Saha hits 54 to rescue India A in drawn match


Sydney

Wriddhiman Saha got valuable batting practice ahead of the first Test against Australia but his famed colleagues failed to bat long as India A’s warm-up game against Australia A ended in a draw here today. Medium-pacer Mark Steketee took 5/37 to put India in trouble at 127/6 and 143/9, but Saha top-scored with 54 to save the visitors from embarrassment.

Brief Scores: India A 247/9d (Rahane 117*) & 189/9d (Saha 54*); Aus A: 306/9d (Green 125) &52/1

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