| The Don Bosco School team receives the trophy from Assam Cricket Association secretary Bikash Baruah at Nehru Stadium on Saturday. Telegraph picture |
Guwahati, April 27: Don Bosco School annexed the Nabin Chandra Tamuly inter-school cricket tournament title, defeating Shrimanta Shankar Academy by three wickets in the final at Nehru Stadium here yesterday.
Electing to bat, Shankar Academy were bundled out for 96 in 28.2 overs and the Bosconians reached 98 for seven in 23.3 overs.
Tanuz Kalita topscored for Shankar Academy with a steady knock of 25, laced with two boundaries, while teammates Debashish Saikia and Bishal Goswami contributed 14 (2x6) and 11 (2x4).
Shiwang Das and Aman Bothra of Don Bosco took three wickets each conceding 16 and 19 respectively while Saurav Kalita picked up two for 16. In reply, Rohan Dutta of Don Bosco remained unbeaten on 23 (4x4) and Wachir Ahmed and Marvelin Deka chipped in with 18 (4x4) and 16 (4x4) respectively.
Debashish Saikia, Tanuz Kalita and Adhiraj Hazarika picked up two wickets each giving away 17, 17 and 23 runs respectively.
Rohan Dutta was adjudged Man of the Match and Tanuz Kalita the Best Player of the Tournament. Nihal Das and Aryaman Panghal of Don Bosco were named the Best Batsman and Best Bowler respectively.
Jay Singh and Rohit Bhuyan (Nichols High School), Utpal Das (Capital English School), Manikarna Sarma and Rishab Barman (Don Bosco), Nabanil Sarma (Noonmati HS School) were adjudged the Most Promising Players. Aman Prajapati of Ganesh Nagar HS School was named the Best Youngest Player.
The Central Taekwondo Training Centre walked away with the major honours on the final day of the 31st Kamrup District Taekwondo Kyorugi Championship held at the Deshbhakta Tarun Ram Phookan Indoor Stadium here today.
With a total of nine medals including five gold, three silver and one bronze medal, Central Taekwondo players dominated the proceedings in both the junior boys’ and girls’ categories respectively.