Ranji Trophy: Nagaland Arunachal match ends in draw


Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh players pose for picture after their  Ranji Trophy  encounter at the Nagaland Cricket Stadium, Sovima, Dimapur on January 14. The match ended in a draw. (Photo: NCA)


Dimapur, January 14 (MExN): As expected the Plate group Ranji Trophy encounter between Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh ended in a draw at the Nagaland Cricket Stadium, Sovima, Dimapur.


Going for the kill, Nagaland declared their 2nd innings at 259 /7 in 62 overs on the penultimate day of the 4-day a match test, but it was to not enough to avert the inevitable draw due to paucity of time.  


In reply, Arunachal Pradesh  were batting 152/4 in 35 overs  when the match ended after the allotted 4 days.
Nagaland will play Bihar next at Sovima from January 19 to 22.



Brief Scores: 

1st innings: 534/7declared
2nd innings: at 259 /7declared

Arunachal Pradesh 
1st Innings  : 460/10

Match drawn 
Points: Nagaland 3, Arunachal Pradesh 1.