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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 trophy

cricket Updated: Jan 31, 2018 23:21 IST
The victorious Vidarbha team with the U-19 Cooch Behar cricket trophy.
The victorious Vidarbha team with the U-19 Cooch Behar cricket trophy.(BCCI)

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.

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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.

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Vidarbha’s Darshan Nalkande took four wickets in the first innings while P.R. Rekhade took three in the second innings.