Axar Patel took 4 wickets with out conceding a run in six overs on the fourth day, spinning South Africa A out for 76 and securing victory for India A by an innings and 81 runs
India A 417 for 8 dec (Mukund 72, Rayudu 71, Axar 69*, Piedt 5-191) beat South Africa A 260 (van Zyl 96, Axar 5-92) and 76 (Axar 4-0) by an innings and 81 runs
Left-arm spinner Axar Patel took 4 wickets with out conceding a run in six overs on the fourth day in Wayanad, spinning South Africa A out for 76 in 31.4 overs and securing victory for India A by an innings and 81 runs.
Axar’s spell of 6-6-0-4 gave him match figures of 9 for 92, to go together with his 69 in India A’s innings.
After having declared in a single day on 417 for 8, with a first-innings lead of 157, India A’s push for victory was began by Axar, who bowled Reeza Hendricks for 1 within the fourth over. By the 14th over, South Africa A had misplaced their prime three for 23 runs, Shardul Thakur and offspinner Jayant Yadav accounting for Gihahn Cloete and Stiaan van Zyl.
There was little resistance from the guests as Temba Bavuma, Omphile Ramela and Dane Vilas fell in fast succession, Axar accounting for 2 of these three wickets. Quinton de Kock was the top-scorer with 20, however he fell to Jayant two overs after Axar eliminated Dane Piedt. As soon as Karn Sharma trapped Lonwabo Tsotsobe lbw, South Africa A’s innings got here to an finish on 76 as a result of final man Beuran Hendricks was absent damage following an harm sustained whereas bowling.