GUWAHATI, April 11 - Silchar is on the verge of taking a first innings lead against Jorhat in their quarterfinal league match of the Senior Inter District Cricket Tournament for the Nuruddin Ahmed Trophy.
On the first day of the two-day encounter at the ACA Stadium in Barsapara here today, being asked to bat first, Jorhat were bundled out for 112 in 40.5 overs. In reply, Silchar were comfortably placed at 93 for one in 25 overs when the stumps were drawn for the day.
For Jorhat, Dayal Krishna Dutta top scored with 34 while Subham Deb (3/21), Pritam Das (3/50) and Arunabha Deb Sarma (2/11) were the main wicket takers for Silchar. Silchar opener Avishek Thakuri scored a half century (66).
Brief scores: Jorhat 1st Innings 112 (Dayal Krishna Dutta 34, Reshabh Dipak 19; Subham Deb 3/21, Pritam Das 3/50, Arunabha Deb Sarma 2/11).
Silchar 1st Innings 93/1 (Avishek Thakuri 66, Prasenjit Sarkar 19 n.o.).