Kerala XI and Air India play out 2-2 draw

Updated: Mar 09, 2012, 22:46 PM IST

Kozhikode: Kerala XI held a strong Air India 2-2 to split points in a Group II match in the fourth E K Nayanar Memorial Gold Cup All India football tournament, which started here on Friday.

At half time Kerala XI led 1-0.

Kerala XI`s Kannan put the hosts in the lead in the 20th minute, while Air India`s Prakash Thorat struck both goals for his team in the 47th and 76th minutes to bring Air India in the lead at 2-1.

But B K Anag saved the day for the Kerala team by scoring the equaliser in the 86th minute.