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IND-A Draw SA-A: Hanuma Vihari shines with back to back half-centuries as second unofficial Test ends in a draw

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IND-A vs SA-A Day 4 Live: Hanuma Vihari made the best use of his chances after failing big time in the opening game. He smashed unbeaten 72 runs after a half-century in the first innings. The development is likely to keep him in the fray for the India tour of South Africa is which is currently under the scanner of the new COVID variant Omicron. Follow InsideSport.IN for more IND-A vs SA-A latest updates. 

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Vihari looked solid during his innings of 72 off 116 balls which comprised 12 boundaries. The innings was filled with grit and confidence. The latest development further puts pressure on injured Ajinkya Rahane who was ruled out of the Mumbai Test. Even Cheteshwar Pujara got out for a duck, raising Vihari above these two stalwarts.

Vihari was named the Player of the Match following notable batting displays throughout the game. The Andra Pradesh batsman was surprisingly axed from New Zealand Tests despite his heroics in Sydney during the India Tour of Australia earlier this year.

Meanwhile, Abhimanyu Easwaran continued his good form after making a century in the last Test.

The third and final four-day clash between SA A and India A will take place at the same venue from Monday.

IND-A Draw SA-A: Hanuma Vihari shines with back to back half-centuries as second unofficial Test ends in a draw

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Bad light halted India A’s march towards a possible victory as their second unofficial Test against South Africa A ended in a draw on the fourth and final day of the match here on Friday. In pursuit of a 234-run target, India were going along nicely at 155 for three in their second innings when bad light forced early stumps.

India had more than 20 overs at their disposal and needed to score 79 runs but the weather conditions did not improve.

Hanuma Vihari ended unbeaten on 72 from 116 balls with 12 fours, while Prithvi Shaw scored 18 and Abhimanyu Easwaran contributed 55.

Priyank Panchal could not open his account.

It was when Easwaran was castled by Glenton Stuurman when play was stopped.
Earlier, the hosts resumed at 116 for five and were bowled out for 212.

Overnight batter Tony de Zorzi (24) and George Linde (1) did not last long but Marco Jansen and Stuurman (26) helped South Africa put up a decent total.

It was their cameos in the end that proved crucial to the final outcome of the match.
The final Test of the three-match series will begin on December 6 at the same venue.

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IND-A Draw SA-A: Hanuma Vihari shines with back to back half-centuries as second unofficial Test ends in a draw

India A 2nd Innings 155/3 (41.3 ov)
Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Prithvi Shaw b GA Stuurman 18 14 3 0 128.57
Priyank Panchal (C) c S Qeshile b GA Stuurman 0 8 0 0 0.00
Abhimanyu Easwaran b GA Stuurman 55 117 7 0 47.01
Hanuma Vihari Not out 72 116 12 0 62.07
Extra 10 (b 0, w 1, nb 6, lb 3)
Total 155/3 (41.3)
Yet To Bat Ishan KishanSN KhanBaba AparajithNA SainiSaurabh KumarIC PorelArzan Nagwaswalla
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Glenton Stuurman 9.3 2 51 3 5.37
Marco Jansen 11 4 24 0 2.18
Lutho Sipamla 7 2 22 0 3.14
Beuran Hendricks 9 1 33 0 3.67
George Linde 5 0 22 0 4.40
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
Priyank Panchal 1-11 2.1
PP Shaw 2-22 6.2
AR Easwaran 3-155 41.3
Match Details

 

SA A 2nd innings 212/10

Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Sarel Erwee c IC Porel b Saurabh Kumar 41 54 6 0 75.93
Pieter Malan (C) runout (Ishan Kishan / Baba Aparajith) 31 65 5 0 47.69
Raynard van Tonder lbw b IC Porel 33 38 5 0 86.84
Zubayr Hamza c Saurabh Kumar b Baba Aparajith 0 11 0 0 0.00
Tony de Zorzi c GH Vihari b Arzan Nagwaswalla 24 52 4 0 46.15
Sinethemba Qeshile (WK) c AR Easwaran b IC Porel 0 3 0 0 0.00
George Linde c AR Easwaran b NA Saini 1 16 0 0 6.25
Marco Jansen c Ishan Kishan b IC Porel 28 46 6 0 60.87
Glenton Stuurman Not out 26 45 3 0 57.78
Lutho Sipamla c Ishan Kishan b NA Saini 8 10 2 0 80.00
Beuran Hendricks c Ishan Kishan b Arzan Nagwaswalla 10 15 0 0 66.67
Extra 10 (b 2, w 2, nb 2, lb 4)
Total 212/10 (58.5)
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Navdeep Saini 21 3 74 2 3.52
Arzan Nagwaswalla 12.5 2 45 2 3.51
Ishan Porel 14 7 33 3 2.36
Saurabh Kumar 7 0 42 1 6.00
Baba Aparajith 4 1 12 1 3.00
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
SJ Erwee 1-69 16.5
PJ Malan 2-98 24.2
Zubayr Hamza 3-100 26.4
R van Tonder 4-111 28.6
S Qeshile 5-115 30.3
GF Linde 6-123 35.4
T de Zorzi 7-147 44.2
M Jansen 8-173 50.2
L Sipamla 9-188 53.6
BE Hendricks 10-212 58.5

South Africa A set a target of 234 runs 

South Africa A: 297 & 212; S. Erwee 41 (54), R. van Tonder 33 (38); I. Porel 3-21, A Nagwaswalla 2-45

India A: 276 / 10 after 74.5 overs; S. Khan 71 (94), H. Vihari 54 (164); G. Stuurman 4 – 48, M. Jansen 3 – 44

IND-A vs SA-A Day 3: After securing a 21-run lead in the first innings, South Africa A were off to a solid start as Sarel Erwee and captain Pieter Malan put on a 69-run stand before Saurabh Kumar dismissed the former for 41.

India A Dismissed for 276 in 1st Innings:

At the start of the day’s play, the game was finely poised with India A on 198 / 5, with Hanuma Vihari (54) and Sarfaraz Khan (71) in good nick at the crease, before their 60-run stand was broken early on by Marco Jansen (3 – 44), while Stuurman grabbed two wickets to further delay India A’s progress in chasing down South Africa’s first innings score of 297.

Through a combination of a run out by George Linde and Raynard van Tonder, and a wicket from Linde’s (1–58) slow-left armers, India was eventually dismissed for 276 (21 runs behind) with Khan left stranded on a well-played 71 not out off 94 balls (8 fours, 2 sixes), as Stuurman ended with figures of 4 – 48.

With a narrow lead on the scoreboard, SA A began their second innings on a positive note, with openers Sarel Erwee (41) and Pieter Malan (31) adding 69 runs for the first wicket and despite losing Erwee in the 17th over, van Tonder (33) picked up the mantle alongside Malan before the latter was run out to leave the South Africans on 98 / 2.

Sensing an opportunity to strike, India A, through Ishan Porel (2–17) and Baba Aparajith (1 – 1) picked up three wickets at the expense of just 17 runs as the SA A side reached stumps on 116 / 5 with a solid 137-run lead ahead of an enthralling final day’s play.

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India A 1st Innings: 276/10 (74.5 Overs)

Earlier, for India, a 78-run stand between Ishan Kishan and Hanuma Vihari helped avoid a collapse while some sensible shots from Sarfraz Khan at the end have kept things in control. Kishan missed his half century by one run while Sarfraz went on to score 60-odd runs.

Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Prithvi Shaw c S Qeshile b L Sipamla 42 54 6 0 77.78
Priyank Panchal (C) c SJ Erwee b GA Stuurman 24 32 4 0 75.00
Abhimanyu Easwaran lbw b GA Stuurman 0 1 0 0 0.00
Hanuma Vihari c S Qeshile b M Jansen 51 164 8 0 31.10
Baba Aparajith c S Qeshile b M Jansen 0 7 0 0 0.00
Ishan Kishan (WK) c PJ Malan b M Jansen 49 70 9 0 70.00
Sarfaraz Khan c T de Zorzi b GF Linde 63 93 8 1 67.74
Saurabh Kumar c SJ Erwee b GA Stuurman 23 21 5 0 109.52
Navdeep Saini b GA Stuurman 1 4 0 0 25.00
Arzan Nagwaswalla runout (GF Linde) 0 3 0 0 0.00
Ishan Porel Not out 11 10 1 1 110.00
Extra 12 (b 1, w 0, nb 9, lb 2)
Total 276/10 (74.5)
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Beuran Hendricks 11 3 44 0 4.00
Glenton Stuurman 14 2 48 4 3.43
Lutho Sipamla 17.2 1 78 1 4.50
Marco Jansen 15 5 44 3 2.93
George Linde 17.4 4 59 1 3.34
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
Priyank Panchal 1-57 11.5
AR Easwaran 2-57 11.6
PP Shaw 3-69 14.4
Baba Aparajith 4-76 17.4
Ishan Kishan 5-154 40.4
GH Vihari 6-214 63.5
Saurabh Kumar 7-255 69.6
NA Saini 8-263 71.3
Arzan Nagwaswalla 9-263 72.6
SN Khan 10-276 74.5

 

South Africa A 1st Innings 297/10 (105.5 ov)
Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Sarel Erwee c AR Easwaran b IC Porel 38 92 7 0 41.30
Pieter Malan (C) lbw b Arzan Nagwaswalla 0 1 0 0 0.00
Raynard van Tonder c Priyank Panchal b IC Porel 34 87 3 0 39.08
Zubayr Hamza b Saurabh Kumar 31 80 6 0 38.75
Tony de Zorzi c Ishan Kishan b NA Saini 2 25 0 0 8.00
Sinethemba Qeshile (WK) c Ishan Kishan b Baba Aparajith 32 102 5 0 31.37
George Linde c AR Easwaran b NA Saini 44 63 3 1 69.84
Marco Jansen Not out 70 123 8 1 56.91
Lutho Sipamla c (sub D Padikkal) b IC Porel 3 14 0 0 21.43
Beuran Hendricks b NA Saini 2 8 0 0 25.00
Glenton Stuurman runout (IC Porel) 27 47 3 0 57.45
Extra 14 (b 2, w 1, nb 7, lb 4)
Total 297/10 (105.5)
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Navdeep Saini 22 6 67 3 3.05
Arzan Nagwaswalla 16.3 2 60 1 3.64
Ishan Porel 20.2 3 49 3 2.41
Saurabh Kumar 35 10 75 1 2.14
Baba Aparajith 10 1 34 1 3.40
Abhimanyu Easwaran 1 0 1 0 1.00
Sarfaraz Khan 1 0 5 0 5.00
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
PJ Malan 1-4 1.1
R van Tonder 2-76 28.4
SJ Erwee 3-81 30.3
T de Zorzi 4-92 36.5
Zubayr Hamza 5-126 55.4
S Qeshile 6-170 68.5
GF Linde 7-223 82.4
L Sipamla 8-240 87.6
BE Hendricks 9-249 92.1
GA Stuurman 10-297 105.5

 

India A Playing XI: Prithvi Shaw, Priyank Panchal(c), Abhimanyu Easwaran, Hanuma Vihari, Baba Aparajith, Ishan Kishan(w), Sarfaraz Khan, Saurabh Kumar, Navdeep Saini, Arzan Nagwaswalla, Ishan Porel

South Africa A Playing XI: Sarel Erwee, Pieter Malan(c), Raynard van Tonder, Zubayr Hamza, Tony de Zorzi, Sinethemba Qeshile(w), George Linde, Marco Jansen, Lutho Sipamla, Beuran Hendricks, Glenton Stuurman

You can watch the match here live:

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India A vs South Africa A, 2nd Unofficial Test

India A tour of South Africa, 2021

Date – 30 Nov – 03 Dec 2021

Time: 01:30 PM IST

Venue: Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein


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