GUWAHATI, Jan 8 � Postal cracked a 90-run victory against host Gauhati Town Club in the first semifinal of the Ramesh Baruah Cricket Tournament here at the Judges� Field today.
Riding on a responsible 81 by Assam Ranji captain Gokul Sharma, Postal reached 244 for five in the stipulated 40 overs. Gokul faced 96 balls and hit eight boundaries and a six. Sujay Tarafdar and Pritom Das were the other notable contributors with 44 and 41 respectively. Gauhati Town Club batsmen found it tough to chase down the target and folded their innings at 154 in 34.5 overs. Ramkripal Gupta was their top scorer with 47 while Nayan Deka added 28.
Brief scores: Postal 244/5 (Gokul Sharma 81, Sujay Tarafdar 44, Pritam Das 41, Chandan Roy 2/51, Deep Bora 1/28). Town 154 (Ramkripal Gupta 47, Nayan Deka 28, Nitin Das 20, Bikram Chetry 3/21, Bitop Mahanta 2/16, Pritam Das 2/26). Today�s match (S/F): GCCC vs Bud CC.