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Board President's XI vs Australia practice match live score and commentary: Australia beat BP XI by 103 runs

Welcome to the live coverage of the warm-up match between Board President's XI and Australia
Updated: 12 September 2017 17:35 IST - Published: 12 September 2017 15:32 IST
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That's it from the only warm-up match between Board President's XI and Australia. Follow our live updates from the first ODI between India and Australia on September 17. Till then, this is Vignesh Ananthasubramanian signing off from Chennai.
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Chasing a target of 348, the BP XI batsmen were never in the chase as they lost the wicket of Rahul Tripathi early. Shreevats Goswami and Mayank Agarwal tried to revive the innings with a 79-run partnership for the second wicket before the wickets started falling at regular intervals. From 89/1 in 18 overs, BP XI collapsed to 154/8 in 34 overs. 
 
Akshay Karnewar and Kushang Patel just delayed the inevitable and reduced the deficit by scoring some quick runs towards the end. The duo put on 66 runs for the ninth wicket before Karnewar was dismissed for 40 off 28 balls with two fours and four sixes. Kushang remained unbeaten on 40 off 28 balls with five fours and a six. 
 
Goswami was the top scorer for BP XI with 43 followed by Agarwal's 42. Ashton Agar was the pick of the Aussie bowlers as he ended with figures of 4/44 in his 8.2 overs. Kane Rihardson ended up with two wickets while Marcus Stoinis, Adam Zampa, Nathan Coulter-Nile and James Faulkner settled for one apiece. 
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Australia win by 103 runs
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OUT! Done and Dusted! Agar picks his fourth as Rahil Shah is dismissed for 244 runs in 48.2 overs.

Rahil Shah c Marcus Stoinis b Ashton Agar 3 (9)
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After 48 overs: BP XI 244/9 (Rahil Shah 3*, Kushang Patel 41*)

Seven runs including a boundary came off Faulkner's seventh over. 
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111 runs needed from 18 balls to win the match. Even a six off every ball can't do the job for BP XI.
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After 47 overs: BP XI 237/9 (Rahil Shah 2*, Kushang Patel 36*)

Kushang sends one over the bowler's head for a boundary and follows it up with a six over long-on. 11 runs were scored off the 47th over.
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After 46 overs: BP XI 225/9 (Rahil Shah 1*, Kushang Patel 26*)

The bat flew towards the short fine-leg fielder, Faulkner showing his aggression to the no. 11 batsman and just two runs, these are the things that happened in Faulkner's sixth over. 
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After 45 overs: BP XI 223/9 (Rahil Shah 0*, Kushang Patel 25*)

Just one run from Agar's seventh over. BP XI need 125 runs to win in five overs. Even a boundary every can't help them reach the target.
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Ashton Agar replaces Adam Zampa (8-0-59-1)
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After 44 overs: BP XI 222/9 (Rahil Shah 0*, Kushang Patel 24*)

Kushang dances down the track and smashes Faulkner over his head for a boundary before Faulkner sent Karnewar back to the pavilion.
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OUT! Karnewar tried one too many and this time, he ends up offering Maxwell an easy catch. 

Akshay Karnewar c Glenn Maxwell b James Faulkner 40 (28)
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James Faulkner replaces Pat Cummins (4-0-15-0)
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After 43 overs: BP XI 217/8 (Akshay Karnewar 40*, Kushang Patel 19*)

Travis Head dropped Karnewar when he was batting on 38 off the first ball of the Adam Zampa over that conceded just two runs. 
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After 42 overs: BP XI 215/8 (Akshay Karnewar 39*, Kushang Patel 18*)

Just two runs from Cummins' fifth. The New South Welshman is keeping things tight for his team. 
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After 41 overs: BP XI 213/8 (Akshay Karnewar 38*, Kushang Patel 17*)

14 runs from Adam Zampa's seventh over. Karnewar launched the bowler for a couple of sixes, one over long-off and the over mid-wicket.
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These two have put on 55 runs for the ninth wicket in 38 balls. 
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200 up for Board President's XI in the 41st over.
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After 40 overs: BP XI 199/8 (Akshay Karnewar 25*, Kushang Patel 16*)

These two batsmen are showing the top-order how things should be done in a chase of 348. These two scored 37 runs in the last four overs. Finally, some fight from the BP XI batsmen.
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After 36 overs: BP XI 162/8 (Akshay Karnewar 3*, Kushang Patel 3*)

Cummins starts off his spell by conceding four runs in his first over. 
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Patrick Cummins replaces Kane Richardson (6-0-36-2)
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After 35 overs: BP XI 158/8 (Akshay Karnewar 1*, Kushang Patel 1*)

Just two runs off Ashton Agar's fifth over.
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Kushang Patel is the new batsman 
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After 34 overs: BP XI 156/8 (Akshay Karnewar 0*, Washington Sundar 11)

Washi takes the attack to Richardson as he hit him over his head and through the mid-wicket region for two boundaries before getting out off the last ball.
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OUT! Washington Sundar tries to clear the off-side field and ends up skying the ball in the air. Ashton Agar, the fielder at covers, ran back and completed the catch.

Washington Sundar c Ashton Agar b Kane Richardson 11 (11)