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Six-wicket win for West Zone

Hyderabad: West Zone scored a resounding six-wicket victory against North Zone in the Deodhar Trophy match at the Gymkhana grounds Sunday.

Chasing a target of 231, West romped home comfortably with 11 balls to spare as skipper Hrisihkesh Kanitkar scored a run-a-ball 80 while Robin Morris compiled a patient 74.

West, who restricted North to 230 for nine, lost opener Connor Williams for one run but Morris paired with Vinayak Mane (27) to add 31 runs for the second wicket.

Skipper Kanitkar joined Morris and added 128 runs for the third wicket.

Brief scores: North 230/9 in 50 ovs (M. Manhas 61). West 231/4 in 48.1 (H. Kanitkar 80, ). West won by 6 wkts.

East-Central washout

The Deodhar Trophy tie between Central and East Zone was called off Sunday because of overnight rain which left the pitch and outfield unfit for play in Margao.

Vinoo Mankad Trophy

Shikhar Dhawan and Sachin Rana struck half centuries to help North Zone reach 360 for eight in their first innings on the second day of the final of under-19 Vinoo Mankad Trophy against East in Rohtak on Sunday.

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