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CRICKET: West Indies 'A' close opening day on 283-6 against India 'A' in second four-day game

Published:Wednesday | October 2, 2013 | 12:46 PM

Opening batsman Kraigg Brathwaite and Assad Fudadin scored half centuries to lead West Indies ‘A’ to 283 for six at stumps on today’s opening day of the second four-day match against hosts India ‘A’ at Shimoga.

Brathwaite top scored with 82 from 202 balls, while Fudadin scored 63 from 107 balls to push the Caribbean side to a decent score at the end of the day.

The pair added 117 runs for the fourth wicket to push West Indies ‘A’ from a shaky 98 for three to 215 for four.

Left-arm spinner Bhargav Bhatt broke the partnership by having Fudadin leg before wicket.

He ended the day as the top bowler with three for 76.

Kieran Powell 33, Leon Johnson 36 not out, and Jamaican Chadwick Walton 30 supported well.

Nikita Miller of Jamaica is the other not out batsman.

He is yet to get off the mark after facing nine balls.

West Indies ‘A’ are seeking to wrap up the three-match series after winning the opening match by 162 runs in Mysore to take a 1-0 lead.


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