Rayudu's ton helps India A post 339

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Updated: Thursday, September 27, 2012, 12:07 [IST]
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Rayudu's ton helps India A post 339

Lincoln (New Zealand), Sep 27: Ambati Rayudu's fine century helped India post 339 all out in 86 overs against New Zealand on the second day of the four-day unofficial Test here at Bert Sutcliffe Oval on Thursday.

Day 1 Report

Rayudu, who resumed batting on 9 from the rain-hit first day, batted well in the company of the lower orders. India had started the day at 136/4 in 36.4 overs.

At stumps on day two, New Zealand A were 105/4 in 31.4 overs. R Vinay Kumar and Shami Ahmed had taken two wickets apiece for India. Bad light stopped play early on the second day.

The right-hande Rayudu spent 233 minutes at the crease and faced 180 balls for his knock of 105. He hit 15 fours and one six.

Rayudu and Naman Ojha (41) associated for 105 runs for the sixth wicket which was crucial in taking the team past the 300-run mark. Ashok Menaria (30) also was involved in a 59-run partnership with Rayudu for the fifth wicket.

Brief Scores: India A 339 all out in 86 overs (Ambati Rayudu 105, Unmukt Chand 54, Abhinav Mukund 42, Naman Ojha 41, Ashok Menaria 30, Mandeep Singh 20, Neil Wagner 3/58, Andy McKay 3/71) Vs New Zealand A 105/4 in 31.4 overs (Tom Latham 54 not out, R Vinay Kumar 2/42, Shami Ahmed 2/29)


Story first published:  Thursday, September 27, 2012, 11:30 [IST]
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