Shillong, Mar 27:┬áSouth Garo Hills and Shillong Cricket Association were victorious on the third day of the Meghalaya Cricket Association’s Inter District U-19 Girls Cricket Tournament 2021 in Nongstoin today.

The morning match witnessed SGH bat first against West Khasi Hills and make 114/5 in their 20 overs (Marme M Sangma 36; Emisakani Warjri 3/16). WKH were then restricted to 99/8 (Abiezer P Syiem 23; Dianchidora N Sangma 3/7) and SGH were 15-run victors. Sangma was named player-of-the-match.

In the second contest, SCA produced a batting masterclass with player-of-the-match Suruti Kumar Ray leading the way for the second time, with an innings of 93 from just 60 deliveries, which propelled her team to 189/3 in 20 overs. Two of the three wickets were claimed by Ibajanai Wanniang (2/30) for South West Khasi Hills.

The chase saw SWKH’s batsmen get a few starts but they could not push on against tough opposition, many of whom have played for the state team. Indarika Kharwanniang top-scored with 31 as SWKH finished on 104/5, giving Shillong victory by 85 runs. Neelam Roy was the pick of the bowlers with figures of 2/13.

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