Ranji trophy: Andhra force a draw against Kerala
Guwahati : G H Vihari remaining not out at 53 and KS Bharat scoring a brilliant 73 helped Andhra salvage a draw against Kerala at the Ranji Trophy Group C campaign at Barsapara Cricket Stadium here on Thursday. The Andhra men were able to accumulate 193 runs in 80 overs at the loss of 4 wickets at the close of play.
Resuming the batting today at 229-5 with Sachin Baby (17) and Iqbal Abdullah (1) at the crease, Kerala declared the innings at 302/6. Sachin Baby remained not out at 60.
While Andhra lost the wickets of KS Bharat and Ricky Bhui in the form of run outs, Sandeep Warrier and Vinod Kumar CV scalped the wickets of Ravi Teja and Prashanth Kumar respectively.
Along with KS Bharat and GH Vihari, Ricky Bhui (43) also helped Andhra secure the draw against Kerala.
Kerala: 219, 302/6d
Andhra: 226, 193/4