So Indian players had a good workout during their three-day practice warm-up match against County Select XI. KL Rahul scored a century while Ravindra Jadeja struck fifty in each of the innings. The fast bowlers also performed well with Umesh Yadav pick of them having taken three wickets while Mohammed Siraj took two wickets. Scores: INDS 311 and 192/3d vs CSXI 220 and 30/0 in 15 overs
INDS vs CSXI: Handshakes all around as the contest ends in a draw. CSXI 29/0 in 14 overs, need 255 runs.
Indians vs County Select XI Live: Indians have used three bowlers so far -all pacers, Jasprit Bumrah and Sharduk Thakur have bowled five overs each while Mohammed Siraj has delivered one over so far. The contest is heading towards a draw. Score 23/0 in 11 overs, chasing 284
Indians vs County Select XI Live Score: Tea-Break on Day 3! CSXI openers Jake Libby and Haseeb Hameed have taken the score to 17/0 in 5 overs, chasing 284. Libby is on 9 while Hameed is on 7*.
INDS vs CSXI Live: So County Select XI have sent out Haseeb Hameed to open the innings with Jake Libby as they chase 284 runs with just over two sessions remaining in the contest.
33 overs remain today. CSXI need 284 to win in them. INDS players are warming-up.
INDS vs CSXI Live Cricket Score: Indians have declared their second innings on 192/3 and thus set County Select XI 284 runs to win the three-day warm-up contest. For Indians, Ravindra Jadeja struck 51 off 77 while Mayank Agarwal (47) and Hanuma Vihari (43) also played solid knocks.
Hanuma Vihari and Shardul Thakur are walking off the field and so sar the County Select XI. Is that a declaration? We will bring you the details in a couple of minutes.
INDS vs CSK XI 2021 Live: Jadeja retired out. So after scoring a half-century, Ravindra Jadeja has retired out. And still no sign of Rohit Sharma. In his stead, Shardul Thakur was walked in to bat now. India 182/3 in 51 overs
Fifty For Jadeja: The allrounder is in good touch and has recorded his second fifty of the contest, raching the milestone with a single.
INDS vs CSKXI Live Score: Ravindra Jadeja is nearing a first-class fifty and is just a single away from the milestones now having made 49 off 75. His batting partner Hanuma Vihari is on 36 off 87. Indians 177/2 in 50 overs, lead by 268 runs
Indians vs County Select XI: There seems to be a change in strategy with the two India batters looking for quick runs. Is a declaration coming? Well, we will know soon enough. Meanwhile, 45 overs have been bowled today and India have made 151/2 in them and taken a lead of 242 runs.
INDS vs CSXI Live Score: Hanuma Vihari and Ravindra Jadeja are sold in the second session. They look quite at ease and seem to be in no hurry to score quick runs. Jadeja, with one boundary, has moved to 21 off 47 while Vihari is on 18 off 55 having scored one boundar himself. Score 130/2 in 40 overs, lead by 221 runs
The lunch-break ends. We are back with the second session's play. Hanuma Vihari and Ravindra Jadeja are the two Indian batters. INDS 113/2
LUNCH ON DAY 3: So lunch has been taken on the third and final day of India's three-day practice match against County Select XI and the tourists have made 113/6 in 32 overs, extending their lead to 204 runs.
With a single, India's lead now swells to 200 runs. Score 109/2 in 29.4 overs
IND vs CSXI Live: WICKET! Jack Carson strikes again and this time he accounts for the second Indian opener Cheteshwar Pujara who walks back after being caught on 38. He faced 58 deliveries and struck five fours, Score 98/2 in 25.4 overs
IND vs CSXI Live: Still no sight of captain Rohit Sharma as Hanuma Vihari walks in at No. 3 after the fall of Agarwal. Score 92/1 in 23 overs, lead by 183 runs
INDS vs CSXI Live Cricket Score: WICKET! Mayank Agarwal has been caught on 47 as County Select XI have made their first breakthrough of the second innings. Jack Carson has struck with Agarwal being caught by Washington Sundar. Score 87/1 in 21.4 overs
Good start this from these two today
India vs England County Select XI Live Cricket Score: The Indian lead has gone past the 150-run mark now. CSXI have so far used four bowlers - Craig Miles, Lyndon James, Will Rhodes and Jack Carson - and none has been able to bother either Agarwal or Pujara so far. Score 62/0 in 15 overs
INDS vs CSXI Live 2021: With a four off captain Will Rhodes, Indians opener Cheteshwar Pujara brings up the team's 50 in 12.4 overs. Score 50/0, lead by 141 runs
Indians vs County Select XI Live: So this has been a positive start from the opening pair of Mayank Agarwal and Cheteshwar Pujara in the second innings. The current partnership is now worth 40 runs in 10 overs. Agarwal is batting on 22 off 42 while Pujara has made 13 off 18.
India vs England County Select XI Live Score: So after 6 overs, Cheteshwar Pujara and Mayank Agarwal have taken Indians total to 19/0. The tourists lead by 110 runs
Surprisingly, it's Cheteshwar Pujara who has come out to open the innings alongside Mayank Agarwal. India captain Rohit Sharma will bat down the order in the second innings.
County Select XI have been bowled out for 220 with last-man Avesh Khan absent hurt due to an injury. Indians have thus taken a lead of 91 runs and they will be hoping to get some more batting practice especially those who failed in the first innings.
Hello everyone and welcome to our live coverage from Day 3 of the Indians vs County Select XI three-day warm-up match.
Indians vs County Select XI: Recalled England opener Haseeb Hameed scored a fighting century to help County Select XI reach 220/9 at stumps on the second day of the warm-up match against the touring Indian Test team.
The right-handed Hameed scored 112 off 246 balls and took his side to a respectable score after they were reduced to 56/4 at one point in time.
Hameed, who has been selected in the England squad for the first two Tests against India next month, added 75 for the fifth wicket with Lyndon James (27). The 24-year-old, who was the seventh man dismissed, hit 13 fours in his innings.
Pacer Umesh Yadav (3/22 in 15 overs) was the most successful bowlers for the Indians. Other pacers Jasprit Bumrah (1/29 in 15 overs) and Mohammed Siraj (2/32 in 13 overs) also had good workout. The trio had reduced the home side to 44/3 in 21 overs at lunch to wrest the initiative.
Siraj, in the first session, had picked the wicket of India Test teammate and all-rounder Washington Sundar, who fell for one off seven balls.
Sundar and Avesh Khan, who is out of the warm-up match after he hurt his thumb on the first day, are representing the County Select XI after the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) expressed their inability to field a playing XI due to Covid-19 and injuries.
Earlier, the Indians’, which resumed at 306/9, lasted for only three more overs, as the visitors folded for 311 in first essay. Craig Miles took the last wicket, of Bumrah, to finish with four wickets for 45 runs.
The County Select XI trail the Indians by 91 runs.
Day 2 Brief Scores: Indians 311 all out in 93 overs (KL Rahul 101, R Jadeja 75, M Agarwal 28, C Miles 4/45, L James 2/32, L Patterson-White 2/80) vs County Select XI 220/9 in 82.3 overs (H Hameed 112, L James 27, L Patterson-White 33, W Sundar 1, U Yadav 3/22, J Bumrah 1/29, M Siraj 2/32).