On one hand, the first match of the 5-match Test series between India and England is being played at the Hyderabad ground, while on the other hand, the second four unofficial match between India A and England Lions is being played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. . In this match, India A team member Sarfaraz Khan scored a century in just 89 balls. When Virat Kohli took a break in the first two matches of the Test series against England, everyone expected that Sarfaraz would be included in the team, but it was decided to include Rajat Patidar as his replacement.
Played a stormy innings against England Lions
In this second match, the bowlers of India A team had bundled out the first innings of England Lions team on the score of just 152 runs. After this, while Devdutt Padikal played a personal inning of 105 runs in the opening, Sarfaraz Khan scored a century on the second day of the match, due to which the team has now achieved a lead of more than 200 runs on the basis of first innings. When Sarfaraz came to bat in this match, the score of India A team was 174 runs at the loss of 2 wickets. From here, Sarfaraz started scoring runs at a fast pace while handling the innings from one end. If we look at Sarfaraz Khan’s record in first-class cricket, he has so far scored 3751 runs in 44 matches, in which he has seen 13 centuries and 11 half-centuries and his batting average is around 68.
Akash Deep showed wonders with the ball
In this match, if we talk about the amazing performance with the ball in the first innings of India A team, then fast bowler Akash Deep impressed everyone, who took 4 wickets for 46 runs in 13.4 overs, apart from this Yash Dayal and Washington Sundar also Took 2-2 wickets in his name. Whereas Saurabh Kumar and Arshdeep Singh took 1 wicket each. Oliver Price played the highest innings of 48 runs in the first innings for England Lions.
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