Wednesday 13 February 2013 

Henriques, Rayudu Impress In Drawn Tour Game

Henriques, Rayudu Impress In Drawn Tour Game
Henriques, Rayudu Impress In Drawn Tour Game
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Australians 241 & 15-0 drew with
President's XI 230 (Henriques 4-12)
Tour game, Chennai

Moises Henriques returned figures of four for 12 in 9.3 overs as the touring Australians dismissed an Indian Board President's XI for 230 before their match in Chennai was drawn.

Australia, who were bowled out for 241 on the opening day, made it to 15 without loss before the game was declared a draw.

Ambati Rayudu hit 87 to top score for the home side and off-spinner Nathan Lyon also took three wickets for the touring team.

On the opening day, Ed Cowan top scored with 58 before they collapsed as off-spinner Parvez Rassol, who celebrates his 24th birthday today, took seven for 45.

Ahead of Australia's first Test against India in Chennai which begins on 22nd February, they will also play a three-day game against India 'A' from 16th February.

© Cricket World 2013

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Fixtures & Results

10th October: T20I, Rajkot
IND 202-4 beat AUS 201-7 by 6 wickets
13th October: 1st ODI, Pune
AUS 304-8 beat IND 232 by 72 runs
16th October: 2nd ODI, Jaipur
IND 362-1 beat AUS 359-5 by 9 wickets
19th October: 3rd ODI, Mohali
AUS 304-6 beat IND 303-9 by 4 wickets
23rd October: 4th ODI, Ranchi
AUS 295-8 v IND 27-0 - match abandoned, rain
26th October: 5th ODI, Cuttack
Match abandoned - waterlogged pitch
30th October: 6th ODI, Nagpur
IND 351-4 beat AUS 350-5 by 6 wickets