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MNCA Superplate: MPSC makes cut to knockout qualifiers with 144 runs win over SDC

In Group A standing, YWC Langthabal took the top spot with 14 points, winning all their seven matches while MPSC took the second slot with 10 points, winning 5 matches and losing 2 games.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 6 Apr 2022, 5:24 pm

(Representational Image: Pixabay)
(Representational Image: Pixabay)

MPSC Manipur Central Jail makes it to the semi final knockout qualifier stages, beating SDC Laipham Khunou by 144 runs in the 1st MNCA Superplate Tournament 2022 played at Langthabal Public Ground.

In Group A standing, YWC Langthabal took the top spot with 14 points, winning all their seven matches while MPSC took the second slot with 10 points, winning 5 matches and losing 2 games.

SDC team after winning the toss, send in MPSC to bat first in a limited 40 overs match where the latter rides on opener Gelson Singh Thoudam, who smashed 52 runs from 74 balls while tailenders S Kingson got an unbeaten 42 runs, to post 203 runs for 8 wickets from 40 overs.

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SDC bowlers Thangboy Doungel consistency fetched him 5 wickets for 57 runs from 8 overs while Kiran Meitei, Suraj and Satyajit got 1 wickets each.

In reply, SDC batsman got bogged down by accurate pace bowling, leaving them to just 59 runs for 10 wickets from 30.5 overs for the defeat. Tarun Khagokpam was the lone batsman who crossed double figures with 12 runs.

MPSC bowler M.Bijoykumar claimed 4 wickets for 11 runs from 8 overs and was later declared Man of the Match while O.Rojit, P.Bonem bagged 2 wickets each and Kingson, Shanker fetched 1 wickets each.  
In another match, PSC Khuyathong beat THAU Thangmeiband by 44 runs at Model Higher Secondary School & Oriental College Ground.

PSC is placed in sixth spot with 4 points from 2 wins and 5 lost matches while THAU Thangmeiband has lost all their six matches.

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Opting to bat first, PSC made 178 runs for 8 wickets from 40 overs with Th.Homenjit making 55 runs while Diamond got 45 runs. THAU bowler Chittaranjan Meitei, Rabikanta Sharma claimed 3 wickets each while Nicholas took 2 wickets.

Chasing the target, THAU batsman Rabikanta Sharma made a herculean effort, hitting 52 runs from 48 balls while Sanjit Singh made 22 runs, but their effort failed to pay off as wickets crashed out one after another for the defeat.

PSC bowler L.Martin claimed 4 wickets while Prasantajit Sharma, M.Vicky and N.Ranjan bagged 2 wickets each. Martin was declared the Man of the Match for his 4 wickets haul and 16 runs.

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First published:6 Apr 2022, 5:24 pm

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