India A vs Sri Lanka A: Abhimanyu Easwaran's double ton, Amolpreet Singh's century puts hosts in driver's seat on Day 2

At stumps on day two, Sri Lanka 'A' were in deep trouble at 83 for four, trailing India 'A' by 539 runs, with Ashan Priyanjan and Niroshan Dickwella batting on 22 runs each.

Press Trust of India, May 26, 2019 20:05:43 IST

Belagavi: Abhimanyu Easwaran's double ton and Amolpreet Singh's century helped India 'A' post an imposing 622 for five declared against Sri Lanka 'A' in the first unofficial Test here Sunday.

At stumps on day two, Sri Lanka 'A' were in deep trouble at 83 for four, trailing India 'A' by 539 runs, with Ashan Priyanjan and Niroshan Dickwella batting on 22 runs each.

Representative photo. Getty Images

Representative photo. Getty Images

In reply to the hosts' mammoth total, Sri Lanka 'A' lost Sangeet Coorey (0), Sadeera Samarawickrama (31), Pathum Nissanka (6) and Bhanuka Rajapaksha (0).

Coorey and Samarawickrama were snapped up by Sandeep Warrier, while Nissanka and Priyanjan were scalped by Shivam Dube.

Resuming at the overnight score of 376 for one, Easwaran (233), who was batting on 189, reached to his double century in the first session by adding 44 runs before he was adjudged LBW to Akila Dhananjaya. He hit 22 boundaries and three sixes during his 321-ball knock.

Easwaran also shared 82 runs for the third wicket with Amolpreet, who made 116 runs off 165 balls with the help of 11 boundaries.

After the fall of Easwaran, Lakshman Sandakan disturbed the timbers of Ricky Bhui for one.

Amolpreet and Siddesh Lad then came into the party and stitched 147 runs for fifth wicket to take India 'A' forward..

Lad was in a belligerent mood as he massacred Sri Lanka 'A' bowlers to all parts of the ground. He made quick 76 runs off 89 balls and struck six boundaries and a six in the process.

Earlier, Jayant Yadav (8) was the first India 'A' batsman to be dismissed after the hosts had added 14 runs to their overnight score.

Updated Date: May 26, 2019 20:05:43 IST


World Cup 2019 Points Table

Team p w l nr pts
England 5 4 1 0 8
Australia 5 4 1 0 8
New Zealand 4 3 0 1 7
India 4 3 0 1 7
Bangladesh 5 2 2 1 5
Sri Lanka 5 1 2 2 4
West Indies 5 1 3 1 3
South Africa 5 1 3 1 3
Pakistan 5 1 3 1 3
Afghanistan 5 0 5 0 0





Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3663 105
5 Australia 2640 98
6 Sri Lanka 3462 94
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 5720 124
2 India 5990 122
3 New Zealand 4121 114
4 South Africa 4647 111
5 Australia 4805 109
6 Pakistan 4107 93
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 Australia 5471 261
5 India 7273 260
6 New Zealand 4056 254