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India A vs England, 1st Tour Match at Brabourne Stadium: As It Happened

Cricketnext Staff | January 10, 2017, 9:19 PM IST

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21:15 (IST)

England win by 3 wickets

Chase down target with 7 balls to spare

Dhoni loses last game as skipper in India colours

21:10 (IST)

7 required off the last 2 overs

Woakes and Rashid at the crease

India A needs 3 wickets

21:09 (IST)

England need 7 runs

India A need 3 wickets

Thrilling finish on the cards

21:06 (IST)

11 required from the last 3 overs

Woakes and Rashid at the crease for the visitors

Can India A pull it of?

England's score reads 294/7

21:05 (IST)

Rashid hits a boundary

Eases the nerves in the English dressing room

England's score reads 294/7

Need another 11

21:02 (IST)

Twist in the tale?

Pandya dismisses Billings

Billings gone for 93, bowled behind his legs

England's score reads 290/7

21:01 (IST)

15 required from the last 4 overs

Billings batting on 93 and Woakes yet to score

England's score reads 290/6

21:00 (IST)

Wicket-maiden from Kuldeep

Great bowling from the youngster

England's score reads 290/6

20:57 (IST)

Kuldeep picks his fifth

Dawson (41) is caught and bowled by Kuldeep

England's score reads 290/6

20:57 (IST)

15 required off the last 5 overs

Billings batting on 93 and Dawson on 41

England's score reads 290/5

20:56 (IST)

Huge hit by Dawson

Picks up Chahal's delivery and lodges him into the mid-wicket fence

England's score reads 289/5

20:54 (IST)

25 required off the last 6 overs

England are taking it easy

Score reads 280/5

20:52 (IST)


Yuvraj drops a straight one from Billings

Reverse cut from the batsman catches Yuvi off-guard

England's score reads 277/5

20:49 (IST)

35 required off the last 7 overs

Billings and Dawson have put on 79 runs

England's score reads 270/5

20:47 (IST)

England playing it smart

Running the singles and doubles well to keep up the scoring rate

England's score reads 269/5

20:46 (IST)

41 required off the last 8 overs

Billings (77) and Dawson (31) at the crease

England's score reads 264/5

20:45 (IST)

Cheers of Dhoni! Dhoni! starts again 

Match heating up for a good finish

Billings hits a boundary off Kuldeep

England's score reads 263/5

20:42 (IST)

51 required off the last 9 overs

England are tightening their grip on the match

England's score reads 254/5

20:38 (IST)

59 required off the last 10 overs

England have paced the chase well

England's score reads 246/5

20:36 (IST)

50-run partnership up for Billings and Dawson

Cheeky flick from Billings as ball races to the fine-leg boundary

England's score reads 241/5

20:29 (IST)

Billings gets a 50

Inside edge off Pandya to get a streaky boundary

England's score reads 232/5

20:28 (IST)

Nehra showing his class

Cuts Billings into half with the first one and then leaves him slightly after pitching with the next

Lucky for Billings to still be at the crease

England's score reads 228/5

20:18 (IST)

Brilliant effort from Samson

Dives at point and almost holds on to the shot from Billings

England's score reads 217/5

20:10 (IST)

200 up for England

Billings and Dawson at the crease

England's score reads 204/5

19:56 (IST)

Kuldeep gets another one

Catches Moeen plumb in front for a duck

England's score reads 191/5

19:54 (IST)


Kuldeep picks another one

Dismisses Buttler for a well-made 46

England's score reads 191/4

19:53 (IST)

Good partnership building up between Buttler and Billings

The two have put on 79 runs

England's score reads 191/3

19:40 (IST)

Huge one from Buttler

Dances down the track to hit Yuvraj out of the park

England cross the 150-run mark

England's score reads 156/3

19:31 (IST)

Smashed through the covers

Buttler makes full use of the half-volley from Yuvraj

England's score reads 143/3

19:28 (IST)


Mandeep drops Buttler off Mohit Sharma

England's score reads 135/3


India A vs England, 1st Tour Match at Brabourne Stadium: As It Happened

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TOSS: England opted to field against India A.

Playing XIs:

India A: Shikhar Dhawan, Sanju Samson, Ambati Rayudu, Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni (wk/capt), Mandeep Singh, Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohit Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ashish Nehra

England: Jason Roy, Alex Hales, Sam Billings, Eoin Morgan (capt), Jos Buttler (wk), Moeen Ali, Liam Dawson, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, David Willey, Jake Ball

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3778 105
5 Australia 2640 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6745 125
2 India 7071 122
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 India 8099 261
5 Australia 5471 261
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