Uttrakhand opener Jay Bista scored a 61-ball 71 because it outplayed Manipur by seven wickets for its second consecutive win within the Vijay Hazare Trophy Plate Group right here on Tuesday.
Sent in to bat, Manipur misplaced openers Narisingh Yadav (2) and Al Bashid Muhammed (4) by the sixth over and the remainder of the batsmen struggled in opposition to a disciplined bowling assault.
Left-arm spinner Mayank Mishra was the most effective of the Uttarakhand bowlers, returning figures of two for 18 from 10 overs whereas Akash Madhawal (2/27) and skilled left-arm spinner Iqbal Abdullah (2/32) too picked up two wickets every.
In reply, Bista continued his good kind with a knock of 71 (8 fours, 2 sixes) to observe up his 141 on Sunday in opposition to Meghalaya to set up the win. He added 113 runs for the primary wicket with Kamal Singh (41) and set the platform for Uttarakhand’s win.
Assam additionally notched up its second win, beating Arunachal Pradesh by 5 wickets to affix Uttarakhand on the prime of the standings with eight factors.
In one other match, Mizoram went down by 29 runs to Nagaland regardless of tons by Pratik Desai (141) and Taruwar Kohli (108).
Manipur 148 for 9 in 50 overs (Jayanta Sagatpam 32, L Kishan Singha 29, Mayank Mishra 2/18) misplaced to Uttarakhand 152 for 3 in 23.1 overs (Jay Bista 71, Kamal Singh 41) by seven wickets.
Uttarakhand: 4 factors, Manipur: 0.
Meghalaya 319 for 7 in 50 overs (Punit Bist 116, R Sanjay Yadav 73 not out) beat Sikkim 231 for 9 in 50 overs (Ashish Thapa 79, Robin Bist 59, Dippu Sangma 2/33) by 88 runs.
Meghalaya: 4 factors, Sikkim: 0.
Arunachal Pradesh 222 for 7 in 50 overs (Rahul Dalal 123 not out) misplaced to Assam 226 for five in 36.4 overs (Sibsankar Roy 60 not out, Denish Das 59, Saahil Jain 48, Rakesh Kumar 4/58) by 5 wickets.
Assam: 4 factors, Arunachal: 0.
Nagaland 347 for 9 in 50 overs (Stuart Binny 80, R Jonathan 62, Varte Kima 5/66) beat Mizoram 318 for six in 50 overs (Pratik Desai 141, Taruwar Kohli 108, KB Pawan 40, Nagaho 2/30) by 29 runs.