Mumbai: Mumbai A bowlers had the visiting England team on the mat, reducing it to 66 for four at lunch on the opening day of their second three-day warm-up game on Saturday. (Agencies)
After England won the toss and elected to bat on a seaming track in this Navi Mumbai stadium, medium pacer Kshemal Waingankar struck once each in his two spells to take the wickets of opener Nick Compton for 1 and Ian Bell for 4.
First change bowler Javed Khan dismissed Jonathan Trott for 28.
To make matters worse for England, Mumbai captain Suryakumar Yadav -- a part-time off break bowler -- struck in the last over before lunch to dismiss Joe Root, caught at short leg for 28.
At lunch Eoin Morgan was yet to score after having come in with 10 minutes left for the interval.
Waingankar had superb figures of 2 for 13 in seven overs, Khan claimed one for 19 in six while Yadav had taken a wicket off the fifth ball of his only over.
The morning clearly belonged to the unheralded second string bunch of Mumbai.
The 27-year-old Waingankar, who has played only 11 Ranji Trophy games, stuck to a fine line to take full advantage of the helpful track and put the visitors on the back foot after they won the toss and batted.
England, who made six changes to the side that played in the opening warm-up game against India A at the Brabourne Stadium even resting captain and centurion Alastair Cook, started cautiously.
With the wicket assisting the two medium pacers Waingankar and Shardul Thakur runs were hard to come by.
Waingankar, in particular, maintained a steady off stump line and good length and made the ball move both way off the pitch to produce doubts in the minds of Compton and Root.
Waingankar drew first blood very early in his third over by uprooting the off stump of Compton with a ball that moved in a shade.
England, 5 for 1 at Compton's departure for 1, were kept in check by Waingankar and Thakur and it was only in the sixth over that a loose ball from the latter on his legs was clipped away for four by one down Jonathan Trott, who scored an attractive 56 against India A.
The third medium pacer in the team, Javed Khan, replaced Thakur and was promptly dispatched by Trott for another boundary with an on-drive.
Waingankar, after a good spell of 5-3-10-1, was replaced by part time off spinner Shikhar Dhawan, playing for the team as a special invitee along with Cheteshwar Pujara.
The 50 came up in the 16th over when Trott cut Thakur for a four after the first hour had produced 38 runs in 14.
The number three batsman got out chasing outside the off stump and was caught behind, a ball after inside-edging Javed Khan to the fine leg fence.
Khan gave way to Waingankar who struck his second blow of the morning by having out-of-form Ian Bell caught behind off a defensive prod outside the off stump.
Bell, who made only 5 in the first game, was out for 4 this time around.
England lost Trott and Root 15 minutes prior to lunch.
The visitors rested Cook, pace bowlers Steven Finn and Tim Bresnan, batsman Kevin Pietersen, wicket keeper Matt Prior and leading spinner Graeme Swann from the team that played in the at CCI.
They included squad vice-captain Stuart Broad, who led the side in Cook's absence, wicket keeper Jimmy Bairstow, Joe Root, Graham Onions, Eoin Morgan and Monty Panesar in their place.
The home team left out leg spinner Sagar Gorivale – the lone frontline spinner in the squad - Neelkanth Parab, Bravish Shetty and Balwinder Singh Sandhu Jr. from the playing eleven.
Mumbai: Mumbai A bowlers had the visiting England team on the mat, reducing it to 66 for four at lunch on the opening day of their second three-day warm-up game on Saturday.