GUWAHATI, Jan 11 � Riding on a fine all round show by Niraj Tiwari, Maharana Athletic Club defeated Bud Cricket Club (Green) by three wickets in the Gauhati Town Club organised Ramesh Baruah Trophy Invitational Cricket Tournament at the Judges� Field here today.
Batting first, Bud managed to score 154 all out in 39.3 overs. Niraj ripped through the Bud batting line-up with a five-wicket haul. Bhaskar Kalita was Bud�s top scorer with 43 while Biplab Saikia added 41.
In reply, Maharana notched up 157 losing seven wickets in 32.1 overs. Niraj cracked unbeaten 55.
Brief scores: Bud 154 (Bhaskar Kalita 43, Biplab Saikia 41, Prasanta Sonowal 26, Niraj Tiwari 5/33). Maharana 157/7 (Niraj Tiwari 55, Basab Hazarika 22, Debabrata Roy 3/26).
Today�s match: Navarang vs GTC Jr.