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Kerala earns two points

JAMSHEDPUR, DEC. 7. Kerala opened its Ranji account with two points by virtue of its first innings lead against Jharkhand as the four-day Plate Group A Ranji Trophy match ended in a tame draw on the concluding day at the Keenan stadium here today.

Chasing a target of 168, Jharkhand was 16 for two in its second innings at close. Tinu Yohannan bagged both the wickets.

Earlier, Jharkhand pacer Mihir Diwakar ripped through the visitor's innings scalping six wickets for 48 runs while left-arm spinner Shahid Khan bagged three as Kerala was bundled out for 161 after tea.

Kerala skipper Sreekumaran Nair, who led his team from the front by his all round show, again did the rescue act scoring a solid 57 with the help of seven boundaries before falling to Diwakar. Nair had made a fine 71 in the first innings and picked up five wickets to help his team get a slender six runs lead. Former captain Sunil Oasis (40) added 85 runs with his captain in the sixth wicket stand.

Jharkhand has seven points from three outings and will play Orissa in the next match here from December 13.

The scores:

Kerala — 1st innings: 321

Jharkhand — 1st innings: 315

Kerala — 2nd innings: M. Nathani c Goyal b Diwakar 16, S. Antony c Dhoni b Diwakar 8, Jagadish b Diwakar 6, Sreekumaran Nair c Rajiv b Diwakar 57, Ajay Kudua c Dhoni b Rao 2, Sunil Oasis c Dhoni b Diwakar 40, Chandrasekhara b Diwakar 10, Ananthapadmanabhan (not out) 8, Tinu Yohannan lbw b S. Khan 2, M. Suresh Kumar c Panda b S. Khan 0, Sreeshanth c Panda b S. Khan 1. Extras (b-3, lb-2, nb-6) 11. Total (all out in 85.3 overs) 161.

Fall of wickets: 1-27, 2-28, 3-37, 4-53, 5-138, 6-150, 7-151, 8-153, 9-153.

Jharkhand bowling: S. Panda 9-3-10-0, M. Diwakar 22-4-48-6, S.S. Rao 11-3-22-1, S. Nadeem 25-8-43-0, S. Khan 11.3-3-19-3, Sunil Kumar 1-1-0-0, M. Vardhan 6-0-14-0.

Jharkand — 2nd innings: Ratan Kumar c Nathani b Yohannan 0, M.S. Dhoni (not out) 6, M. Goyal b Yohannan 1, M. Vardhan (not out) 6. Extras (lb-1, nb-2) 3. Total (for two wkts. in 8 overs) 16.

Fall of wickets: 1-1, 2-3.

Kerala bowling: Yohannan 4-1-6-2, Sreeshanth 4-0-9-0.

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