J&K draw match against Delhi after follow on

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Srinagar, Oct 22 (UNI) Despite being asked to follow on, Jammu and Kashmir managed to salvage a nail-biting draw against Delhi in the final day of the two-day match in the women's senior cricket tournament being played here today.

Resuming after overnight score of 30 for three, the home team was bundled out for just 100 runs on board in reply to Delhi's 315 for 2 declared.

The visitors asked Jammu and Kashmir to follow on. With 215 runs in deficit, the home team started their second innings cautiously in order to save the match.

In the second innings, Jammu and Kashmir women's team showed good temperament and played for time to avoid an innings defeat.

In the process, Jammu and Kashmir lost eight wickets to score 100 runs till close of play to save and draw the match.

For the home team, Satika was the highest scorer with 32 runs followed by Payal at 28. Lalita Sharma and Shashi Malik took four wickets each for the visitors.

Earlier, yesterday Delhi had won the toss and elected to bat first. Centuries by Anjum Chopra and Asha Rawat helped visitors pile up a huge score of 315 for the lost of two wickets before declaring on the first day of the match being played at the her-i-Kashmir cricket stadium here.


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