Vijay Hazare Trophy: Nagaland register second consecutive win

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Nagaland register second consecutive win
Nagaland players and officials after the match on Tuesday.
DIMAPUR, FEB 23 (NPN) | Publish Date: 2/23/2021 11:56:09 AM IST

Nagaland registered their second consecutive win by defeating Mizoram by 29 runs in Round 1, Plate match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2020-21 in Chennai on Tuesday.

Electing to bat first, after winning the toss, half centuries by Stuart Binny, Sedezhalie Rupreo and Jonathan Rongsen guided Nagaland to 347/9 in 50 overs.  Binny scored 80 runs while Sedezhalie and Jonathan scored 65 and 62 runs respectively. Hokaito Zhimomi (33), Chetan Bist (31) and SS Mundhe (30) were the other notable contributors for Nagaland. For Mizoram, Varte Kima took five wickets while G. Lalbiakvela, Pratik Desai and Bobby took one wicket each.

In the run chase, centuries from Pratik Desai (141) and Taruwar Kohli (108) went in vain as Mizoram were bowled out for 318/6 in 50 overs.  Stuart Binny, Nagaho Chishi and Khrievitso Kense claimed two wickets each. Nagaland will next face Assam on February 25 at 9 am. Earlier, in the opening match Nagaland thrashed Sikkim by 98 runs. 

Plate (in Chennai):

Nagaland 347/9 in 50 overs (Stuart Binny 80, Sedezhalie Rupero 65; Lalnunkima Varte 5/66) lost to Mizoram 318/6 in 50 overs (Pratik Desai 141, Taruwar Kohli 108; Nagaho Chishi 2/30) by 29 runs

Arunachal Pradesh 222/7 in 50 overs (Rahul Dalal 123 not out, Kamsha Yangfo 24; Amlanjyoti Das 2/29) lost to Assam 226/5 in 36.4 overs (Sibsankar Roy 60 not out, Denish Das 59; Rakesh Kumar 4/58) by five wickets with 80 balls remaining

Manipur 148/9 in 50 overs (Jayanta Sagatpam 32, L Kishan Singha 29; Mayank Mishra 2/18) lost to Uttarakhand 152/3 in 23.1 overs (Jay Bista 71, Kamal Singh 41; L Kishan Singha 2/33) by seven wickets with 161 balls remaining


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