AUS A vs IND 2nd Warm-up Match Result: Match drawn
Brief score: IND -194 & 386/4 d
AUSA - 108 & 307/4
Australian middle-order batsman Ben McDermott and all-rounder Jack Wildermuth slammed centuries against India in the second warm-up match in Sydney but couldn't bag the match for Australia. Both the captain agreed to settle the match for a draw. Meanwhile, the Aussies fight hard till the end and played some eye-catching shots in their unbeaten 165-run stand for the fifth wicket. Ben McDermott and Wildermuth remain unbeaten on 107, 111 respectively, the match resultant in a draw at SCG.
However, the Australian team certainly boosts some confidence ahead of the much-awaited series against Virat Kohli-led Team India (IND vs AUS), kick-starting on Dec 17. McDermott and Wildermuth flourish against India with their respective centuries.
Drawn match at the SCG. Centuries to Ben McDermott and Jack Wildermuth saved the game for Australia A #AUSAvIND— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) December 13, 2020
Earlier, India declared their overnight score and set a mammoth target of 473 for Australia A. Hanuma Vihari and Rishabh Pant hits centuries and remained unbeaten on 104 and 103 respectively at stumps on day two. Indian Pace-quartets Bumrah, Shami, Saini, and Siraj showed their intent with the 'Pink-ball' in the last and final practice match which resulted in a draw.