England tour of India - Cricket: Bangar picks 5-wkts, 3-day match ends in draw

Published: Saturday, November 24, 2001, 23:18 [IST]
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Hyderabad: Board President's XI medium pacer Sanjay Bangar's five wicket haul reduced England to 163 for nine in the second innings as the three-day match ended in a draw at Lal Bahadur Stadium on Saturday.The visitors, after conceding a slender 19-run first innings lead, were reduced to 163 for 9 with Sanjay returning with impressive figures of five for 32 as the match was called off after the sixth mandatory over was bowled.Sanjay dismissed England skipper Nasser Hussain for 38 through a decent catch by Murali Kartik and accounted for Graham Thrope (13), Craig White (4), James Foster (0) and Richard Dawson (1) while Murali Kartik claimed the prize wicket of Mark Ramprakash (32) through wicket-keeper Pankaj Dharmani.Earlier, Board President's XI, resuming at 256 for two in reply to England's first innings score of 320, declared the innings after lunch for 339 for seven. Overnight batsman S Sriram added 29 to his score of 120 while Jacob Martin was out for 89 after adding six to his score. Rohan Gavaskar (24) was the only other player who was in the runs taking the score past England's 320. For England Martyn Ball claimed 3 for 89 while Matthew Hoggard and Craig White took two wickets apiece. England would now proceed to Jaipur where they would play the second three-day match against India A from November 27. PTI

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