Kerala beat Jharkhand by 9 wickets in Ranji Trophy
Thiruvananthapuram: Riding on splendid bowling spells of Jalaj Saxena and K Monish, Kerala registered a thumping 9-wkt win over Jharkhand on the third day of the Ranji Trophy match at the Greenfield stadium here on Sunday.
Jharkhand, who were all out for 202 runs in the first innings, could garner only 89 runs in the second innings. Kerala, who were all out for 259 runs in the first innings, were able to get a lead of 57 runs. Kerala needed only 32 runs for a win and reached the target comfortably for the loss of only one wicket.
Jalaj Saxena's 5/25 and Monish's 4/42 destroyed Jharkhand's batting line up.