Virat Kohli, Karn Sharma Star as India Beat Middlesex in Tour Match

Virat Kohli (71) and Ambati Rayudu (72) hit scintillating half-centuries while Karn Sharma claimed three to script a dominant win for India.

updated: August 22, 2014 23:07 IST
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Virat Kohli gestures during a training session.

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Under-fire batsman Virat Kohli finally came good and the bowlers delivered to help India beat Middlesex by 95 runs in the 50-over practice game at Lord's here on Friday. (Ravi Shastri takes charge as director, says Team India will learn from losses)

Chasing a target of 231 runs, the hosts were bowled out for 135 runs in 39.5 overs, thanks to Karn Sharma's three for 14.

Earlier, Kohli and Ambati Rayudu hit half-centuries before India were dismissed for a paltry 230 runs in 44.2 overs. (Also read: BCCI in no hurry to sack Fletcher)

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