Unofficial Check: India A submit 125 for 1 on day 2, path by 384 runs in opposition to South Africa


Unofficial Check: India attain 125 on Day 2 earlier than stumps.© Twitter

India A gave a cautious reply to South Africa A’s mammoth rating of 509 for seven as they completed the second day of the primary unofficial Check on Wednesday for 125 for one. Captain Priyank Panchal and Abhimanyu Easwaran have been batting on 45 and 27 respectively when the stumps have been drawn. Opener Prithvi Shaw (48 off 45 balls) seemed unfortunate earlier than he was dismissed within the 14th over of India A’s first innings.

He hit 9 fours throughout his innings. India, going through 33 overs on Wednesday, are trailing by 384 runs within the four-day match.

Earlier, South Africa A batsmen continued to dominate India A bowlers as the house workforce added 166 runs in 45.3 overs and declared their first innings at 509 for seven in 135.3 overs.

South Africa A captain Peter Malan resumed his 343 for 3, including simply six runs to his 157 that fell to Navdeep Saini earlier within the day.

Jason Smith, who scored an unbeaten 51 at stumps on the primary day, grew to become the sufferer of Arjan Nagwaswala by including only one run. However the pair of wicketkeeper-batsman Synthemba Keshile (82 not out) and George Linde (51) shocked the Indian bowlers by including 102 runs for the sixth wicket in 27.2 overs.


On the primary day on Tuesday, the Indian bowlers had a troublesome time on the sector as Peter Malan and Tony de Zorzi scored centuries to take South Africa A to 343 for 3 in 90 overs. Deciding to bowl, India A obtained two early wickets earlier than Malan and Zorzi (117) placed on a 217-run stand for the third wicket to place South Africa A in a robust place.

Transient Scores:South Africa A: 509 for 7 declared in 135.3 overs (Peter Malan 163, Tony de Zorzi 117; Navdeep Sen 2/67, Arjan Nagwaswala 2/75). India A: 125 for 1 in 33 overs (Prithvi Shaw 48, Priyank Panchal 45 batting).

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