India A vs England Lions: Ollie Pope and Sam Hain strike fifties to help visitors draw first unofficial Test
India 'A' captain Ankit Bawne rotated his bowlers around, in an attempt to break the partnership. However, Duckett and Holden made smooth progress, hitting some crisp shots in the process.
Put into bat, Harvik Desai (89) and Manjot (122) produced superb knocks as India posted a massive 519 all out in their first innings.
India vs England U-19 Test series, 1st Test, Day 2: Hosts make steady start in reply to big visitors' total
Helped by two half centuries, India U-19 team made a steady start reaching 156 for 2 in reply to England's first innings score of 501 for 5 declared on the second day of the first Youth Test match in Nagpur on Tuesday.
The fifth ODI between India U-19 and their English counterparts ended in a spectacular tie after the hosts lost their final wicket on the last ball of the match at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai on Wednesday.
Spinner Anukul Roy led India U-19 bowlers' splendid show as they drubbed England U-19 by 129 runs in the second one-dayer to level the five-match series 1-1, in Mumbai on Wednesday.