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Hello and welcome to CricketCountry’s live coverage of the two-day practice match between Indian Board President’s XI and South Africa at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on Friday. We will bring you all the live cricket scores and updates of the match to keep to keep you up to date with events as they transpire. South Africa won the three-match Twenty20 International (T20I) series 2-0 and later also triumphed in the One-Day International (ODI) series, where they won by a much closer 3-2 margin after winning the fifth and final ODI at Wankhede, Mumbai. LIVE CRICKET SCORECARD: Indian Board President’s XI vs South Africa 2015, 2-day practice match at Mumbai

This tour match will prove to be an ideal platform for the fringe players such as Unmukt Chand, Shreyas Iyer, Karun Nair, Hardik Pandya, Jayant Yadav, and Kuldeep Yadav to make an impression. Chand, Iyer, and Nair have been eyed for some time now as potential future players, while Pandya impressed all and sundry with his level head and big-hitting skills during IPL 2015. The two Yadavs, Jayant and Kuldeep, are spinners who have also been on the national radar for a while. Kuldeep especially is an exciting prospect, and there will be a lot of experts who will keep a close eye on his performance. LIVE CRICKET UPDATES: Indian Board President’s XI vs South Africans 2015, warm-up match in Mumbai, Day 2

LIVE CRICKET SCORE South Africans 46/2 in Overs 8.2: The tourists had sent in their nightwatchman Simon Harmer to bat till stumps, but he has been dismissed too. Shardul Thakur had him caught by Naman Ojha as the Indian side bagged their second wicket in the day. It is stumps at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai for today, with Indian Board President’s XI leading by 250 runs. BATTING: Dean Elgar 18 (18)

OUT! Simon Harmer c Naman Ojha b Shardul Thakur 4 (3)

LIVE CRICKET SCORE South Africans 30/1 in Overs 7: Shardul Thakur and Nathu Singh open bowling for India, while Dean Elgar and Stiaan van Zyl come out for the Proteas. Shardul has drawn first blood, with van Zyl getting caught by Unmukt Chand for 18! BATTING: Dean Elgar 14 (12) READ: India must figure out their bowling attack ahead of 1st Test against South Africa at Mohali

OUT! Stiaan van Zyl 18 c Unmukt Chand b Shardul Thakur

LIVE CRICKET SCORE South Africans 26/0 in Overs 5: The Indian Board President’s XI team was bowled out for 296 as South Africa had a good outing with the ball. Dale Steyn picked up three wickets and Vernon Philander claimed two. The tourists have walked out to bat, and their batsmen Stiaan Van Zyl and Dean Elgar have made a positive start. BATTING: Stiaan Van Zyl 10 (26), Dean Elgar 10 (6)

India were bowled out for 296 and South Africa will come on to bat shortly.

LIVE CRICKET SCORE Indian Board President’s XI 241/7 in Overs 70: A gritty stand for the eighth wicket has started to frustrate the South Africans a little bit. Hardik Pandya and Jayant Yadav have taken the Indian Board President’s XI close to the 250-run mark. BATTING: Hardik Pandya 21 (41), Jayant Yadav 6 (21)

LIVE CRICKET SCORE Indian Board President’s XI 226/7 in Overs 62.2:  Sheldon Jackson has fallen after a half-century stand with Naman Ojha. He batted well till he was caught by Dale Steyn off Imran Tahir. On the other hand, Naman slammed a crucial half-century ahead of the Test series, but has been dismissed right after that. Hardik Pandya has walked out to bat. BATTING: Hardik Pandya 12 (19), Jayant Yadav 0 (0)

OUT! Sheldon Jackson c Dale Steyn b Imran Tahir 15 (43), 

OUT! Naman Ojha c Hashim Amla b Dale Steyn 52 (80)

LIVE CRICKET SCORE Indian Board President’s XI 202/5 in Overs 55:  Sheldon Jackson and Naman Ojha have formed a strong stand in the middle to take Indian Board President’s XI closer to the 200-run mark. Among the two, it is Naman who has batted with a lot of authority.  BATTING: Sheldon Jackson 14 (38), Naman Ojha 42 (59)

LIVE CRICKET SCORE Indian Board President’s XI 156/5 in Overs 43:  KL Rahul was living dangerously as he was dropped twice by South Africa after the dismissal of Karun Nair. Rahul eventually ran out of luck as Simon Harmer removed him for 72, throwing the IBPXI in trouble once again. Sheldon Jackson has joined Ojha in the middle. BATTING: Sheldon Jackson 0 (2), Naman Ojha 0 (9)

OUT! KL Rahul c Faf du Plessis b Simon Harmer 72 (132)

LIVE CRICKET SCORE Indian Board President’s XI 141/4 in Overs 38: South Africa have finally taken a wicket as Karun Nair has been removed by Vernon Philander for 44. Nair faced 70 deliveries and added more than 100 runs for the fourth wicket with Lokesh Rahul. Naman Ojha is the new man in. BATTING: KL Rahul 68 (118), Naman Ojha 0 (9)

OUT! Karun Nair c Dane Vilas b Vernon Philander 44 (70)

It’s time for lunch at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai, with the Indian Board President’s XI reaching 100 for 3, recovering from a poor start, thanks to Karun Nair and KL Rahul. We will be back shortly.

LIVE CRICKET SCORE Indian Board President’s XI 85/3 in Overs 25: Both Rahul and Nair have batted sensibly, raising a atrong half-century stand for the fourth wicket. The wicket at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai is not known for favouring the bowlers, but still the Indians struggled in the initial stages. Stiaan Van Zyl and Kagiso Rabada bowling for South Africa at the moment. BATTING: KL Rahul 30 (72), Karun Nair 30 (47)

LIVE CRICKET SCORE Indian Board President’s XI 58/3 in Overs 18: Slow and steady by the two Karnataka frontmen as they have batted really well so far. They have steadied the ship for their side and have taken the Board President’s XI past 50-run mark.  BATTING: KL Rahul 13 (47), Karun Nair 20 (30)

LIVE CRICKET SCORE Indian Board President’s XI 31/3 in Overs 9: And yet another wicket! Dale Steyn is bowling in full flow as he gets the explosive batsman Shreyas Iyer caught for 9 off 12 balls. Indians are struggling at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai!  BATTING:  KL Rahul 8 (20), Karun Nair 4 (3)

OUT! Shreyas Iyer c Dane Vilas b Dale Steyn 9 (12)

LIVE CRICKET SCORE Indian Board President’s XI 13/2 in Overs 6: It has been a horrendous start for the home side as their star batsmen Unmukt Chand and Cheteshwar Pujara have been removed by the South Africans. Chand fell to Dale Steyn for 4, while Pujara was dismissed by Vernon Philander for 5. Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul are at the crease. BATTING: Shreyas Iyer 0 (0), KL Rahul 4 (13)

Unmukt Chant and KL Rahul are out there in the middle. Dale Steyn to open the bowling for South Africa

TOSS: Indian Board President XI wins the TOSS, decides to bat first.

Teams:

Indian Board President XI: Cheteshwar Pujara(c), Naman Ojha(wk), KL Rahul, Unmukt Chand, Shreyas Iyer, Karun Nair, Hardik Pandya, Jayant Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Nathu Singh, Karn Sharma, Sheldon Jackson.

South Africa: AB de Villiers(c), Dane Vilas(wk), Dean Elgar, Stiaan van Zyl, Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis, Temba Bavuma, Vernon Philander, Simon Harmer, Dale Steyn, Imran Tahir, Kagiso Rabada, Dane Piedt, Morne Morkel, Jean-Paul Duminy.

LIVE CRICKET SCORECARD: Indian Board President’s XI vs South Africa 2015, 2-day practice match at Mumbai