India A v South Africa A, Quadrangular A-team one-day series July 26, 2014

India A sneak to a one-wicket win

ESPNcricinfo staff

India A 9 for 276 (Chand 53, Vohra 52) beat South Africa A 214 (Rossow 137) by one wicket

India A maintained their position at the top of the table with a narrow one-wicket win against South Africa A in the Quadrangular A-Team one-day series in Darwin. Chasing a stiff 275, India's top three batsmen gave them an ideal start. Robin Uthappa and Unmukt Chand added 84 for the opening wicket before Chand added a further 68 with Manan Vohra. While both Vohra and Chand registered half-centuries, Uthappa missed out by four runs.

India suffered a middle-order slump as they lost four wickets for 25 runs. Sanju Samson and Rishi Dhawan stabilised the innings with a 44-run sixth-wicket stand but both were dismissed on the same score by Marchant de Lange. At 234 for 8, India were almost out but a late riposte by Karn Sharma, who scored 39 in 16 balls, took them over the line.

South Africa's innings had revolved around Rilee Rossouw after they had lost their first wicket cheaply. Rossouw shook off a poor run in the tournament with his sixth List A century. His 137 took 150 balls and included 15 fours. He was the sixth batsman to be dismissed but the team score was almost touching 250. However, the Rossouw's career-best innings went in vain.

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  • Android on July 29, 2014, 3:58 GMT

    why dont they try this way... uthappa. vohra. sanju. tiwary. rayidu. jadhav rishi. karan. kulkarni. mohit. patel/yadav

  • Dummy4 on July 27, 2014, 21:31 GMT

    Karan Sharma should be there in Indian Team In England tour. Excellent talent from Vohra, Sanju, Bumraah. Believe Indian ODI team will have Vohra, Kholi, Raina, Sanju, R.Sharma, R.Jadeja, Dhoni, K.Sharma, B.Kumar, Shami, Bumrah (Uttapa, Dhawan, Yadav, A.Patel). India seems missing left of seam bowling talent and one more left hand batter in reserve. All the best team India.

  • Sai on July 27, 2014, 11:29 GMT

    How is!!!...Sanju is still being made to bat at 6 when the great wall Rahul Dravid...gave him a permanent #3 batting slot..for RR...the guy is not getting enough opportunities in this batting showcase his amazing talent.....

  • Dummy4 on July 27, 2014, 4:25 GMT

    Sachin o khairnar U Chand really 53(112) and he is not very promising either there are definitely better players out there

  • Dummy4 on July 26, 2014, 16:42 GMT

    Sachin o khairnar,I hope you saw rishi dhawan's bowling figurea before you selected your team.

  • Android on July 26, 2014, 13:45 GMT

    First india have very good captain..robin uttappa stright his captainship win 3 maches..and today he given solid pertenrship 46 runs he score.finaly he gett runs..i bett yu guys another 3 mach he will hit 1 cenchury.shure..just a matter of he gett confidence will come...he is done great job in domestic and ipl bt unfortunetly he plop in austrlia so thats nt end his carear....

  • ms on July 26, 2014, 13:19 GMT

    Chand 53 from 112 balls chasing 275!!!did he think it was a test match??India should have won it easily.

  • Pritam on July 26, 2014, 12:33 GMT

    Impressive performances from India A against teams like Aus A and SA A in Australian soil. Keep it up boys and win the series :)

  • Dummy4 on July 26, 2014, 11:07 GMT

    Chand, Vohra, Zol, Kohli, Aparajith, Jadeja, Samson, Dhawan, Bhuvi, Shami, Bumraah. This will be the future Indian ODI Team

  • jayaesh on July 26, 2014, 10:20 GMT

    Really good win for India A, superb all round match winning effort from Karn Sharma, Manan Vohra since IPL has been on a roll and long it may continue,Sanju Samson another decent cameo perhaps he needs to be send up the order,finally Uthappa got some runs and Dhawal Kulkarni continues the good work in bowling.

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