New Zealand crush India in warm-up match

Published: Monday, September 21, 2009, 11:02 [IST]
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New Zealand crush India in warm-up match

Potchefstroom: New Zealand thrashed India by 103 runs in an ICC Champions Trophy warm-up match at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom on Sunday.

Chasing a mamooth target of 301 runs set by the Kiwis, Indians were dismissed for 198 runs in the 41st over.

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Bowling remains as India's major cause of worry as runs leaked from everyone except leg-spinner Amit Mishra, who returned figures of one for 29, and Yusuf .

In batting, only Rahul Dravid (37) was engaging while the rest failed to impress. Abhishek Nayar was the top scorer with 41, while Raina made 31.

For New Zealand, Shane Bond, Daniel Vettori and Jacob Oram took 2 wickets each.

India will take on Pakistan on Thursday in their opening match.


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