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Vijay Merchant Trophy: Nagaland beat Manipur by an inning & 251 runs

Dimapur, Oct 18 (NPN) | Publish Date: 10/18/2019 12:43:43 PM IST

Nagaland defeated Manipur by an inning and 251 runs at the ongoing Vijay Merchant Trophy 2019-20 at NCA Stadium, Sovima in Dimapur on Friday.

In the first innings, Manipur team, who elected to bat after winning the toss, were bowled out for just 83 runs in 35 overs. Somokonta scored 26 runs while Thoiba scored 25 runs. Khrievitso Kense claimed 5 wickets.

Nagaland team scored a massive 440 runs with the help of Yugandhar in the first innings. Yugandhar scored 241 runs while Yash contributed 51 runs.

In the second innings, Manipur players were bowled out for 106 runs in 62.4 overs as they failed to withstand the attack by Khrievitso Kense, who claimed 6 wickets.

Kadamjit scored 30 runs and Rohit scored 23 runs for Manipur as they fall to the host team by an innings and 251 runs.

This was the second consecutive match Nagaland won by an innings to spare. In the last match, Nagaland defeated Arunachal by an innings and 321 runs. 

In the next match, Nagaland will play against Mizoram from October 23 to 25.

 

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