Veteran T-20 : Model Club beat YWC-L by 5 wickets

By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Jan 9 : Model Club opened their Group (A) campaign in the ongoing 9th T-20 Manipur Veteran Cricket Tournament 2021-22 with an easy 5 wicket win over YWC-L today at Oriental College and Model Higher Secondary School ground.
The Langthabal team won the toss and elected to bat first but were forced to bundle out for a paltry total of 93 runs in 14.3 overs as brilliant bowling feats by Kamlesh, Cherish and Saratchandra left their batting order in tatters.
Manaobi with 20 runs off 23 balls was the highest scorer for YWC-L while Priyokumar and Kumar added 15 and 14 runs each.
Thongam Kamlesh returned with the best bowling figure of 4 for 25 in 4 overs while Cherish grabbed 3 wickets for 17 runs and Saratchandra managed two wickets for 16 runs.
Chinglensana of Model Club also earned a wicket in YWC-L's innings before they chased down the target (94-5) in 18.4 overs. Suresh (23), Santosh (14), Chinglensana (26) and Saratchandra (12) were key batters for Model Club in the chase which saw Samananda and Sashikanta of YWC-L scalp two wickets each and Priyokumar and Kumarjit bag a wicket each. Thongam Kamlesh who enjoyed a four wicket haul in YWC's innings was adjudged man of the match.
CHAMP will play CYCLONE in a Group B league match tomorrow at the same venue.