Sam Curran hit his second half-century of the match as England Lions secured a draw of their four-day encounter with Australia A at Canterbury.
Curran, who was named within the senior squad for subsequent week’s Check towards Ireland earlier within the day, completed unbeaten on 56 when the captains shook palms on a draw.
The Surrey all-rounder shared an unbroken century partnership with Warwickshire’s Sam Hain (53 not out) after the Lions had slumped to 154-5 of their second innings.
Having resumed on 223-6 in a single day, the Australians added one other 29 to their complete, with Lions spinner Jack Leach – who has additionally been included within the Check squad – recording figures of 5-109.
That left the Lions to chase a testing goal of 383, however they constructed a strong platform as Zak Crawley (43) and Dominic Sibley (30) placed on 80 for the primary wicket.
Nonetheless, Michael Neser (3-48) shortly lowered the house aspect to 98-Three as he eliminated each openers, in addition to Ben Foakes (7), all caught behind.
Sam Northeast (34) and Jason Bracey (31) halted the slide earlier than each departed in fast succession to boost Australian hopes of forcing victory.
However Hain and Curran thwarted the bowlers by including 113, with Australia unable to discover a approach via the partnership because the Lions closed on 267-5.