GUWAHATI, March 13 � Nagaon trounced Silchar by nine wickets in the Senior Inter District (Elite Group) Cricket Tournament for the Nuruddin Ahmed Trophy. On the second day of the three-day semifinal league match at the Barsapara stadium here today, requiring a small total of 56 for outright victory in the second innings, Nagaon struck the required runs in 13.1 overs losing one wicket.
Nagaon took a 55-run first innings lead as in reply to Silchar�s 134, Nagaon scored 191 in the first innings. In the second innings, Silchar were all out for 112.
Brief scores: Silchar 1st innings 134. Nagaon 1st innings 191 (overnight 156/4) Aniket Bhowmik 45, Amit Sinha 41, Debojit Baruah 33, Prakash Bhagat 4/22, Sabir Hussain Laskar 2/46, Avoy Yadav 2/71, Harsha Das 2/18). Silchar 2nd innings 112 (Samik Das 36, Ikramul Ali 14, Amit Sinha 4/20, Ashok Kr Saini 3/32, Mrinmoy Dutta 2/16). Nagaon 2nd innings 56/1 in 13.1 Overs. (Eshan Ravi 42, Ashok Kr Saini 13).
Dibrugarh stage fightback: At the NF Railway Stadium Maligaon today, after conceding a 28-run first innings lead, Dibrugarh scored 138 for the loss of seven wickets in the second innings against Guwahati. In reply to Dibrugarh�s first innings total of 164, Guwahati, overnight 99 for five, gathered 192. Now Dibrugarh have a 110-run lead with three second innings wickets in hand.
Brief scores: Dibrugarh 1st innings 164. Guwahati 1st innings192 (overnight 99/5) Bastav Hazarika 53, Rahul Hazarika 45, Sonu Kumar 22, Prasanta Sonowal 6/53, Deepak Gohain 4/47). Dibrugarh 2nd innings 138/7 (Jyotiraditya Chetia 54, Salim Ahmed 42, Abir Chakraborty 4/60, Sadek Imran Choudhury 2/23).