| A Pragjyotish batsman in action at Latasil playground in Guwahati on Monday. Picture by UB Photos |
Guwahati, June 16: Presidency School will meet Don Bosco School in the final of the Munindra Chandra Paul Guwahati Sports Association Under-15 Inter-School Cricket Tournament at Latasil playground here tomorrow.
In the first semi-final, Presidency School today registered a two-wicket victory over Capital Public School to keep their title dreams alive.
Put in to bat, Capital Public School batsmen managed 86 runs before being all out in 17.4 overs.
Utpal Das scored 19 runs off 27 balls with two boundaries while Saleuddin Khan chipped in with 17 runs off 15 deliveries, which included two hits to the fence.
Subham Dey and Saurish Chowdhury picked up three wickets each.
In reply, Presidency School got past the target losing eight wickets in 15.1 overs. Bikash Deka remained unbeaten with 34 runs off 30 balls which featured five hits to the fence and one over the ropes while Badal Chauhan chipped in with 28 runs off 19 deliveries with one boundary and three sixes. Utpal Das and Abhishek Rajbhar scalped three wickets each.
Don Bosco School today thrashed Pragjyotish English School by nine wickets in the second semi-final. Put in to bat, Pragjyotish boys were bundled out for 39 runs in 11 overs. Jitul Jyoti Mahanta was the lone batsmen to reach the double figure mark.
Abanish Medhi picked up three wickets conceding nine runs in his allotted four overs while Arunav Nayak scalped three wickets going for eight runs in his quota of overs.
Chasing a low total, Don Bosco batsmen eased past the target losing one wicket in 3.3 overs. Damien Sereng remained unbeaten on a run-a-ball 17 runs, which included three boundaries while Riyan Parag remained not out with nine runs off five deliveries with two hits to the fence.