India 'A' ride on Robin Uthappa's century to thump NZ 'A'

Sep 09, 2013, 03:17 IST | Agencies

Robin Uthappa slammed a sparkling century as India 'A' recorded a comprehensive six-wicket victory over New Zealand 'A' in the first of the three-match unofficial ODI series here yesterday.

Uthappa (103) shared a 178-run opening partnership with captain Unmukt Chand (94) successfully chase down 258 target with 5.5 overs to spare.

Robin Uthappa
Robin Uthappa was out on 103

Uthappa and Chand produced a scintillating exhibition of strokeplay at Dr Y S Rajasekhara Reddy Cricket Stadium.

Uthappa, who was dropped on 93, struck eight fours and five sixes from 114 balls, while Chand smashed nine fours and six sixes in his 88-ball innings. Aditya Tare was the other notable contributor with a 42-ball unbeaten 37. 

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