Australia A’s bowlers had been put by means of a tough day of toil because the England Lions reached 3-274 on day one of many four-day tour match on the MCG.

The Lions had been struggling at 3-55 after Zak Crawley, Keaton Jennings, and Sam Northeast all fell cheaply.

Jack Wildermuth snared two of these wickets, with Jackson Hen amassing the opposite.

However there could be no extra pleasure for Australia A for the subsequent 64.four overs as opener Dominic Sibley (108no off 250 balls) and Dan Lawrence (125no off 208 balls) took management of the competition.

Paceman Michael Neser (0-74), spinner Mitchell Swepson (0-42), and Mark Steketee (0-54) all went wicketless.

Wildermuth completed with 2-44 from his 13 overs, whereas Hen was economical with 1-53 from 22 overs.

Australia A can be aiming to return serve once they get the possibility to bat, with the likes of Marcus Harris, Usman Khawaja, Nic Maddinson, Kurtis Patterson, Moises Henriques, and Josh Inglis all within the house aspect’s line-up.