| A moment from the match between River Rine (batting) and GTC at Nehru Stadium in Guwahati on Monday. Picture by UB Photos |
Guwahati, Feb. 24: Gauhati Town Club clinched a convincing 43-run victory over River Rine Club in a match of the Bhupen Chandra Mahanta GSA A Division Cricket League at Nehru Stadium here today.
Put in to bat, Gauhati Town Club put up 146 runs for the loss of eight wickets in the stipulated 35 overs. In reply, fall of wickets at regular intervals led River Rine Club to manage only 103 runs before being bundled out in 34.5 overs. Nitin Das scored 28 runs while Ram Kripal Gupta chipped in with 21 runs for GTC. Simanta Neogi was the other notable contributor with 18 runs off 26 balls.
Manash Das scalped three wickets conceding 10 runs in his allotted seven overs while Danish Das picked up two wickets going for 20 runs in seven overs. For River Rine, Subhash Jha scored 21 runs off 48 deliveries while Manash Das contributed 15 runs off 42 balls. Sujeet Gowala bagged three wickets conceding 25 runs in his seven overs while Bicky Barman picked up two wickets without conceding a run in the five deliveries he bowled. Bipul Koch took two wickets for 20 runs in allotted overs.
Manipur polo: Manipur Police Sports Club (A) rode into the semi-finals, defeating MPSC (C) by 7-3 goals in the 30th State-Level Polo Tournament at Mapal Kangjeibung today. In the second quarter-final, Nambul Mapal Polo Club (A) edged past Eastern Students Club (A) by 3-2 goals en route to the semi-final, writes our sports correspondent from Imphal.
Kang: Jiribam (India) claimed the womenís category title of the second International Invitation Kang Tournament defeating Manipur (India) by 21-19 points at Kangshang, Khuman Lampak sports complex, today.
Seven-a-side hockey: Manipur Police Sports Club (B) thrashed UYAC (A) by 10-2 goals in the second Y. Rashmani Memorial Invitation Menís Open Seven-a-Side Hockey Tournament at Kontha Ahallup, Imphal East, today.