First day`s play between Bengal-TN called off due to rain

Chennai: The first day`s play between Bengal and Tamil Nadu of the Ranji Trophy match in Elite-A group was called off today due to rain.

The umpires thrice inspected the CPT India Cements ground here since morning before calling off the play at 1500 hours.

In the eight team Elite-A Group, Tamil Nadu have earned 10 points from four matches and are placed joint second along with Gujarat, while Bengal are in fifth spot with eight points.

Defending champions Mumbai lead the table with 14 points.