India A vs South Africa A: Hosts dismiss visitors for paltry 120 on Day 2, take command of 1st 'Test'

India A put up a listless batting display to be dismissed for a paltry 120 on the second day as South Africa put themselves in a dominant position in the first unofficial 'Test' at Pretoria on Sunday.

PTI, Aug, 14 2017

Pretoria: India A put up a listless batting display to be dismissed for a paltry 120 on the second day as South Africa put themselves in a dominant position in the first unofficial 'Test' at Pretoria on Sunday.

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Beuran Hendricks scalped three wickets to help South Africa A bundle India A out for 120. Image courtesy: Twitter @OfficialCSA

Beuran Hendricks (3/23) and Dane Piedt (3/32) returned with three wickets each, while Shaun von Berg (1/16) and Junior Dala (1/36) picked one each to make life difficult for India A batsmen after South Africa A posted 346 in their first innings.

For India A, Shreyas Iyer (31) emerged as the top-scorer as only four Indians managed to produce a double digit score in their first innings.

With a first innings lead of 226, South Africa came out to bat again, scoring 66 for no loss in 20 overs.

Opener Stephen Cook (32 not out), who had notched up a century in the first innings, and skipper Aiden Markram (34 not out) were at the crease at stumps.

Resuming at 278-4, South Africa A were allout for 346, courtesy Mohammed Siraj (4/61) and Shahbaz Nadeem (4/117) who completed a four-wicket haul today after taking two wickets each on Day 2.

Brief Scores:

South Africa A 1st innings: 346 all out in 117.3 overs

India A 1st innings: 120 all out in 39 overs (S Iyer 31; BE Hendricks 3/23, DL Piedt 3/32)

South Africa A 2nd innings: 66-0 in 20 overs (S Cook 32, AK Markram 34 not out; A Choudhary 0/5).

Published Date: Aug 14, 2017 | Updated Date: Aug 14, 2017




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1 India 4969 124
2 South Africa 3767 111
3 England 4497 105
4 New Zealand 3489 100
5 Australia 3294 97
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2 India 6546 119
3 Australia 5948 114
4 England 6156 114
5 New Zealand 5432 111
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2 New Zealand 1925 120
3 West Indies 2395 120
4 England 2029 119
5 India 2965 119