Agartala, Feb. 14 (PTI) Orissa gained second win overhost Tripura by 69 runs in it''s three matches of the VijayHazare Trophy played at the Polytechnic Ground here today.
Electing to bat Orissa scored 255 for eight wickets inalloted 50 overs.
Biplab Samanta Roy (80--4x5,6x2) chased brilliantly.
Tripura''s only bowler Gopesh Bhowmik achieved somesuccess (4/24) in the team today.
The batting line of the host Tripura was so feeblethat three important wickets fell quickly with just 19 runs onthe score board.
However, Yogesh Takawale with his partner, NishitShetty managed to stay on creeze added 85 runs in the scoreboard.
Good bowlers - Alok Mangaraj, Paresh Patel, SumitoshPraharaj and Biplab Samanta Roy - took two wickets each in thematch.
Brief Score: Orissa-255 for eight wickets in 50 overs
Tripura-186 all out in 47.3 oversPTI JOY AMD