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As it happened, India A vs South Africa A: 2nd Unofficial Test, Day 1


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Aug 24, 2013 at 09:52pm IST

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End of over 81.3: The seventh-wicket pair Simon Harmer and Wayne Parnell added 134 runs as South Africa reached 231 for 6 at stumps on day one after being reduced to 97 for 6 at one stage. Harmer was unbeaten on 68 while Parnell was batting on 64. For India A, Ishwar Pandey and Parvez Rasool picked up two wickets each.

As it happened, India A vs South Africa A: 2nd Unofficial Test, Day 1

Wayne Parnell (64*) and Simon Harmer (68*) put up an unbroken century stand and took South Africa A to 231 for 6 at stumps on day one.

End of over No. 73: In a rearguard action Simon Harmer and Wayne Parnell provided stiff resistance as the Indian bowlers failed to break the seventh wicket stand. Harmer got to his fifty with a single to deep square leg. South Africa A 192 for 6.

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End of over No. 66: Something to cheer for the South Africa A side. Wayne Parnell and Simon Harmer have looked solid against an in-form India A bowling. The partnership has accounted for 71 runs and the host team would like these two batsmen to continue the good work. South Africa A 168/6

End of over No. 37: South Africa A batting woes continue. Both Bavuma and Tsolekile were dismissed in the 34th by Parvez Rasool. South Africa A 105/6

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End of over No. 25: South Africa are four down. Shahbaaz Nadeem picked up his first wicket as he got Justin Ontong caught by Murali Vijay for 28. With Bavuma and Tsolekile out there, South Africa A would be hoping to show some sort of a comeback. South Africa A 72/4

End of over No. 18: Ontong and Bavuma are playing cautiously at the moment and have helped South Africa reach fifty-run mark in the ninteenth over. South Africa A 50 for 3.

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End of over No. 19: Justin Ontong and Temba Bavuma are in the middle for South Africa. They duo are trying stabilize South African innings. South Africa A 50 for 3.

End of over No. 7: Another one bites the dust. Great stuff by India here. Pandey picks up his second wicket as he sends Rossouw packing, who gives away catch to Pujara at mid off. South Africa A 17 for 3.

End of over No. 5: Ishwar Pandey gives India A second breakthrough as he sends back Hendricks, who edges it straight to wicketkeeper Saha for 2. South Africa A 7 for 2.

End of over No. 4: Siddarth Kaul picks up the first South African wicket in the third over. He sends back Elgar for 0. He gave straight forward catch to Nadeem at midwicket. South Africa A 2 for 1.

Toss: South Africa A have won the toss against India A and elected to bat first at the Tuks Cricket Oval. Entry is free for the fans.

13.30: India A vs South A match start has been delayed due to the wet infield.

Buoyed by an innings-and-13-run win over South Africa A in the first unofficial Test in Rustenburg, India A will now be aiming to wrap up the series.

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