Cricket Australia XI made Virat Kohli & Co ‘grumpy’ during warm-up encounter

Cricket Australia XI made Virat Kohli & Co ‘grumpy’ during warm-up encounter , Team India drew their four-day practice match against Cricket Australia XI at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday , Cricket Australia XI kept them on the field for more than 151 overs,

Harry Nielsen century to post a mammoth first inning total of 554 all-out and take a 186-run lead , when all we one could think was doom, so sinister the pitch looked. But Smith scored, Four batsmen from the representative side scored half-centuries,

with wicketkeeper-batsman Harry Nielsen scoring 100 to make the Indian bowlers toil.Talking about the massive first innings score that kept India out in the field for a long duration , and then an epic partnership from India suggested how we are all one Cheteshwar Pujara away from immortality ,

“I think they were getting a bit grumpy, which was pleasing us,” quoted Nielsen as saying.A special mention to Peter Handscomb who might have played one of the best knocks of his cricketing career.the Indian team out on the field for as long as possible so as to tire them before the start of the opening Test , “With an eye towards the first Test, we were sort of trying to keep them out there as long as we could and help the Test team out,” Nielsen added ,

In their second innings, KL Rahul and Murali Vijay played beautifully as they took India to 211/2 before the match ended in a draw. Speaking about the practice match, Vijay said that the Indian bowlers received a good practice before the Adelaide Test.

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