Unofficial Test: India A have fun a wicket in opposition to South Africa A.© Twitter
The India A bowlers had a tricky time on the sphere as Pieter Malan and Tony de Zorzi scored centuries to take South Africa A to 343 for 3 at stumps on day one of many opening unofficial Test right here on Tuesday. After opting to bowl, the Priyank Panchal-led facet bought two early wickets earlier than Malan (157 batting off 258 balls) and Zorzi (117 off 186) shared a 217-run stand for the third wicket to place South Africa A in a robust place within the four-day sport.
Pacer Navdeep Saini, who has misplaced his place within the Indian crew, took a wicket and so did left-arm speedster Arzan Nagwaswalla and Umran Malik, who was picked within the A squad after impressing together with his additional tempo within the IPL.
All the three spinners — Rahul Chahar, Okay Gowtham and Baba Aparajith — failed to choose up a wicket. Chahar, who was a part of the latest dwelling T20 sequence in opposition to New Zealand, conceded 75 runs in 19 overs.
The three-match sequence is being scheduled forward of the senior crew’s tour of South Africa starting subsequent month. Opener Prithvi Shaw and Hanuma Vihari, who was controversially not picked for the 2 dwelling Tests in opposition to New Zealand, are additionally a part of the squad.
South Africa A: 343 for 3 in 90 overs (Pieter Malan 157 batting, Tony de Zorzi 117; Arzan Nagwaswalla 1/58).
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