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Son of India in final

Hailakandi, April 29: Son of India will meet Cachar Sporting Club in the final of the District Sports Association (DSA), Silchar third division cricket tournament at Satindra Mohan Dev Stadium in Silchar on Sunday.

In the semi-finals at Police Parade ground, Son of India defeated Apostles Club by 46 runs on Sunday while Cachar Sporting Club defeated Liberty Club by five wickets on Monday.

Winning the toss, Son of India elected to bat and scored 126 runs losing all the wickets in 25 overs. Suman Nath topscored with 42 runs, hitting seven fours, while Munna Nath scored 36, slamming three fours and two sixes, and 22 runs came in as extras. Mahmadul Hasan Laskar of Apostles hauled five wickets giving away 17 runs and Pratik Lohar took three for 19.

In reply, Apostles were bundled out for 80 runs in 20.3 overs. Opener Subhadeep Roy scored 26 runs and tail-ender Sagar Barman chipped in with 24. Tomashis Bhattacharjee of Son of India scalped three wickets for 12 runs and Munna Nath and Mridul Kanti Das shared two wickets each for 15 and 19 runs respectively. In the second semi-final, Liberty, put in to bat, were restricted to 118 runs for eight wickets in 20 overs. The match was curtailed to 20 overs from 25 overs because of rain. Saddat Hussain and Suraj Khan scored 27 runs each and Tinku Laskar contributed 22. Saumik Roy notched up three wickets for 29 runs while Rahul Debroy and Arijit Dey shared two each for 17 and 22 runs respectively.

In reply, Cachar Sporting achieved the target losing five wickets with 12 balls to spare. Arijit Dey scored 40 runs, hitting six boundaries and Tinku Laskar chipped in with 22 (4x4).

Mona Kumar Das and Rinku Mazumdar shared two wickets each giving away 22 and 17 runs respectively.