20 Sep 2012

India A beat New Zealand A in ODI opener

5:56 am on 20 September 2012

India A have beaten New Zealand A by three wickets in the first One Day cricket match in Lincoln.

The visitors finished strongly to successfully chase down New Zealand's 176 after 47.2 overs.

New Zealand were 54 for 6 at one stage before captain Andrew Ellis and wicketkeeper Derek de Boorder put on 80 for the seventh wicket.

The two teams square off in the second One Day match on Friday.