India A off-spinner Krishnappa Gowtham returned with an excellent six-wicket haul to disregard New Zealand A for 398 of their first innings within the 3rd unofficial Check right here Sunday. The 30-year-old Gowtham completed with figures of 46.Four-10-139-6.
The guests had been 38 for one in 14 overs on the draw of stumps on day 3. Ravikumar Samarth (27 no longer out) and Ankit Bawne (five no longer out) had been at the crease after Abhimanyu Easwaran used to be disregarded within the 7th over.
Previous resuming from 121 for three, New Zealand controlled to take a 75 run first-innings lead, driving on right-hand batsman Cameron Fletcher’s career-best innings of 103. Fletcher hit seven limitations and a six in his 221-balls innings.
The trio of Tim Seifert (86), Doug Bracewell (55) and Kyle Jamieson (53) additionally chipped in for New Zealand with part centuries. Gowtham drew first blood of the day by way of brushing aside in a single day batsman Rachin Ravindra. Different in a single day batsman Seifert departed subsequent, following which Bracewell joined Fletcher on the crease.
Bracewell’s innings used to be studded with 9 limitations. He used to be disregarded by way of Navdeep Saini with the host at 257 for 6. The duo of Fletcher and Jamieson then post a 100 run stand which ended with Gowtham brushing aside the latter.
Gowtham then scalped the remainder wickets of Fletcher, Theo van Woerkom and Lachlan Ferguson.
India A: 323 and 38/1 in 14 overs (R Samarth 27 no longer out; D Bracewell 1/17)
New Zealand: 398 all out in 131.Four overs ( C Fletcher 103, T Seifert 86; Okay Gowtham 6/139)