India A 369 for 9 at stumps:
So that is the end of day one. India A have done well to recover and cross 350. That was made possible due to the century stand between Manoj Tiwary (93) and Irfan Pathan (46) after the home team lost three big wickets in the afternoon - the biggest being Yuvraj Singh for 59. For England, Tim Bresnan and Graeme Swann took three wickets each. The big concern for the visitors will be the fitness of Steven Finn who went to hospital for scans on his thigh. Finn bowled three overs in his first spell after India A chose to bat but had to leave the field after bowling one over in his second. He did not return.
India A 347 for 9 after 86 overs:
Manoj Tiwary's innings is over on 93. Tim Bresnan is the wicket-taker late in the day with a yorker that does for the Bengal batsman. Next ball, Bresnan bowls Ashok Dinda. England making a bid to bowl India A out for under 350.
Mukund and Yuvraj were the other half-centurions on day one in Mumbai; for England, Swann and Bresnan took three wickets each.
India A 337 for 7 after 83 overs:
Manoj Tiwary has entered the nineties. He's made a fighting effort of this big opportunity for selection in India's Test squad for the first game against England in Ahmedabad starting November 15.
India A 321 for 7 after 80 overs:
Irfan Pathan has been removed for 46 by Graeme Swann to snap a century stand that was responsible for India crossing 300. Manoj Tiwary is batting on 89.
India A 286 for 6 after 71 overs:
Manoj Tiwary has marched past his half-century, extending his seventh-wicket stand with Irfan Pathan (35*) to 96. Tiwary has looked the most confident and fluent of the India A batsman.
India A 254 for 6 after 65 overs:
Manoj Tiwary has reached 40, Irfan Pathan is on 29. The latter has hit two sixes and three fours in his 53-ball effort.
India A 238 for 6 after 62 overs:
The scoring has slowed but importantly for India A this pair is occupying the crease. They have added 48 runs between them so far.
India A 233 for 6 after 59 overs:
Steady start from Manoj Tiwary and Irfan Pathan as the final session begins.
India A 224 for 6 at tea:
Manoj Tiwary and Irfan Pathan have seen off the remainder of the second session without further loss.
India A 217 for 6 after 53 overs:
India A have crossed 200 without further loss. Irfan Pathan has come out and hit a few shots and Manoj Tiwary is ticking along.
India A 198 for 6 after 48 overs:
James Anderson comes back for a new spell and doesn't waste timing in getting a wicket. The sixth Indian batsman to fall is Wriddhiman Saha, not offering a shot to a delivery that pitches and straightens. Bad call from Saha.
India A 172 for 5 after 44 overs: Like Abhinav Mukund, Yuvraj Singh too departed after getting a start. The left-hander made 59 before being stumped off Graeme Swann, the offspinner's second wicket of the innings. In his 80-ball knock Yuvraj hit seven fours and four sixes.
India A 149 for 4 after 38 overs: Another wicket goes down. Captain Suresh Raina bites the dust as Ian Bell takes a nice catch off Samit Patel to end a 27-run stand. Manoj Tiwary has joined Yuvraj Singh at the crease.
India A 136 for 3 after 35 overs It's been a slow afternoon session for the batting team so far. Yuvraj, who played some blistering shots before lunch, is showing a lot of caution now. Suresh Raina too is showing discretion. Only 23 runs have come off ten overs since the break. Yuvraj (34) and Raina (16) take their partnership to 23.
Lunch: India A 113 for 3
Graeme Swann has struck on the stroke of lunch. Abhinav Mukund falls for a well-compiled 73 as he flicks the ball off middle stump and Ian Bell takes a reflex catch at short leg. Yuvraj Singh though has started to find his range of shots. He's on 27. The players have headed inside for lunch. There were 25 overs of play in the session.
22nd over: India A 95 for 2
Abhinav Mukund is going strong on 69 from 73 balls, with 15 fours. Yuvraj Singh has opened up after the first-ball reprieve and is batting on 13 from 22.
18th over: India A 81 for 2
Abhinav Mukund has crossed the fifty-mark. Tim Bresnan suffers in the over which had four fours in it. Top stuff from Mukund. There's more bad news for the tourists. Steven Finn has left the field with a thigh strain and won't play any further role on day one in Mumbai.
16th over: India A 57 for 2
Tim Bresnan has struck for England. Ajinkya Rahane departs for 4, caught by Kevin Pietersen at gully. But Yuvraj Singh gets a life first ball as Samit Patel spills a chance at square leg. Yuvraj flicked the ball off his pads but Patel put down the catch. Will that drop hurt England? Time will tell.
14th over: India A 53 for 1
India A have raised their fifty. Abhinav Mukund is the dominant partner in this stand with 41 off 47 balls. Ajinkya Rahane is on 4 off 18 balls.
8th over: India A 25 for 1
Here first wicket goes down for India A. Murali Vijay after scoring 7 off 19 balls returns to the pavilion after being run out. Ajinkya Rahane has joined Abhinav Mukund at the crease.
M Vijay run out 7 (19b)
Hello and welcome to the warm-up tie between India A and England XI in Mumbai. India A captain Suresh Raina has won the toss and decided to bat first. Kevin Pietersen, who has recently been reintegrated into the Three Lions team, is part of the visitors' squad.