Hanuma Vihari's gutsy hundred and the seasoned Cheteshwar Pujara's 92 were the bright spots in an otherwise dreadful batting performance by India on the first day of their warm-up game against New Zealand XI.
India vs New Zealand: Pacer Kyle Jamieson to make international debut in second ODI after Scott Kuggeleijn ruled out due to flue
Bowling coach Shane Jurgensen, who is temporarily in charge of the team with Gary Stead taking a week off, told reporters on Friday that Scott Kuggeleijn would not be considered due to flu-like symptoms.
India vs New Zealand: Pacers Kyle Jamieson, Hamish Bennett called in to form new-look pace attack for ODI series
Kyle Jamieson could be in for a potential debut, while Scott Kuggeleijn and Hamish Bennett return to the squad after a long absence. Injury has meant the likes of Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson and Matt Henry are unavailable for the series.
India vs New Zealand: Hamish Bennett recalled to hosts' squad after three years; Colin de Grandhomme, Tom Bruce to share series
The 32-year-old Bennett has not played for New Zealand since a one-day international against Bangladesh in 2017
IPL 2019: Injury blow for Chennai Super Kings as hamstring tear rules out Dwayne Bravo for two weeks
Bravo, 35, sustained the injury during CSK's 37-run loss to Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium on Wednesday. Besides being a useful middle-order batsman, the Trinidad cricketer is CSK's bowling's trump card in death overs, his recent struggles with form notwithstanding.
IPL 2019: Chennai Super Kings name New Zealand's Scott Kuggeleijn as injured Lungi Ngidi's replacement
CSK head coach Stephen Fleming said they had gone in for Kuggeleijn, who bowls quick and bats well and added that he would be joining the squad next week.
India vs New Zealand: Protesting against Scott Kuggeleijn, fans brandish #MeToo poster at Eden Park during 2nd T20I
New Zealand cricketer Scott Kuggeleijn's participation in the ongoing T20I series against India is making headlines for all the wrong reasons, with spectators at Wellington and Eden Park holding up posters in protest pertaining to charges of rape that had been levelled against him in the past.
India vs New Zealand: Black Caps include uncapped Daryl Mitchell and Blair Tickner in T20I squad; Kane Williamson returns
New Zealand include two uncapped players in the 14-member squad for the upcoming T20I series against second-ranked Indian side.
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Doug Bracewell, Scott Kuggeleijn's all-round efforts guide Black Caps to 35-run win in one-off T20I
The recalled Doug Bracewell and debutant Scott Kuggeleijn starred with bat and ball for New Zealand to beat Sri Lanka by 35 runs in the one-off Twenty20 match in Auckland on Friday.
India A's Karn Sharma, Shardul Thakur star with bat to pip New Zealand A by 3 wickets; clinch series 3-0
Karn Sharma anchored the innings in the company of Shahbaz Nadeem to take the hosts past the finishing line