Chandigarh: A ten wicket haul by Nikhil against the both innings of Tripura steered Chandigarh to register a massive win of one inning and 236 runs at the opening encounter of Cooch Behar trophy at Cricket Stadium, Sector 16 on Sunday.
Chandigarh posted 491/6 (declared) in its first inning followed by a dismal show from Tripura in both the innings with 90 and 165 runs. Chandigarh also earned the bonus seven points by virtue of an innings defeat to their opponent. Team is scheduled to play against Goa in Goa from November 24.
Earlier, while resuming its innings from 66/6, Tripura just added 24 runs to bundle out for 90 runs. Dibangshu Dutta (34) was the top scorer while Nikhil (6/23) took the maximum of six wickets.
Chandigarh maintained its dominance in the second innings as the duo of Nikhil (4/36) and Paras (3/28) troubled the opponent. Post lunch witnessed the imming collapsed and bundled out for 165 resulting in a massive win for Chandigarh.