Warm Up Game

  • Australia's Test warm-up in South Africa cancelled February 3, 2014

    Cape Town: Australia's only warm-up fixture ahead of the three-match Test series against South Africa has been cancelled after torrential rain in Potchefstroom left little chance of play. The four-day match against a South African Invitational XI was due to be played between Wednesday to Saturday, but with conditions unlikely to...
  • As it happened: India vs NZ XI, warm-up match February 3, 2014

    9:38 a.m. Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane scored fifties as India after tea declared at 313 for 7. R Ashwin fell for 46 while Ambati Rayudu remained unbeaten on 49 as the match ended in a draw. 8:10 a.m. Tea break. Good workout for Rohit (59*) and Rahane (60*). Both retired...
  • As it happened: Warm-up game, New Zealand XI vs India, Day 1 February 2, 2014

    11 a.m. (IST): Shikhar Dhawan (16*) and Murali Vijay (19*) have safely negotiated the 14-over period before stumps in Whangarei to take India to 41 for 0 in reply to NZ XI's 262 for 9 declared. So it's been a good outing for the Indians, especially with the ball as all...
  • India's two-day warm-up match in South Africa called off December 14, 2013

    Johannesburg: India will go into next week's first Test against South Africa with no preparation time in the middle after their only warm-up fixture against an Invitational XI in Benoni was abandoned on Friday without a ball being bowled. The two-day game was called off entirely after ground staff indicated they...
  • It will be a typical CCI wicket, says Rajput October 28, 2012

    Mumbai: Coach Lalchand Rajput on Sunday dismissed reports that a green-top was on offer for his India A team's three-day match against the touring England at the Cricket Club of India here from October 30 and said it would be a typical Mumbai wicket. "It's a good wicket. At CCI, always...
  • Vinay Kumar looking to stick to the basics December 18, 2011

    Canberra: Indian seamer R Vinay Kumar doesn't want to dwell on too much on what his chances of making it to the playing XI for the first Test against Australia are, and would rather concentrate on sticking to the basics. Vinay and Abhimanyu Mithun will be in content_cnion for third seamer's...
  • India focus on acclimatising in warm-up December 14, 2011

    Canberra: Barely four days after a hectic series against the West Indies, India begin their tour of Australia with a two-day warm-up game against CA Chairman's XI here on Thursday with focus on acclimatising to conditions ahead of the gruelling Test series beginning later this month. India are high on confidence...