Cape Town - Beuran
Hendricks and Dane Piedt took six wickets between them to bundle out
India 'A' for 120 runs in 39 overs on day two of the first Cricket South
Africa (CSA) Four-Day
match of the two-match series at Tuks Oval in Pretoria on
visitors were found wanting in their chase of the South Africa 'A' side's 346-run total, posted after they picked up from their
overnight score of 274/4.
Openers Ravikumar Samarth and Ishan Kishan both fell without scoring,
the former run out by Andile Phehlukwayo and the latter was caught by
David Miller off Hendricks in the opening over of their innings.
were followed by Sudip Chatterjee, who only managed
six runs before he was removed by Junior Dala (1/36), leaving the
Indians struggling on 37/3 on the nine-over mark.
highest run scores came from Shreyas Iyer (31 off 32 balls), Vijay
Shankar who retired hurt on 26 and Shahbaz Nadeem (21).
The rest of the
line-up could not manage
more than Karun Nair's 15 runs as Piedt (3/32) and Hendricks (3/23)
ripped through them with seeming ease at the top and bottom ends of the
Shaun von Berg (1/16) also chipped in with a wicket, seeing the
end of Aniket Choudhary (6) before Piedt dispatched
Mohammed Siraj (0), bringing an emphatic end to the innings.
Africa were 66 without loss at the close with a lead of 292.
Cook and captain, Aiden Markram are on a respective 32 and 34 not out.
will hope for a better showing from the middle order and tail-enders
who fell cheaply earlier today.
Hendricks and Khaya Zondo were run out
for 12 and 24 runs
respectively with ducks coming from Phehlukwayo and Piedt.
Klaasen managed 29 runs and a 30-run, eighth-wicket stand with Von Berg
(9) as the home side slipped from 306/5 to 346 all out.
Day three will begin at 09:30 on Monday.