The second practice match being played between India and Australia A before the Test series was drawn. The Indian bowlers looked ineffective on the third and final day of the match, played in pink light with a pink ball in Sydney. Indian pacers, who included Australia for 108 runs in 32.2 overs in the first turn, were played efficiently by the host batsmen in the second innings.
After being allotted at 194, the Indian bowlers had taken an 86-run lead, including Australia A, for 108 on the very first day. Then on the second day, with the centuries of Rishabh Pant and Hanuma Vihari, India declared the second innings at 386/4, thus Australia A were to score 473 runs on the final day to win.
Ben McDermott and Jack Wildermuth scored unbeaten centuries. The captains of both teams joined hands when Australia A team’s score was 307 for four wickets. The Indian bowlers had early success, but McDermot scored 107 not out and Wildemuth played an unbeaten innings of 111 runs to ignite the guests’ hopes of victory.