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Kohli & Co turn up cold in warm-up

DNMUM436819 | 5/26/2019 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :685

Batsmen surrender in tough conditions to be bowled out for 179 as India lose to NZ by 6 wickets in practice tie

Mumbai: If the Indian team was gearing up for placid, run-feasting tracks for the upcoming World Cup, they were welcomed with the exact opposite in the first warm-up game against New Zealand on Saturday. On a pitch that allowed the ball to seam and with overhead conditions that aided swing, the Indian batting line-up was blown away by the Kiwi fast bowlers as Virat Kohli & Co got their World Cup ride off to a rocky start with a six-wicket loss. India were bowled out for 179 in the 40th over and that too thanks largely to a breezy 54 by Ravindra Jadeja. New Zealand lost a couple of wickets early too, but then eased past the target in the 38th over, with captain Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor leading the way. Kohli
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