GUWAHATI, Oct 9 - Jharkhand handed Assam a 88-run drubbing in the East Zone U-19 Vinoo Mankad Trophy at the Bengal Cricket Academy Ground, Kolkata today.
Electing to field first the Assam bowlers allowed the Jharkhand batsmen to gather a commendable total of 215 for nine in the stipulated 50 overs. Amit D Kumar (43), Wilfred Beng (42) and Anurag Sanjay (40) were their leading scorers while Mrinmoy Dutta took 4 for 31. Avinav Choudhury was other notable Assam bowler who came out with 3/46.
Today Assam batsmen failed to hit the ball and were all out for 127 in 48 overs. Baring Mrinmoy Dutta (31) no other Assam batsman could hit form.
Brief scores: Jharkhand 215/9 (Wilfred Beng 42, Anurag Sanjay 40, Amit D Kumar 43, Mrinmoy Dutta 4/31, Riyan Parag 1/10, Avinav Choudhury 3/46, Yasir Ali 1/30.
Assam 127 (Mrinmoy Dutta 31, Erik Roy 18, Mujibur Ali 17, Yasir Ali 14, Riyan Parag 11, Istekhar Ahmad 3/25, Ayan B Chaudhari 2/25, Aditya Singh 3/21.)