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Genesis book semis berth

Guwahati, Jan. 15: Genesis Club rode an all-round performance by Sanzow Brahma to march into the semi-finals of the Ramesh Barooah Trophy invitation cricket tournament, organised by Gauhati Town Club, defeating Navarang Club by 44 runs in a quarter-final encounter at Judges Field here today.

Opting to bat, Genesis were all out for 153 in 36.2 overs and Navarang were bowled out for 109 in 27.1 overs.

Brahma topscored for Genesis with a breezy 40, laced with four boundaries, 29 runs came from the bat of Kankan Das. Jyotiraditya Chetia also chipped in with a useful 23.

Neeraj Tiwari of Navarang scalped three wickets for 19 runs and Roshan Basfore picked up two for 19.

For Navarang, Raj Hussain (27) was the top scorer and Manoj Alo contributed 14.

Dhiraj Singh of Genesis hauled four wickets for 26 runs and Brahma chipped in with three for three runs. Debajit Das also scalped two for 25.

Genesis will now play Navajyoti Club in the first semi-final on January 17.

Hosts GTC will meet Ankurjyoti Club in a league match tomorrow.

T20 probables: The Assam Cricket Association has named 26 probables, excluding experienced off-spinner Arlen Konwar and allrounder Dhiraj Goswami, for the trials to name the state squad for the Vijay Hazare Trophy T20 East Zone tournament to be held in Agartala in February.

The trials will be held at Nehru Stadium here from Friday.

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