Australia A 203 for 0 (Harris 100*, Burns 88) route Sussex 263 (Rawlins 69, Pattinson 4-60) by 60 runs
Marcus Harris and Joe Burns, who could be personification off for one mark in a Ashes squad, dominated a second day of Australia A’s compare opposite Sussex with an consecutive double-century opening stand.
Harris finished dominant on 100 with Burns on 88 as they combined 203 in 49 overs in respond to Sussex’s 263 all out in that James Pattinson finished with 4 for 60 and Jon Holland 3 for 49.
Against a Sussex conflict blank a series of first-team regulars, Harris and Burns done mostly relaxed swell with Harris bringing adult his century from 142 balls in a penultimate over of a day.
Before a tour, Harris had oral about anticipating to be means to collect adult his form from a Australian domestic deteriorate when he scored some-more than 1000 Sheffield Shield runs in a summer where he done his Test entrance and constructed some earnest performances. He looked in good hold via his stay to raise his claims to be David Warner’s opening partner for a initial Test during Edgbaston.
However, for Burns this was also a really poignant day as he aims to reiterate his Ashes credentials. It was his initial innings given withdrawing from his Lancashire understanding due to ongoing tired syndrome. He was usually privileged to lapse to movement final week afterwards immediately drafted into a Australia A patrol and his diversion looked in good sequence as he struck 13 boundaries. Along with Harris he is an obligatory Test actor and scored 180 in his final debate opposite Sri Lanka in February.
Earlier in a day Sussex had put adult some realistic insurgency to extend their initial innings from a overnight 118 for 5. Abi Sakande fell early to Michael Neser though Delray Rawlins and Adam Rouse combined 58 for a seventh wicket. Rawlins struck 10 fours and a 6 in his 69 off 103 balls before being trapped lbw for Holland’s initial wicket.
The Sussex reduce sequence continued to chip in before Holland wrapped a innings adult with a prop of wickets. Josh Hazlewood finished wicketless from 19 overs in his initial red-ball play given a highlight detonate of his behind in early Jan that has kept him out of movement until this tour.