Guwahati, Dec. 8: Hosts Ankurjyoti Club thrashed Youth Club by 232 runs in a match of the 22nd Ankurjyoti Challenge Limited Overs Cricket Tournament for the Ratan Lal Singhania and Mohini Devi Singhania Trophy at Judges Field here today.
Electing to bat, the hosts piled up a mammoth total of 314 runs for the loss of four wickets in their stipulated 35 overs. Saurav Saha topscored with a fine knock of 115 runs off 89 balls while Prahlad Gayan contributed 91 valuable runs off 83 deliveries. Both Saha and Gayan put up a first-wicket stand of 214 runs off 157 balls. Raju Kalita was the other notable contributor — scoring a quick-fire 40 runs off 17 deliveries — while Simanta Dutta scalped two wickets in seven overs.
In reply, the Youth Club batsmen failed to stay in the middle for long as the side was bundled out for 82 runs in 17 overs. Raju Kalita picked up three wickets for 20 runs in four overs while Partha Baishya and Rio Pramanik scalped two wickets each.
City Cricket Club will face Brahmaputra Boys Club tomorrow.
Earlier yesterday, Dynamo Club defeated Laxmibai National Institute of Physical Education by 75 runs.
Guwahati Cricket Coaching Centre registered a convincing seven-wicket win over RJ Academy in their match of the Ankurjyoti Challenge Trophy Under-16 Inter-Institution Cricket Tournament at the Latasil ground here today.
Gauhati Town Club Cricket Coaching Centre will play NF Railway Cricket Coaching Centre tomorrow.