Reyoungster Nagamapal bats their way with seven wickets win over THAU Thangmeiband in the 5th MNCA Elite Relegation Round 2021 played at Luwangpokpa Cricket Ground, Luwangsangbam.
This is THAU Thangmeiband’s third consecutive loss in the relegation round and there are possibilities of being relegated from the Elite group.
Winning the toss, THAU Thangmeiband decided to bat first and cost them dearly as they were bundled out for mere 45 runs for 10 wickets from 20.4 overs.
THAU Thangmeiband batsman found it hard to negotiate Reyoungster bowler Jitender Thakur bowling and the latter claimed 4 wickets from 3.4 overs at the expense of just 2 runs and was later adjudged as the Man of the Match.
THAU Thangmeiband wicketkeeper batsman Santoshkumar Singh was the lone batsman who got 10 runs from 32 balls while the rest failed to cross to double figure mark.
Skipper P Amarjit got 9 runs from 31 balls. Reyoungster bowler Rishikanta bagged 2 wickets while Semson, Yohenba and Rk Chinglen fetched 1 wicket each.
In reply, Reyoungster Nagamapal had no difficulty in reaching the target with Guniram topscoring with 34 runs from 18 balls to make it in 8 overs for the loss of 3 wickets in the process.
Dijen Singh with 8 runs and Bobocha Singh with 1 runs remain unbeaten in the innings. THAU bowler Rk Amarjit, Krishnachandra and Rabikanta got 1 wicket each.
Al-Ameen CC, Lilong will play YWC Langthabal in tomorrow’s match.