England made to sweat and work hard in 2nd warm up match

Mumbai 'A' replied with authority to England's first innings score of 345. Ended the day on 232/4.

updated: November 04, 2012 19:55 IST
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Mumbai: England's bowlers got a taste of what may lie ahead in the Test series against India after they were made to toil hard for wickets in a practice match in Mumbai on Sunday.

The tourists struggled on the field as Mumbai 'A', replying to England's first innings score of 345-9, cruised to 232-4 by stumps on the second day of the three-day match at the DY Patil stadium.

Cheteshwar Pujara, one of the non-Mumbai players in the home side, warmed up for the four-Test series with a polished 87 on an even-paced wicket that offered no assistance to the bowlers.

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