India vs England U19 2nd Test: George Bartlett, Delray Rawlins help visitors escape with draw

PTI, Feb, 24 2017

Nagpur: A 115-runs third wicket partnership between George Bartlett and Delray Rawlins helped England escape with a draw on the final day of the second Junior Test match against India, on Friday, at the VCA Jamtha stadium.

England finished with a score of 255 in their second innings off 82 overs.

File picture of George Barlett. Getty

File picture of George Barlett. Getty

India was not able to bat as the match time was over. The home team had taken 13 runs first innings lead.

Earlier, overnight England batsman Daniel Houghton (0) retired hurt this morning.

Bartlett in company of Rawlins ensured that the visitors were in a safe zone of avoiding defeat. Bartlett scored 76 runs (6x4, 3x6), while Rawlins scored 49 (5x4, 1x6).

Later Aaron Broad 34 not out and Will Jacks 19 shared a 50 runs seventh wicket stand depriving the home side any chance of a possible win.

Indian spinner Harsh Tyagi 4/67 was the pick of the home team attack with some clever variations but failed to get much needed support from other bowlers as the visitors batted well on the final day.

Brief Scores:

England first innings: 375 all out

India first innings: 388 all out

England second innings: 255 for 9 off 82 overs. One batsman retired hurt.

Published Date: Feb 24, 2017 | Updated Date: Feb 24, 2017



Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4493 125
2 South Africa 3395 110
3 England 4097 105
4 Australia 3087 100
5 New Zealand 3114 97
Rank Team Points Rating
1 South Africa 5957 119
2 Australia 5505 117
3 India 4579 114
4 England 5645 113
5 New Zealand 5123 111
Rank Team Points Rating
1 New Zealand 1625 125
2 England 1962 123
3 Pakistan 2417 121
4 West Indies 2222 117
5 India 2183 115