Ajinkya Rahane warmed up for India’s Take a look at collection in opposition to New Zealand with am unbeaten century. © scoring.nzc.nz
Ajinkya Rahane, vice-captain within the Indian Take a look at set-up, confirmed indicators of type as he scored a century on the fourth and ultimate day of the second unofficial Take a look at that India ‘A’ performed in opposition to New Zealand ‘A’ on the Bert Sutcliffe Oval. The sport led to a draw. The match noticed all the prime 5 within the Indian batting line-up cross the 50-run mark of their second innings. Whereas Shubman Gill (136), Hanuma Vihari (59) and Cheteshwar Pujara (53) had gone previous the milestone on the third day, it was the flip of Vijay Shankar (66) to hitch the get together on the ultimate day.
Whereas Pujara and Gill couldn’t add a lot to their in a single day scores, India ‘A’ continued to dominate as Rahane and Shankar shared a 120-run stand.
Rahane reached the three-figure mark within the ultimate session earlier than each groups shook fingers to name it a day. The India vice-captain remained unbeaten at 101 with the group’s rating on 467/5 in reply to the New Zealand ‘A’ complete of 386/9 declared.
The primary unofficial Take a look at between the 2 sides had additionally led to a draw on the Hagley Oval in Christchurch, which means the two-match collection ended Zero-Zero.
India and New Zealand will play a two-Take a look at collection beginning February 21 in Wellington.
Transient Scores: New Zealand ‘A’: 386/9 dec (Daryl Mitchell 103*, Glenn Phillips 65; Sandeep Warrier 2/50, Mohammed Siraj 2/75); India ‘A’: 467/5 (Shubman Gill 136, Ajinkya Rahane 101, Vijay Shankar 66)