U-19 East Zone squad named
Guwahati, Oct. 11: The Assam Cricket Association has named the state squad for the Vinoo Mankad Trophy (under-19) East Zone tournament matches to be played against Jharkhand and Tripura on October 20 and 22 at Tinsukia and Dibrugarh respectively.
The squad: Wasiqur Rehman, Sajid Khan, Sunzow Brahma, Romario Sharma, Abhisek Krishna, Shyam Sharma, Hrishikesh Tamuli, Mantu Das, Rajjakuddin Ahmed, Mrinmoy Dutta, Roshan Alam, Arpan Dutta, Dhurbajyoti Das, Siddhartha Sankar Baruah, Yatin Malik, Gautam Dutta (coach), Rekibur Majhi (manager) and Koustab Bharadwaj (physio).
Elected: Guwahati Sports Association president Rana Goswami was elected president and Bablu Choudhury the general secretary of Ankurjyoti Club in its annual general meeting last Saturday. Chinmoy Baruah was elected the treasurer. All the office-bearers were elected unanimously.
Womenís cricket: Assam registered a five-wicket win against hosts Jharkhand in todayís match of the BCCI East Zone womenís (under-19) limited-over cricket tournament at Ranchi. Set a target of 143 in 50 overs, the Assam girls achieved the target losing five wickets in 43.2 overs.
Felicitation: Newly-inducted parliamentary secretary for sports M. Prithiviraj was felicitated at Olympic Bhavan at Khuman Lampak sports complex this evening, reports our sports correspondent from Imphal.