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South Africa A vs India A, 1st Four-Day Game: Day 4 Report

26th Nov, 2021

The first four-day match between South Africa A and India A ended in a draw after the rain played spoilsport on the fourth and final day in Bloemfontein on Friday.

South Africa A, who were put in to bat, posted 509/7 on the board on the back of captain Pieter Malan’s 163 and Tony de Zorzi’s 117. For India A, speedsters Navdeep Saini and Arzan Nagwaswalla scalped two wickets each.

India A then responded solidly with the bat, with captain Priyank Panchal scoring a superb 96 and Abhimanyu Easwaran hitting a fantastic ton. Prithvi Shaw, meanwhile, hit a brisk 48 to set the tone for the side.

Brief Scores: South Africa A 509/7 (Pieter Malan 163, Tony de Zorzi 117; Navdeep Saini 2/67, Arzan Nagwaswalla 2/75) drew India A 308/4 (Abhimanyu Easwaran 103, Priyank Panchal 96; Lutho Sipamla 2/73).