GUWAHATI, March 11 - Royals Club entered the final of the Uma Charan Bania Trophy Day/Night Cricket Tournament, organised by NEEDS.
In the first semifinal, played at the Judges� Field here today, Royals Club edged past Metro Sports Club by 12 runs.
Batting first Royals Club built up a challenging total of 155 for eight in 20 overs. Kumar Yashojeed was their top scorer with 44 while Mahbul Haq and Abuddin Khan contributed 24 and 23 respectively.
Metro batsmen failed to reach the target despite making a hot chase as they were restricted to 143 for nine.
Now, in the final tomorrow, Royals Club will play against the winners of the semifinal match between Maharana Athletic Club and Navarang Club.
Brief scores: Royals Club 155/8 (Kumar Yashojeed 44, Mahbul Haq 24, Abuddin Khan 23, Raja Ahmed 2/22, Abir Chakraborty 1/19). Metro SC 143/9 (Erik Roy 41, Riyan Parag 32, Subham Mandal 32, Abuddin Khan 2/17, Kumar Yashojeed 2/24, Ajay Sarkar 2/25).