GUWAHATI, Jan 2 � Golaghat took 12-runs first innings lead with two wickets in hand in the Amarjit Sarma Memorial U-15 Inter District Cricket final.
At the NFRSA Stadium, Maligaon here today, opting to bat first, Lakhimpur were all out for 117 in 41.2 overs and at the end of the first day�s play of the two-day match, Golaghat were 129 for eight.
Golaghat bowler Yashif Ansari wrecked the Lakhimpur innings with a six wicket haul giving away 44 runs in his 18-over spell. Munna Narah (29) and Raktim Baniya (21) were the only notable contributors for Lakhimpur while Shankarjyoti Bhuyan took three wickets for Golaghat.
In the remaining 64 overs of the day, Golaghat scored 129 for the loss of eight wickets with Bedanta Saikia (47) and Bikram Rawat (26) being the leading run getters.
Brief scores: Lakhimpur 1st innings: 117 (Munna Narah 29, Raktim Baniya 21, Angajudit Gogoi 13, Jitumoni Kalita 12, Ruhinandan Pegu 10, Yashif Ansari 6/44, Shankarjyoti Bhuyan 3/26, Bivakar Naag 1/15). Golaghat 1st Innings: 129/8 in 64 Overs (Bedanta Saikia 47, Bikram Rawat 26, Shankarjyoti Bhuyan 17, Saurav Paul 12, Hrishikesh Bora 3/38, Jitumoni Kalita 3/47, Ankur Sarmah 2/18).