Bairstow hits a ton against Mumbai 'A' in 2nd warm up match

The tourists end the opening day of the match on 338/6.

updated: November 03, 2012 19:26 IST
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Mumbai: Jonny Bairstow hit a century to spare England's blushes on Saturday, after a dramatic collapse on the opening day of the three-day tour match against Mumbai 'A'. The team finished the day on 338/6.

The tourists slipped to 66-4 in the first session after electing to bat, before Bairstow's rescue act steered them to 338 for six by stumps at the DY Patil stadium on the outskirts of Mumbai.

The 23-year-old made 118 with the aid of 14 boundaries to put himself in contention for the first Test against India starting in Ahmedabad on November 15.

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