Jasprit Bumrah remained unbeaten on 55 within the observe sport towards Australia A.© Indian Cricket Team/Instagram
Jasprit Bumrah was the star with the bat for India within the pink ball observe match towards Australia A on the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday. The fast-bowler smashed his maiden first-class half-century to assist India submit a first-innings whole of 194 after being lowered to 123 for 9 at one stage. After his batting blitz, Bumrah took to Twitter to share an image from the observe match and captioned it as “Try one new thing per day, they said” together with a laughing emoji.
Try one new factor per day, they mentioned. pic.twitter.com/Yozpazpoak
— Jasprit Bumrah (@Jaspritbumrah93) December 11, 2020
India captain Virat Kohli opted to take a seat out of the three-day sport in Sydney.
Stand-in skipper for the guests Ajinkya Rahane gained the toss and opted to bat.
India bought off to a poor begin, shedding Mayank Agarwal within the third over. Prithvi Shaw and Shubman Gill then steadied the ship for the guests.
The duo placed on 63 runs earlier than an in-swinging ball from Will Sutherland rattled Shaw’s stumps. He scored 40 runs off simply 29 deliveries.
Gill fell seven runs in need of his half-century as he edged one to the wicket-keeper off Cameron Green.
The Indian middle-order didn’t click on as Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant and Wriddhiman Saha all fell cheaply.
Late fireworks from Mohammed Siraj (22) and unbeaten 55 from Bumrah took India to 194.
With the ball, Bumrah struck in his first over and despatched Joe Burns packing for a duck.
Mohammed Shami and Navdeep Saini then ran by way of the Australia A batting line-up by choosing up three wickets apiece to bowl them out for 108.
Bumrah picked up two wickets. India will start the second day with a 86-run lead on Saturday.
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