CHENNAI: Left-arm spinner P Vignesh (5/40) starred with a five-wicket haul for Tamil Nadu, which registered its maiden win in the Vinoo Mankad Trophy (Men’s Under-19 One-Day) with a five-wicket victory over Himachal Pradesh in the Group E fifth and final round game in Bhubaneswar on Friday.
Tamil Nadu finished its campaign with one win, two losses and two no results. Since rain intervened during the second essay, Tamil Nadu was set a revised target of 141 in 29 overs via the VJD method.
BRIEF SCORES: Himachal Pradesh 192 in 50 overs (Innesh N Mahajan 48, Daksh N Narayan 32, Robin M Sandal 32, Chirag M Sharma 25*, P Vignesh 5/40) lost to Tamil Nadu 142/5 in 24.1 overs (A Badrinath 27, S Mohamed Ali 61, SJ Arunkumar 26, Praval S Singh 4/29) via VJD method
Women’s team loses
Tamil Nadu tasted defeat for the first time in the Senior Women’s T20 after going down to Madhya Pradesh by five wickets in the Group B third-round match in Guwahati on Friday.
BRIEF SCORES: Tamil Nadu 106/7 in 20 overs (L Nethra 35, Arshi Choudhary 35, Nikita Singh 2/15, Poonam Soni 2/20) lost to Madhya Pradesh 107/5 in 19.2 overs (Manjiri Gawade 38*, Nikita Singh 22*)