Shillong, Nov 12: Meghalaya defeated neighbours Assam by four wickets in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai today.

Meghalaya won the toss and put Assam in to bat first, restricting them to 108/7 in their allotted 20 overs.

Five Meghalaya bowlers claimed wickets today, with Raj Biswa and guest-professional Sanjay Yadav returning identical figures of 2/14 in their four overs each.

Kilco Marak (1/17), Abhay Negi (1/24) and Bijon Dey (1/30) were the other wicket-takers.

Guest-professional Punit Bisht opened the batting and put on a rapid 42 runs off 23 balls, with six fours and one six, in a 62-run first wicket partnership with Biswa (25).

A few more wickets were lost, but Meghalaya got over the line, finishing on 110/6 in 18.5 overs.

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