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Chennai: Feb 18, 2013
Australia reached 194 for three while following on after opener Shane Watson and Ed Cowan notched up half-centuries against India A at Chennai.
Watson was dismissed for 60 as Australia reached 104 for one on Day Three after India A enforced follow on. Watson, who top scored for Australia in the first innings with 84, was run out due to a miscommunication between him and opener Ed Cowan.
Earlier, India A enforced follow on after bowling out Australia for 238 in the warm-up match at Chennai on Monday.
The visitors have had a steady start to their second essay and are on 38 for no loss.
Australia were bowled out in the first innings for 235 and forced to follow-on by India A.
Dhruv took five wickets to give India A an upperhand in the match.
Jalaj Saxena took the other four wickets. Peter Siddle’s wicket was the only run out of the first innings.
After forced to follow-on, Australia have made 21 for the loss of no wickets. Watson and Cowan are unbeaten.
Brief Scores: India A 451 (Manoj Tiwary 129, Gautam Gambhir 112; Xavier Doherty 3 for 108) lead Australia 235 & 21 for 0 (Shane Watson 6*, Ed Cowan 15*) by 195 runs.
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