Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Senior men’s inter-district cricket: Zbto, Mkg and Kma register wins

Zunheboto, Mokokchung and Kohima won their respective matches on the third day of the ongoing senior men’s inter-district cricket tournament at Nagaland Cricket Stadium and Sovima Cricket Ground on Wednesday.
After being sent in to bat first, Zunheboto posed a competitive target of 144 in 30 overs for Tseminyu to chase. In the run chase, Tseminyu produced a close encounter and Mokokchung won by 2 wickets in 25.4 overs. Man of the match was awarded to Monu Kumar for his crucial 22 runs knock and 2 wickets claim.
Winning the toss, Mokokchung opted to bat first and went on its way to produce an imposing target of 226 runs for Phek to win it.
With a mountain of a challenge awaiting the Phek team in the run chase with 226 runs required for the win the batsmen could not withstand the pressure and went all out for just 34 runs in 13.5 overs. Mokokchung won the match by an astounding 192 runs.
Man of the Match was awarded to Lolgsasunep for his 6 wickets haul.
After winning the toss and electing to bat first, Kohima started off brilliantly with Imomenba silencing the naysayers with a brilliant 97 runs knock in 81 balls.
In the run chase, Mon succumbed to 65 runs (all out) in 18.4 overs making Kohima win by a margin of 139 runs.
Man of the match was awarded to Imomenba Walling for his 97 runs knock.


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