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Cyclone Thangmeiband lifts champion title of 6th MNCA cricket

Cyclone Thangmeiband team pocketed Rs 2 lakh with Champion Trophy while TRAU Kwakeithel got Rs 1.5 lakh with Runners Up Trophy.

ByIFP Sports Correspondent

Updated 24 Jul 2022, 2:10 pm

(PHOTO: Twitter)
(PHOTO: Twitter)

Cyclone Thangmeiband swept away TRAU Kwakeithel with 26 runs victory to claim the Champion title of the 6th MNCA W. Prahlada & W Ramananda Elite Tournament 2021-22 played at Luwangpokpa Cricket Stadium, Luwangsangbam Imphal East.

Cyclone Thangmeiband team pocketed Rs 2 lakh with Champion Trophy while TRAU Kwakeithel got Rs 1.5 lakh with Runners Up Trophy.

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Both the losing semi finalist, Blue Hawk Khurai and PTRC Patsoi were awarded Rs 50,000 each. The Man of the Series was bagged by Kangabam Priyojit Singh of TRAU Kwakeithel, who smashed 447 runs and took 13 wickets from 7 innings, with a cash award of Rs 15,000. Priyojit also bagged the Highest Run Scorer with a cash prize of Rs 10,000 with trophy.

TRAU Kwakeithel(PHOTO: IFP)

L Kishan Singha of Cyclone Thangmeiband and Kangabam Priyojit of TRAU Kwakiethel also shared the Highest Wicket Takers prizes with 13 wickets each which carries an amount of Rs 7,000 each. Narsing Yadav of Cyclone Thangmeiband was feted with the Man of the final Match for his 75 runs knock with Rs 5,000.

The MNCA also feted Match officials including scorer, video analyst, umpires, match referee, physios and ground staff for their assistance in the tournament.

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YAS Minister Govindas Konthoujam along with YAS Director, T Phulen Meitei and W Bhaktaraj Singh who is the Donor, graced the closing function and distributed medals and trophies to the team.

Earlier in the day, Cyclone Thangmeiband made 191 runs for 4 wickets from 40 overs with Narsing Yadav making 75 runs from 87 balls while Kishan Laishram got 26 runs. TRAU bowler Amritakaran Yumnam claimed 2 wickets while Puinachandra fetched 1 wicket.

Chasing the target, TRAU Kwakeithel managed 165 runs for 10 wickets from 39.1 overs with Anand Naorem hitting 51 runs. Cyclone bowler M Raju claimed 3 wickets while Th Akshaykumar, K Homendro took 2 wickets each and L Santosh fetched 1 wicket. 

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First published:24 Jul 2022, 2:10 pm

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Elite TournamentMNCACyclone ThangmeibandTRAU Kwakeithel

IFP Sports Correspondent

IFP Sports Correspondent

Sports Bureau, Imphal, Manipur

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