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Markram, Mulder slam tons as SA 'A' fight back against Ind 'A'
Markram, Mulder slam tons as SA 'A' fight back against Ind 'A'

Mysuru, Sep 20 (TIWN) Skipper Aiden Markram slammed 161 in the lead-up to the Test series while all-rounder Wiaan Mulder also scored a hundred to take South Africa 'A' to 400 against India 'A' on Day 3 of the second unofficial Test on Thursday. At stumps, India 'A' were on 14/0, still leading by 31 runs with Priyank Panchal (9 batting) and Abhimanyu Easwaran (5 batting) at the crease.

The day belonged to the away side as they resumed on overnight score of 159/5 with Markram batting on 83. The promising 24-year old opener then hit 20 fours and two sixes to take his tally to 161 from 253 balls.  Markram was more than ably supported by fellow overnight batter Mulder who struck 131 off 230 deliveries with the help of 17 fours and one six. The pair associated for a 155-run sixth-wicket stand as South Africa 'A' showed fight for the first time in the series.

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