SIVASAGAR, April 13 - Zangam of Sivasagar clinched the title in the 1st All Assam Bir Lachit T20 Challenge Cricket Tournament, played here at the Darbar field under the aegis of Cricket Club of Sivasagar. In the low scoring final Zangam beat Cricket Club of Dibrugarh (CCD) by 28 runs yesterday.
Opting to bat first Zangam team was all out for 88 runs. Wasikur Rahman 22 and Arpan Dutta 18 were the leading scorers. Phanindra Sonowal and Sandip Sharma of CCD picked 5 and 3 wicket respectively. In reply, CCD bowled out for a paltry 60 runs. Arpan Dutta and Roshan Alam of Zangam took 3 wickets each.
The individual prize winners were: (Best batsman and Man of the Series) Saumik Das (Zangam), (Best Bowler) Sandip Sarmah (CCD), (Man of the Final) Arpan Dutta of Zangam. The winning team was awarded Rs 30,000 while the runners-up team got Rs 20,000 along with trophies. In the closing function Muqtabul Hussain, jt secy, ACA, Manoj Bhagawati, Bikash Borgohain, Bijit Gogoi, Hakikur Rahman, Tapan Dutta, Babul Khan, Tapan Baruah and Kabir Borah gave away the prizes.