GUWAHATI, Oct 25 � The seventh edition of the Premoda Kanta Sarma Memorial Inter College Cricket Tournament got under way at the Latasil playground here last evening.
Altogether 12 city based colleges are taking part in the meet which is organised by NEEDS. The tournament was formally inaugurated by Dhiren Baruah, president of Save Guwahati Build Guwahati. Advocate Satyen Deka and noted sports organiser Kailash Sarma, son of Premoda Kanta Sarma, were also present on the occasion.
On the opening day, Guwahati Medical College defeated Gauhati Commerce College by five runs while SB Deorah College downed RG Baruah College by 13 runs.
Brief scores: Guwahati Medical 125 (Pranjit Kalita 28, Shasankar Das 14, Abhinash Kalita 3/26, Dipankar Das 2/21, Bonojit Deka 2/33). Commerce 120 (Subham Mittal 30, Hemanta Buragohain 28, Piyush Rajput 15, Gaurav Pegu 3/11, Saudagar Singha 3/26).
SB Deorah 118 (Prahlad Gayan 42, Nirendra Deka Raja 32). RG Baruah College 105 (Dayanand Sarma 32, Kamal Krishna Das 18, Bikash Roy 3/5).