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  • 10:58 PM IST

    ENG vs AUS: Steve Smith scores a hundred and sets up Australia’s win over England. The Aaron Finch-led unit has won its first warm-up game, beating Jos Buttler-led England by 12 runs. Australia 297/9, England 285 all out

  • 10:13 PM IST

    ENG vs AUS: WICKET! Adam Zampa gets his first wicket. Moeen Ali departs for 22 as England lose their sixth wicket. Score 239/6 in 40.4 overs

  • 9:58 PM IST

    ENG vs AUS: Australia have their noses ahead in this game, with England five down in chase. But with Moeen Ali and Chris Woakes in the middle, the hometeam will think that they are still in this game. Score 212/5 in 37 overs

  • 9:25 PM IST

    ENG vs AUS: OUT! Jos Buttler departs after a 31-ball 52-run blitz as Nathan Coulter-Nile strikes. England four down in chase of 298. Score 171/4 in 29 overs

  • 9:10 PM IST

    IND vs NZ: Easy win for New Zealand as they beat India by six wickets in their first warm-up game. After Trent Boult’s four-wicket haul helped Blackcaps bundle out India for 179, Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor’s fifties have completed a clinical win for the Kiwi side.

  • 8:52 PM IST

    ENG vs AUS: WICKET! Ben Stokes gets out as England lose third wicket. Nathan Lyon strikes for Australia. Score 104/3 in 22 overs

  • 8:45 PM IST

    IND vs NZ: OUT! Yuzvendra Chahal has managed to break the Williamson-Taylor stand as the Kiwi skipper departs for 67. Score 151/3 in 30 overs.

  • 8:32 PM IST

    ENG vs AUS: While Bairstow and Roy are back in the dressing room, Stokes and Vince will be keen to make it count. Score 80/2 in 17 overs

  • 8:23 PM IST

    IND vs NZ: Fifty for Kane Williamson as New Zealand near 120-run mark in the chase of 180. With eight wickets in hand, this shall be an easy chase for the Blackcaps. Score 117/2 in 23 overs

  • 7:57 PM IST

    IND vs NZ: New Zealand in control of the chase right now with Ross Taylor so far hitting three fours in his 19-ball 25 and is batting alongside skipper Kane Williamson who is unbeaten on 20 off 46. Score 72/2 in 16 overs

  • 7:51 PM IST

    ENG vs AUS: OUT! Jason Behrendorff strikes for Australia as Jonny Bairstow holes out to David Warner. He scored 12 off 17. Score 39/1 in 6.4 overs

  • 7:38 PM IST

    ENG vs AUS: A quiet start from England in chase of 298. Score 22/0 in 5 overs

  • 7:27 PM IST

    IND vs NZ: Wicket no. 2 for India as KL Rahul runs backwards and judges the swirling ball correctly to complete a brilliant catch. Hardik Pandya has struck in his first over to get rid of Martin Guptill who walks back after scoring 22. Score 38/2 in 9.4 overs

  • 7:17 PM IST

    ENG vs AUS: Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow are the two England openers. Jason Behrendorff with the new ball for Australia. England chasing 298 to win

  • 6:51 PM IST

    IND vs NZ: OUT! Jasprit Bumrah strikes in his first over with the wicket of Colin Munro who has been trapped lbw on 4. Score 8/1 in 1.4 overs

  • 6:46 PM IST

    ENG vs AUS: Steve Smith hits 116 to power Australia to 297 against England in their first warm-up match. Liam Plunkett was the pick of English bowlers, taking 4/69

  • 6:43 PM IST

    IND vs NZ: Colin Munro and Martin Guptill have walked out to kickstart New Zealand’s chase. Bhuvneshwar Kumar to start the proceedings for India.

  • 6:30 PM IST

    ENG vs AUS: HUNDRED for Steve Smith! He was booed but he has responded in style with a classy century. Score 273/6 in 47.2 overs

  • 6:27 PM IST

    ENG vs AUS: OUT! A brilliant diving catch from Tom Curran to end Alex Carey’s cameo on 30. Score 266/6 in 47 overs

  • 6:13 PM IST

    IND vs ENG: India 179-all out in 39.2 overs after Kuldeep Yadav offers a simple return catch to Trent Boult to fall for 19. Boult finishes with 4/33 while Jimmy Neesham took 3/26. Ravindra Jadeja top-scored for India with 54.

  • 6:09 PM IST

    ENG vs AUS: OUT! Marcus Stoinis falls victim to a terrible mixup with Steve Smith to be run out for 13. Score 224/5 in 43 overs

  • 6:08 PM IST

    IND vs NZ: OUT! An excellent catch from Martin Guptill to end an excellent innings from Ravindra Jadeja. Short and wide from Lockie Ferguson and Jadeja slashes it hard but Guptill takes pulls off a stunning catch to send him back on 54. He struck six fours and two sixes. Score 177/9 in 38.1 overs

  • 6:02 PM IST

    IND vs NZ: FIFTY for Ravindra Jadeja – takes just 47 deliveries to reach there. He’s been leading the charge since India’s batting collapse. And some sword celebrations as well from the allrounder. Score 169/8 in 37.4 overs

  • 5:56 PM IST

    Injury update: Physio in the middle as Kuldeep Yadav has been hit on his forearm while batting.

  • 5:43 PM IST

    ENG vs AUS: OUT! Usman Khawaja perishes after aiming to go for a big hit – misses one after stepping out to be stumped on 31. Liam Dawson breaks the partnership. Score 187/4 in 35.5 overs

  • 5:41 PM IST

    IND vs NZ: 150 up for India. Ravindra Jadeja has made 45 off 39 and will be the key if they want to post a decent total.

  • 5:30 PM IST

    IND vs NZ: Mitchell Santner has been taken to the cleaners by Ravindra Jadeja who belts two fours and a six off his successive deliveries. India 130/8 in 30 overs

  • 5:29 PM IST

    ENG vs AUS: FIFTY for Steve Smith; takes him just 52 deliveries. Has so far struck five fours. Score 172/3 in 33 overs

  • 5:22 PM IST

    IND vs NZ: OUT! Jimmy Neesham strikes again and this time removes Bhuvneshwar Kumar who edges one to be caught brilliantly by Ross Taylor in the slip region. He scored 1. Score 115/8 in 28.4 overs

  • 5:17 PM IST

    ENG vs AUS: Australia are going strong with Steve Smith nearing his half-century. Usman Khawaja has also started well. Score 158/3 in 31 overs

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Warm-up matches 2019 LIVE: Australia beat England by 12 runs, New Zealand outplay India

Hello and welcome to our live coverage from Day 2 of the ICC Cricket World Cup warm-up matches. Today we have two matches – India vs New Zealand and England vs Australia.

Armed with pedigree, personnel and form, favourites India will look to hit the ground running when they face New Zealand in their opening warm-up game of the ICC World Cup 2019 in London on Saturday. However, with India yet to clear the haze of confusion over the number four position, it will be much more than a ritual of allowing one top-order batsman after another — behemoths in their own right — a hit in the middle.

The outing at the Kennigton Oval will go beyond experimenting with their highly skilled bowling attack, and quite a bit of focus will be on KL Rahul and Vijay Shankar, contenders for the number four slot. Click here to read more

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