Nirjuli CC beat NRCC by 98 runs

Nirjuli CC beat NRCC by 98 runs

ITANAGAR, Feb 5: Nirjuli Cricket Club today defeated Nabam Runghki Cricket Club (NRCC) by 98 runs in the ongoing 7th T-20 Christmas Trophy organised by Ganga Youth Club here at Ganga general ground.

After winning the toss, Nirjuli team decided to bat first and scored 197 runs in 19 overs after losing all their wickets.

Netaji Teron scored a quick-fire 43 runs off 17 balls (the highest individual score) while Kamsha Yangfo and Licha John scored 41 and 24 runs respectively for the winning team.

Durga Lohar and Taba Sunday of Nabam Runghki CC took 3 wickets each.

Chasing the huge target of 198, NRCC were all out in 18 overs scoring just 99 runs. B Tamang, Durga Lohar and Nabam John scored 14, 14 and 10 runs respectively.

Takar Paja of Nirjuli CC scalped five wickets and also the first hat-trick of the tournament, while Licha Tehi and Manish Sah took 2 wickets apiece.

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