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India beat New Zealand by 45 runs in warm-up tie

India beat New Zealand by 45 runs in warm-up tie

India were handed a mini-scare ahead of their ICC Champions Trophy 2017 campaign after all-rounder Yuvraj Singh missed a two-hour training session at Lord's on Friday, just two days before the team's warm-up match against New Zealand.

He is now a part of the Indian side that is playing in ICC Champions Trophy under the captaincy of Virat Kohli.

It was never going to be enough to hold off the Indian batsmen, who reached 129-3 off 26 overs before the rain came.

New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat first.

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In-form pair Tom Latham and Ross Taylor had the day off.

Since the match doesn't have official status, all 15 members in the squad will get a chance to play.

Opener Martin Guptill lifted a catch to deep mid off for nine; captain Kane Williamson edged to second slip for eight and Neil Broom went first ball, caught behind, all three falling to the lively Mohammad Shami; and big-hitting Colin de Grandhomme was hopelessly stranded down the pitch and stumped off spinner Ravi Jadeja for four.

For India, Shikhar Dhawan (40) and skipper Virat Kohli (52) were the major contributors.

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India's bowling was impressive but New Zealand's batting was ordinary.

The final warm-up match is against Sri Lanka at Edgbaston on Tuesday night. Although there are a few players in the side, who were a part of the title winning side, they would need to regroup with the new faces in the side, who will be looking to make an impact.

"Being aggressive is my natural way of batting". He, however, admitted that the risk of getting out in such a situation is always high.

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