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India A tour of Australia: Amit Mishra, Umesh Yadav put India A on top on 1st day of 2nd unofficial Test

Amit Mishra wants to impress the selectors © Getty Image
Amit Mishra wants to impress the selectors © Getty Image

Brisbane: Jul 13, 2014

Leg-spinner Amit Mishra bagged four wickets to spell trouble for the hosts as India A checked Australia A to 288 for seven on the opening day of the second and final unofficial Test at the Allan Border Field on Sunday. Electing to bat in the four-day game, the Aussies were hurt by pacer Umesh Yadav’s (3/42) early burst that fetched him two wickets.

Yadav drew first blood after cleaning up opener Alex Doolan for 18 and soon got left-hander Phillip Hughes for 12. Mishra kept up the pressure to pack Chris Lynn (12) back to the pavilion. Recovering from 64 for three, Peter Forrest (77) and skipper James Faulkner (94) then put on a 133-run fourth-wicket partnership to resurrect the innings.

Yadav broke the dangerous stand after getting Forrest caught behind to put the hosts in trouble at 197 for four. Mishra (4/114) then spun into action and the veteran leg-spinner got Faulkner caught behind as the number-five batsman got his 11th first-class fifty but missed out on his maiden ton.

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