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IND vs AUS A 2nd Practice Match Day 1 Highlights: How India decimated AUS at SCG

India vs Australia A (IND vs AUS) 2nd Practice Match Day 1 Highlights: The Indian team posted 194 riding on the back of a brilliant fifty by Jasprit Bumrah.

By: Sports Desk |
Updated: December 13, 2020 8:31:59 am
India vs AUS AIndia vs Australia A: Ajinkya Rahane won the toss and elected to bat first. (BCCI/Twitter)

India vs Australia A 2nd Practice Match Day 1 Highlights: A ruthless Indian seam attack by Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami rattled the Australia A side on day one of the three-day tour game in Sydney where the visitors won the toss and elected to bat first. It is a dress rehearsal for the first Test to be played in Adelaide from December 17. The day-night game in Sydney will allow the players to get a feel of conditions during India’s first-ever overseas day-night Test.

Batting first India were in a spot of bother at 111/7 but Bumrah’s maiden first-class fifty took India to a respectable 194. In reply, the hosts were bowled out for 108 as Shami (3/29), Bumrah (2/33), and Saini (3/19) bowled a fiery spell.


India: Ajinkya Rahane (C), Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant, Wriddhiman Saha, Navdeep Saini, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Jasprit Bumrah

Australia A: Joe Burns, Marcus Harris, Nic Maddinson, Ben McDermott, Cameron Green, Jack Wildermuth, Alex Carey, Sean Abbott, Will Sutherland, Mitch Swepson, Harry Conway



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India vs Australia A 2nd Practice Match Day 1: Highlights

17:41 (IST)11 Dec 2020
Brief Scores:

India 1st innings: 194 allout in 48.3 overs (J Bumrah 55; J Wildermuth 3/13).

Australia 'A' 1st innings: 108 allout in 32.2 overs (Alex Carey 32; Mohammed Shami 3/29, Navdeep Saini 3/19).

17:30 (IST)11 Dec 2020
Conway Run Out! AUS A all out

An eventful day comes to a close, with 20 wickets and 302 runs. Day 1: Stumps - Australia A - 108 (32.2), trail by 86 runs. The Indian seamers have been top-notch in the warmup game. Shami and Bumrah have been brilliant as usual. There is going to be selection headaches regarding the 3rd pacer slot with Saini's performance. A clear message from Indian fast bowlers to Indian batsmen that if you put decent first innings score on the board we will win you games.

17:20 (IST)11 Dec 2020
Run forest run!

Harry Conway also batting with a stomach guard.

17:18 (IST)11 Dec 2020
WICKET! Saini gets his third

Swepson is gone for 1 and Saini making a case for himself to be included in the first Test as the third seamer. Score after 31 overs,
AUSA- 104/9

17:12 (IST)11 Dec 2020

Last season Australia A were 57/9 vs Pakistan in Perth in the pink-ball game

Now Australia A are 99/9 vs India

17:03 (IST)11 Dec 2020
Eight Down! Australia in deep trouble

Another one bites the dust! Saini strikes again and gets the big wicket of Alex Carey! Pant gleefully accepts the outside edge and AUS- 97/8, trail by 97 runs.

16:48 (IST)11 Dec 2020
Gone! Saini gets his first

Saini gets into the act to send back Sutherland. Another catch taken in the slips. Score after 25 overs, AUSA 84-7, trail by 110 runs

16:46 (IST)11 Dec 2020
OUT! Bumrah

WICKET! Bumrah strikes to take his second wicket. Australia A lose their sixth wicket. Short and faster. Wildermuth walking back. Score after 24 overs, AUSA- 83/6

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16:17 (IST)11 Dec 2020
WICKET! Shami gets his third

Another wicket for Shami! Second-innings Shami has shown up early today. Brilliant bowling this. Almost unplayable. Score after 19 overs, AUSA- 56/5, Australia A trail by 134 runs

16:16 (IST)11 Dec 2020

WICKET! Brilliant catch by Saha, who had to run back a fair bit, to send back Maddinson. A wicket for Siraj. Score after 16 overs, AUSA- 56/4

15:50 (IST)11 Dec 2020
GONE! Shami strikes twice

Marcus Harris departs for 26(47) caught by Shubman Gill!! Four balls later, Ben McDermott is out for a duck. Mohammad Shami's second wicket of the over. Score after 13 overs, AUSA- 46/3


15:48 (IST)11 Dec 2020
Back Live

No overs lost. Mohammed Siraj, right-arm fast medium, comes into the attack. Score after 11 overs, AUSA- 40/1

14:54 (IST)11 Dec 2020
Day 1: Rain stops play

Australia A - 36/1 (10.4), trail by 158 runs. Good start for both the teams. India got a wicket while aus kept the score moving. 


14:52 (IST)11 Dec 2020

Cameron Green has been SUBBED OUT of the Australia A tour match against India. Score after 9 overs, AUSA- 31-1

14:20 (IST)11 Dec 2020

Bumrah strikes first!

13:45 (IST)11 Dec 2020
Day 1: Dinner Break

Joe Burns not out on 0 and giving him company is Marcus Harris on 4 (7). Score after 1 over, AUSA 6-0, trail by 188 runs

13:16 (IST)11 Dec 2020
Caught! IND All Out

India have been bowled out for 194 against Australia A at the SCG. The last-wicket stand between Bumrah and Siraj was worth 71 runs.

J Bumrah - 55*
S Gill - 43
P Shaw - 40

J Wildermuth 3/13 
S Abbott 3/46

13:13 (IST)11 Dec 2020
Half-Century for Bumrah

And he gets there with a six over fine-leg. Maiden first-class fifty for Jasprit Bumrah and this is also his first 50 in any format! He gets to his half-century in 54 balls in a pink-ball game against Australia A! Score after 48 overs, IND- 193/9

12:51 (IST)11 Dec 2020
Whack! Injury scare

Another injury scare for Australia: Cameron Green takes one on the side of the head from a Jasprit Bumrah drive. Struck firmly. He was back on his feet fairly quickly but leaves the field for further assessment

12:49 (IST)11 Dec 2020
BANG! Bumrah is on fire

Jasprit Bumrah is having a ball - with the bat - in the middle at the SCG - 40* off 45 balls with six fours and a six !!!

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First published on: 11-12-2020 at 09:29:23 am