BOKAKHAT, Feb 17 � In reply to Silchar�s first innings total of 142, Nagaon were tottering at 68 for eight on the opening day of two-day U-17 RG Baruah Inter District Cricket Tournament semifinal match. Electing to bat first on a tricky wicket at Bokakhat Sports Complex ground here today, Silchar were all out in 59.5 overs with Abhijit Debnath being the top scorer with 38. Mihir Deb was other notable contributor with 34. For Nagaon, Subhash Prajapati took four wickets while Bikash Singh Nath bagged three.
Chasing the target, Nagaon batsmen were in trouble from the initial stage losing wickets at regular intervals. Mihir Deb wrecked the Nagaon innings with a four-wicket haul as Kuru Yadav removed two scalps. Only Uday Barman (25) offered a little contribution to the Nagaon total.
Brief scores: Silchar 1st innings 142 (Abhijit Debnath 38, Mihir Deb 34, Prasenjit Sarkar 20, Subhash Prajapati 4/11, Bikash Singh Nath 3/46). Nagaon 1st innings 68/8 (Uday Barman 25, Mihir Deb 4/17, Kuru Yadav 2/21).