India 151 for 3 (Hooda 59, Suryakumar 36*) beat Derbyshire 150 for 8 (Madsen 28, Cartwright 27, Arshdeep 2-29, Umran 2-31) by seven wickets
Led by Dinesh Karthik in 11 vs 11 contest, the guests elected to discipline and rocked Derbyshire by eradicating openers Shan Masood and Luis Reece inside 4 overs. This was to be the order of the night for the hosts, who did not have momentum at any stage. As many as 4 Derbyshire batters bought off to begins, none bettering No. 3 Wayne Madsen’s 28.
From 88 for five within the thirteenth over, they managed to publish 150 thanks largely to Alex Hughes (24 off 17) and Hilton Cartwright (27 off 26). Late blows from Arshdeep and Umran, who picked up two wickets apiece, ensured Derbyshire did not get a closing kick.
Indians misplaced Ruturaj Gaikwad within the first over, however pressed on courtesy two half-century stands. The first, (51 runs) between Samson and Hooda was about laying the inspiration of the chase, the second (78 runs), between Hooda and Suryakumar was about constructing on and finishing the job. Hooda fell for a 37-ball 59 with India needing 17, which they polished off in simply 16.4 overs.
The Indians journey up the street to Northampton for his or her second warm-up fixture on Sunday forward of the three-match T20I sequence beginning on July 7.