Brisbane: India A Lose Series After Washout On Day 4


Brisbane: The fourth and last day's play between India An and Australia A was canceled without a ball being knocked down some pins because of constant downpour and a wet outfield as the second informal Test finished in a draw with the home side securing the two-match arrangement 1-0 in Brisbane.

The drawn result implies Australia A take the distinctions in the two-match arrangement, having earned a three-wicket win a week ago at the same venue.India A had finished the third day at 158 for 4, still 108 behind Australia A's first-innings score of 435. The guests had scored 169 hard and fast in their first innings on the principal day.

The Australians were very much set to make it two-nil heading into the fourth and last day today, requiring six wickets to win the match, while India A still required another 109 rushes to make the hosts bat once more.

Quick bowler Hardik Pandya made 79 on the very beginning to prop up the visitors in their disillusioning aggregate of 169, while the amazing Shardul Thakur guaranteed 5/101 in Australia A's first innings.

Akhil Herwadkar spared his best thump of the arrangement for the keep going, completing unbeaten on 82 in India's second innings of 158 for 4.

All-rounder Hilton Cartwright was pronounced player of the match for his great 117 in Australia's aggregate of 435, while Nic Maddinson (81), Beau Webster (79) and Sam Whiteman (51) all made amazing commitments for the home side.

On the knocking down some pins front, Kane Richardson (4/37) and Jon Holland (3/59) were the top entertainers for Australia A.