Vijay Hazare Trophy
Dimapur, October 14: Nagaland registered a historic 1 wicket win over Chandigarh in the ongoing Men’s Senior Vijay Hazare Trophy on Monday.
Nagaland’s win over Chandigarh is the first win from NE new states of BCCI over a team outside the NE zone.
Electing to field after winning the toss, the State senior team bowled out Chandigarh to a manageable 220 in 49.4 overs. Tahmeed and Imliwati were the pick of the bowlers for Nagaland, with both of them taking 3 wickets each. For Chandigarh, A K Kaushik scored 55 runs and Bipul Sharma made 49 runs.
Chasing the reasonable manageable score against a higher ranked team, the State senior batters led by Aosashi with a gritty 76 runs and ably supported by SS Mundhe (45 runs) overhauled the target for the loss of 9 wickets in the 48.4 overs to register the historic win.
For Chandigarh, Shreshth Nirmohi scalped 5 wickets.
Meanwhile Nagaland Cricket Association has congratulated the State team on the historic win over Chandigarh. This is the first win from NE new states of BCCI over a team outside NE zone, it said. (Page News Service)