Dhanbad: Hosts Jharkhand made an emphatic start in the East Zone T20 meet by registering a convincing win over Tripura in a one-sided opening match at the Railway Stadium Tuesday.
Having won the toss, Jharkhand put Tripura into bat and the visitors were bundled out for a paltry 30. In reply, Jharkhand reached the target without any loss in 3.2 overs. Mihir Diwakar of Jharkhand displayed some splendid bowling, claiming 5 wickets for 6 runs. Tripura were bundled out in 11.2 overs.
Tripura 30 (Mihir Diwakar 5/6). Jharkhand 32/0 (Rameez Nemat 8 .., Saurabh Tiwari 22 ..). Jharkhand won by 10 wkts.
Orissa 83 (Sairaj Bahutule 4/19). Assam 84/3 (P. Aziz 37). Assam won by 7 wkts.