TN earn three points from a draw against Railways

PTI| Updated: Dec 17, 2013, 20:41 PM IST

New Delhi: Tamil Nadu earned three points from the drawn encounter against Railways with a first-innings lead after only 14 overs of play was possible on the fourth and final day of their Group B Ranji Trophy match here Tuesday.

Tamil Nadu scored 246 in their first innings and then bundled out Railways for a meagre 169 to take a 77-run lead.

Resuming on 10 for one in their second innings, Tamil Nadu could take the field only after lunch today because of fog and play lasted a little over an hour before bad light interrupted once again.

Only 14 overs of play was possible on the day and Tamil Nadu were 28 for two in 25 overs when the play was called off.

Tamil Nadu are now placed fourth with 17 points, while Railways, who could earn just one point from this tie, continue to top the table with 21 points.

Brief scores:

Tamil Nadu: 246 (Ramaswamy Prasanna 117; Anureet Singh 5/67) & 28 for two (KB Arun Karthik not out 10).

Railways: 169 (Karn Sharma 51; Laxmipathy Balaji 4/31, J Kaushik 3/45).