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Indians lose tour opener

Last updated on: March 11, 2004 19:06 IST

Pakistan 'A' thrashed the Indians by six wickets in the one-day warm-up match at the Gaddafi stadium in Lahore on Thursday.

Put in to bat, the Indians made 335 for 6 in their allotted 50 overs, with Rahul Dravid top-scoring with an unbeaten 92 and Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag chipping in with 76 and 75 runs respectively.

But Pakistan 'A', led by a superb 104 by skipper Taufeeq T Umar, scored the required runs in 46 overs, finishing with 337 for 4.

The Indians left out Hemang Badani, Ashish Nehra and Ramesh Powar.

Scoreboard

Indians:
V.Sehwag c Bazid Khan b Qaiser Abbas 75
S.Tendulkar b Qaiser Abbas 76
S.Ganguly c & b Umar Gul 5
V.Laxman b Junaid Zia 28
R.Dravid not out 92
Y.Singh c Faisal Iqbal b Yasir Arafat 10
M.Kaif run out 20
I.Pathan not out 0.

Extras: (lb-4, nb-12, w-13) 29.

Total: (for six wickets, 50 overs) 335.

Fall of wickets: 1-149, 2-172, 3-182, 4-239, 5-250, 6-329

Did not bat: M.Kartik, L.Balaji, Zaheer Khan, P.Patel.

Bowling: Umar Gul 10-0-74-1 (nb-6, w-7), Muhammad Khalil 10-0-70-0, Yasir Arafat 10-0-77-1 (nb-3), Junaid Zia 10-0-54-1 (nb-3, w-6), Qaiser Abbas 10-0-56-2.

Pakistan 'A':
Imran Nazir b Zaheer Khan 65
Taufeeq Umar c Patel b Tendulkar 104
Naumanullah c Kartik b Sehwag 35
Faisal Iqbal not out 50
Bazid Khan c Patel b Kartik 2
Qaiser Abbas not out 38.

Extras: (b-4, lb-9, nb-17, w-12) 42.

Total: (for four wickets, 46 overs) 336

Fall of wickets: 1-127, 2-220, 3-252, 4-258.

Did not bat: Kamran Akmal, Muhammad Khalil, Junaid Zia, Yasir Arafat, Umar Gul.

Bowling: Zaheer Khan 9-0-78-1 (nb-12 w-10), Balaji 6-0-60-0 (nb-4 w-1), Pathan 5-0-49-0 (nb-1), Kartik 10-1-63-1, Ganguly 4-0-19-0, Sehwag 5-0-22-1, Tendulkar 6-0-31-1 (w-1), Y.Singh 1-0-1-0.

Result: Pakistan 'A' won by six wickets.

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