Easwaran’s century, India A’s 308 for four

Bloemfontein, Nov 25 (PTI) India A smashed Abhimanyu Easwaran’s (103) century and his 142-run second wicket stand with skipper Priyank Panchal (96) on Thursday in the third day of an unofficial Test (four-day) cricket match. Scored 308 for four against South Africa A till stumps.

South Africa A declared their first innings at 509 for seven, leaving India A behind by 201 runs.

Baba undefeated 19 and wicket-keeper batsman Upendra Yadav was present at the crease scoring five runs till the stumps.

The game started late on the third day due to poor lighting.

India A started play at 125 for one wicket. Panchal and Easwaran batted cautiously and completed their half-centuries.

Panchal quickly converted his 45-run knock into fifty and cemented the second wicket partnership with Easwaran.

But he missed his century by four runs and George Linde got him out leg before to end the second wicket century partnership.

Panchal scored 96 runs in 171 balls with the help of 14 fours.

Easwaran also took the innings of 27 runs to half-century. He shared a 42-run partnership for the third wicket with Hanuma Vihari (25). But Linde broke the partnership by dismissing Vihari.

Easwaran then completed his century and faced 209 balls and hit 16 fours during his 103-run knock.

Lutho Sipmala ended Easwaran’s innings which was the team’s fourth wicket.

South African bowler Sipmala took two wickets for 73 runs and Linde took two wickets for 32 runs.


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