Rinki Rajak scored an unbeaten 56 and shared a 65-run partnership with Songkit Lhamoo Lepcha (18) to take Sikkim to a four-wicket win in Alur after they restricted Arunachal Pradesh to 123 for 5 in the fifty overs with four bowlers taking one wicket each.
In Alur Cricket Stadium II, Rudrakshi Chib remained 51 not out to help Jammu & Kashmir register a five-wicket win their first match after Ananaya Sharma’s 3 for 27 restricted Manipur to 118 for 8 in their fifty overs. For Manipur, only Rebika S showed some fight with an unbeaten 38 batting at seven. While Sharma picked up three, skipper Rubia Syed, Sarla Devi and Bismah Hassan picked one wicket each.
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In the third match in Alur, B S Tamore’s 96 not out helped Pondicherry chase down the target of 153 in 42 overs against Bihar. Roshni R chipped in with 30. Earlier, Amruta Saran took three for 26 to bowl Bihar out for 152 in 45.4 overs. Harshita top-scored with 42 for Bihar.
Arunachal Pradesh 123/5 in 50 overs (Nabam Yapu 31; Tabita Subba 1/10) lost to Sikkim 126/6 in 35.1 overs (Rinki Rajak 56*; S Ligu 2/22) by four wickets.
Manipur 118/8 in 50 overs ( Rebika S 38*; Ananaya Sharma 3/27) lost to Jammu & Kashmir 119/5 in 31.1 overs (Rudrakshi Chib 51* ; Chingkhei M 2/19) by five wickets.
Bihar 152/10 in 45.4 overs ( Harshita 42; Amruta Saran 3/26) lost to Pondicherry 156/3 in 42 overs (B S Tamore 96*; Pragati Singh 1/11) by seven wickets.