Rohit Sharma, Manish Pandey Lift India A to Victory With Impressive Tons in Warm-up Tie

Rohit Sharma smashed 142 off 111 balls while Manish Pandey scored 135 off 113 balls to help India post a mammoth 382/6 vs Sri Lanka in a warm-up game in Mumbai. The visitors finished on 294/9, falling short of the target by 88 runs.

updated: October 30, 2014 18:11 IST
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Mumbai: Centuries from a fit-again Rohit Sharma and Manish Pandey helped India A register a thumping 88-run win over Sri Lanka in their first warm-up match at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. India A posted a mammoth total of 382/6 and restricted Sri Lanka to 294/9, winning the game by 88 runs.

Playing his first match after recovering from a fractured finger and shoulder injury, Rohit cracked a brilliant 111-ball 142 but was run out.

Invited to bat, India A scored runs at a brisk pace, with the openers -- Rohit and Unmukt Chand -- carting the bowlers all over the park. The team posted a score of 72 in the first 10 overs. Rohit dominated the proceedings initially but Chand too upped the ante and raced past his opening partner.

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