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River Rine pip Youth Club

Guwahati, Feb. 10: Hosts River Rine Club registered an eight-run victory over Youth Club, Dispur in their match of the Servo 21st Guwahati Challenge Trophy All Assam Prize Money Cricket Tournament at the Judges Field here today.

Batting first, the hosts could only manage 161 runs before being bundled out in 27.5 overs. Danish Das scored a run-a-ball knock of 57 runs while Amitabh Mallick and Vinod Sharma chipped in with 17 and 16 runs respectively.

For Youth Club, Shimanta Dutta and Bichitra Bhusan Das scalped three wickets each while Gaurab Choudhury picked up two wickets conceding 11 runs in 2.5 overs.

In reply, the Youth Club batsmen fell short by eight runs with five balls still remaining as the side put up 153 runs before the fall of their last wicket in 39.1 overs. Nasir Hussain top scored with 66 runs off 88 deliveries while Mayur Nath and Munna Haq were the only other notable contributors with 13 and 10 runs respectively.

River Rine bowler Vicky Rajak picked up three wickets giving away 22 runs in his allotted 10 overs while Abuddin Khan scalped two wickets conceding 18 runs in eight overs. Imamul Haq took one wicket for 32 runs in eight overs.

Navarang Club will play Youth Club, Dispur tomorrow.