Uttarakhand thrashed Arunachal Pradesh by eight wickets to register its third consecutive win in the Plate group of the Vijay Hazare Trophy here on Thursday. Assam also joined Uttarakhand on 12 points, outplaying Nagaland by 84 runs in another match.
Arunachal captain Neelam Obi won the toss and opted to bat and fell early to Samad Fallah for 2. They recovered from the early loss of the skipper, thanks to half-centuries by Kamsho Yangfo (58) and Nazeeb Saiyed (54) to post 225 for 6 in 50 overs.
For Uttarakhand, medium-pacer Ankit Manor (1/25) and left-arm spinner Iqbal Abdullah (1/23) kept things tight.
In reply, Kamal Singh (68) and in-form Jay Bista (46) gave Uttarakhand a flying start, adding 61 runs in the power play before the latter fell to Nabam Tempol.
Uttarakhand skipper Kunal Chandela led from…