Services beat Tripura by six wickets

Updated: Dec 09, 2011, 17:55 PM IST

Agartala: Services beat host Tripura by six wickets in the four-day Ranji Trophy plate group match played at the Maharaja Bir Birkram Stadium.

Resuming from overnight score of 23 for one, Services reached the winning target of 217 runs losing four wickets in the final day`s play.

Opener Jashvir Singh scored 58 (216 minutes, 131 balls, six boundaries) and Soumya Swain made unbeaten 69 (174 minutes, 118 balls, nine boundaries).

Tripura`s pacer Rana Datta took 2 for 44.

Earlier, Tripura scored 242 and 227 of their two innings, while Services scored 253 in their first innings.

With victory, Services bagged eleven points from five matches and Tripura managed one point from same numbers of match.

PTI