SILCHAR, Jan 24 - In what could be called an exciting finish to the sixth edition of the Media cricket tournament organized by Barak Valley Sports Journalist Association (BUKSS) Siv Durga Media Panthers defeated Aabeg News Rockers by 10 wickets in the final match played at the SM Dev Stadium on Wednesday.
Put in to bat, Aabeg News Rockers posted 103 runs losing 4 wickets in 16 overs. Skipper Sivashish Bhattacharjee remained not out on 26 while Satyajit Suklabaidya was the top scorer for the side with 34 runs. Subashish Chanda picked up two wickets for 12 runs in three overs.
In reply, Amalava Das led his side from the front scoring his second fifty of the tournament as Media Panthers reached the target without losing any wickets with four overs to spare. Pritam Das remained unbeaten on 28 runs along with his skipper on 50. Amalava was adjudged the player of the match and also of the tournament while Tapash Nath of Aabeg News Rockers won the best bowler of the tournament award.
Cachar Deputy Commissioner Dr S Laxmanan gave away the winning trophy to the champion team while Taimur Raja Choudhury handed over the runner-up trophy.