Opener Shikhar Dhawan's injury has not only robbed India of a left-right pair at the top of their order but has also left the two-times champions without a southpaw in the top half of their batting.
Ross Taylor shared a 114-run partnership with Kane Williamson and scored a half-century for New Zealand against India in warm-up match ahead of World Cup 2019
Ross Taylor said India are one of the stronger sides in the World Cup and that it will be helpful preparation for New Zealand to play a warm-up match against the 2011 World Cup champions.
With less than two months to go for the ICC World Cup 2019, New Zealand became the first team to announce their 15-man squad for the mega cricketing event.
Ross Taylor, who was already has the most ODI centuries and half-centuries for New Zealand, added another milestone to his glittering resume.
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