3rd Super Plate TournamentRafique's quickfire 89 in vain as YUCC beat KSDO by 2 wickets


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By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Nov 14 : KCC-Kongba crushed Blue Hawk- Khurai by 7 wickets as YUCC-Kwakeithel Moirangpurel Leikai cruised to 2-wicket win over KSDO-Kyamgei Muslim in today's matches of the 3rd Super Plate Tournament.
KCC won the toss today and opted to field first in a Group A match at Khangabok Cherapur Public Ground.
With Singthoi 3/6, Arbin 2/7, Somorjit 2/7, Sheiteendra 2/23 putting in impressive bowling performances, Blue Hawk were bowled out for just 76 runs in 28.3 overs.
KCC then chased down the meagre target through M Rohen 21, N Arbin 22 not out within 19.1 overs with 7 wickets left to spare.
H Samsung , W Samson and Becker picked a wicket apiece in this innings.
N Arbin who produced an allround performance was adjudged man of the match.
Meanwhile in a Group B match staged at Model Hr Sec  School and Oriental College ground, KSDO piled up a competitive total of 216 for 8 wickets thanks to a masterful half century knock from Md Abdul Rafique (76-ball 89) and significant contributions from Md Arif khan 40 and Md Shah Jahan 28 not out.
However, YUCC batters L Bidyashwor 39, N Sanjit 43, W Lenin 29, N Thounamba 24, W Rohit 20 put in a concerted effort to cruise to winning 217 for 8 in 38.3 overs.
Shah Jahan 3/41 and S Shah Nawaz 2/44 of KSDO tried to apply break but without much result.
Earlier in KSDO innings, N Sanjit 2/20, N Devaraj 2/39, L Bidyashwor 2/45 of YUCC picked two wickets each.
Nov 17 matches
NAPSA vs WYC at Khangabok; TCMDC vs YWC-L at Tera