India to play Champions Trophy warm-up match against NZ

Updated: 10 September 2009 15:29 IST

Indian team will play a warm-up match against New Zealand on September 20 at Potchefstroom, South Africa before going into the eight-nation event.

Dubai:

Indian team will play a warm-up match against New Zealand on September 20 at Potchefstroom, South Africa before going into the eight-nation event.

The International Cricket Council on Thursday announced the schedule of warm-up matches ahead of the ICC Champions Trophy and these practice matches will be played on September 18 and 20 in Potchefstroom, Benoni and Pretoria.

"In line with previous ICC events none of these matches will carry official ODI status," the ICC said in a statement.

The Champions Trophy will be staged at The Wanderers and Centurion from September 22 to October 5.

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will hold his arrival press conferences on September 19.

Topics : Sachin Tendulkar Cricket Daniel Vettori Gautam Gambhir
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