GUWAHATI, March 19 � Navajyoti cruised into the final of the Suren Ram Phookan Maharana Centenary Cricket Tournament. The first semifinal of the championship at the Judges� Field here today, Navajyoti edged out Ankurjyoti Club on better run rate as the match was abandoned due to bad weather.
As per the tournament rule, Navajyoti defeated Ankurjyoti by 8 runs as per the score of first 15 overs. Put into bat Navajyoti amassed 188 for nine in the stipulated 35 overs. Chasing the target Ankurjyoti were 85 for seven when the match was called off.
Brief scores: Navajyoti188/9 (Abhinab Konwar 32, Subham Mandal 32, Bitop Mahanta 28, Abhijit Singha Roy-27, Sanju Basfor 21, Dharani Rava 19, Abdul Saher Islam 2/29, Rio Pramanik 2/44). Ankurjyoti 85/7 (Parthajit Baishya 22, Raju Kalita 18, 4/8, Avijit Singha Roy 2/4).