Meghalaya register 5th consecutive win in U-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy
SHILLONG: Meghalaya bagged the five remaining Arunachal Pradesh wickets on the final day of the U-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy to win their fifth consecutive match in the Nort East Zone by a massive 156 runs in Mangaldai, Assam.
Resuming on 88/5, and still needing another 166 for victory, Arunachal were bowled out for 97.
Adding to his four wickets from yesterday, captain and fast bowler Sudhir Sahani claimed another three today to end with impressive second innings figures of 7/30 and match figures of 9/37. Nirdesh Baisoya (who struck 100 not out with the bat yesterday) took 1/13 and Sunvish Charak 1/22.
Meghalaya thus ended the zonal stage with 31 points from five games and will progress to the all-India stage.
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