GUWAHATI, May 14 � With a comfortable 45-run victory against Bongaigaon, Tinsukia made it to the final of the U-13 Umamanda Bora Memorial Inter District Cricket Tournament.
In the first semifinal played at the Barsapara stadium here today, put into bat, Tinsukia scored a challenging 176 all out in 37.3 overs with Abhishek Bhuyan being the top scorer (32). For Bongaigaon, Subhadeep Chakravorty came out with a five-wicket haul (5/30).
Chasing the tough target, the Bongaigaon boys, despite a 74-ball 61 by Gautam Sahani, failed to reach the target and were all out for 131 in 37.4 overs.
Brief scores: Tinsukia 176 (Abhishek Bhuyan 32, Bankim Phukan 29, Nikhil Verma 22, Riyazuddin Ali 14, Subhadeep Chakravorty 5/30, Bishal Roy 2/16, Sandip Paul 1/27, Sabir Hussain 1/28, Jitumoni Roy 1/39). Bongaigaon 131 (Gautam Sahani 61, Subhadeep Chakravorty 17, Umesh Kr Prasad 12, Shubham Sharma 2/18, Abhishek Bhuyan 2/17, Riyazuddin Ali 1/25, Rohit Agarwal 1/26, Animesh Baruah 1/27, Sheik Sahil 1/11).
Today�s match (S/F): Nalbari vs Sivasagar.