Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Sat 25 May 2024 Pujara, Vihari rescue India after batting wobble against New Zealand XI India found the going tough on the first day of the warm-up game against New Zealand at Hamilton under conditions that favored the bowling side. After deciding to bat first India vs WICB President's XI Day 1: India 93 for 3 after bowling out WICB for 180 In their second practice match of the tour, India ended day one of the match against WICB President's XI at 93 for 3 after having bowled out the opposition for 180. Spin did most of the damage on the day as Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja India vs WICB XI Day 2: Hope ton, Mishra four in drawn game The two-day practice match between India and WICB President's XI ended in an expected draw. But, not before the two teams got some useful practice out in the middle. Having declared their innings on 258 for 6 on the opening day, Shami's fitness, Dhawan's form in focus in practice game Having arrived in West Indies, with much hoopla and plenty of controversy surrounding the appointment of new coach Anil Kumble, team India will now be keen to get down to business. India will be pleased to begin Australia tour on winning note Results in practice games do not matter a lot. After all, they are just matches against teams with upcoming, relatively inexperienced players, allowing the visiting side to get idea about the conditions that would prevail during the main contests. In India's case though, it is not all that simple. Performance in practice game should boost India’s confidence Tour matches do not assume a lot of significance as they are just for the visiting team to get some practice and a feel of the conditions. Cricket Australia XI Vs Indians 2-day match ScoreCard at Adelaide , Nov 24-25, 2014 Match drawn Cricket Australia XI Vs Indians at Adelaide 2-days Test Match ScoreCard, Nov 24-25, 2014Match drawn Practice Match: Australia A Vs South Africa Scorecard, Nov 2-4, 2012 South Africa tour of Australia 2012, Practice Match: Australia A Vs South Africans at Sydney, Nov 2-4, 2012. Australia A: 480/7d & 13/1; South Africans: 277/6d (105 Ov); Match Drawn.