| A moment from the match between South Point (batting) and Little Flower in Guwahati on Monday. Picture by UB Photos |
Guwahati, Feb. 25: South Point School marched into the final of the Munindra Chandra Paul Guwahati Sports Association inter-school cricket tournament, beating Little Flower School by six wickets in the first semi-final at Parade Ground in Dispur here today.
Little Flower won the toss and elected to bat. They posted a challenging total of 191 for seven in the stipulated 25 overs. The South Point boys chased the target successfully, scoring 193 for four in 23.4 overs.
Abhijit Mandal topscored for Little Flower with an unbeaten 63 and was ably supported by Sanjay Das, who remained not out on a quickfire 48.
Hirokjyoti Bharali of South Point captured three wickets for 20 runs and Himjyoti Sarma chipped in with two for 22.
Antariksh Barma (53) was the topscorer for South Point while Subham Dutta remained not out on 34. David Chhetri of Little Flower claimed a wicket for 28 runs.
Shrimanta Sankar Academy will play Presidency School in the second semi-final tomorrow.
Nuruddin Trophy: Hosts Dibrugarh were trailing Goalpara by 189 runs in the first innings with eight wickets in hand on the first day of in their two-day Nuruddin Ahmed Trophy senior inter-district elite group cricket tournament at Jalan Stadium in Dibrugarh today.