)28 MAY 2017

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.

20:37 (IST)28 MAY 2017

The players are going off as the rain has become heavier!

20:37 (IST)28 MAY 2017

129/3 after 26 overs. 

20:35 (IST)28 MAY 2017

The rain is getting heavy out there!

20:32 (IST)28 MAY 2017

Tim Southee is back into the attack

20:32 (IST)28 MAY 2017

Score: 25 overs: 127/3

20:30 (IST)28 MAY 2017

24.5 Boult to Dhoni: FOUR
Short and wide goes Boult again and Dhoni jumps all over it he laces a cut past point

20:30 (IST)28 MAY 2017

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

20:26 (IST)28 MAY 2017

24 overs: 117/3

20:23 (IST)28 MAY 2017

23.2 de Grandhomme to Kohli: 2 runs
50 for Kohli as he punches a full ball through covers. 

20:22 (IST)28 MAY 2017

Good over for India and Dhoni has got going. 
India: 112/3 after 23 overs

20:20 (IST)28 MAY 2017

22.3 Boult to Dhoni: FOUR
Short and wide and Dhoni carves a cut past point

20:18 (IST)28 MAY 2017

India: 105/3 after 22 overs

20:18 (IST)28 MAY 2017

Steady over from de Grandhomme. The ball is seaming around and it is getting quite tasty out there. 

20:14 (IST)28 MAY 2017

In walks Mahendra Singh Dhoni amidst the gloom!

20:13 (IST)28 MAY 2017

India 104/3 (21.0 ov), need 86 runs to win

20:12 (IST)28 MAY 2017

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!

20:10 (IST)28 MAY 2017

And suddenly there are drops of rain. 

20:08 (IST)28 MAY 2017

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

20:08 (IST)28 MAY 2017

Brilliant over from de Grandhomme. The ball is zipping off the surface with brilliant shape outside off. 
103/2 after 20 overs

20:04 (IST)28 MAY 2017

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

20:05 (IST)28 MAY 2017

Dinesh Karthik walks out to bat.

20:04 (IST)28 MAY 2017

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.

20:03 (IST)28 MAY 2017

Three singles so far in the over.

20:00 (IST)28 MAY 2017

IND 95/1 Overs: 18

20:00 (IST)28 MAY 2017

de Grandhomme concedes just 4 off the over. Kohli and Dhawan dealing in singles at the moment.

19:55 (IST)28 MAY 2017

IND 91/1, Overs: 17

19:54 (IST)28 MAY 2017

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.

19:52 (IST)28 MAY 2017

50 partnership has been raised between Dhawan and Kohli.
IND 85/1, Overs: 16

19:51 (IST)28 MAY 2017

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.

19:48 (IST)28 MAY 2017

Change at both ends. Colin de Grandhomme brought into the attack.

19:47 (IST)28 MAY 2017

Just three runs off Neesham's first over.
IND 75/1, Overs: 15

19:44 (IST)28 MAY 2017

Jimmy Neesham introduced into the attack.

19:43 (IST)28 MAY 2017

A quiet over slips by, as Southee continues hitting tight lines and lengths.
IND 73/1, Overs: 14

19:40 (IST)28 MAY 2017

IND 72/1, Overs: 13

19:35 (IST)28 MAY 2017

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.

19:33 (IST)28 MAY 2017

8 runs off the over, a good one for India.
IND: 62/1, Overs 12

19:31 (IST)28 MAY 2017

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.

19:29 (IST)28 MAY 2017

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

19:24 (IST)28 MAY 2017

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

19:23 (IST)28 MAY 2017

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.

19:18 (IST)28 MAY 2017

The Kiwis are throwing themselves around the field, and are making every run difficult to score for their opponents.

19:13 (IST)28 MAY 2017

Just one run from Trent Boult's fourth over. 

India 35/1 after 8 overs. 

19:10 (IST)28 MAY 2017

A quiet over slips by. Kohli looks cautious at the crease.
IND 34/1, Overs: 7

19:06 (IST)28 MAY 2017

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

19:03 (IST)28 MAY 2017

The play has resumed after lunch. Dhawan and Kohli in the middle for India.

18:32 (IST)28 MAY 2017


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. 
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