Goa cantered into the Ranji Trophy quarterfinals with an innings and 211-run win over Mizoram of their Plate Group conflict on the CC&FC floor in Kolkata on Thursday.
All-rounder Amit Verma as soon as once more led by instance as he adopted up his century with a 5/39 within the second innings of Mizoram who folded for 170 after following-on to endure the defeat inside two days.
Nineteen wickets tumbled on the prolonged second day with Mizoram skipper KB Pawan waging a lone battle remaining unbeaten on 111, whilst seven of their batsmen failed to succeed in double digits of their second innings.
Lakshay Garg and Amulya Pandrekar claimed three wickets every, whereas Verma was at his tidy greatest with figures of two/2 from 4.2 overs as Mizoram’s first innings succumbed to 109 inside 41 overs.
Goa topped the desk with an unassailable 50 factors to safe the lone knockout berth from the Plate Group.
Goa had declared their first innings for 490/Four with Smit Patel slamming a profession-greatest 236, whereas the person-of-the-match Verma made 148.
Brief Scores: Goa 490/Four declared. Mizoram 109; 40.2 overs (Taruwar Kohli 50 not out; Amulya Pandrekar 3/17, Lakhshay Garg 3/18) and 170; 65 overs (Pawan KB 111 not out; Amit Verma 5/39). Goa gained by an innings and 211 runs. Points: Goa: 7, Mizoram: 0.