Ankit Bawne scored an unbeaten century and Mayank Agarwal prolonged his dream run with 90 because the Indian Board President’s XI placed on a powerful batting show within the two-day warm-up match towards Windies on the Reliance Stadium in Vadodara.Bawne’s 116*, Agarwal’s sturdy begin, and Shreyas Iyer’s 64-ball 61 helped the Board President’s XI declare on 360 for 9 on the finish of the primary day.
As soon as captain Karun Nair opted to bat first, Prithvi Shaw fell to Shannon Gabriel, the pacer, in simply the third over for 8. Hanuma Vihari, who made his debut within the final Check in England lately, did not final lengthy both as he fell for simply Three off 28 balls.
Agarwal, nevertheless, carried on. He scored at a brisk tempo hitting loads of boundaries – 14 fours and two sixes – within the firm of Nair. The duo added 92 for the third wicket earlier than Agarwal fell 10 in need of his ton, to leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo. Nair too adopted quickly, dismissed by Gabriel for a 60-ball 29.
At 145 for 4, Board President’s XI wanted somebody within the center order to face up. Iyer and Bawne did that effectively, stitching a 113-run stand for the fifth wicket. Iyer was the aggressor scoring at almost a run a ball, hitting extra sixes (5) than fours (3).
Bishoo then dismissed Iyer and Smit Patel, the wicketkeeper-batsman, leaving the opposition 306 for six however Windies could not get previous Bawne. He crossed his century and remained unbeaten, having hit 15 fours in his knock. Together with Jalaj Saxena (18*), he took the facet previous 350 to make sure a powerful batting efficiency.
Windies tried seven bowlers in all, with Gabriel (2 for 41 from Eight overs) and Bishoo (Three for 104 from 21 overs) among the many wickets. 4 of these bowlers had an economic system of a minimum of 4.75 because the Indians toyed round with the bowling.
First Revealed: September 29, 2018, 5:41 PM IST