Bangladesh, Canada, England and Namibia form Group C while Group D comprises Afghanistan, Ireland, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.
Apart from being part of the Indian team for the 12th edition of the ICC Under-19 World Cup set to start on January 13, they have already graduated to first-class cricket.
The plate tournament will run simultaneously but end with the final at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval in Christchurch on January 28. Zafar Iqbal took 2 wickets for 27 runs and Haroon Khan claimed 1 wicket for 46 runs.
The captains of the teams coming through the qualifiers are looking forward to the tournament, which is a stepping stone in the development of all participants - players and match officials.
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A person living nearby was able to record the freaky crime (see above), and many people photographed the aftermath. Onlookers didn't seem particularly concerned about the sight of a military machine on the sidewalk.
The 16 teams have been divided into four groups of four teams each.
Dravid I now the India A coach as well. "We tried to get used to the New Zealand's environment and we are fully prepared", Tariq Stanikzai member of the national team said.
The Indians in their response scored the runs at a brisk rate and won the game with 5 overs to spare. The National Cricket Team Leg-spinner Rashid Khan was one of the key members of that squad and is now one of the leading spinners of the world in ODIs and T20Is. Rishabh Pant attained recognition in last year's edition. Speaking to icc.com, Dravid said, "We started the process (of preparing) nearly a year ago in terms of identifying a core group of 35-40 kids that we wanted to give exposure to".