GUWAHATI, Feb 9 � Assam finished the preliminary phase of the Ranji Trophy Group C with 38 points as in the last match against Kerala they picked up three points.
The four-day match at the Conor Vayal Stadium, Tellicherry, Kannur today ended in a draw.
At the end of the final day Assam were 188 for the loss of six wickets resuming at the overnight total of 26 for no loss.
Opener Pallav Das was the top scorer for Assam in the second innings with 72 which came off 227 balls. Pallav hit seven boundaries and a six in his 309-minute knock.
KB Arun Karthik was the other leading run getter with 62. His 150-ball innings was studded with four boundaries and two sixers.
Assam 1st innings: 344
Kerala 1st innings: 266
Assam 2nd innings: Pallav Das c Samson b Monish 72, Kunal Saikia c Samson b Basil Thampi 11, Sib Sankar Roy c Samson b Gomez 13, Gokul Sharma c Sachin Baby b Monish 1, KB Arun Karthik c Sachin Baby b Monish 62, S Purkayastha lbw b Sachin Baby 4, Tarjinder Singh not out 7, J Syed Mohammad not out 4. Extras: (b 6, lb 3, w 1, nb 4) 14; Total: (6 wickets; 85 overs) 188. Fall of wickets: 1-27, 2-53, 3-54, 4-164, 5-176, 6-176. Bowling: PU Anthaf 14-7-23-0, Basil Thampi 10-3-21-1, RV Gomez 10-5-16-1, KS Monish 24-5-51-3, PR Prem 10-2-24-0, Amit Verma 8-0-24-0, Sachin Baby 9-1-20-1.