Shillong, Dec 21: The Shillong, Ri-Bhoi, Tura and North Garo Hills all won their respective matches of day two of the Meghalaya Cricket Association’s U-15 Inter District Tournament today.
In Mendipathar, the location of Zone 2 matches, West Khasi Hills District Cricket Association won the toss and chose to bat first, though they could set a target of only 56, which NGH Cricket Association accomplished for the loss of four wickets. Matsrang Chukam Shira was declared man-of-the-match.
In the second game, Tura District Cricket Association also batted first after winning the toss but they were able to set a slightly larger target of 97, which East Garo Hills District Cricket Association fell short by 28 runs. The man-of-the-match was Fernando Barbario Marak.
Over in Zone 1, held at Nongkhrah, Nongpoh, Ri-Bhoi District Cricket Association were 12-run victors over East Khasi Hills Cricket Association. Ri-Bhoi were put in to bat first and posted 112/8 in their allotted 20 overs, with the top scorer and eventual man-of-the-match being Sanjay Sapkota (23). Nangsan Shaphrang Kynter (3/24) had the best figures. In reply, EKH were kept down to 100/6 in their 20 overs, with Damewanbiang Shadap top-scoring with 38. Sapkota claimed 2/10 with the ball.
The other match in the zone saw Shillong Cricket Association celebrate victory by 48 runs. They batted first after winning the toss and scored 147/5, with Rudra Singh Rathore making 43. Rohit Pandey struck 28 for East Jaintia Cricket Association but they were restricted to 99/9. Angkit Tamang (3/10) and Md Wahid Ali (3/19) took three wickets each for the SCA.