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Pataudi Trophy 2021: KL Rahul puts India on top on Day 1 of warm-up clash against County Select XI

The senior Indian team is currently in England, preparing for the upcoming five-Test series for the Pataudi Trophy. It is presently taking on County Select XI in a warm-up clash ahead of the series. KL Rahul was the star on Day 1, as he slammed a century.

Pataudi Trophy 2021: KL Rahul puts India on top on Day 1 of warm-up clash against County Select XI-ayh
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Chester-le-Street, First Published Jul 21, 2021, 1:39 PM IST
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As a young Indian side is rattling Sri Lanka in the island nation, the senior side is preparing in England for the upcoming five-Test series for the Pataudi Trophy, starting August 4. Ahead of the same, the Indians have begun preparations as they are taking part in a three-day warm-up clash against County Select XI at the Riverside Ground in Chester-le-Street.

Tuesday happened to be Day 1 of the game, as the Indians finished on top, despite losing nine wickets. Electing to bat, the top order struggled, with none failing to get enter 30s. However, it was wicketkeeper-batsman KL Rahul who struck 101 to put India on top.

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While he retired out following his innings, he was aided by all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, who contributed 75. Nevertheless, at stumps, India managed 306/9, while it is yet to declare. As for the CSXI, it was medium-pacer Craig Miles who scalped a three-for.
Brief scores: India 306/9 (Rahul- 101, Jadeja- 75; Miles- 3/42) vs CSXI.

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