A 113-run stand between Kuldeep Yadav and wicketkeeper-batsman Srikar Bharat noticed India A prolong their dominance within the 4-day unofficial Take a look at match towards Australia A at Alur on Monday.The duo’s partnership took India A’s result in 159, primarily batting Australia A out of the match which has someday of play remaining. On the finish of Day 3, the guests have been batting on 38-2, having misplaced the wickets of Kurtis Patterson and Matt Renshaw.
Earlier within the day, India A captain Shreyas Iyer misplaced his wicket within the seventh over of the day to his Australian counterpart Mitchell Marsh, his solely wicket of the day. Bharat then took strike and initially stored the scoreboard ticking with Shubman Gill on the different finish. Proper earlier than lunch, nonetheless, Gill was bowled by Chris Tremain however not earlier than citing his fifty off 76 balls.
After lunch, Krishnappa Gowtham and Deepak Chahar misplaced their wickets in fast succession for scores of 20 and 6, however in walked chinaman Kuldeep Yadav to regular the ship for the hosts as soon as once more. Yadav supported Bharat’s dominance on the Australian bowlers ably, reaching a half century himself within the course of (52 off 112 balls).
That was earlier than Yadav was caught by Peter Handscomb off Chris Tremain’s bowling, who then shortly picked up the wicket of Shahbaz Nadeem as properly, sending the left-arm spinner packing in two balls.
Bharat briefly pushed the rating ahead and introduced up his century, however was bowled by Ashton Agar with the Indian rating on 505, bringing an finish to his sensible innings of 106 off 186 balls.
When the Australians got here out to bat, the spin duo of Krishnappa Gowtham and Shahbaz Nadeem despatched the openers Patterson and Renshaw again to the pavilion. With Head and Handscomb batting on Four and 1 respectively, Australia A will head into Day Four trailing by 121 runs.
First Printed: September 10, 2018, 6:41 PM IST