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DPS prevail over Ulubari

Guwahati, Nov. 9: Delhi Public School today handed a 24-run defeat to Ulubari Higher Secondary School in their group league match of the 3rd Sitaram Agarwala inter-school under-17 cricket tournament, organised by Bud Cricket Club, at Judges Field here.

Put in to bat first, DPS were all out for 156 in 32.1 overs and the Ulubari school boys were all out for 132 in 25.5 overs.

Sahil Chororia topscored for DPS with a run-a-ball 38 (4x7) while Hillol Talukdar contributed a steady 26 (4x5) and Bishal Hazarika chipped in with 23 (4x3).

Jintu Kalita and Bhaskar Dutta of Ulubari School took three wickets each, giving away 31 and 16 runs respectively. Biswa Baruah and Bippi Biswas took two each, conceding 27 and 36 runs respectively.

Abhimanyu Mimani of DPS stole the show with a haul of six for 26 to rip apart the Ulubari school innings.

He was named Man of the Match.

Neeraj Sharma also picked up three wickets for 28 runs.

Jintu Kalita (21, 4x3) was the topscorer for the Ulubari school and Biswa Baruah and Chandan Baruah chipped in with 15 (4x2) and 14 (4x2) respectively.

Tomorrow, Srimanta Shankar Academy will lock horns with Dantin Academy in a group league fixture.

Assam team: The Assam Badminton Association has named the state squad for the 37th lnter-State, Inter-Zonal and Junior National Badminton Championships to be held in lmphal from tomorrow.

The squad: Rishav Sarma, Vishal Garg, Rana Kr Baruah, Nitish Bora, Kashyap Neog, Kaustav Deka, Ehshan Kabir Ali, Md Ehsaas, J.M. Miftahul Hauqe, Klishanu Dohutia, Subha Dey, Tridip Boro, Deepjyoti Dutta, Abhijit Dutta, Maidul Islam, Ashmita Chaliha, Ningshi B. Hazarika, Bornali Konwar, Mayuri Phukan, Harhita Chaliha, Kangkana Kumari, Darshana Sarmah, Megha Morchana Bora. Coaches: Faizal Rahman, Rajkumar Baruah, manager: L. Hemanta Singh.

College cricket: The North Eastern Entrepreneurship Development Society is organising the 5th Lauhapurush Premoda Kanta Sarma inter-college cricket tournament at Latasil ground here from November 20.

The tournament will be held in league-cum-knockout format for 16 teams. Teams will have to confirm participation by November 17.

Dan promotion: The All Assam Taekwondo Association is going to hold a black belt dan promotion test at RG Baruah Sports Complex here from November 10 to 12, under the aegis of the taekwondo Federation of India.