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Friday , March 21 , 2014
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Traffic Police on top

Shillong, March 20: Shillong Traffic Police emerged victorious against 1st Meghalaya Police Battalion in the final of the Shillong Cricket Association Corporate-Cum-Office League Trophy at the Cricket Ground, Polo here today.

Both teams scored 98 runs in 20 overs.

In the super over, Shillong Traffic Police opted to bat and scored 10 for one in an over. In reply, 1st Meghalaya Police Battalion scored 6 for 1 in an over.

Earlier, 1st Meghalaya Police Battalion elected to bat and scored 98 runs, losing nine wickets. Kumar Sewa scored 25 runs off 48 balls while Wanlambok took three for 15 runs in four overs.

In reply, Shillong Traffic Police scored 98 runs for the loss of six wickets. Wanlambok scored 26 runs off 37 balls and Andrew Sangma scored 20 runs off 20 balls while Bilash Singha took 17 for two in four overs.

The winners received Rs 10,000 while the runners-up bagged Rs 6,000. Kumar Sewa was named Man of the Tournament.

Chess meet: The first RGS International Rating Chess Tournament (below 2,200 Fide points) is all set to get under way on March 23 at Royal Global School Indoor Hall in Guwahati.

The event, with a total prize-money of Rs 5.01 lakh, is the biggest international rating event in the Northeast in terms of prize-money.

Maharana cricket: Bud Cricket Club stormed into the final of the Maharana Centenary Suren Ram Phookan Cricket Tournament, defeating River Rine Club by seven wickets in the second semi-final at Judges Field in Guwahati today.