India A vs West Indies A 2nd Test Scorecard - IND A vs WI A 2013
India A vs West Indies A Live Score, 2nd Test Match of West Indies A tour of India 2013 Played on 2nd-5th October 2013 at Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering Ground, Shimoga.
West Indies A lower order posed a stiff resistance to India A bowlers before the innings folded for 406 at the stroke of lunch on day two of the second unofficial Test at Shimoga, Karnataka today.
Starting the day at an overnight score of 283 for 6, the visiting side added 123 runs and lost their final four wickets in the first session of play at the Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering Ground. India A and Baroda left-arm spinner Bhargav Bhatt was the wrecker-in-chief, picking up seven wickets for 113.
Zaheer Khan finished with figures of 1 for 66 in 20 overs with 5 maidens.
Nikita Miller once again proved his worth with the bat, scoring an unbeaten 64, while left-handed number six batsman Leon Johnson ended up top scoring with 91. He added 55 runs to his overnight score of 36 not out before falling to Bhatt.
Johnson and Miller added 97 runs for the seventh wicket to frustrate the Indian bowlers. Johnson hit as many as 16 fours in his knock, while Miller smashed eight fours in his steady 95-ball knock. Bhatt ran through the tail-end as the visitors lost their final four wickets for 26 runs.
It will be interesting to see how the Cheteshwar Pujara-led India A side reply to the first innings score. Gautam Gambhir is expected to open the batting with Virender Sehwag. Pujara, Mohd Kaif, Abhishek Nayar and VA Jagadeesh make the India A top six.
Brief Scores: West Indies A 406 all out in 121.5 overs (Leon Johnson 91, Kraigg Brathwaite 82, Nikita Miller 64 not out, Assad Fudadin 63; Bhargav Bhatt 7/113, Zaheer Khan 1/66)