India A beat England by 6 wickets in second warm-up game

India 'A' chased down the 283-run target in the 40th over to win the second warm-up game against England.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: January 12, 2017 5:27 pm
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England won the first of the two warmup games against India A by three wickets. There, much of the

India ‘A’ came with an inspiring batting performance, led by captain Ajinkya Rahane with a 91-run innings, to chase down a 283-run target inside 40 overs against England in Mumbai. They won the second warm-up game by six wickets. England had won the first game by three wickets on Tuesday.

England were off to a brisk start with Jason Roy and Alex Hales before Indian spinners broke through and picked some quick wickets in the middle overs. Parveez Rasool had three wickets. A 71-run last wicket stand for England pushed them to 282 before they were bowled out in the 49th over.

India A openers Ajinkya Rahane and Sheldon Jackson were off to a flier and both scored their fifties. Jackson was the first to fall but Rahane continued his good work. New batsman Rishabh Pant smoked a 34-ball 59 before falling. Suresh Raina also scored 45 off just 34 balls. Rahane fell for 91 but by this time India A were on the verge of victory. Deepak Hooda remained not out on 23.

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    Prithviraj Dev
    Jan 12, 2017 at 9:37 am
    I predict a tight finish for the game!
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      vishwanath
      Jan 12, 2017 at 12:11 pm
      Good Job INDIA A Team..Congratulations
      Reply

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