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Gurukul triumph

- St Joseph defeat St Johnís in the other match of the day

Guwahati, June 12: Gurukul Grammar Higher Secondary School and St Joseph Public School registered convincing wins in their respective matches of the Munindra Chandra Paul Guwahati Sports Association Under-15 Inter-School Cricket Tournament at Latasil playground here today.

Gurukul Grammar Higher Secondary School inflicted a six-wicket victory over Pearl Valley English High School.

Put in to bat, Pearl Valley boys put up a total of 108 runs losing four wickets in their stipulated 20 overs. Ankur Paswan scored 48 runs off 57 balls, which featured four hits to the fence while Sonu Bala chipped in with 15 runs off 22 deliveries. Himangshu Barman and Dhritiman Deka bagged one wicket each.

In reply, Gurukul Grammar batsmen got past the target losing four wickets in 15 overs. Aman Sohail Haque remained unbeaten on 61 runs off 50 balls which included eight hits to the fence and one over the ropes. Himangshu Deka remained not out with 18 runs off 14 deliveries with two boundaries and a six. Manish Boro picked up two wickets going for 18 runs in his allotted four overs while Sahil Ahmed scalped one wicket conceding 34 runs in his quota of overs.

In the other match of the day, St Joseph Public School got the better of St Johnís English School by seven wickets in a low-scoring affair.

Put in to bat, St Johns batsmen put up a dismal show as they went on to be bundled out for 11 runs in 4.5 overs. None of the batsmen managed to stay in the middle for long while Farish Khan remained not out with five runs off four balls. Rahul Ali picked up four wickets conceding five runs in 2.5 overs while Yasin Hazarika picked up four wickets going for six runs in his two overs.

In reply, St Joseph boys got past the target losing three wickets in 1.5 overs. Yasnin Hazarika remained unbeaten with seven runs off six deliveries, which featured one hit over the ropes. Bikram Gowala picked up all three wickets conceding one run in his lone over. South Point School will play Presidency School tomorrow while Capital Public School face St Paul English School in the other match of the day.