Shillong, Mar 28: East Khasi Hills and North Garo Hills won their respective U-23 Women’s Inter District Cricket Tournament matches by handsome margins today.
In Nongstoin, EKH defeated Ri-Bhoi by 118 runs thanks to player-of-the-match Susana Denshiew’s 60 and Lanosha Diengdoh’s 4/5. In Rongalbibra, NGH were 158-run victors over East Garo Hills. Here player-of-the-match Julitha Sangma (pictured) scalped 5/15 for the winners.
After being made to bat first, EKH posted 173/7, with Doilna Martin claiming 3/34 for Ri-Bhoi, who were then skittled for 55 in Group A of Zone 1.
In the other match, in Zone 2, Monitha Marak made 38 and Chigame Marak 24 but 101 wides took NGH to 199/9 in their allotted 35 overs. Silkamchi Marak bagged 4/42 for EGH, who were then bundled out for 41. Apart from Julitha’s five-for, Chigame also took 3/14.
Tomorrow, in Zone 2, Tura District Cricket Association will take on South Garo Hills. There will be no match in Zone 1, which will witness the first semifinal on Wednesday between EKH and Shillong CA.
(Meghalaya Cricket Association photo)