Unity Cup: Win for Knight XI Thahekhu, Hurricane CC
Dimapur, Jan. 13 (EMN): Knight XI Thahekhu beat Fixers CC by 85 runs on January 13 to enter the quarter-final of the 5th Unity Cup.
An update received here on Monday informed that Knight XI Thahekhu put up a total of 166 runs in 20 overs with Abura scoring 64 runs. Fixers CC were bowled out 82 runs in their chase, falling short of the target by 85 runs.
Abura of Knight XI was declared Man of the match for his half century knock.
In the second match of the day, Hurricane CC defeated Re-union XI by 193 runs to enter the quarter-final of the tournament. Hurricane CC created history in Unity Cup by scoring 232 runs in 20 overs, which was the highest a team have scored since the inception of the tournament.
Debasish, who scored 72 runs and took two wickets for Hurricane CC, was adjudged Man of the match.
Chasing a stiff total, Re-union XI collapsed for just 40 runs, thus falling short of 193 runs to win the match. The tournament group D match was attended by Jeevan Giri, general secretary of NDPP Dimapur as match patron.