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England tour of India - Cricket: Test heads for draw, India 140/2 at tea

Published: Saturday, December 15, 2001, 20:46 [IST]
 
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Ahemdabad: Chasing 374 for victory, India was 140 for two in its second innings at tea on the fifth and final day of the second cricket Test against England on Saturday.Rahul Dravid was batting on 10, while Sachin Tendulkar was on eight. Earlier, India had an excellent morning session having reached 92 without losing any wicket.Openers Shiv Sunder Das and Deep Dasgupta batted with a lot of determination to add 75 runs in 31 overs after India resumed at the overnight score of 17. Das reached his 50 off the last ball before break, while Dasgupta was batting on 42.However, India still has a Herculean task on hand to win this match. It needs 282 more runs from a minimum of 59 overs at an asking rate of a little over 4.75 an over. PTI

Extras:
Onus on India to win Test, 92/0 at lunch
India retains same team for final Test
England's tour of India

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