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Oil India FC tame Global

Dibrugarh, July 23: Oil India Football Club, Duliajan, humiliated Global Sports Club, Gossaigaon, 9-0 in a match of the sixth Bodousa Cup football tournament, organised by Bodousa Sports Club, at the Jalan Outdoor Stadium here today.

Striker Mintu Boro of Oil India capitalised on a calculated pass from Jyotish Basumatary to open the floodgates in the third minute. Leading by a solitary goal into the second half, the second goal for Oil India was scored in the 48th minute by midfielder Geremsha Basumatary.

The third goal for Oil India came in the 54th minute off the boot of midfielder Zaidin Hmar who made no mistake in cashing in on a pass from striker Manash Manjit Chetia. Geremsha Basumatary fired in the fourth goal in the 59th minute from a corner kick.

In the 66th minute, the fifth goal was scored by midfielder Zaidin Hmar. Hmar scored his third goal in the 71st minute to complete his hattrick. Midfielder H.L. Ruata netted the seventh goal for Oil India off a Birjab Mushahary pass in the 73rd minute. Birjab ruffled the net for the eighth goal in the 79th minute and the ninth goal came from midfielder Prasanta Choudhary in the 86th minute.

KSCA cricket

Rain saved the day for Assam to help them tally three points by virtue of a first-innings lead against Mumbai on the last day of their four-day K. Thimmappiah Trophy KSCA cricket tournament at Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering ground in Mysore. Set a second innings target of challenging total of 333 runs to chase on the last day, Assam resumed at overnight eight for one and were 46 for one in 19.4 overs when rain stopped play.

In another match of group C, National Cricket Academy tallied three points from first-innings lead against Kerala Cricket Association in a drawn match.