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Wins for BBC, Navajyoti

Guwahati, Jan. 21: Navajyoti Club and Brahmaputra Boys Club (BBC) registered contrasting wins in their respective matches of the 2nd Nilimoy Choudhury T20 Cricket Tournament, organised by Navarang Club, that got under way at Judges Field here today.

While Navajyoti inflicted a 74-run defeat on Gauhati Town Club, BBC clinched a three-run win against Vintage Club.

In the morning match, Navajyoti posted 170 for six and GTC were restricted to 96 for eight in 19 overs with one of their quota of overs curtailed for wasting time while fielding earlier. Abhijit Singha Roy topscored for Navajyoti Club with 38 and Parag Das scored 37. Abhinav Konwar also contributed a strokeful 29.

Nayanjyoti Deka of GTC scalped two wickets for 27 runs while teammates Sujit Gowala and Deep Borah picked up one each. For GTC, Ram Kripal Gupta (25), Mrigen Talukdar (21) and Nitin Das (19) were the notable scorers. Navajyoti spinner Bitop Mahanta notched up three wickets, giving away 18 runs. Kon Urang took two for 15.

In the other match, BBC elected to bat and were all out for 127 in 19.1 overs. In reply, Vintage were restricted to 124 for six in 20 overs.

Arunav Sarma topscored for BBC with a breezy 42 (4x4).

Rahul Baid of Vintage took the scalp of three for 17 while teammates Manish Jain and Harshit Jain took two each.

For Vintage, Ramesh Jain (35, 4x3, 6x2) was the topscorer and Rishab Jain and Chirag Agarwal chipped in with 19 (4x2) and 14 (4x2) respectively.

Gitartha Dev Sarma of BBC picked up three wickets.


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