Proteas

AB ton saves visiting South Africans

2015-10-31 14:29
AB de Villiers (Gallo)

Mumbai - AB de Villiers notched a timely century on Saturday in South Africa's drawn tour game against an Indian Board President's XI.

De Villiers, who struck three centuries in the preceding one-day series in which South Africa beat India 3-2, hit 112 off 131 balls with 18 fours to take his team's first innings to 302 in reply to 296.

De Villiers took control in the company of wicketkeeper Dane Vilas (54). They added 115 for the seventh wicket after the South Africans were struggling at 111-6, resuming the day on 46-2.

The hosts scored 92-0 in their second innings as the two-day game ended in a draw.

Scores:

Indian Board President's XI 296 in 78.5 overs (Lokesh Rahul 72, Naman Ojha 52; Simon Harmer 3-41, Dale Steyn 3-46) and 92-0 (Cheteshwar Pujara 49 not out, Lokesh Rahul 43 not out)

South Africans 302 (A.B. de Villiers 112, Dane Vilas 54; Shardul Thakur 4-70).

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