Ri-Bhoi qualify for semi-finals in MCA U-19 Girls Cricket Tournament

Staff Reporter

Shillong, Mar 31: A second strong performance in two days saw Ri-Bhoi qualify for the semfinals of the Meghalaya Cricket Association’s U-19 Girls Cricket Tournament after they defeated All Jaintia Cricket Association by seven wickets in Nongstoin today.

In the later match Sanchisa M Sangma smashed 104 to help Tura District Cricket Association defeat East Khasi Hills by 78 runs in Group C. Ri-Bhoi won the toss in the Group A match and elected to field.

Bancyful Mynsong claimed 2/3 and Dolina Marten 2/16 as AJCA were all out for 56, with Kermina Challam top-scoring with 19. In reply, Ri-Bhoi did lose three wickets, with Ritreki Pohshna claiming 2/14, but still reached the target inside seven overs.

For her score of 26 and one wicket in the first innings, Ri-Bhoi’s Ankita Sharma was adjudged player-of-the-match.

 The second contest saw player-of-the-match Sangma strike 104 off just 68 deliveries as TDCA made 173/2 in their 20 overs.