India A bowlers toil on Day 1 of unofficial Test

India A bowlers toil on Day 1 of unofficial Test

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Bloemfontein (South Africa)

The India A bowlers had a tough time on the field as Pieter Malan and Tony de Zorzi scored centuries to take South Africa A to 343/3 at stumps on Day 1 of the opening unofficial Test here today. After opting to bowl, the Priyank Panchal-led side got two early wickets before Malan (157 batting) and Zorzi (117) shared a 217-run stand for the third wicket. Navdeep Saini, Arzan Nagwaswalla and Umran Malik took a wicket each.


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