Updates and Score for India BPXI vs Australia: Virat Kohli and men will play against Australia in a five match ODI series starting from August 17, Sunday, but before that Steve Smith and his team will play a warm-up match against Board President’s XI in Chennai. BPXI doesn’t have big names in it but a young squad with the fringe of Indian players will test the Australia side. The team is led by Gurkeerat Mann. Australia have won the toss in Chennai and they have decided to bat against Board President’s XI. It is an unofficial game so both teams can play more than 11 players. So far so Australia are past 300 mark at the loss of six wickets.
Here are the Updates and Score for India BPXI vs Australia:
5:38 PM: Aussies heading towards massive win in Chennai.
5:25 PM: Just three overs left here in Chennai. BPXI are holding on but they will finish well short of victory. They’re 9-237
5:17 PM: WICKET! Over: 43.5 A K Karnewar 40(28) ct Glenn Maxwell b James Faulkner, Board President XI 222/9
5:06 PM: India is 205 for 8 in 40 overs. Can BPXI do it and win the match with 60 balls to go and 2 wickets in hand.
4:48 PM: Wickets continue to tumble in Chennai. Ashton Agar has three and BPXI are 8-162 after 36 overs
4:18 PM: WICKET! Shivam Chaudhary gets caught by Matthew Wade on Ashton Agar’s delivery. Walks back cheap for 4 in 7 deliveries.
4:14 PM: Gurkeerat Mann looks forward to playing captains knock.
3:12 PM: It is a slow pace game. BPXI is 143 after 30 overs for the loss of 4 wickets.
3:38 PM: 20 overs have been bowled in the Board President’s XI innings. They are 102 for the loss of two wickets and need 246 more runs to win from 180 balls. WICKET! Adam Zampa has broken the stand. Agarwal is caught by David Warner and BPXI lose their second wicket
2:52 pm: After 10 years, Ind BPXI is 49 for the loss of one wicket. Shreevats Goswami and Mayank Agarwal are at the crease.
2:39 pm: WICKET! Kane Richardson with the early breakthrough! He has Tripathi caught behind and BPXI lose their first wicket.
1:38 pm: Matthew Wade with an unbeaten 45 as Australia ride on late flourish to reach 347 for 7 in 50 overs. This is a brilliant finish from Australia as they never let the scoring rate dip.
1:26 pm: End Of Over 50 – Australia 347/7 Ashton Agar 8(5) James Faulkner 8(6)
1:15 pm: Stoinis gone for 76. BPXI has given the Kangaroos a run for their money it seems.
1:09 pm: Mathew Wade walks to the pavilion for 45 in 24 deliveries. Australia is 331 in 41 overs for 8 wickets.
1:04 pm: Australia is 325 for the loss of 5 wickets. Marcus Stoinis and Mathew Wade are at the crease.
Australia XI– Marcus Stoinis, Kane Richardson, Travis Head, James Faulkner, Nathan Coulter Nile, Hilton Cartwright, Glenn Maxwell, David Warner, Steven Smith (c), Ashton Agar, Matthew Wade (wk).
India BPXI– Govinda Podda, Shivam Chaudhary, M S Washinton Sundar, Mayank Agarwal, Shreevats Goswami (wk), Nitish Rana, Sandeep Sharma, Avesh Khan, Rahil Shah, R A Tripathi, Gurkeerat Mann (c).