India A have beaten Australia A by five wickets at Marrara Cricket Ground in Darwin on Thursday. Batting first, Australia A finished all out for 228 in their final over, a total that India A chased down in the 48th over, finishing 5-231. (Karn Sharma Inspires India A to Thrilling Win Over South Africa A)
Openers Marcus Stoinis and Phil Hughes led the way with the bat, each notching up 58 runs. India A's Manoj Tiwary picked up his first five-wicket haul in List A cricket, finishing with figures of 5-34.
The wickets were shared evenly among the Australia A bowlers with Clint McKay (1-19) and Gurinder Sandhu (1-37) the most economical. While for India A, Ambati Rayudu (77) and Kedar Jadhav (52) each reached half centuries.
The two teams will face each other in the Quadrangular Series Final on Saturday at Marrara Cricket Ground.