PHOTOS: India demolish Australia in CT 13 warm-up

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Updated: Wednesday, June 5, 2013, 12:15 [IST]
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Cardiff, June 5: Dinesh Karthik and Umesh Yadav starred as India demolished Australia by 243 runs in a warm-up game ahead of the Champions Trophy 2013.

Match Report

On Tuesday (June 4), Karthik hit an unbeatean 146, his second ton as many matches. His knock and MS Dhoni's 91 propelled India to 308/6 in 50 overs. In reply, Yadav ripped apart the Australian batting line-up with five wickets. Karthik and Dhoni had a partnership of 211 runs for the 6th wicket. India were reeling at 55/5 when Karthik and Dhoni joined to rescue the team.

Champions Trophy commences on June 6 with India facing South Africa.

Here are the photos from the match.


Indian players celebrate a wicket

Indian players get together to celebrate a wicket. Shikhar Dhawan's direct hit had Mitchell Starc run out.

Dinesh Karthik plays a shot

Batsman Dinesh Karthik plays a shot en route to 146 not out in Cardiff.

Captain MS Dhoni on the attack

Dhoni fell short of 9 runs for his century but ensured India had crossed 300.

Suresh Raina is bowled

Raina fell cheaply as India's top order struggled.

Shikhar Dhawan in action

Opener Dhawan bats during the warm-up game against Australia.

Shane Watson departs

Australia's Watson walks back after being dismissed by Ishant Sharma.

Story first published:  Wednesday, June 5, 2013, 11:56 [IST]
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