Dane Piedt led a weary fightback against India A, but even his best efforts, taking four wickets, could not prevent the hosts piling up 342-6 in the first innings of the second unofficial Test in Wayanad on Wednesday.
Despite the best efforts of South Africa’s A-team spinners, India A held out for a draw in the first unofficial Test in Wayanad on Friday.
Cape Cobras off-spinner Dane Piedt took five wickets to put the South African A team in a powerful position to push for victory over India A on the last day’s play on Friday.
Quinton de Kock was sent off to the South African A team to regain his form: Three centuries in three innings says something.
A fourth-wicket stand of 136, capped by Omphile Ramela’s well-worked hundred put South Africa A in control on the first day of the unofficial Test against India A on Tuesday.
James Vince withstood everything the South Africans could throw at him to score an unbeaten 152 and to secure a hard-earned draw for England Lions in Bloemfontein on Wednesday.
Jonathan Trott and James Vince put up stiff resistance to deny South Africa A a quick victory in the second unofficial Test, in Bloemfontein, on Tuesday.
Titans batsman Theunis de Bruyn showed his potential with another brilliant innings to put the England Lions under pressure after day two of the second unofficial Test in Bloemfontein on Monday.
Rory Kleinveldt and Dane Piedt shared six wickets between them to help South Africa A bowl out the England Lions out for 260 on the opening day of the second unofficial four-day Test match at Chevrolet Park, Bloemfontein, on Sunday. In reply they had reached 29 for the loss of Stiaan van Zyl. The England Lions elected to bat, and… Read more →
Former England batsman Jonathan Trott, looking to revive his Test career after walking out during the Ashes in Australia with stress issues just over a year ago, knows it will not be an easy process.