GUWAHATI, April 4 - An unbeaten 144 by opener Rishav Das put Guwahati in command against Nagaon on the opening day of the two-day quarterfinal league match of the Nuruddin Ahmed Trophy Senior Inter District Cricket Tournament.
Guwahati took a 133-run first innings lead with nine wickets in hand after Nagaon were bundled out for 149 in 37.4 overs. In reply, Guwahati were 262 for one at the end of the day�s play at the ACA Stadium in Barsapara here.
Chanakya Sarma and Riyan Parag took four wickets each for Guwahati as Anupam Hazarika (42) and Amjad Ali (41) were the only notable contributors for the visiting team.
Guwahati made a flying start with openers Rishav and Rahul Hazarika (72 off 91 balls). Rishav was at the crease with 144 off 160 balls which was studded with 20 boundaries and a six. Avijit Singha Roy is accompanying Rishav with 39.
Brief scores: Nagaon 1st innings 149 (Anupam Hazarika 42, Amjad Ali 41; Chanakya Sarma 4/43, Riyan Parag 4/60). Guwahati 1st innings 262/1 (Rishav Das 144 n.o., Rahul Hazarika 72, Avijit Singha Roy batting 39).