Steve Finn makes successful return in England Performance Programme victory
Last Updated: November 29, 2012 4:29pm
Steven Finn: Helped the England Performance Programme beat the DY Patil Academy XI
England bowler Steven Finn completed his return from injury as the Performance Programme claimed an innings-and-193-run win over a DY Patil Academy XI.
Leg-spinner Scott Borthwick was the star on the final day, taking six wickets as the hosts were bowled out for just 87 in Mumbai.
Finn, who took 4-50 two days ago, had a quieter day on Thursday but successfully came through the contest unscathed after a thigh strain disrupted his tour.
The 23-year-old paceman finished wicketless in seven overs, while Borthwick took 6-38 and seamer Stuart Meaker returned figures of 3-8.
The EPP's victory was built on a first innings of 484-6, with opening batsman Joe Root making 166. The hosts made 204 in their first innings but were bowled out in just 32 overs on the final day.
The England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed after the match that Finn will travel on to Kolkata with the Test squad on Friday.
Meaker, who was called up as cover for the tall Middlesex seamer at the start of this month, will stay with the EPP in Mumbai.