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Innings and 83 runs win for Kerala
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Sandeep Warrier returned a rich match-haul of nine wickets to help Kerala post an innings and 83 runs win over Goa and earn a bonus point on the penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy Group C cricket match here on Tuesday. Kerala earned seven points from today’s victory and have taken their overall tally to 19 points from seven ties. In reply to Kerala’s massive first innings total of 441, Goa resumed at 81 for two today and immediately lost both their overnight batsmen. Goa then kept losing wickets at regular intervals with Warrier wreaking havoc. He ended with figures of six for 44 as the hosts fell for 191, conceding 258-run first innings lead. Following on, Goa once again succumbed to medium pacer Warrior, who took three for 31 in the second innings. Goa finally were all out for 167 in the second essay with Warrier returning match figures of nine for 75.