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Navarang crush GCCC

Guwahati, May 6: Navarang Club eased past Guwahati Cricket Coaching Centre by eight wickets in the inaugural match of the first Maharshi Bora Trophy Cricket Tournament at Judges Field here today.

Put to bat, Guwahati Cricket Coaching boys put up a total of 179 runs in 32.2 overs. Ranjan Sarkar topscored with 34 runs off 27 balls with five hits to the fence and one over the ropes. Abhijit Das was the pick of the Navarang bowlers with figures of four for 32 runs in his five overs while Sahil Ahmed bagged two wickets going for 12 runs in 3.2 overs. Urooz Rizvi took one wicket for 24 runs in his seven overs.

In reply, Navarang batsmen eased past the target losing two wickets in 22.3 overs. Sonu Kumar scored an unbeaten 75 runs off 54 deliveries studded with 10 hits to the fence and two over the ropes while Urooz Rizvi chipped in with a fine knock of 65 runs off 61 balls, which featured nine boundaries and a six.

Dharani Rabha and D. Riyan Parag picked up a wicket each for their side.

AITA tennis: Bijoy Kumar Mohanty and Priyana Kalita of Assam lifted the boys’ and girls’ singles titles respectively in the AITA Championship Series under-16 tennis tournament at All Assam Tennis Association Complex here late last evening.

School cricket

Laban Bengalee Higher Secondary School defeated Garo Union Secondary School in the finals (senior category) of the inter-school cricket tournament held today at Polo cricket ground, writes our correspondent from Shillong.

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