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World T20: India to play warm-up games with South Africa, WI

February 15, 2016 23:10 IST

Indian team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni along with teammates Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina during a practice session

IMAGE: Indian team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni along with teammates Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina during a practice session. Photograph: PTI

Hosts India will play West Indies and South Africa in their two warm-up matches in the run up to the ICC World Twenty20 to be staged at eight venues starting next month.

While India will play West Indies at the historic Eden Gardens in Kolkata on March 10, the hosts last practice match against the Proteas will be hosted by Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium on Mar 12.

The teams taking part in the first round will play their warm-up matches in Dharamsala and Mohali from March 3 to 6, while sides featuring in the second round will play their practice games in Kolkata and Mumbai from March 10 to 15. 

The women's warm-up matches will take place in Bengaluru and Chennai from March 10 to 14. 

The Indian eves will play only one warm-up game against Ireland in Benguluru on March 10. 

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