| A moment from the match between Fairyland (batting) and Little Flower in Guwahati on Friday. Picture by UB Photos |
Guwahati, Feb. 22: Little Flower School today handed a 44-run defeat to Fairyland High School in a match of the Munindra Chandra Paul Guwahati Sports Association inter-school cricket tournament at Parade Ground at Dispur here today.
Electing to bat, the Little Flower boys scored 124 for five in 25 overs and, later on, bowled out the Fairyland boys for 80 runs.
Raktim Ranjan Deka topscored for Little Flower with 29 runs and 26 runs came from the bat of David Chetry. Ajay Kumar Pandit of Fairyland claimed a wicket for 18 runs.
For Fairyland, Bikash B. Barman (8) was the highest scorer.
Abhijit Mandal of Little Flower School accounted for four dismissals, giving away 22 runs and Saurav Ray chipped in with three for 16.
Fairyland will face South Point School in tomorrow’s match.
Chess Akshayam, a sports promotion organisation in the city, will launch a chess-training programme for senior chess enthusiasts, at its Chess Learning Centre in Aarohon here from March 1.
Persons above the age of 25 years will be eligible to participate in the programme, which is aimed at providing a much-needed platform to senior chess enthusiasts who are keen to learn the game of chess.
The programme has been designed by Assam Chess Club, a unit of Akshayam.
The classes will be held in air-conditioned classrooms with the latest audio-visual equipment under international level coaches in the evenings with initial classes scheduled for Saturdays and Sundays.
The programme will also benefit the participants as they will get an opportunity to display their skill in the forthcoming international-rated chess event in the city in April.