By BV Swagath
Mumbai A put on more than a decent show on the second day’s play at the Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy in Navi Mumbai against the touring England team. India’s new Test no.3 batsman Cheteshwar Pujara got some precious practice in his knock of 87 (from 184 balls with 11 fours). Little known Hiken Shah Scored an equally patient 84* (from 190 balls with 9 fours and a six) as Mumbai A put up 232 for 4 in 80.4 overs at Stumps on Day 2 in reply to England’s first innings total of 345 for 9 declared.
England XI 1st Inngs 345/9 (93 overs): Eoin Morgan 76, Jonny Bairtsow 118, Samit Patel 60; Kshemal Waingankar 3/72, Shardul Thakur 3/53
Mumbai A 1st Inngs 232/4 (80.4 overs): Cheteshwar Pujara 87, Hiken Shah 84; James Anderson 1/36, Graham Onions 1/34, Monty Panesar 1/47, Joe Root 1/43