SA A vs IND A: SA A batters discovered it arduous to take care of India A pacers on Day 1.© Instagram
India A pacers grabbed 5 wickets as South Africa A reached 233 for seven on the opening day of the second unofficial Test on Tuesday. Speedsters Navdeep Saini (2/54), who has misplaced his place within the Indian crew, Ishan Porel (2/26) and left-armer Arzan Nagwaswalla (1/44) shared 5 wickets amongst them, whereas spinners Saurabh Kumar (1/64) and Baba Aparajith (1/34) accounted for one batter every. George Linde (44) was the highest scorer for his facet on day one. Nagwaswalla removed rival skipper Peter Malan (0) in his very first over earlier than openers Sarel Erwee (38) and Raynard van Tonder (34) stitched a 72-run partnership.
Opting to bat, South African A batters Zubayr Hamza (31) and Sinethemba Qeshile (32) and Linde (44) had good begins however they could not go the gap as Indian bowlers saved hanging at common intervals.
Linde’s knock included three fours and one most. He had a 53 run-partnership with Marco Jansen (38 not out) earlier than Saini dismissed him within the 83rd over.
Abhimanyu Easwaran and Sarfaraz Naushad Khan bowled one over every and went wickekless.
South Africa A: 233 for 7 in 85 overs (George Linde 44, Sarel Erwee 38; Ishan Porel 2/26.
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