Thatscricket- Cricket News - England colts force a draw against SZ

Published: Wednesday, January 17, 2001, 23:53 [IST]
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Earlier, capped by an unbeaten 101 by skipper Arjun Yadav, South Zone under-19, resuming at the overnight score of 43 for one, declared their second innings closed, scoring 210 for the loss of four wickets, 36 minutes after lunch on the final day.Opener T Suman (53, 64 minutes, 47 balls, eight fours), A S K Varma (9), S D Chougule (4) fell, after which Arjun in his 187-minute stay at the wicket hit a six and nine fours, after enjoying two lives.With Vijaysai Suri (27 not out), Arjun Yadav added 95 runs in an unbroken stand for the fifth wicket in 29.1 overs before closing the innings. For England under 19 team, left arm spinner, Monty Panesar emerged the most successful bowler bagging three wickets for 40 runs off 15 overs.Faced with a stiff target, the England under-19 team decided to get some batting practice before the second Test match, which begins here on January 20.After losing the wickets of Opener Nicky Peng (13) and Kadeer Ali(2), left handed opener John Saddler dug in to score 32 runs. Gordon Muchall remained unbeaten with the top score of 48 (five fours). UNI

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