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Lakhimpur triumph

Guwahati, May 29: Lakhimpur Cricket Academy and Northeast Frontier Railway Sports Association Cricket Academy registered victories in their matches of the Dilip Sarmah under-14 inter-district cricket coaching centre championship here today.

Lakhimpur registered a six-wicket victory over Nagaon Cricket Coaching Centre at Nehru Stadium. Put in to bat, Nagaon were bundled out for 44 in 23.5 overs. Bedabratta Das scored an unbeaten 10 off 46 balls. Ankur Sarmah and Hrishikesh Borah picked up three wickets each. The Lakhimpur boys got past the target losing four wickets in 15.5 overs. Pranjal Bharali remained not out with 14 runs.

In the other match at the Northeast Frontier Railway Sports Association Stadium, hosts NFRSA Cricket Academy inflicted a six-wicket defeat on Hojai Cricket Academy.

The match was curtailed to 15-overs-a-side because of a wet outfield after overnight showers.

Electing to bat, Hojai could score just 48 runs in 14.3 overs. In reply, NFRSA got past the target losing four wickets in 9.2 overs.

Dadul Amin and Navanil Kr Baruah scored 12 runs each for their side. Krishna Singh and Mohit Kayal picked up two wickets each.

Sunday Chess

The P.C. Borooah Chess Academy is organising the 16th edition of P.C. Borooah First Sunday chess tournament on Sunday.

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