Scotland v Australia A, The Grange, 3rd day June 9, 2013

Pattinson in good shape for Ashes

Callum Stewart at The Grange

Australia A 372 (Haddin 113, Siddle 103*) and 230 for 5 dec. (Henriques 59*, Agar 56) beat Scotland 149 (Pattinson 3-16) and 93 (Pattinson 4-21, Sayers 3-16) by 360 runs
Scorecard and ball-by-ball details

Australia A's bowlers showed their Ashes potential as they ripped through Scotland's batsmen in Edinburgh, wrapping up a win by 360 runs with a session to spare.

Only four Scottish batsmen made double figures as Chadd Sayers and James Pattinson impressed with both pace and swing to share seven wickets between them.

It was a dismal Scotland second innings but rather than the first innings when the Scots got themselves out, this innings was much more down to the prowess of the bowling and fielding.

Moises Henriques and Ashton Agar built on Australian A's overnight lead, both claiming half centuries, before their second declaration of the match put the Scots in to bat before lunch. By the break they had lost three wickets and it only took another 19.1 overs for the tourists to wrap up victory in the afternoon session.

Sayers claimed three wickets, taking a good catch off his own bowling to remove Josh Davey. He also induced a drive from Richie Berrington that he edged to second slip and gave Moneeb Iqbal a pair by trapping him lbw.

Pattinson took four, taking two top order batsmen, including Matt Machan with a yorker, before cleaning up the tail. He ended up thanking the Scots for being such great hosts, and said he is looking forward to the rest of the tour.

Calum MacLeod top scored for Scotland again, finishing with an unbeaten 30, hitting Nathan Lyon for four boundaries.

Australia A now head off to Ireland for a four-day game, joined by the much-hyped Fawad Ahmed who arrived in Edinburgh today after a long journey from Melbourne via Dubai and London for a net session.

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