Rishabh Pant, Shardul Thakur help India A take 4-0 lead over England Lions in unofficial ODI series


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Coming back to focused cricket after the Test tour of Australia, Rishabh Pant hammered a brisk 50 years while Shardul Thakur featured with the ball to control India A to a fourth straight success over England Lions in the informal One-day International arrangement at Thiruvanthapuram on Tuesday.

Requested to bowl first, Thakur grabbed 4/49 as his new-ball spell helped India A topple the guests’ best request and abandon them tottering at 55/4 by the fifteenth over. Be that as it may, half-hundreds of years from Ollie Pope (65 off 103) and Steven Mullaney (58 off 54) helped England Lions restore their innings. Be that as it may, the guests still could just oversee 221/8.

India returned home in 46.3 overs with six wickets close by, to a great extent because of the endeavors of Pant. Pursuing the objective, KL Rahul, who, close by Hardik Pandya is confronting a request by a yet to be selected Ombudsman for their chauvinist remarks amid a TV appear, made 42 off 77 balls while opening the batting.

The Karnataka batsman was at long last among the pursues a bleak voyage through Australia. However, it was a familiar Pant who stole the spotlight with 73 off 76 balls that included six limits and three hits over the fence.

Gasp imparted an unbeaten 120-run organization to Deepak Hooda, who made a run-a-ball 47, took India home with 21 balls to save in the five-coordinate arrangement. Gasp will play the fifth and last round of the arrangement before flying out to New Zealand for the three T20s.

Gasp and Hooda’s organization removed the diversion from England Lions after they expelled opener Ruturaj Gaikwad for a duck, and after that diminished India A to 102/4 in the 28th over. Medium-pacer Will Jacks was the pick of the bowlers for England Lions with figures of 2/35. The last ODI of the arrangement will be played on Thursday.


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