Here's how the cricketers spent their day on Twitter and Instagram today.
Shami usually sets the stage on fire in the second innings and tends to pick wickets in clusters.
McGrath hailed Ishant for the way he has revived his career- which he had feared was finished- in the past couple of years.
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The Bengal pacer was on top of his game as the New Zealand XI struggled to get going against him.
Shami also understands the travails of being sidelined due to frequent injury.
Kohli's next assignment is the two-match Test series against the Kiwis, starting February 21.
Nehra, however, went on to add that India are too dependent on Mohammad Shami and Jasprit Bumrah and the management would do well if they define the role of the third pacer.
India allowed the Black Caps to reach 273 for 8 in 50 overs despite having them at 197 for 8 in the 44th over.
Kohli, who won the toss and sent the opposition to bat, said after the coin flip that Shami has been rested for the game.