The primary unofficial Check between India A and South Africa A led to a draw.© AFP
The primary unofficial Check between India A and South Africa A in Bloemfontein led to a draw after play on fourth and closing day was washed out. In response to the hosts’ 509 for seven declared, India A had reached 308 for 4 at stumps on day three. Abhimanyu Easwaran.netpiled a stable hundred within the recreation however skipper Priyank Panchal missed out on one by solely 4 runs. The bowlers struggled with the hosts piling on the runs. Hanumar Vihari, who was controversially dropped for the house sequence towards New Zealand, made 25 off 53 balls.
One other India participant Prithvi Shaw scored a high-quality 48 however would have been upset to overlook out on 100 in good batting circumstances.
The second match of the three-match sequence will probably be performed from November 29 on the identical venue.
The A tour has been organised forward of the senior workforce’s sequence towards South Africa starting subsequent month.
Nevertheless, the emergence of a brand new COVID-19 variant in South Africa has solid doubts on the tour.
Temporary scores:South Africa A: 509 for 7 declared in 135.3 overs (Pieter Malan 163, Tony de Zorzi 117; Navdeep Saine 2/67, Arzan Nagwaswalla 2/75). India A: 308 for 4 in 93.1 overs (Abhimanyu Easwaran 103, Priyank Panchal 96, Prithvi Shaw 48).
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