Alastair Cook hits unbeaten century as England fight back

Cook hits century as England fight back
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Alastair Cook hits an unbeaten century as England close day two of their tour match with India 'A' on 286-4.

Alastair Cook hit an unbeaten 112 as England fought back against India 'A' on the second day of their tour match in Mumbai.

The England captain shared an unbeaten fifth-wicket stand of 156 with Samit Patel as England closed day two on 286-4 to trail their hosts by 83.

India had earlier been dismissed for 369, before Nick Compton was caught out for a duck at the top of England's innings.

Jonathan Trott hit 56, before Kevin Pietersen was caught and bowled by Yuvraj Singh for a 24-ball 23.

Ian Bell fell for six to bring Patel to the crease, and the all-rounder hit 12 fours on the way to an unbeaten 82.

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