GUWAHATI, Oct 8 - Tripura edged past Assam by 5 runs in the East Zone U-19 Vinoo Mankad Trophy one-day match at Dhanbad today. In the low scoring encounter, Tripura, electing to bat, were all out for 113 in 32 overs. But the Assam batsmen failed to chase down the total and folded their innings at 108 in 33.4 overs.
Brief scores: Tripura 113 (SS Paul not out 37, BB Das 21, MP Debbarma 19, SA Gan17; Jitumoni Kalita 3/27, Riyan Parag 2/16, Rahul Singh 2/17, Hrishikesh Borah 2/17). Assam 108 (Subham Mandal 25, Sandip P Mazumdar 20, Abhishek Thakuri 13, Angshuman Saikia 12; JH Deb 4/27, TR Mandal 2/12, VK Saha 2/22).