Dane’s century puts Kiwis in control against India A in first unofficial Test

January 31, 2020

CricketDane Cleaver

  • Dane Cleaver smashed an unbeaten century as New Zealand A put India A in a tight spot by amassing 385 for five in their first innings on the second day of the first unofficial Test on Friday.
  • After Will Young (54) completed his half-century, the hosts suffered a mini-collapse, losing three wickets cheaply but Cleaver (111 off 194 balls) and Mark Chapman (85 off 187 balls) resurrected the innings, adding an unbeaten 209 runs for the sixth wicket.
  • At stumps, the duo was at the crease with New Zealand taking an overall lead of 169 runs. On day one, India A were all out for 216 in their first innings.

Brief Scores: India A: 216 all out in 54.1 overs; New Zealand A: 385 for 5 in 114 overs (Dane Cleaver 111, Mark Chapman 85; S Sandeep Warrier 2/74)

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