TINSUKIA, March 3 - In the opening match of the 9th Veterans Inter District and Inter Institutional T-20 Cricket Tournament, organised by the Tinsukia Chapter of the Veteran Cricket Association of Assam (VCAA), Dibrugarh beat Margherita by 45 runs.
Electing to bat after winning the toss, Dibrugarh put up 143 runs and in reply Margherita could only manage 98 runs for the loss of 9 wickets. Dipen Gogoi of Dibrugarh was adjudged the Man of the Match.
Earlier, the tournament was inaugurated by Dibrugarh MP Rameswer Teli in the presence of several dignitaries, sports persons and players.
Altogether 16 teams are taking part in the tournament.
Brief scores: Dibrugarh 143/7 (Mustaq Gani 39, Dipen Gogoi 37, Rana Baruah 22; Ebadur Rahman 2/28). Margherita 89 (Bidyut Goswami 16; Dipen Konwar 2/4, Pranjal Ghatowar 2/9).
Today�s matches: Tinsukia vs Charaideo; Advocates XI vs Bajali.