Vijay Merchant Trophy Manipur post 119 runs in first inning, Meghalaya end day at 41 for three

IMPHAL Dec 12 : Manipur had a hard day at Shillong as they posted only 117 runs with all wickets down in 72.4 overs in an away match against Meghalaya in the Vijay Merchant Trophy for U-16 Boys Cricket Tournament 2017 (Round III- North-East and Bihar) which commenced on December 1under the auspices of BCCI.
Opener, Andyroshan and Raghav of Manipur partnered to score 24 runs in 14.2 overs after which Swastic broke the partnership off a LBW. Soon Raghav followed Andyroshan making it 29 for 2 at the hand of Swastic who was in sublime form today.
Bablu who came in after the fall of Andyroshan managed to score 20 runs off 80 balls and Ansh who faced 60 balls scored 16 runs.
Meghalaya’s bowling line-up did a credible job and managed an excellent economy in the double innings match. At the end of day 1, Meghalaya scored a total of 41 runs for 3 in 23 overs.
Dominic of Manipur was able to take 2 wickets from 5 overs and maintained an economy of 2.40 runs per over. Another wicket was taken by Jyotin Pheiroijamba.


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