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Nov 03, 2012 at 06:23pm IST

Mum A v Eng XI, Day 1: as it happened

England XI innings, day one

England XI 338 for 6 in 84.1 overs That is stumps on day one. A solid fightback through Eoin Morgan (76), Jonny Bairstow (118) and Samit Patel (59*) after Mumbai A had the England XI at 66 for 4 at lunch. England's team management has a tricky job at hand when it comes to deciding Alastair Cook's opening partner and who will bat at No. 6. Neither Joe Root nor Nick Compton made an impression at the top.

England XI 329 for 6 in 84.1 overs Jonny Bairstow has been dismissed for 118 off 176 balls by Javed Khan, bringing an end to a 107-run stand with Samit Patel. The Yorkshire batsman has made a strong case for selection in the first Test starting November 15. But if Patel can get to another ton, the case may be closed.

Mum A v Eng XI, Day 1: as it happened

Eoin Morgan and Samit Patel also hit half-centuries as the visitors hit back from 66 for 4 against the Mumbai XI on day one.

England XI 323 for 5 in 82 overs Samit Patel has crossed fifty to go with a century against India A. The race for the No. 6 Test spot is a very close one. Patel is scoring his runs at a strike-rate of over 85. Jonny Bairstow is on 114.

England XI 298 for 5 in 77 overs Jonny Bairstow has reached his century. A fine effort from 66 for 4 at lunch. His main rival for the No. 6 spot in England's Test team is at the other end batting on 40 from 53 balls.

England XI 278 for 5 in 74 overs Jonny Bairstow is into the nineties and Samit Patel appears to be taking off from where he stopped in the previous match. He has sped to 31 off 35 balls.

England XI 223 for 5 in 65 overs Eoin Morgan has been dismissed lbw for 76 by Shardul Thakur to end a stand of 156 with Jonny Bairstow (73*).

England XI 208 for 4 in 61 overs Eoin Morgan (71*) and Jonny Bairstow (68*) have taken the score past 200 with a very good partnership. The last wicket Mumbai A took was 36.1 overs ago.

England XI 174 for 4 in 53 overs

And that is Tea on day one in Mumbai. England's fifth-wicket pair has seen off the session without loss, scoring 108 runs. Both batsmen have reached their respective half-centuries. Eoin Morgan on 53, Jonny Bairstow on 51.

England XI 172 for in 50 overs Eoin Morgan has reached his half-century. Jonny Bairstow is batting on 49. This stand has crossed 100.

England XI 166 for 4 in 46 overs Both batsman are just shy of half-centuries.

England XI 142 for 4 in 42 overs Eoin Morgan and Jonny Bairstow marching along confidently. They've put on 76 so far.

England XI 129 for 4 in 39 overs Eoin Morgan and Jonny Bairstow have added 63, the best partnership of the England XI innings. They are scoring at over four runs an over.

England XI 112 for 4 in 36 overs This pair has taken England's scored past 100. The stand is worth 46.

England XI 88 for 4 in 32 overs Eoin Morgan and Jonny Bairstow have resumed the second session and are looking at building some sort of total. The visitors were poor in the morning session against the Mumbai XI bowling. Morgan is on 17, Bairstow on 4.

England 66 for 4 in 25 overs Superb stuff by Suryakumar Yadav. Root pops a simple catch to short-leg. Wicket in the 25th over means an early lunch and it completes a miserable morning session for the visiting team.

England 64 for 3 in 23 overs Another one goes, Ian Bell is caught behind as England lose their third wicket with 64 on the board. Pretty ordinary shot to say the least. Waingankar picks up his second wicket. Morgan comes in to bat.

England 59 for 2 in 20 overs Jonathan Trott is gone for 28, wafting outside off stump at a wide ball from Javed Khan and nicking a catch to the wicketkeeper. Not a shot he will be proud of. In walks Ian Bell.

England XI 52 for 1 in 17 overs The fifty has come up for the tourists. Joe Root and Jonathan Trott are on 24 apiece.

England XI 45 for 1 in 15 overs This pair has started to get a bit fluent. Both are in the twenties. The stand is worth 40.

England XI 26 for 1 in 10 overs Joe Root and Jonathan Trott have been kept quiet by Mumbai A's new-ball pair. A good score from Root could give him a place alongside Alastair Cook at the top of England's XI for the first Test.

England XI 10 for 1 in 6 overs Watchful progress from Joe Root and Jonathon Trott. Kshemal Waingankar has figures of 3-3-0-1. Yet to concede a run.

England XI 4 for 1 in 4.1 overs Kshemal Waingankar has bowled Nick Compton for 1. That's another poor score for the Test aspirant. Joe Root is at the other end.

Mumbai: The England XI, lead by Stuart Broad, have opted to bat in their second three-day warm-up match against a Mumbai A captained by Suryakumar Yadav. Kevin Pietersen, Alastair Cook, Graeme Swann and Matt Prior have all been rested.

The Mumbai A includes India's Test No. 3, Cheteshwar Pujara, and Delhi opener Shikhar Dhawan.

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