Kerala defeats J&K by 158 runs


Kerala bowled out Jammu and Kashmir for 79 runs in the second innings to register 158 runs victory in the Ranji Trophy Group B match which concluded at the St Xavier’s College ground here on Saturday.
Akshay K.C picked up five wickets. Jammu and Kashmir, resuming at an overnight score of 56/7 added only 23 runs before being bowled out. Akshay picked up the last three wickets fell on the concluding day. With three wins and a loss from the four matches played so far, Kerala retained their prospects for the quarter-final stages while J&K suffered three loss and a draw from similar matches.
Brief scores: Kerala 219 and 191 vs Jammu & Kashmir 173 and 79 Points: Kerala 6, J&K 0.