Darwin: Manoj Tiwary and Manish Pandey missed out on three-figure marks but their contrasting innings were enough to guide India A to a comprehensive 70-run win over South Africa A in the second match of the quadrangular series here on Tuesday.
Tiwary blazed his way to a 73-ball 93 while Pandey scored 91 off 108 balls as India A piled up a commendable 326 for seven in 50 overs. In reply, medium fast bowler Dhawal Kulkarni ran through the middle-order claiming five for 54 as South Africa A were all out for 256 in 47.1 overs.
Tiwary and Pandey added 124 runs for the third wicket to lay the foundation for a big score. The Bengal batsman faced 73 balls hitting nine fours and a six while Pandey dropped anchor during his 108 ball innings that had seven fours and a six. It was left to Ambati Rayudu (32 off 20) and Sanju Samson (24 off 13 balls) to take the score past 325 run mark.