India A slumps to 276

South Africa increased its lead to 184 runs having made 138 for four in its second essay.

Shreyas Iyer fell for 65.   -  K. Murali Kumar (File Photo)

Dane Piedt took four wickets as Indian 'A' tumbled to 276 in the second ‘Test’ here on Monday. South Africa increased its lead to 184 runs having made 138 for four in its second essay. Stephen Cook was batting on 55.

Having ended the day at 181 for three, Samarth fell without adding to his overnight score and the fall of Shreyas Iyer (65) proved decisive. Wickets fell fast with only Shahbaz Nadeem providing some resistance.

Brief scores: South Africa 'A'  322 & 138 for four (Stephen Cook 55 (batting)) vs India 'A' 276 in 89.4 overs (R. Samarth 77, Sudip Chatterjee 46, Shreyas Iyer 65, Shahbaz Nadeem 36, Dane Paterson three foru 48, Dane Piedt four for 70).