Jammu & Kashmir, Bihar, Meghalaya register wins on day two of senior one-day 

Jammu & Kashmir, Bihar, Meghalaya register wins on day two of senior one-day 

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A fighting half-century from Nadia Chowdhary and Ananaya Sharma's fifer helped Jammu and Kashmir beat Arunachal Pradesh by 95 runs. Meanwhile, Bihar and Meghalaya trumped Manipur and Sikkim, respectively, in the other two matches.

Kashmir was in for a surprise as their top-order was rattled by Arunachal Pradesh bowlers. Bushra Ashraf and Chowdhary joined hands to revive the innings. The former made 31 runs from 87 balls, and Chowdhary remained not out till the end, scoring a fighting 51 runs. Kashmir were all out for 140 runs in 40 overs. 

Arunachal Pradesh, however, could not survive Sharma's spell as she took five wickets for 13 runs in her six overs. They were bundled out for 45 runs in 25 overs, losing by 95 runs.

Meanwhile, Apurva's all-round performance helped Bihar beat Manipur by three wickets in the other encounter. She took two wickets for 25 runs, helping her team restrict Manipur to 159 for eight. With the bat, she scored an unbeaten 40 to take the team across the line in 41.3 overs.

For Sikkim, Rinki Rajak and Jetsun scored half-centuries and helped them finish with 181 for six in 50 overs. Despite losing early wickets, Rajni Lodhi and D D Dutta scored fifties and took Madhya Pradesh to victory in a last-over finish. 

 Brief Scores:

Jammu & Kashmir 140 all out in 40 overs (Nadia Chowdhary 51*; B Ritu 2/12) beat Arunachal Pradesh 45 all out in 25 overs (Shivi Yadav 16; Ananaya Sharma 5/12) by 95 runs.

Manipur 159/8 in 50 overs (Milan Y 32; Apurva 2/25) lost to Bihar 160/7 in 41.3 overs (Apurva 40*; Ganga W C 3/33) by three wickets.

Sikkim 181/6 in 50 overs (Jetsun 55; Ajima 2/42) lost to Madhya Pradesh 182/5 in 49.5 overs (Rajni Lodhi 68; Purni Guruny C 2/42) by five wickets.

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