Srinagar, Oct 1 (UNI) Punjab defeated Himachal Pradesh (HP) by 60 runs while Delhi thrashed Haryana by two wickets in the north zone Vinoo Mankad under-19 cricket tournament here today.
Electing to bat first after winning the toss, Punjab scored 242 for lost of six wickets in the allotted 50 overs, played at Shar-e-Kashmir cricket stadium.
Punjab openers played brilliantly and gave their team a stand of 64 runs. Himansu Chawla scored 53, Taruwar Kholi 51 and Amitoze Singh 40 for Punjab while Ankit Singh of HP took three wickets and Rishi Dhawan two.
In reply, HP were bundled out for 183 in 47.1 overs.
HP lost early two wickets when the score was 8. Jas Karan was the top scorer with 40 runs followed by Saransh Thakur 38.
For Punjab Sidharth Koul and Rajendra toll two wickets each.
In another match played at Kashmir University, Delhi defeated Haryana by two wickets.
Haryana won the toss and elected to bat first.
Haryana were all out for 188 in 48.5 overs. Partik Pawan scored the highest 42 runs for Haryana while Yogesh Nagar, Varun Sood and Darshan Khajoria took two wickets each for the winning team.
In reply, Delhi lost early two wickets when the score was just 14 runs, but they played very well and reach the target in 48.4 overs and losing 8 wickets.
For Delhi, Yogesh scored 63 runs and Vartik 42 while Nitin and Mohit took three wickets each for Haryana.