Guwahati, Dec 16: Maharana Athletic Club stormed into the final of the 22nd Ankurjyoti Challenge Limited Overs Cricket Tournament for the Ratan Lal Singhania and Mohini Devi Singhania Trophy, thrashing City Cricket Club by 149 runs in the first semi-final at Judges Field here today.
Maharana, put in to bat, posted 260 runs for the loss of nine wickets in their stipulated 35 overs. Pritam Debnath topscored with 85 runs off 81 deliveries. Sunil Ranjan Gogoi was the pick of the bowlers with four wickets for 36 runs.
In reply, City Cricket Club could only manage 111 runs before being bundled out in 27 overs. Manash Jyoti Gogoi scored 51 runs off 74 balls while Bikram Chetri was the wrecker-in-chief with five wickets in his kitty for 32 runs.
In another match, River Rine Cricket Coaching Centre ensured their place in the final of the Ankurjyoti Challenge Trophy Under-16 Inter Institution Cricket Tournament defeating Bud Cricket Coaching Centre by six wickets at the Latasil Ground here today.