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SL BPXI vs Ind Practice Match Day 1 : India 135 for 3 vs SL BP XI 187

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India made a strong start in its practice match against SL Board President’s XI by bowling out the hosts for just 187 and then scoring 135 for 3 by stumps on Day 1.

The SL BPXI vs Ind practice match of India Tour of Sri Lanka 2017 is a 2-day match played at the Colombo Cricket Ground in Colombo.

Led by Lahiru Thirimanne, SL BP XI won the toss and elected to bat but were bundled out in just 55.5 overs although there were well placed at 139 for 1 at one stage.

Left-arm spinners Ravindra Jadeja and Kuldeep Yadav ripped through the SL BPXI batting taking seven wickets between them. Chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav captured four wickets in just 6.5 overs while Ravindra Jadeja picked three wickets in nine overs.

Kuldeep Yadav photo

Kuldeep Yadav

Pacer Mohammed Shami had an impressive spell of 2 for 9 in five overs. For the Lankan team, opener Danushka Gunathilaka scored 74 while Skipper Lahiru Thirimanne scored a hard-working 59 from 125 balls.

In reply, India finished the day 52 runs behind SL BPXI’s paltry total with Skipper Virat Kohli on 34* and Ajinkya Rahane on 30*.

Opener Lokesh Rahul scored 54 from 58 balls while his partner Abhinav Mukund was out for a first-ball duck to left-arm pacer Vishwa Fernando. Cheteshwar Pujara was dismissed by the same bowler, cheaply for 12.

Match Date: Jul 21-22,2017
Toss: Sri Lanka Board President’s XI won the toss and chose to bat
Umpires: WN de Silva and ID Gunawardene
Match Result: Match drawn

SLBPXI vs Ind Practice Match Scorecard

Sri Lanka Board President’s XI first innings Runs Balls 4s 6s
MD Gunathilleke run out (Jadeja) 74 97 11
JK Silva c Saha b Mohammed Shami 4 11
HDRL Thirimanne (C) c RG Sharma b Jadeja 59 125 5 2
DM de Silva c RG Sharma b Jadeja 0 3
ARS Silva not out 29 44 4
SMA Priyanjan c Rahane b Jadeja 2 4
DS Weerakkody (WK) lbw b K Yadav 10 12 2
KDK Vithanage c Bhuvneshwar Kumar b K Yadav 2 15
GSNFG Jayasuriya b K Yadav 1 13
PHT Kaushal c Saha b Mohammed Shami 1 4
PLS Gamage c UT Yadav b K Yadav 1 8
JRMVB Sanjaya did not bat
MVT Fernando did not bat
CAK Rajitha did not bat
Extras 3 (3 lb, 1 nb)
Total 187 all out (55.5 overs)
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (JK Silva, 2.5 ov), 2-139 (Thirimanne, 37.3 ov), 3-139 (de Silva, 37.6 ov), 4-141 (Gunathilleke, 40.4 ov), 5-145 (Priyanjan, 41.4 ov), 6-161 (Weerakkody, 45.5 ov), 7-165 (Vithanage, 49.3 ov), 8-179 (Jayasuriya, 53.1 ov), 9-186 (Kaushal, 54.3 ov), 10-187 (Gamage, 55.5 ov)

 

Indians bowling Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Wides No-Balls
Mohammed Shami 5 1 9 2
Bhuvneshwar Kumar 6 1 18 0
UT Yadav 8 0 43 0
I Sharma 7 1 27 0 1
Pandya 4 1 8 0
Ashwin 10 2 34 0
Jadeja 9 0 31 3
K Yadav 6.5 2 14 4

 

Indians first innings Runs Balls 4s 6s
KL Rahul lbw b Sanjaya 54 58 7
A Mukund b Fernando 0 1
CA Pujara b Fernando 12 41 2
V Kohli (C) retired out 53 76 7
AM Rahane retired out 40 58 3
RG Sharma retired out 38 49 1 2
S Dhawan retired out 41 48 7
WP Saha (WK) not out 36 40 2
HH Pandya c Vithanage b Kaushal 11 13 1
RA Jadeja st Weerakkody b Kaushal 18 32 2
R Ashwin did not bat
K Yadav did not bat
Mohammed Shami did not bat
I Sharma did not bat
Bhuvneshwar Kumar did not bat
UT Yadav did not bat
Extras 9 (1 b, 8 nb)
Total 312/9 declared (68 overs)
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Mukund, 0.6 ov), 2-46 (Pujara, 13.5 ov), 3-89 (Rahul, 21.3 ov), 4-166 (Rahane, 37.6 ov), 5-166 (Kohli, 37.6 ov), 6-246 (Dhawan, 53.6 ov), 7-246 (RG Sharma, 53.6 ov), 8-267 (Pandya, 57.5 ov), 9-312 (Jadeja, 68 ov)

 

Sri Lanka Board President’s XI bowling Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Wides No-Balls
Fernando 10 0 37 2 1
Gamage 17 1 65 0
Sanjaya 12 0 64 1 4
Rajitha 13 1 52 0 2
Kaushal 14 0 81 2 1
Jayasuriya 1 0 8 0
de Silva 1 0 4 0

Sri Lanka Board President’s XI Squad

Danushka Gunathilaka, Kaushal Silva, Lahiru Thirimanne (Captain), Lahiru Gamage, Vishwa Fernando, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kasun Rajitha, Shehan Jayasuriya, Ashan Priyanjan, Sandun Weerakkody (Wicket Keeper), Tharindu Kaushal, Kithuruwan Vithanage, Roshen Silva, Vikum Sanjaya

India Squad for Sri Lanka Tour 2017

Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Abhinav Mukund, Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hardik Pandya, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Wriddhiman Saha (Wicket Keeper), Kuldeep Yadav, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar

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