Goa score 367; reduces Kerala to 60 for two

Monday, Dec 8, 2014,22:24 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Wayanad | Goa posted a competitive 367 all out in their first innings before reducing Kerala to 60 for two on a raincurtailed second day of their Ranji Trophy Group C cricket match here today. Resuming on 313 for six, yesterday’s halfcenturion Darshan Misal could add only nine runs to his overnight score to be dismissed for 76. His knock came off 168 balls and with the help of 10 boundaries.
The tailenders Robin D’Souza (18) and Shadab Jakati (23) made useful contributions before Goa’s first innings folded. Kerala’s Basil Thampi (4/110) was the pick of the bowlers, while Nizar Niyas (3/74) chipped in with three wickets. In reply, Kerala lost opener VA Jagadeesh (8) and onedown batsman Rohan Prem (8) cheaply.
At stumps, KB Pawan was unbeaten on 28 and Amit Verma was on nine. Only 53 overs could be bowled today. Brief scores: Goa 1st innings: 367 all out (Darshan Misal 76; Basil Thampi 4/110, Nizar Niyas 3/74). Kerala: 60 for two in 32 overs.