GUWAHATI, Sept 20 - Assam made a winning start in the East Zone Women�s U-19 Cricket Tournament.
At the Tata Digwadih Stadium, Dhanbad today, Assam girls recorded a 26-run victory against Tripura.
Batting first Assam scored 143 with one ball to spare in the 50-over match. Ruhina Pegu top scored with 30.
In reply Tripura were restricted to 117 for nine.
Brief scores: Assam 143 in 49.5 (Ruhina Pegu 30, Kalpana Shoutal 18, Rashmi Dey 10, P HK Das 2/29, SH Chakroborty 2/26).
Tripura 117/9 in 50 overs (NN Debnath 10, JR Debnath 26, Suravi S Roy 31, MN Debnath not out 10, Kakoli Saikia 3/10, Sanchari Roy 2/22).