Pat Cummins grabbed two wickets in his first over before a New Zealand XI recovered to make 215 in a one-day practice match on Monday that marked a return to Australian duty for Steve Smith and David Warner after their ball-tampering bans.
Dhoni's gloves in the opening game against South Africa bore an apparent military insignia that breached rules laid down by ICC.
After 25 years in and around the 22 yards and almost 17 years of international cricket, swashbuckling all-rounder Yuvraj Singh on Monday announced his retirement from all forms of the game.
India captain Virat Kohli insisted it was "not acceptable" for his side's fans to boo Steve Smith during the team's World Cup victory over Australia in London on Sunday.
Afghanistan defeated Pakistan by three wickets in their World Cup warm-up match at Bristol County Ground on Friday. In reply to Pakistan’s 262 all out in 47.5 overs, Afghanistan scored 263 for seven wickets, reaching the target with two balls to spare.
South Africa, who desperately need a win to keep their campaign alive after two successive defeats, saw their openers depart early in Bumrah's first spell.
Kapil Dev led India to their first World Cup title in 1983 at Lord's, whipping up a national frenzy that boosted the profile of cricket in the country.
At the end of the clip, the all-rounder said, “From my entire family, we wish you Eid Mubarak.”
The top five batsmen all made starts but invariably got themselves out under pressure to escape New Zealand's grip.