Pope, Hain fifties help Lions draw with India A
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.