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10th Silver Cup: Silver Backs, Diphu XI enter semi-final

10th Silver Cup: Silver Backs, Diphu XI enter semi-final
Ram Thakur of Silver Backs receiving the man of the match award from NBCKYD former leader Deepak Ratne on November 21. 


Our Correspondent
Kohima | November 21 

Silver Backs and Diphu XI today confirmed their semi-final berths in the ongoing 10th edition of Silver Cup T20 cricket tournament organised by Nepali Baptist Church Youth Department Kohima and recognized by Kohima District Cricket Association at Jakhama Local Ground.

Playing the third quarter final match, Silver Backs comfortably won against T Khel Model Village by 108 runs. Winning the toss, T Khel Model Village put Silver Backs to bat but gave away 181 runs claiming 7 wickets in 20 overs.

Rupom Das contributed 64 runs and was supported by Raj Mandal’s 40.

T Khel bowlers Vilalie and Kelhousilie took 3 and 2 wickets respectively. In reply T Khel Model Village were bundled at just 73 in 18.3 overs with Timothy scoring highest 16 runs.

Ram Thakur took 5 wicket giving 7 runs in 3.2 overs and was adjudged man of the match. Sujit Paswan also took 3 wicket giving 3 runs in 4 overs.

In the last quarter final match, Diphu XI defeated Mokokchung United by 6 wickets.

Opting to bat first, Mokokchung United managed to score 78 losing all their wickets in 18.3 overs. Tejosel with 31 runs was the highest scorer. 

Diphu bowlers Raju Ghosh took 5 wicket giving 9 runs in 3.3 while Ryan Lama took 2 wickets.

Chasing the minimal target, Diphu XI achieved it in 15.3 losing 4 wickets. Sarklinso Terang and Mridul Rongpi scored 22 and 17 runs respectively.

Bedisi of Mokokchung United took 2 wickets. Raju Ghosh was awarded Man of the match.

Semi Finals Today 
Esa Warriors vs United CC @ 8: 00 AM
Diphu XI vs Silver Backs @ 12:00 Noon


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