Australia A hold an 11-run advantage at stumps on Day 2 against India A
Australia A hold an 11-run advantage at stumps on day two of their four-day match against India A at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.
After being bowled out for 243 on day one, the tourists responded to dismiss India A for 274, before reaching 1-42 in their second innings.
Michael Neser (4-61, 20 overs) and Jon Holland (3-89, 29.1 overs) claimed multiple wickets, while Brendan Doggett (1-72) picked up a wicket in his first match for Australia A.
Ankit Bawne (91 not out) top-scored for India A, while Mayank Agarwal (47), Ravikumar Samarth (25) and Abhimanyu Easwaran (36) all spent time at the crease - the latter dismissed by a direct-hit run-out from Marnus Labuschagne.
A low caught-and-bowled from Neser and a run-out to Doggett helped wrap up the hosts' innings, after they put on 38 runs for the final two wickets to claim a first innings lead.
In reply, Usman Khawaja (16 not out) and Travis Head (13 not out) were unbeaten at stumps, after Kurtis Patterson (13) was given out caught behind.
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Australia A four-day squad: Mitch Marsh (c), Alex Carey (vc), Ashton Agar, Brendan Doggett, Peter Handscomb, Travis Head, Jon Holland, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Michael Neser, Joel Paris, Kurtis Patterson, Matthew Renshaw, Mitch Swepson, Chris Tremain.
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