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Six teams from Reshithang contest make the cut

Monday, Mar 16, 2020 11:45 [IST]

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Six teams from Reshithang contest make the cut

Staff Reporter
GANGTOK: The east district contest of the two-tier State cricket tournament took place from February 28 to March 13.
With as many as 16 teams in fray, the east district organising committee distributed teams into two divisions with Resithang hosting 10 teams from in and around Gangtok and Rangpo hosting six teams from Rangpo, Singtam and Pakyong.
The Resithang division, which had two separate groups, concluded Friday with Shaft Cricket Club taking on Demolition Boys in Group A. The top-three teams from the two groups of five teams each qualified for the second tier – knockout stage – of the tournament.
While Group-A qualifiers were decided on points, the Group B qualifiers were decided on net run rate after two teams secured four points each.
Sledgers Cricket Club narrowly beat Islamia Cricket Club in net run rate to make the cut for the knockouts.

Points Table

Group A

Team                                       Match         Won  Lost   Points NRR

Shaft Cricket Club                        4        4        0        8        4.161

Alpine Sporting Club                     4        3        1        6        3.491

Cricket Assoc of Tathangchen          4        2        2        4        0.479

Anzac Cricket Club                       4        1        3        2        -1.911

Devolution Boys                        4        0        4        0        -5.360

Group B

Team                                       Match         Won  Lost   Points NRR

Black Eagles (Sikkim Police)        4        3        1        6        1.981

Royal Daragoan Cricket Club       4        3        1        6        1.458

Sledzers Cricket Club                4        2        2        4        0.093

Islamia Cricket Club                 4        2        2        4        -0.478        

Middle Dot Cricket Club            4        0        4        0        -3.372

Highest scorer

Nilesh Lamichaney (Alpine Cricket Club)

Matches: 4

Runs: 237

50s: 3

Average: 79

H.S: 86

 

Highest wicket tacker

Tarun Sharma (Alpine Cricket Club)

Matches: 4

Wickets: 13

Economy: 5.42

Average: 6.46

Bes: 5/15

Highest individual score

Lee Yong Lepcha – 131 runs (Against Anzac Cricket Club)

Best bowling figures

Badal Soni – 6-13 (Against Demolition Boys)

Most Valuable Player

Plazor Tamang (Black Eagles)

Matches: 4

Batting: 28.933 points

Bowling: 7.507

Fielding: 5.659

Total: 42.099

Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Kms
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate:
  • Summer: Min- 13°C - Max 21°C
  • Winter: Min- 0.48°C - Max 13°C
  • Rainfall: 325 cms per annum
  • Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi