Nongpoh: From among the two teams playing in the final of the Independence Day Cricket Tournament 2019, the Umling-XI Youth Club wins by 7 wickets playing against Byrnihat Amjok Youth Club.
Byrnihat Amjok wins the toss but failed to capitalize into a win. It left a total score of only 62 runs within 14 overs. Stronger Umling XI side finished the target within just 11 overs retaining 7 wickets.
In a prize distribution ceremony Winner Umling XI Youth Club is awarded a rupees 30, 100 money prize along with a trophy. Byrnihat Amjok is awarded prize money of rupees 12, 550 and a trophy. The man of the match award goes to Dibar Khan while Man of the Tournament by Vastav Hazarika. Fielder of the tournament is won by Jitender Singh, Best Captain by Francis L Nongbri, Best Wicket Keeper by Babit Lyngdoh, Discipline Team by Harlibagan B.
The ceremony was attended by Bah Rayonald Kharkamni, President Ri Bhoi District Cricket Association, as chief guest, Bah Jeffrey Khymdeit, Secretary Ri Bhoi District Cricket Association, Bah Jeslin Syngkli, Headman Byrnihat Proper, Vigyan Kharkongngor, President ka Friend Forever Youth Club and others.
The Chief guest lauded the effort of the organizer, the spirited fight put up by all teams and urged to promote cricket game in the district.