Dimapur, October 16: In the plate group league match of the Vijay Hazare trophy played today at Abhimanyu Cricket Academy, Deradhun, Nagaland defeated Arunachal Pradesh by 4 wickets in the Senior Mens Group match.
Winning the toss and deciding to bat first, Arunachal made 212 for 7 in the allotted 50 overs, with Rahul Dalal making a labored 61runs.
For Nagaland, the food form of Imliwati continues with him scalping 4 Arunachal wickets. Stuart Binny, Mugavi and Inakato took a wicket apiece.
Chasing the competitive total, Nagaland overhauled the target in the 45.5 overs for the loss of 6 wickets. For Nagaland, Yogesh scored a gritty 91, while Aosashi (28), Stuart (24) also contributed in the run chase.
For Arunachal, Techi took 2 wickets.
On Thursday, Nagaland will take on Manipur in the last league match. However, it was disappointment for the state u-19 boys who lost to Pondicherry by 33 runs at Pondicherry today in the Vinoo Mankad u-9 boys trophy. (Page News Service)