Day 1: Kevin Pietersen warms up for Tests with a strokeful hundred; England 408/3 at stumps

Kevin Pietersen scored a century against Haryana in the third and final warm up match on Thursday after England opted to bat first.

updated: November 08, 2012 19:19 IST
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Ahmedabad: Star England batsman Kevin Pietersen prepared himself for the upcoming Test series with a strokeful 110 against Haryana in visitors' final warm up game even as skipper Alastair Cook missed out on his second consecutive ton, on Thursday.

Pietersen smashed a 94-ball 110 before retiring hurt to let his colleagues get some batting practice as England reached a strong 408 for three on day one of the game.

Left-handed Cook, who did not play against Mumbai A, yet again batted splendidly but missed out on his century by three runs after electing to bat.

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