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Hat-trick by Vinil

KOCHI, OCT. 7. Medium-pacer Vinil K.Wilson's five-wicket haul, which included a hat-trick off the first three balls, helped Young Challengers CC (North Parur) down AGS Octopals (Thrissur) by three wickets and enter the first phase quarterfinal of the 54th Pooja all-India cricket tournament at the Tripunithura Palace Oval on Thursday.

The tourney resumed today after a short break forced by rain.

The scores: AGS Octopals, Thrissur 151 in 25.5 overs (Moinudeen 51, Vinil K.Wilson five for 24) lost to Young Challengers CC, North Parur 151 for seven in 41.3 overs (Unnikrishnan 51, , Baiju three for 24).