ESU Wangkhei opening batsman Mehul Singh guided his team with 13 runs victory over PTCC Patsoi in the 3rd MNCA Luwangpokpa T-20 Trophy 2021, played at Model Higher Secondary School and Oriental College Ground.
Sent into bat first, ESU Wangkhei rode on Mehul Singh, who struck 64 runs from 47 balls while Dhanashyam gave him company with 33 runs to make an impactful start. Balajit struck an unbeaten 37 runs to post 154 runs for 3 wickets from 20 overs. Patsoi bowler Sumanta claimed 2 wickets.
In reply, PTCC put up their maximum effort from wasting the deliveries as Hemchandra scored 17 runs from as many balls while Andyroshan got 39 runs from 36 balls to steady the innings. Champion got 19 runs however the middle order batsman failed to handle the pressure and crashed out with 141 runs for 6 wickets from 20 overs.
ESU bowler Surjit claimed 2 wickets while Pathoi, Nishikanta fetched 1 wicket. Later ESU batsman Mehul was declared the Man of the Match for his 64 runs knock.
In another match, KSDO Kiyamgei pulled 7 wickets against SDC Laipham Khunou. SDC batted first and made 92 runs for 10 wickets from 18.4 overs with Subashchandra topscoring with 34 runs. KSDO bowler Shah Nawaz, Abdul Rafique fetched 3 wickets each while Rameez went for 2 wickets and Lakimbur took 1 wicket.
Chasing the target, KSDO reached the target easily with Reehaj hitting 36 runs and Shamir making 33 runs for the victory, utilising 11.4 overs for the loss of 3 wickets. Tarique Aziz contributed 15 runs. SDC bowler Kiran claimed 2 wickets while Monish fetched 1 wicket. KSDO bowler Abdul Rafique was adjudged the Man of the Match.
At the Luwangpokpa Cricket Ground, PCC Mayaikoibi posted 36 runs win over KASC Khomidok. PCC batsman took the crease and it was skipper Santosh who spearheaded the innings with 70 runs from 55 balls to a respectable total of 129 runs for 8 wickets from 20 overs. Khomidok bowler Babu got 2 wickets while Farijuddin, Anjum, Aziz got 1 wicket each.
Chasing the target, KASC were bundled out for 93 runs for 8 wickets from 20 overs. Najir Khan with 26 runs and Javed Akhtar with 18 runs were the top run contributors. PCC bowler Chingkheihunba claimed 3 wickets while Jobanta fetched 2 wickets, Anjan and Santosh picked up 1 wicket each and the latter was declared the Man of the Match for his 70 runs and 1 wickets.
Al-Ameen Lilong registered 13 runs in the victory against RCA Lilong. Al-Ameen made 136 runs for 7 wickets from 20 overs with Md.Mustaque hitting 42 runs while Nasir Shah got 41 runs. RCA bowler Aziz Mirza bagged 3 wickets while Parvesh took 2 wickets.
RCA in their reply could muster up 123 runs for 7 wickets from 20 overs. Aslam Khan got 43 runs while Alfash and Saba Khan hit 18 runs each. Al-Ameen batsman Nasir Shah took the Man of the Match for his 41 runs and 1 wicket.