Friday, February 24, 2017

Saurabh Singh"s ton helps India U-19 take slender lead against England

India U-19  batsman Saurabh Singh celebrates his ton

Nagpur: Saurabh Singh scored a splendid century to put India U-19 team in the driver’s seat as the hosts surpassed England’s first innings total to reach 388 for nine declared on Day Three of the Junior Test match here yesterday. Saurabh hit 109 with the help of thirteen four as the hosts dominated the proceedings.

Earlier in the day, India resumed at the overnight 153 for three and added 235 runs before they declared the innings after taking a slender 13-run lead.

England, in their second innings, were struggling at 32-2, losing openers Harry Brook (16) and Max Holden (13). Daryl Ferrario (1-08) and Harsh Tyagi (1-1) shared the wickets between them.

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