Guwahati, Nov. 24: Gauhati Commerce College and KC Das Commerce College posted victories in the 3rd Lauhapurush Premoda Kanta Sarma memorial inter-college cricket tournament at Latasil playground here today.
In the first match, Gauhati Commerce trounced Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education by 77 runs while in the second, KC Das Commerce defeated St Xavier’s College by 27 runs.
Put to bat, Gauhati Commerce notched up 124 in 20 overs, losing eight wickets. Lokesh Sarma’s cameo of 48 off just 21 deliveries was the highlight of their innings. Prabal Das chipped in with 18 runs. Lakshmibai bowler Amit Das took two scalps while Krishna Sut bagged one wicket.
In reply, Lakshmibai were skittled out for 47 in 7.4 overs. Joginder Singh was the main contributor with 22.
Wrecker-in-chief Surajit Roy bagged a fiver while Bhargav Bharadwaj took three wickets.
Surajit was declared the Man of the Match.
In the second match, KC Das notched up 140 for six in 15 overs. Man of the Match Ravi Parik was the main contributor with 51 while Sagar Das scored 26 runs. St Xavier’s bowler Siraj Bora took a five-wicket haul.
In reply, St Xavier’s could manage only 113 for nine in 15 overs.
Utpal Goswami’s half century went in vain as he lost support from his teammates. H. Basumatary, A. Khan and Abdul Kader took two scalps each.
Tomorrow, Pragjyotish College will play Sabapalli Radhakrishnan Academy at 9am while B. Borooah College will clash against Nalbari Commerce College in the afternoon.