Bawne makes 116*, Agarwal 90 as West Indies toil hard on first day of India tour

Chairman of the Indigenous Board XI 360 for 6 dec (Bawne 116 *, Agarwal 90, Iyer 61, Bishoo 3-104, Gabriel 2-41) v Antilles

Mayank Agarwal jumps with joy © PTI

The Antilles were moderately successful in their first outing on a six-week tour of India, taking six wickets on the first day of their two-day preparation match against the 11th President of the Board Indigenous in Vadodara. The hosts scored in 4 for more to post 360 for 6.

Legspinner Devendra Bishoo found the greatest success for the visitors, taking three terrains, including those of half centurion Mayank Agarwal (90) and Shreyas Iyer (61), in a spell of 21 while Sherman Lewis, the right arm sealer, It was economical since he picked up a piece of land and gave only 13 runs in 10 overs. Wicket de Lewis was the last test player of India, Hanuma Vihari. Ankit Bawne, the right-handed middle-range hitter who had made two centuries in three innings of List A before this game, scored an unbeaten 116 in n. ° 6. His entry took 191 balls and reached 15 limits during his trip.

Agarwal's 111-ball tickets were peppered with 14 fours and two sixes, as he pushed the national selectors back through the back door to the Indian squad that plays its first test on October 4. Ignored by the tests in England, Agarwal had attacked two and a half centuries against the visiting Australia-A team last month, before which he had scored 220 against South Africa A in early August. Agarwal did most of the scoring in a 92-run third-field position with captain Karun Nair, after the two had joined IBXIP in 40 for 2. When Agarwal was out of ten, a ninth-class first Only after lunch, the XI President of the Board was at 132 for 3.

Iyer then hit a strong 64-ball 61 throughout the afternoon, combining with a quieter Bawne for a fifth-run 113-run outpost, after which the latter took control and steered his way to a eighteenth century first class.

After being invited to the field, the West Indies had started with Shannon Gabriel having starter Prithvi Shaw caught on the third chance of the day, after which Lewis sent Vihari back in the 13th. It was then that Bishoo's leg broke that broke the Agarwal-Nair association, after which he proceeded to dismiss both Iyer and wicketkeeper Smit Patel after tea. Paul, Jomel Worrican, Roston Chase and Kraigg Brathwaite had no respite.

The second and last day of the only match of the tour will see the West Indies hitting being tested by Avesh Khan, Basil Thampi, Jalaj S Saxena and Ishan Porel.

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