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City-B bag title

Guwahati, Dec. 27: City Cricket Coaching Centre (CCCC) B inflicted a crushing 66-run defeat on Vivekananda Kendriya Vidyalaya, Nalbari, to annex the title in the Ashwini Rajbangshi Trophy Ankurjyoti Challenge (under-14) cricket tournament at Latasil playground here today.

Put to bat, City-B raced to 179 for eight in the stipulated 25 overs. The highlight of the innings was cameos by Surindar Singh (56 off 43 balls) and Aman Sohil (52 off 41 balls). Surindar cracked five fours and one six while Aman blasted six boundaries and a six. For Vivekananda KV, Nirupam Sharma, Dawarjyoti Deka and Bishal Baruah took two wickets each.

In reply, the Nalbari team faltered and were bundled out for 113 in 23.4 overs.

Nirupam Sharma was the highest scorer with 27 runs from 22 balls, while Bishal Baruah made a cautious 25 off 46 balls.

Arunik Choudhury was the pick of the bowlers for City-B as he scalped three for 17 in five overs. He was supported by Surindar and Bishal Goswami who bagged a wicket each.

Surindar was named Man of the Match while Aman Sohil was Man of the Series. Subham Jha of Brahmaputra Boys Club was named Best Batsman, Azahar Ali of Ankurjyoti Cricket Academy the Best Bowler and Sanjeev Rajak of Ankurjyoti CA was the Best Fielder. Nihar Deka of Vivekananda KV, Nalbari, was the Most Promising Player.

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