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Challengers in good nick ahead of the real action

The Royal Challengers are grabbing the limelight while tuning up for the World Cup.

Daniel Vettori, Tilakratne Dilshan, AB de Villiers, playing for their respective countries, emerged victorious for their teams in the warm-up matches, with the first two impressing all with their performances. Vettori claimed 4/42 for New Zealand against Ireland. Batting first, the Kiwis strummed up an impressive 311 in 50 overs riding on Martin Guptill's 130. In reply, Ireland could manage only 279 with Vettori becoming the most successful bowlers amongst the Kiwis. In another match, Dilshan's hard hitting 78 in as many balls helped Sri Lanka amass a huge 351 against Netherlands, who could only score 195 before being all out in 47.3 overs. AB de Villiers took three catches behind the wicket, helping South Africa skittle out Zimbabwe for a paltry 152. The Proteas then overhauled the target in just 23.3 overs losing only 2 wickets. de Villiers remained not out with 12.

India is meeting Australia in their first warm-up match in Bangalore where Challengers Virat Kohli and Zaheer Khan are supposed to play a major role for the home country. The Challengers are everywhere to be seen in this World Cup. Keep a tab on this space for regular updates on them and their performances.

The Royal Challengers are grabbing the limelight while tuning up for the World Cup.

Daniel Vettori, Tilakratne Dilshan, AB de Villiers, playing for their respective countries, emerged victorious for their teams in the warm-up matches, with the first two impressing all with their performances. Vettori claimed 4/42 for New Zealand against Ireland. Batting first, the Kiwis strummed up an impressive 311 in 50 overs riding on Martin Guptill's 130. In reply, Ireland could manage only 279 with Vettori becoming the most successful bowlers amongst the Kiwis. In another match, Dilshan's hard hitting 78 in as many balls helped Sri Lanka amass a huge 351 against Netherlands, who could only score 195 before being all out in 47.3 overs. AB de Villiers took three catches behind the wicket, helping South Africa skittle out Zimbabwe for a paltry 152. The Proteas then overhauled the target in just 23.3 overs losing only 2 wickets. de Villiers remained not out with 12.

India is meeting Australia in their first warm-up match in Bangalore where Challengers Virat Kohli and Zaheer Khan are supposed to play a major role for the home country. The Challengers are everywhere to be seen in this World Cup. Keep a tab on this space for regular updates on them and their performances.

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