| A moment from the match between GCP Memorial (batting) and South Point at Nehru Stadium in Guwahati on Monday. Picture by UB Photos |
Guwahati, Jan. 21: Ulubari Higher Secondary School and South Point School posted wins in their respective group league matches of the Nabin Chandra Tamuly inter-school cricket tournament, organised by Guwahati Cricket Coaching Centre, at Nehru Stadium here today.
While Ulubari handed an eight-wicket defeat to Godwins School in a Group A match, South Point prevailed over GCP Memorial Vidya Mandir by seven wickets in a group B match.
In the first match of the day, Godwins, put in to bat first, were bundled out for 88 in 24.1 overs. In reply, the Ulubari boys reached 92 for two in 10.4 overs.
Raja Kumar (19) was the only notable scorer for Godwins while Sohail Hussain of Ulubari scalped three for 13 and Subrata Malik claimed two for 12.
For the Ulubari school, Monu Sarma topscored remaining not out on 32 (4x5) and Jintu Kalita, too, remained unbeaten on 24 (4x3). Abdul Basid also scored 17 (4x2). Bishal Roy and Gorik Roy of Godwins picked up a wicket each.
In the afternoon, GCP Vidya Mandir elected to bat and were all out for 98 in 23 overs chasing which, South Point reached 99 for three in 18.1 overs.
Ranjan Sarkar (25, 4x3), Dhoroni Rabha (13, 4x2) and Deepak Barman (14) were the main scorers for GCP Vidya Mandir. Abhinash Terang and Joydeep Singh of South Point took two wickets each for 11 and 21 respectively.
Abhinash Terang also topscored for South Point with an unbeaten 28 (4x5) and Shahbaj Hussain remained not out on 26 (4x2). Rohit Kumar Baruah (11) was another notable scorer for the side.
Rajan Sarkar and Swapnil Bhowmik of GCP Vidya Mandir claimed a wicket each.
Don Bosco School will play South Point School and Fairyland clash with Godwins in tomorrow’s matches.
The matches between Don Bosco and GCP Vidya Mandir and Fairyland and Hindustani Kendriya Vidyalaya, which were scheduled for yesterday, have been rescheduled for January 26 and the final, which was scheduled for January 27, will now be played on January 29.