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CK, Shankar academies triumph

inter-school cricket

Guwahati, May 13: CK Academy and Shrimanta Shankar Academy registered comfortable wins in their respective matches of the 10th Dhan Sena Sinha All-Assam Inter-School Prize-Money Cricket Tournament organised by the River Rine Cricket Coaching Centre at the Latasil playground here today.

CK Academy got the better of Gurunanak High School by six wickets in the first match.

Put in to bat, Gurunanak High School batsmen managed 80 runs before being all out in 13.2 overs. Nilim Pathak scored 25 runs off 30 balls while Neelkamal Kashyap got 12 runs off four deliveries. Nabin Gupta and Subhankar Deb picked up three wickets each while Ankit Singh scalped two wickets.

In reply, CK Academy boys eased past the target losing four wickets in 13.1 overs. Deepak Singh remained not out with 24 runs off 29 balls. Neelkamal picked up two wickets.

Shrimanta Shankar Academy thrashed St Loknath Academy by 10 wickets in the second match. Invited to bat, St Loknath Academy put up 82 runs before being bundled out in 12.2 overs. Aftab Khan topscored for his side with 43 runs off 34 deliveries.

Tamim Akhter Hazarika was the wrecker-in-chief with six wickets in his kitty for seven runs in his allotted four overs while Debasish Saikia scalped three wickets conceding 17 runs in his two overs.

In reply, Shrimanta Shankar Academy batsmen didnít face much of a challenge as they eased past the target without losing a wicket in 7.1 overs. Debasish Saikia rose to the occasion with an unbeaten 61 runs off 23 balls while Tanuj Kalita remained not out with 12 runs off 21 deliveries.