The first day of the unofficial test match between India A and South Africa A saw South Africa A dominating the proceedings with two of their batsmen scoring centuries. Indian bowlers were beaten by the South African batsmen while their batsmen struggled to contain the South African attack.
India A vs South Africa A Unofficial Test
The unofficial test between India A and South Africa A began at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, India. It was a much-anticipated match as South Africa A had a formidable batting line-up and India A had a strong bowling attack. Both sides were looking to put up a good show and gain the upper hand in the match.
Indian Bowlers Beaten on First Day
The Indian bowlers were put to the test on the first day of the match as the South African batsmen were in full flow. The South African batsmen were able to score freely against the Indian bowling attack as they put up a strong batting performance. Janneman Malan and Sinethemba Qeshile scored centuries while George Linde also scored a half-century. The South African batting line-up put on a total of 441 runs on the board.
Malan and Georgi Score Centuries
The South African batsmen put on a solid batting display on the first day of the match. Janneman Malan and Sinethemba Qeshile both scored centuries while George Linde scored a half-century. Malan scored 110 runs off 161 balls while Qeshile scored 109 runs off 176 balls. Linde scored 67 runs off 88 balls and was the third batsman to be dismissed.
South Africa A Dominate First Day
The South African batsmen dominated the proceedings on the first day of the match as they put up a strong batting performance. The South African batsmen scored freely against the Indian bowling attack and were able to put up a total of 441 runs on the board. The Indian bowlers were unable to contain the South African batsmen and were beaten on the first day of the match.
Indian Batsmen Struggle to Contain South African Attack
The Indian batsmen had a tough time on the first day of the match as they were up against a formidable South African bowling attack. The South African bowlers were able to make early inroads into the Indian batting line-up as they dismissed three of the Indian batsmen cheaply. The Indian batsmen were unable to score freely and were struggling to contain the South African attack.