India’s opening batsman Prithvi Shaw plucked an absolute blinder to sent Tim Paine packing six runs short of 50 off the bowling off Umesh Yadav in the warm match against Australia A. The Mumbai lad didn’t have the most ideal start to the tour as he was dismissed for a duck in the first session of the warm game which is being played in Sydney.
Despite being Australia’s test skipper, Tim Paine isn’t captaining the Australia A side in the warm-up game against Australia A. Travis Head has been driving Australia A in the match while Ajinkya Rahane is accountable for India A with Virat Kohli captaining India’s limited-overs side in the series against Australia.
Prithvi Shaw Plucks A Stunner To Dismiss Tim Paine
Nonetheless, Prithvi Shaw vindicated himself on the field during Australia A’s innings with a remarkable catch at backwards square leg. Shaw pulled off an unimaginable catch standing at square leg to dismiss Australia’s Test skipper Tim Paine. He was dismissed off the delivery by Umesh wherein he pulled Yadav’s short delivery, only to find Prithvi Shaw on the way.
Prithvi jumped over another Prithvi to take this!
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Talking about the warm-up game, Rahane was the stand apart entertainer with the bat for India A on Day 1 as he played an unbeaten knock of 117 runs off 242 balls to help his side post 247. Cheteshwar Pujara likewise glanced in incredible touch and scored up a coarse 54 off 140 balls. Whereas as openers Prithvi Shaw, Shubman Gill and Wriddhiman Saha registered ducks.
Australia A completed Day 2 with a 39-run lead against the Indians. Cameron Green scored an unbeaten 114 off 173 balls and was the top-scorer for his side Paine scored 44 whereas Marcus Harris played a steady knock of 35 runs. Umesh Yadav scalped three wickets while Mohammed Siraj and R Ashwin got two wickets each for India A.