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India Settles for a Draw in Australian Tour Opener

Kohli top-scored with 60 as India posted 363-8 from 91 overs in reply to the Australian invitational team\'s 219 in the two-day match at Glenelg, on the coastal fringe of Adelaide.

Published: 25th November 2014 04:53 PM  |   Last Updated: 25th November 2014 04:53 PM   |  A+A-

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By AP

GLENELG: Virat Kohli and Murali Vijay were among five batsmen to post half centuries as India settled for a draw in its tour-opening match against a Cricket Australia XI.

Kohli top-scored with 60 as India posted 363-8 from 91 overs in reply to the Australian invitational team's 219 in the two-day match at Glenelg, on the coastal fringe of Adelaide.

Vijay (51) and Cheteshwar Pujara (55) retired out, while Wriddhiman Saha (56) and Karn Sharma (52) were unbeaten.

Sam Grimwade, a 16-year-old high school student from Melbourne, took 1-61 for the hosts.

India has another two-day game starting Friday to warm up for the four-test series against Australia, which starts Dec. 4 in Brisbane.



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