Mukund hits unbeaten 132 for India 'A' in drawn series

Oct 07, 2012, 03:58 IST | Agencies

India 'A' skipper Abhinav Mukund hit an unbeaten 132 in the second innings of the second unofficial Test against New Zealand 'A' that ended in a dull draw on Saturday.

Abhinav Mukund

Riding on Mukund’s unbeaten century, India ‘A’ were well placed at 246 for four when they declared. India ‘A’ had posted a mammoth 554-8 declared in the first innings while the hosts declared their first essay at 424-7.

New Zealand ‘A’ could bat for only three balls when play was called off. The two-Test series thus ended in a no result. Mukund started the final day with Anustup Majumdar (32) at the other end. Majumdar could add only 24 runs to his overnight score before left-arm spinner George Worker caught him off his own bowling. Next batsman, Mumbai’s Surya Kumar Yadav (6) didn’t last long.

Brief Scores: India ‘A’ 554-8 dec and 246-4 decl (A Mukund 132 not out; G Worker 3-99) drew with New Zealand ‘A’ 424-7 decl and 0-1.

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