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Pragjyotish & Don Bosco win

Guwahati, June 10: Pragjyotish English School and Don Bosco School registered wins in their respective matches of the Munindra Chandra Paul Guwahati Sports Association Under-15 Inter-School Cricket Tournament at Latasil playground here today.

In the first match, Pragjyotish English School inflicted a 27-run defeat on Assam Jatiya Bidyalay.

Electing to bat, Pragjyotish put up a decent total of 134 runs for the loss of five wickets in 20 overs. Amit Kumar topscored for his side with 48 runs off 42 balls including seven hits to the fence while Abdul Aziz chipped in with 23 runs off 24 deliveries. Jintu Rajbonghsi picked up three wickets for 20 runs in three overs while Mrinmoy Kalita took one wicket conceding 18 runs in two overs.

In reply, Assam Jatiya Bidyalay managed 107 runs before being all out in 19.5 overs. Jintu Rajbongshi scored 31 runs off 26 balls with four hits to the fence while Biraj Patgiri contributed 12 runs off 25 deliveries. Amit Kumar was the wrecker-in-chief with five wickets in his kitty for 16 runs in 3.5 overs while Abdul Aziz scalped two for 24 runs. In the other match, Don Bosco School thrashed Hindustani Kendriya Vidyalaya by nine wickets.

Put in to bat, HKV boys were bundled out for 71 runs in 15 overs. Nitul Das scored 17 runs off 10 balls with three boundaries while Subham Mishra chipped in with 15 runs off 21 deliveries including a six. Naheed Hussain Saikia and Abhanish Medhi picked up two wickets each for their side.

Chasing a meagre total, Don Bosco batsmen didnít face much of a difficulty as they eased past the target losing one wicket in 10.5 overs. Damien Sereng scored 19 runs off 30 deliveries, which featured one hit to the fence while Reshab Barman remained unbeaten with 17 runs off 32 balls with two boundaries. Abdul Hasan Md Sazzad picked up the lone wicket going for 15 runs in three overs.