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South Africa A 294/7 against India A on rain-marred Day 3

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

A Pacer grabbed two wickets to reduce A to 294 for 7 at stumps on a rain-marred day 3 as the second unofficial Test headed towards a draw here today.

A are now trailing A by 51 runs as only 32.4 overs were bowled today with rains with rains playing spoilsport in the morning and post-tea sessions.

Play was possible in the middle session where A dominated the proceedings as they bagged four wickets, out of which Rajpoot claimed two.

A resumed the third and penultimate day at 219/3, 126 runs behind India A's total of 345, with and Rudi Second on 18 and 35 respectively.

First Rajpoot removed Dussen for 22 and then claimed the wicket of Second for 47, leaving the visitors at 236 for 5.

Rajpoot had Dussen caught by Srikar Bharat and induced Second to offer a catch to Prithvi Shaw.

The other two wickets were claimed by and Mohammad Siraj, dismissing Dwaine Pretorious (10) and (22) respectively.

At the draw of stumps, Senuran Muthusamy was batting on 23 after facing 63 deliveries.

Yesterday, Yuzuvendra Chahal had claimed two wickets while Siraj had got one.

India had scored 345 all out in their first innings with Hanuma Vihari hitting a century (148 off 295 balls) while Ankit Bawne had contributed 80 from 146 deliveries.

Pacer Duanne Olivier had taken a 6/63 for South Africa A.

Brief Scores:

India A first innings: 345 all out in 101 Overs (Hanuma Vihari 148; Duanne Olivier 6/63).

South Africa A first innings: 294 for 7 in 92.3 Overs (93, Sarel Erwee 58; 2/42; Yuzuvendra Chahal 2/84).

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First Published: Sun, August 12 2018. 19:10 IST