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Matthew Potts dismissed 6 Indian batsmen. He has taken 6 wickets for the second time.
India A had a bad start in the third and last unofficial Test against England Lions. The team was all out for 192 runs in the first innings. Matthew Potts took 6 wickets and Brayden Carse took 4 wickets.
By the end of the first day's play on Thursday, England Lions had scored 98 runs for one wicket. Alex Lees is unbeaten on a personal score of 48 and Oliver Price is 20 runs. Lions are now just 94 runs behind on the basis of first innings.
In Ahmedabad, the England Lions captain won the toss and decided to bowl first. The Indian team, which came to play first, was all out within two sessions in the absence of Sarfaraz Khan and Washington Sundar.
Potts showed the path to the pavilion to India's top-5 batsmen.
Indian openers returned to the pavilion on 19 runs.
The Indian team captained by Abhimanyu Easwaran lost the captain's wicket on the very first ball of the match. He was LBW by Potts. He also LBWed Sai Sudarshan (07 runs) and sent the Indian openers to the pavilion on the score of 19 runs.
Potts also sent third-placed Tilak Verma (22 runs) and Rinku Singh (0) to the pavilion. Rinku, who was playing his debut series with this team, failed to open his account for the second consecutive innings.
Padikal and Saransh scored half-centuries
After losing the initial wicket, Karnataka's Devdutt Padikkal (65 runs in 96 balls) and Saransh Jain, who came in the middle order, played important innings of 64 runs.
6 wickets for Potts and 4 wickets for Carrs
Potts bowled brilliantly and took six wickets for 57 runs. He took six wickets for the second consecutive time. He has taken 18 wickets in three matches. Carrs supported Potts well and took four wickets for 52 runs.
Akashdeep broke the opening partnership
After India A was all out for 192, openers Lees and Keaton Jennings (17) gave the Lions a cautious start. Akashdeep broke this partnership by dismissing Jennings. Then
Lees and Price made an unbroken partnership of 71 runs for the second wicket and kept the host team's bowlers from success for the rest of the day's play.