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Team India upbeat after warm-up triumph
The WA bowlers kept pegging things back with regular wickets and Rahane's departure once again spelt trouble for the Men in Blue. (Photo: BCCI/AFP)
The WA bowlers kept pegging things back with regular wickets and Rahane's departure once again spelt trouble for the Men in Blue. (Photo: BCCI/AFP)
Rohit Sharma and Manish Pandey sparkled with half-centuries but rest of India's batsmen put up a lacklustre performance before the bowlers came good to hand the team a 64-run win over a second string Western Australia XI in the warm-up one-day cricket match on Saturday. (Photo: AFP)
Rohit Sharma and Manish Pandey sparkled with half-centuries but rest of India's batsmen put up a lacklustre performance before the bowlers came good to hand the team a 64-run win over a second string Western Australia XI in the warm-up one-day cricket match on Saturday. (Photo: AFP)
Electing to bat, the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led side did not have the best of starts, losing two quick wickets but Rohit Sharma (67) and Ajinkya Rahane (41) stitched an 88-run third-wicket partnership to help the visitors put up a respectable score. (Photo: AFP)
Electing to bat, the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led side did not have the best of starts, losing two quick wickets but Rohit Sharma (67) and Ajinkya Rahane (41) stitched an 88-run third-wicket partnership to help the visitors put up a respectable score. (Photo: AFP)
Shikhar Dhawan (4) and Virat Kohli (7), who were top-scorers in the first warm-up T20 game on Friday, failed to get going as they fell to new-ball bowler Drew Porter, who bagged a five-wicket haul. (Photo: AFP)
Shikhar Dhawan (4) and Virat Kohli (7), who were top-scorers in the first warm-up T20 game on Friday, failed to get going as they fell to new-ball bowler Drew Porter, who bagged a five-wicket haul. (Photo: AFP)
The WA bowlers kept pegging things back with regular wickets and Rahane's departure once again spelt trouble for the Men in Blue. (Photo: Facebook)
The WA bowlers kept pegging things back with regular wickets and Rahane's departure once again spelt trouble for the Men in Blue. (Photo: Facebook)
Barring Tests, Shikhar Dhawan, who has had a decent record Down Under will look to provide that opening start to establish a stern foundation. (Photo: AFP)
Barring Tests, Shikhar Dhawan, who has had a decent record Down Under will look to provide that opening start to establish a stern foundation. (Photo: AFP)
Although Virat Kohli failed to shine in the WACA encounter, his performance will prove vital going into the series that gets underway on January 12. (Photo: AFP)
Although Virat Kohli failed to shine in the WACA encounter, his performance will prove vital going into the series that gets underway on January 12. (Photo: AFP)
Post the matches, members of the Indian cricket team were seen signing autographs. Dhawan seen signing a few for his fans. (Photo: BCCI)
Post the matches, members of the Indian cricket team were seen signing autographs. Dhawan seen signing a few for his fans. (Photo: BCCI)
Mumbai star cricketer Ajinkya Rahane didn't miss out the opportunity to click a few selfies along with his fans. (Photo: BCCI)
Mumbai star cricketer Ajinkya Rahane didn't miss out the opportunity to click a few selfies along with his fans. (Photo: BCCI)
Newly-married Rohit Sharma too obliged to his fans signing autographs and T-shirts for his fans. (Photo: BCCI)
Newly-married Rohit Sharma too obliged to his fans signing autographs and T-shirts for his fans. (Photo: BCCI)