Board President's XI vs England Lions: Hosts reach 134/5 at stumps on opening day, trail by 11 runs

Sent into bat, England Lions declared their innings at 145 for 6 in 60 overs. Ankit Rajpoot did most of the damage for the Board President, returning with figures of 4/22.

Press Trust of India, Feb 03, 2019 21:41:54 IST

Skipper Ishan Kishan came to the rescue of his side with an unbeaten 40 to enable Board President's XI reach 134 for 5 at stumps on the opening day of the warm-up match against England Lions here Sunday.

Sent into bat, England Lions declared their innings at 145 for 6 in 60 overs.

Board Presidents XI vs England Lions: Hosts reach 134/5 at stumps on opening day, trail by 11 runs

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Ankit Rajpoot did most of the damage for the Board President, returning with figures of 4/22.

Sam Hain was the top scorer (40 not out) for the Lions while opener Max Holden contributed 38 runs.

Ben Duckett, who has opened for England in Tests, fell to a second-ball duck, leg-before wicket to Rajpoot. Skipper Sam Billings, who enjoyed a good run in the unofficial limited-overs series against India 'A', was also dismissed for a duck.

In reply, BP XI was in trouble at 7 for 2, losing Dhruv Shorey (5) and Ricky Bhui (0) before Akshath Reddy (14) and Siddesh Lad (27) steadied the ship with a 35-run partnership.

Kishan then took over and stitched useful partnerships with Lad and Priyam Garg (26, 25 balls).

Brief scores: England Lions 145 for 6 in 60 overs (Sam Hain 40 not out, Ankit Rajpoot 4 for 20) vs Board President's XI 134 for 5 in 30 overs (Ishan Kishan 40 batting).

Updated Date: Feb 03, 2019 21:41:54 IST






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