AUS A vs IND, 2nd Practice match: Hanuma Vihari slams his maiden first-class hundred, India goes past 450-run lead

AUS A vs IND, 2nd Practice match: Hanuma Vihari slams his maiden first-class hundred, becomes the first centurion of the three-day Pink-ball game. Team India stitched their lead past the 450-run mark against Australia A

By Mohit Sindhu, Updated : Dec 12, 2020 18:37 IST
AUS A vs IND, 2nd Practice match: Hanuma Vihari slams his maiden first-class hundred, India goes past 450-run lead
AUS A vs IND, 2nd Practice match: Vihari hits ton

AUS A vs IND, 2nd Practice match: The second practice match being played between Australia A and India at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). Hanuma Vihari was the first pink-ball centurion together with Rishabh Pant, who amassed 22 runs in the final over of Day 2 to bring up his seventh first-class hundred as India stretched its lead to 472 runs against Australia A in Sydney. Hanuma Vihari is unbeaten on 104 along with Rishabh Pant, who is on 103* at the Stumps on Day 2.

India is 386/4 and has a commanding lead of 472 runs over Australia A. Hanuma Vihari and Rishabh Pant are on the crease for Team India.  For Australia A, Mark Steketee was the pick of the bowlers with two for 54.

Earlier, Indian threatening pacer Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami bundled out Australia A for a paltry 108 on day one of a three-dayer practice match at SCG. After decided to bat first, Ajinkya Rahane led Team India was staggering at 110 for seven but Jaspreet Bumrah’s maiden first-class fifty took India to a competitive total of 194.