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Ranji trophy manipur on cusp of big victory as rex singh ends with 10 wicket haul

Ranji trophy manipur on cusp of big victory as rex singh ends with 10 wicket haul
Rex Singh’s superb 8 for 22 decimated Mizoram for 65 in the first innings.

Manipur are closing in on a big victory against Mizoram in their Ranji Trophy Plate Group encounter needing only 67 runs to win with two days to go.

After talented left-arm seamer Rex Singh’s superb 8 for 22 decimated Mizoram for 65 in the first innings, Manipur managed 289 in their first essay with a big lead of 224 runs. Rex after a good bowling effort got 65 along with opener Bonny Singh, who contributed 89.

In the second innings, Mizoram gave a better account of themselves scoring 290 with former Karnataka player KB Pawan scoring 81. Rex completed a match-haul of 10 wickets with 2 for 49 in the second innings.

Brief Scores

In Kolkata: Mizoram 65 and 290 (KB Pawan 81, Rex Singh 2/49).

Manipur 289 (Bonny Singh 89, Rex Singh 65, B Zothansanga 5/92). Mizoram lead by 66 runs.

In Sovima: Meghalaya 285 (PUneet Bisht 125) & 89/9 (I Lemtur 6/32).

Nagaland 136 (Stuart Binny 33, R Sanjay Yadav 9/52 in 22 overs)

In Chandigarh: Arunachal Pradesh 147 and 164/6 (Gurinder Singh 3/42).

Chandigarh 503/2 decl (Arslan Khan 233, Manan Vohra 124, Shivam Bhambri 105).

In Porvorim: Sikkim 136 and 22/2. Goa 436/6 decl (Snehal Kauthankar 134, Amit Verma 113).

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