match in

match someone or something in something

to equal someone or something in some quality. I am sure I match her in wisdom if not in grace and beauty. You do not match her in any way.
See also: match
References in classic literature ?
The little girl had already stretched out her feet to warm them too; but--the small flame went out, the stove vanished: she had only the remains of the burnt-out match in her hand.
He never went up to Lord's without his cricket-bag, or showed the slightest interest in the result of a match in which he was not himself engaged.
Of course they are not a match in color, but my idea is that they will do very well for the carriage while we are in the country.
Finding everything still, he marched into the kitchen, and groped about till he found a match in order to light a candle; and then, espying the glittering fiery eyes of the cat, he mistook them for live coals, and held the match to them to light it.
RANGERS s ta r Madj id Bou g he r r a f a c e s t he nightmare prospect of playing an international match in troubled Tunisia.
NIGERIA 2 SOUTH KOREA 2 SOUTH Korea clinched a place in the last 16 of the World Cup for the first time on foreign soil despite being held to a draw by Nigeria in their final Group B match in Durban.
Despite the concentration of the investment portfolio, liabilities are adequately match in terms of maturities and yield, and mostly considering the short-term nature of the both sides of the balance sheet, due the minor participation of life insurance commitments and other long-term risks.