GUWAHATI, April 24 - Metro Sports Club stormed into the final of the 3rd Golap Hazarika and Arati Hazarika Memorial T-20 Cricket Tournament defeating Accountant General Sports Club by 34 runs in the first semifinal at the Judges� Field here today.
Put in to bat, Metro batsmen managed 150 runs for the loss of eight wickets in their stipulated 20 overs. Erik Roy top scored for his side with 42 runs while Samik Das and Imtiaz Hussain picked up three wickets each.
In reply, Accountant General Sports Club could only manage 116 runs before being bundled out in 17.1 overs. Rishav Das scored 26 runs while Chanakya Sarma scalped three wickets for his side.
Chanakya Sharma walked away with the man of the match honour. Host City Cricket Club (A) will lock horns with Gauhati Town Club in the second semifinal tomorrow.
Brief scores: Metro Sports Club 150/8 in 20 overs (Erik Roy 42, Chanakya Sarma 34, Pallav Kr.Das 21; Samik Das 3/19, Imtiaz Hussain 3/41, Tarjinder Singh 1/26). Accountant General Sports Club 116/10 in 17.1 overs (Rishav Das 26, Arminder Singh Oberoi 19, Samik Das 17; Chanakya Sarma 3/16, Mantu Das 2/17, Amit Boro 1/14).