London: Captain Shiv Sundar Das struck a fine 125 as India A reached 275 for three on Day I of thie four-day game against Durham Friday.
After being put in by Durham, Das added 122 for the opening wicket with Wasim Jaffer and then put on 80 more for the second with Gautam Gambhir. Jaffer scored 43 runs while Gambhir contributed 35. Das smashed 15 fours and a six in his 200-ball knock.
At stumps, Hemang Badani was batting on 43 with wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel not out on 21. For the hosts, Ian Hunter claimed two wickets, while Nicholas Hatch took the third.