Shillong, Apr 2:¬†West Khasi Hills qualified for the final of the Meghalaya Cricket Association’s U-23 Women’s Inter District Cricket Tournament by defeating East Khasi Hills by eight wickets in the Zone 1 final in Nongstoin today.

WKH shone with bat and ball as they were made to field first by EKH but then dismissed their opponents for only 72 in 27.5 overs, with player-of-the-match Ridahun Nongsiej (3/10), Banrihun L Nongbri (3/15) and Evanrilin S Syiem (2/13) performing well in the bowling department.

In the chase, the hosts had little difficulty, as Sildamicresha Marbaniang carried her bat in a stellar innings of 42 off 37 balls, which included seven hits to the boundary.

WKH will now meet South Garo Hills in the state final on 5th April. SGH topped Zone 2, which was played in a round-robin format only.

(Meghalaya Cricket Association photo)
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