Taunting task ahead of India A. Robin and Aparajith to open the innings. Cummins with the new ball.

0.1
1
Cummins to Uthappa, 1 run, length delivery outside off and dabs to third man for a singe
0.2
0
Cummins to Aparajith, no run, back of a length delivery outside off and shoulder's arm
0.3
2
Cummins to Aparajith, 2 runs, touch short outside off, got on top of the bounce and punched past point for a couple
0.4
0
Cummins to Aparajith, no run, back of a length again and left alone
0.5
1
Cummins to Aparajith, 1 run, short again and dabs to third man to get off strike
0.6
0
Cummins to Uthappa, no run, jags back in a bit and feeling at the in-coming delivery, play and a miss

END OF OVER:
1 | 4 Runs | IND A: 4/0 (309 runs required from 49 overs, RR: 4.00, RRR: 6.30)

  • RV Uthappa1 (2b)
  • B Aparajith3 (4b)
  • ML Cummins1-0-4-0

Russell from the Pavilion end..

1.1
1
Russell to Aparajith, 1 run, length delivery, shaped away a bit and punched to covers for a single
1.2
0
Russell to Uthappa, no run, straying down the leg and nudged to on side
1.3
1
Russell to Uthappa, 1 run, top shot for a single, length delivery outside off and played past point
1.4
0
Russell to Aparajith, no run, solid in defence to covers
1.5
1
Russell to Aparajith, 1 run, fuller on the pads and worked to mid-on for a single
1.6
2
Russell to Uthappa, 2 runs, on the pad again, sloppy work at short midwicket leaks a couple

END OF OVER:
2 | 5 Runs | IND A: 9/0 (304 runs required from 48 overs, RR: 4.50, RRR: 6.33)

  • RV Uthappa4 (5b)
  • B Aparajith5 (7b)
  • AD Russell1-0-5-0
  • ML Cummins1-0-4-0
2.1
0
Cummins to Aparajith, no run, keeping short again on off and tapped down
2.2
0
Cummins to Aparajith, no run, angled in and fends to off, Aparajith fancies a single which wasn't there and Robin denies
2.3
1
Cummins to Aparajith, 1 run, length delivery and punched to point, misfield yield a run
2.4
0
Cummins to Uthappa, no run, ambitious appeal behind the stumps for caught behind, turned down. Robin was no where near the ball.
2.5
1
Cummins to Uthappa, 1 run, back of a length delivery and punched to off side
2.6
0
Cummins to Aparajith, no run, decent delivery on off stump and shoulder's arm

END OF OVER:
3 | 2 Runs | IND A: 11/0 (302 runs required from 47 overs, RR: 3.66, RRR: 6.42)

  • B Aparajith6 (11b)
  • RV Uthappa5 (7b)
  • ML Cummins2-0-6-0
  • AD Russell1-0-5-0
3.1
2
Russell to Uthappa, 2 runs, short and miscued pull over mid-on for a couple
3.2
1
Russell to Uthappa, 1 run, short and width offered, slashed in front of point
3.3
0
Russell to Aparajith, no run, angled in and a solid a defence
3.4
0
Russell to Aparajith, no run, good length delivery on off stump and pushed to mid-on
3.5
0
Russell to Aparajith, no run, shaped away a bit and defended to point
3.6
4
Russell to Aparajith, FOUR, bread on butter, fine leg is in the circle and Russell opts bowl a bouncer on leg stump, no harming pace and pulled over short fine leg

END OF OVER:
4 | 7 Runs | IND A: 18/0 (295 runs required from 46 overs, RR: 4.50, RRR: 6.41)

  • B Aparajith10 (15b)
  • RV Uthappa8 (9b)
  • AD Russell2-0-12-0
  • ML Cummins2-0-6-0
4.1
0
Cummins to Uthappa, no run, shuffled across and defended