Vidarbha defeat Madhya Pradesh to clinch U-19 Cooch Behar cricket trophy
Vidarbha U-19 team edged past Madhya Pradesh on the basis of first innings lead to win the U-19 Cooch Behar cricket trophycricket Updated: Jan 31, 2018 23:21 IST
After winning their maiden Ranji Trophy title earlier this season, Vidarbha cricketers continued their excellent run to clinch their maiden Cooch Behar Under-19 Trophy on Wednesday.
Emulating the impressive performance of the senior side, the U19 team beat Madhya Pradesh on the basis of first innings lead in the final held at Nagpur.
Captain and opener Atharva Taide led from the front, striking 320 (483b, 34x4, 1x6) to power Vidarbha to a massive 614 in reply to Madhya Pradesh’s first innings total of 289 all out.
With a mammoth 325-run lead, Vidarbha ensured they did not bat again and reduced the Madya Pradesh side to 176/7 in their second innings.
Vidarbha’s Darshan Nalkande took four wickets in the first innings while P.R. Rekhade took three in the second innings.