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India vs Australia: Kohli’s CK Nayudu XI beat KL Rahul’s Ranjitsinhji XI by 5 wickets in practice match

BCCI’s official Instagram handle shared the updates of the intra-squad practice game in a series of pictures stories.

cricket Updated: Nov 22, 2020, 20:45 IST
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KL Rahul, R Ashwin at India’s intra-squad practice game in Sydney
KL Rahul, R Ashwin at India’s intra-squad practice game in Sydney(Instagram)

Ahead of the ODI series against Australia, members of the Indian cricket team played an intra-squad match in Sydney on Sunday. The players were divided into two teams - CK Nayudu XI, led by Virat Kohli Kohli and Ranjitsinhji XI, led by KL Rahul.

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Both teams locked horns in a 40-over game which was a part of India’s training session. The BCCI shared a few pictures of the game as Instagram story. The start of the game was interrupted by a passing shower.

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Luckily, the clouds disappeared soon and the play resumed.

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Rahul’s Ranjitsinhji XI batted first. Shikhar Dhawan and Mayank Agarwal opened the innings as they posted 235 runs on the board. Rahul led the team from the front, playing a magnificent knock of 83 runs off just 66 balls.

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In reply, Kohli’s CK Nayudu XI chased down the target with 5 wickets in hand and 26 balls to spare. Prithvi Shaw and Shubman Gill opened the innings for the side while captain Kohli played a fluent 58-ball 91 knock.

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As seen in BCCI Instagram story, Rahul kept the wickets for his team, while Ravichandran Ashwin remained unbeaten for the winning side.

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