Mokokchung, August 21(EMN): The First Federation Cup Super-8 2017 organised by Mokokchung District T20 Cricket Federation (MDT20F) got underway today at Imkongmeren Sports Complex, Mokokchung on Monday.
The tourney is a first of its kind in Mokokchung where matches will be played Day and Night. The organiser has arrangement light towers for the evening matches where 12 teams are participating in the tourney.
In the first match, Hit and Run team defeated Zungamedem by 4 wickets. They chased the required target of 76 runs in 7.2 overs. Vicent also registered their first win against Grey Hound by 6 wickets. They thrashed Grey Hound by chasing the target of 65/3 in 2.5 overs.
United Brother also defeated Youngsters by 91 runs. Electing to bat first, United Brother scored a total of 131/2 and totally squashed Youngster’s wickets in the second inning. Youngsters collected could score only 41 runs losing 9 wickets.
Titans also defeated their bitter rival Trebuchet in the fourth match. Titans chased the target 33/1 in the 4.2 overs. In the fifth match Hit and Runs lost to Red Skin. Hit and Runs scored a total of 80/5 from allotted 8 overs, however, Red’s impressive batsmen chased down the target in 7.1 overs for the loss of two wickets.
First Federation Cup Super-8 2017 underway