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10th Silver Cup final today

KOHIMA, NOV 22 (NPN) | Publish Date: 11/22/2019 12:09:38 PM IST

United Cricket Club, Jakhama and Diphu XI became the ultimate two ultimate teams to vie for the coveted title of the 10th Silver Cup.

The final match of the tournament between United CC Jakhama and Diphu XI will be played at 10:30 am on Saturday at Jakhama local ground.

The match will be followed by prize distribution ceremony at 1:30 pm with Nagaland Cricket Association vice president, K Herato Sukhalu as chief guest.

The week-long tournament is being organised by the youth department of Nepali Baptist Church, Kohima.

In the first semi-final match, United CC defeated defending champions Esa Warriors by 6 wickets. 

Esa warriors won the toss and elected to bat and scored 118 runs losing 9 wickets in 20 overs.

Ritupan contributed 31 while Roshan added 20 runs. United CC bowlers Saurav Dey took 4 wickets giving while Amitava Das took 2 wickets.

Chasing the target of 119 runs, United CC Jakhama reached the target in 18.2 overs losing 4 wickets.

Saurav Dey scored highest 47 runs while Rejaul Alam was not out at 14 runs.

Esa Warriors bowler Hanilong took 2 wickets. Saurav Dey who scored 47 runs and claimed four wickets was awarded man of the match.

Playing the 2nd semi-final, Diphu XI defeated Silver Backs by 4 wickets. Having won the toss, Silver Backs elect to bat and scored 96 runs losing all wickets in 17.1 overs.

Diphu XI bowlers Raju took 4 wickets and was supported by Vicky Hanse’s 3 wickets. 

In reply, Diphu XI reached the target in 19. 1 overs losing 6 wickets. Rahul scored 27 and Sarklimso 21 runs. 

Silver Backs bowler Gourab took 3 wickets. Man of the match was awarded to Raju.

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