basic matching query

I have a spreadsheet with 2 sheets. What I need to do on sheet2, is in column G (which I have titled as "match"), is to identify any dates listed in column A of sheet 2 (titled date), that are not listed anywhere in sheet1 column B (also titled date). I basically want column G on sheet 2 to say if the date listed in column A of sheet 2 is not listed anywhere in column B on sheet 1, it to return "NOT A MATCH", otherwise if the date is listed somewhere in column B sheet 1 it to say "MATCH". struggling to find a function/formula to do this.
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Saurabh Singh TeotiaCommented:
Can you post your sample file here as it will be easy to design a solution for you..

In additional you can use a basic formula like..

=countif(criteria range,crieteria)

What basically this counts that in your criteria range the criteria which you searching for exist or not and if it exist then it will give a count of how many times it exist..

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pma111Author Commented:
COUNTIF works great, thanks.
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Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)Excel & VBA ExpertCommented:
Try this......

On Sheet2
In G2
=IF(ISNUMBER(MATCH(A2,Sheet1!B:B,0)),"MATCH","NOT A MATCH")

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and copy down.
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Saurabh Singh TeotiaCommented:
Great..Feel free to reach out if you need any further help on this..

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