Delhi defeated Meghalaya by an innings and 209 runs in their U-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy match in Vadodara today.
Resuming the second day on 248/2 in response to Meghalaya’s first innings total of 106, Delhi declared on 419/3. Benedict Jones Makdoh could not add to his one scalp from yesterday and finished the innings with figures of 1/58. Angkit Tamang (1/72) claimed the one wicket to fall today, while the other was taken via a run out through Aristo Marak yesterday.
With a deficit of 319 to overcome, Meghalaya’s Rudra Singh Rathore struck a fine 42 (8x4s) while Kishlay Vishlux made 23. The pair put on 55 runs for the fourth wicket after Meghalaya lost their first three for 15. However, the team then lost another five more wickets for 9 runs before Tamang’s 19 not out took them past triple figures.
Meghalaya’s last two batters were then dismissed off consecutive deliveries and the team were all out for 104.
Meghalaya’s next and final match will be against Hyderabad from 21 December.