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India BPXI vs Australia: Australia beat BPXI by 103 runs in tour game

India BPXI suffered a big 103-run loss in the 50-over tour game against Australia in Chennai. Chasing a target of 348 runs, BPXI never got going and were bowled out for 244 with Ashton Agar picking up four wickets for Australia.

By: Express Web Desk | Chennai | Updated: September 13, 2017 9:21:30 am
bpxi vs australia, board president's xi vs australia, cricket news, indian express Australia won the tour game against India BPXI by 103 runs. (Source: Cricket Australia)

India Board President’s XI suffered a big loss in the 50-over tour game against Australia in Chennai. The visitors will get a lot of confidence from their 103-run win over BPXI going into the five-match one-day international series beginning Sunday. Steve Smith, David Warner, Travis Head and Marcus Stoinis scored half-centuries to propel Australia to 347/7 after they won the toss and elected to bat. Ashton Agar then took four wickets as BPXI lost regular wickets in the chase and were bowled out for 244 runs.

India BPXI vs Australia Warm-up One-Day: As it happened

05:34 pm IST: All over! Ashton Agar picks up his fourth wicket as Australia complete a clinical victory in this tour game against BPXI. Australia win by 103 runs

05:25 pm IST: Three overs remaining in the match. BPXI have all but lost the game. Australia need one more wicket to seal a big win in the warm-up game

05:15 pm: WICKET! Karnewar has to go after an aggressive knock of 40 runs that came off just 28 deliveries. James Faulkner removes him to get his first

05:00 pm: Karnewar is looking aggressive now…He has so far scored 37 off just 19 deliveries with BPXI at 211/8

0:453 pm IST: Karnewar, Patel resist after quick fall of wickets against Australia. BPXI are 197/8 after 39 overs

04:45 pm IST: Karnewar accelerated in that Agar over as BPXI move to 177/8 after 37…A good for the President’s side after sometime

04:41 pm IST: BPXI are totally on backfoot as Australia need two more wickets to wrap this contest. They are 162/8 after 36 overs

04:37 pm IST: WICKET! Washington Sundar is gone for 11…Kane Richardson has his second wicket of the match and BPXI are 156/8


04:35 pm IST: WICKET! Agar picks his third as Poddar is the next man who has been sent back in the hut. BPXI 148/7

04:25 pm IST: WICKET! Agar has another one and this time it’s the skipper Mann who has to depart for 27. BPXI 148/6

04:15 pm IST: GONE! Another one bites the dust for President’s XI…Shivum has been undone by Agar for 4. They are 143/5

04:10 pm IST: With 30 overs completed in the innings, BPXI are 143/4…Though they are on the backfoot at the moment but skipper Gurkeerat Singh has an opportunity to get some runs under his belt after the kind of start he has got

04:00 pm IST: This is very slow from BPXI. Gurkeerat Maan and Nitish Rana are out in the middle but the score is 134 for 4 after 27 overs

03: 52 pm IST: Half way through the BPXI chase and they have reached 123 for 4. They need 226 more runs from 150 balls

03:35 pm IST: 20 overs have been bowled in the Board President’s XI innings. They are 102 for the loss of three wickets and need 246 more runs to win from 180 balls

03:34 pm IST: WICKET! Not the best of sights for a batsman. Stoinis has bowled Goswami who was looking so good

03:25 pm IST: WICKET! Adam Zampa has broken the stand. Agarwal is caught by David Warner and BPXI lose their second wicket

02:50 pm IST: BPXI are slow in this chase. They have reached 42 for the loss of one wicket after 10 overs in chase of 348

02:40 pm IST: Eight overs gone and Board President’s XI are 34 for the loss of one wicket. Mayank Agarwal and Goswami are in the middle

02:20 pm IST: WICKET! Kane Richardson with the early breakthrough! He has Tripathi caught behind and BPXI lose their first wicket

02:05 pm IST: Rahul Tripathi and Sreevast Goswami are opening the batting for BPXI in the chase of 348 run target

Welcome back to the live coverage of the practice game between BPXI and Australia. The Board President’s XI are chasing 348 runs for a win

01:15 pm IST: Matthew Wade with an unbeaten 45 as Australia ride on late flourish to reach 347 for 7 in 50 overs. This is a brilliant finish from Australia as they never let the scoring rate dip.

01:02 pm IST: Stoinis goes 4, 4, 6 on the final three balls of the 47th over and Australia take 16 runs. They are 314 for 5 with 3 overs remaining. Stoinis on 76*

12:57 pm IST: Stoinis is leading the charge in the final overs for Australia. 19 runs coming of the 46th over and Australia are 298 for the loss of five wickets

12:44 pm IST: Looks like Australia will get a big score here. They have reached 271 for 3 after 43 overs. So seven overs remain with 5 wickets in hand

12:35 pm IST: WICKET! Travis Head is gone. He hit a big six on the previous delivery but is caught at long-on on the next ball trying to hit the big one again.

12:25 pm IST: FIFTY! Third half-century in this innings from an Australian. Travis Head, who was off to a slow start, reaches there is quick time. He has done well to hold on to one end

12:15 pm IST: Travis Head and Marcus Stoinis have done a brilliant job after the three quick wickets. Australia are past 200 in Chennai

11:57 am IST: 30 overs bowled in the Australian innings and they have reached 164 for the loss of four wickets. The bowlers have done a decent job to stop the flow of runs

11:51 am IST: WICKET! Maxwell falls and the crowd has gone silent. Washington Sundar picks up his second wicket as Maxwell offers his a return catch. Accepted

11:45 am IST: Maxwell taking charge of proceedings in Chennai. Australia reach 152 for 3 at the end of the 27th over. Head and Maxwell out in the middle

11:35 am IST: WICKET! Steve Smith falls just after his half-century! His RPS teammate Washington Sundar gets him for 55. Maxwell in

11:30 am IST: FIFTY! Steve Smith reaches is half-century with the help of four fours and a six. Another top innings from the Australian captain

11:24 am IST: 20 overs gone in Chennai and Australia are 119 for the loss of two wickets. Back below six runs per over. Washington Sundar is bowling to Steve Smith, his captain at RPS in IPL

11:11 am IST: WICKET! Warner is gone for 64. KD Patel gives India a much needed breakthrough and that too of the dangerous Warner. Caught behind. 106-run stand between Smith and Warner broken

11:04 am IST: FIFTY! David Warner continues his rich vein of form. He gets of his half-century in just 43 balls and with the help of 8 boundaries

10:55 am IST: This is why Warner and Smith are so dangerous. Effortlessly, they have taken their team score past 80. Quick runs for Australia

10:42 am IST: Bowlers continue to bowl bad line and Australia are punishing them. After 10 overs, they are 56 for the loss of one wicket

10:34 am IST: Australia not affected by that early wicket! Smith and Warner are scoring runs at will and with some boundaries. Australia are 44 for 1 after eight overs

10:27 am IST: Warner punishing the bowlers for their wrong line. Sandeep drift down the leg side and Warner get a four through the square-leg region

10:21 am IST: After five overs, Australia are 26 for the loss of one wicket. BPXI bowlers need to get rid of Warner and Smith quickly otherwise both can be a big problem

10:13 am IST: Two beautiful drives from Warner and he gets two fours in the third over. Australia move on to 16 for the loss of one wicket after three overs

10:10 am IST: Two overs gone and Australia are yet to score off the bat. Both runs have been extras — wides by Avensh Khan. Australia 2/1 after two overs

10:05 am IST: WICKET! Avensh Khan with the first wicket. Hilton Cartwright is caught by Gurkeerat Mann on the second ball of the second over.

10:03 am IST: Sandeep Sharma begins with a maiden over to David Warner. Avensh Khan will bowl from the other end

10:00 am IST: All set for play. David Warner and Hilton Cartwright open the batting for Australia. Here are the two squads

09:54 am IST: Aaron Finch has not been included in the squad due to his calf injury which Hilton Cartwright has been included despite his illness

09:45 am IST: David Warner, who recently scored back to back hundreds in Tests against Bangladesh, will like to take forward that form in ODIs as well. Australia can have a good practice here

09:30 am IST: Australia have won the toss in Chennai and they have decided to bat against Board President’s XI. It is an unofficial game so both teams can play more than 11 players

09:15 am IST: Sunny day in Chennai. It will be hot and humid as usual which could be a problem for Australia. Could be a flat track with runs in it

09:00 am IST: A young and inexperienced Indian Board President’s XI squad takes on Australia in a tour game before the one-day international series begins between India and Australia. This match will be played in Chennai, the same venue for first ODI, and Australia can do well to get a feel of the pitch and conditions.

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