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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

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

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,

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.

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.

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.

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.

England tour of India 2013, Tour Match Live Score: India A Vs England XI at Mumbai (BS), Oct 30-Nov 1, 2012. India A: 369/10 (90.1 overs); England XI: 396/8 (113 overs)