Rishabh Pant and Hanuma Vihari put themselves fully victorious for the first Test of next week as they fully dominated Australia A in the pink ball warm-up match here on Saturday.Indian vs Australia highlights a warm-up match, Day 2)
19 runs were needed to reach his century when Jack Wildermath started the final over of the second evening, Pant hitting him 4, 4, 6, 4, 4 only to remain unbeaten on 4 balls, only He made nine fours and six sixes, scoring 103 off 73 balls.
At the other end, Vihari played a brilliant innings of 104 runs off 194 balls. Young Shubman Gill, who claimed for selection, scored 65 runs in 78 balls and was dismissed on 10 sweet-deadlines.
In the final season of the game, Pant’s aggressive stance paid dividends as he smacked Australia A bowlers in all corners of the Sydney Cricket Ground, with South Africa ahead of Test specialist Wriddhiman Saha for the job of wicketkeeper in Adelaide. Made a strong case.
Citing an example of his power-hitting, Pant landed one of Cow’s corners for a six, leaving Nick Madinson to search for the ball between the rows of chairs at the SCG.
At the end of the game, India were piled on 386 for four at 386 for a total of 472 runs, which piled the home team to 108 in their first innings on Friday.
In their first innings, India were all out for 194, which was short enough for fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah’s first first class fifty, but the spectators came back strong with both bat and ball.
Although Gill may have booked himself as one of the opening slots with his dazzling stroke, Hanuma’s effort could force the Indian team to play the role of an extra batsman in the series opener.
Descended to bat again at the start of the day’s play, India lost Prithvi Shaw in the second over, as the young right-hander threw the ball to the cover point without a great foot movement. It was a bit dismissive.
If Shaw missed a chance to score big in a good batting position, his contemporary Gill caught it with both hands on his way to a half-century off 49 balls.
During his stay in between, Gill played some elegant drives and looked confident while going backfoot, which is of paramount importance to him.
However, 21-year-old leg-spinner Michael Swapson was unfortunate out.
Svepson threw the ball fast and Gill shaped it to flick, missed, prompting the bowler to appeal for an LBW as the ball headed to the first slip where a diving scene Abbott held it. Was.
TV replays were inconclusive and the absence of DRS and Snickometer in the practice game, frustrated Gill had no choice but to walk into the dressing room as the umpire’s decision could not be challenged.
This was followed by a 104-run partnership for the second wicket between Gill and Aggarwal, which Vihari added in another half-century innings. Subsequently, the pair of Vihari and captain Ajinkya Rahane were involved in a 78-run partnership for the fourth. As Australian bowlers the wicket was tough for the wicket.
Pan’s rain came to a halt after Pant’s Rahane wicket fell. But he played straight shots to further upset the Australian bowlers.
Even when Vihari showed great restraint and patience in collecting his runs, Pant cleaned up the fans and smashed a boundary in just 43 balls to complete his half-century effortlessly.
Pant remained in the same vein until the end of the day’s play and progressed to his century with a big hit. While Vihari hit a total of 13 fours.
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