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WICB President’s XI hold India to a draw in warm-up match

West Indies Cricket Board President’s XI earned a hard-fought draw against India in the second warm-up match at Basseterre. A couple of gritty innings from Jermaine Blackwood and Montcin Hodge helped the home side bat out the day and to finish on 223 for 6 despite R Ashwin’s three-wicket haul.
Arun S Kaimal
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Kohli, Jadeja put India on top despite Cornwall's five-for

KL Rahul and Virat Kohli's impressive partnership, along with a useful cameo by Ravindra Jadeja took India to a hefty total of 364 in their first innings, despite Rahkeem Cornwall shining for WICB with a 5-wicket haul. With a 158-run lead, India head into the final day in the driving seat.
Amlan Majumdar
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Ashwin, Jadeja shine as India bowl out WICB President's XI

Spinners R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja took three wickets each as India bowled out West Indies Board President’s XI for 180 on the opening day of the three-day warm-up match at Warner Park in Basseterre. After bowling out the hosts, India lost three wickets to the end the day at 93/3.
Arun S Kaimal
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Amit Mishra shines even as pacers fail to impress against WICB President’s XI

Leg-spinner Amit Mishra was the pick of the Indian bowlers as he bagged four wickets, but the Indian fast bowlers looked patchy in the two-day warm up game at St.Kitts. After the Indian batsmen posted 258/6 in on the first day, the West Indies Board President’s XI scored 281/7 on the second day.
Saketh RVK
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Rahul, Dhawan, and Rohit begin with fifties against West Indies Board President's XI

Indian openers KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, and middle order batsman Rohit Sharma started their long tour of West Indies with fifties against the Board President's XI at Basseterre on Saturday. India finished the opening day at 258/6 in 93 overs with Amit Mishra and Rohit in the middle.
Arun S Kaimal
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India clinch T20 series in Zimbabwe in a last-ball thriller

Amid a stoppage in the telecast of the match towards the end, India secured a 3-run win over Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club on Wednesday in the T20 series decider. After a terrible start, Kedar Jadhav guided India to a total of 138, which the hosts nearly chased down in the last over.
Amlan Majumdar
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India level series as Sran, Bumrah wreak havoc

Riding on Barinder Sran’s debut four-wicket haul and Jasprit Bumrah’s three-for, India defeated Zimbabwe by 10 wickets in the 2nd T20 on Monday to level the series. The Men in Blue restricted the hosts to 99/9 before KL Rahul and Mandeep Singh formed a 103-run partnership to take India home.
Arun S Kaimal
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India suffer shock defeat against Zimbabwe in first T20

A 26-ball 54 from Elton Chigumbura and some tight spells from the bowlers helped Zimbabwe defeat India by 2 runs in the first game of the three-match T20 series at Harare on Saturday. Needing 8 runs to win off the last over, India managed just five runs with Madziva keeping Dhoni and Dhawan quiet.
Arun S Kaimal
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India complete Zimbabwe whitewash with another leisurely win

India cruised to a 10-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the third ODI at the Harare Sports Club on Wednesday to win the ODI series 3-0. Jasprit Bumrah picked up four wickets to help India restrict Zimbabwe to a paltry total of 123, before KL Rahul and Faiz Fazal chased it down in 21.5 overs.
Amlan Majumdar
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India secure series win as Chahal and Sran wreak havoc

A commanding performance from the bowlers helped India defeat Zimbabwe by 8 wickets in the second ODI at Harare today to take an unassailable 0-2 lead in the series. Spinner Yuzvendra Chahal’s three-wicket haul helped India bundle out the host for 126 before the batsmen guided India to victory.
Arun S Kaimal