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India A 68 runs away to win first unofficial Test against West Indies
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India A 68 runs away to win first unofficial Test against West Indies

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North Sound, Jul 27 : India A cricket team is just 68 runs away from the win with Nine wickets in their hand in the second innings on Day Three of the 'unofficial' Test match here on Friday.

India A team scored 29 runs in 10.3 overs for a wicket in the second innings while chasing a 97 runs and now they are 68 runs away from victory. Priyank Panchal got out after scoring five runs in 32 balls. He was bowled by Rakhim Cornwall on the third day of the match, while on the other hand Abhimanyu Ishwaran remained unbeaten on 23 runs off 32 balls.

Beginning the day on 299-8, the visitors could only add a further 13 runs to their overnight total before being bundled out. Nevertheless, they had a valuable 84-run lead going into the second innings. After that, the West Indies A went for the second innings, and were bundled out for 180 runs in 77 overs and could only achieve a 96-run lead. Captain Stuart Broad only scored 53 runs off 50 balls for the West Indies with the help of Seven fours in 124 balls.

Indian spinner Shahbaz Nadeem also bowled brilliantly and ran through their top order in the second innings. He clinched five wickets with 47 runs in 21 overs. He also took five wickets for 62 runs in the first innings of the West Indies A while Mohammad Siraj took three wickets. (UNI)