Ranji Trophy: Goa defeat Nagaland
Dimapur, Feb. 6 (EMN): Goa beat Nagaland by 229 runs in the Ranji Trophy (2019-20) plate group played at Nagaland Cricket Stadium in Sovima, Dimapur on Thursday. The four-day Ranji Trophy Test match began on February 4.
An update from Nagaland Cricket Association (NCA) informed that Goa declared their second innings at 221 for loss of four wickets, helped Snehal and Amit with 68 and 66 runs respectively. Nagaland’s bowling attack was led by Stuart Binny with two wickets, and a wicket each by Imliwati and SS Mundhe.
Nagaland were bowled out for a paltry 134 runs in 36.4 overs in the second innings to concede an easy win for Goa. Stuart Bunny scored 58 runs for Nagaland SS Mundhe, 35 runs, while Goa’s Vijesh took three wickets, and two wickets by Lakshay, Darshan and Amit.
In the first innings, Goa scored 318 runs (all-out) while Nagaland scored 176.
Col C K Nayudu Trophy
Nagaland scored 192 runs (all-out) in 57 overs in their first innings against Meghalaya on the first day of the Col C K Nayudu Trophy (2019-20) played at Golaghat DSA Ground, Golaghat. The four-day Test is supposed to be played till February 9.
Choosing to bat first after winning the toss, Nagaland’s Nikhil scored 59 runs, Vivek – 53,
Akavi – 21, and Imlikaba – 17 to help the team end the first innings with a decent total, informed NCA. Anish took four wickets for Meghalaya while Himan and Adarsh took two wickets each.
Meghalaya scored 69 runs for the loss of one wicket, which was taken by Ujwal before bad light stopped their first innings play.
Meghalaya are trailing by 123 runs at stumps.
Women’s U-23 One Day Trophy
In another press release, the NCA informed that Chandigarh defeated Nagaland by 74 runs in the Women’s Under-23 One Day Trophy (2019-20) at KIIT Cricket Stadium, Bhubaneshwar, on Thursday.
Choosing to bat first after winning the toss, Chandigarh put up a total of 134 runs (all-out) in 39.3 overs, with Amanjot Kaur scoring 27 runs and Nandani 21 runs. Ananya took four wickets, while Merensola, Sariba and Trishna took two wickets each for Nagaland.
Needing 135 runs to win, Nagaland were washed out for just 60 in 22 overs. Tulika was the leading scorer for the team with 28 runs, while Chandigarh’s bowling attack was led by Kashvee with five wickets and two wickets apiece from Shibi and Parul.