India beat Leicestershire in Twenty20 warm-up

Twenty20 tour match, Leicester:
India 161-5 (20 overs) beat Leicestershire 146-7 (20 overs) by 15 runs
Match scorecard
Parthiv Patel
Parthiv Patel staked his claim for a place in the one-day team to play England

India warmed up for Wednesday's Twenty20 international against England with a comfortable 15-run victory over domestic T20 champions Leicestershire.

Opener Parthiv Patel scored 40 off 31 balls as India posted 161-5 in front of a capacity crowd of more than 6,000.

Australian Andrew McDonald kept Leicestershire in contention with 44, before becoming one of three victims of medium-pacer Vinay Kumar.

Amit Mishra took 2-19 as Leicestershire came up short on 146-7.

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