Pope, Hain fifties help Lions draw with In­dia A

The New Indian Express - - SPORT -

WAYANAD: Ol­lie Pope (63) and Sam Hain (57) stood out on the fi­nal day with fight­ing half cen­turies as Eng­land Lions drew the first un­of­fi­cial Test against In­dia A at Kr­ish­na­giri Sta­dium. Hain and Pope put on 105 runs. The lat­ter hit 10 fours in his 122ball knock. Hain’s in­nings lasted 178 balls. Re­sum­ing at 20/0, Eng­land were 214/5 at the close of day’s play. The sec­ond un­of­fi­cial be­gins in My­suru on Fe­bru­ary 13. Brief scores: Eng­land Lions 340 & 214/5 (Pope 63, Hain 57; Sax­ena 2/41) drew with In­dia A 540/6 decl.

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