Maharana triumph

t20 cricket

Guwahati, Jan. 25: Hosts Navarang Club and Maharana Athletic Club (AC) registered victories in their respective matches of the 2nd Nilimoy Choudhury T20 Cricket Tournament at Judges Field here today.

While Maharana inflicted a 43-run defeat on River Rine Club, Navarang prevailed over Vintage Club by 69 runs in the two matches of the day.

Put to bat, Maharana were restricted to 178 for seven and River Rine were later bowled out for 135 in 18.5 overs.

In the other match, Navarang opted to bat and scored 199 for two. In reply, Vintage Club were restricted to 130 for five.

Brief scores: Maharana 178/7 (Raja Ahmed 42, Anurag Talukdar 34, Abhijit Rabha 26, Iyatulla Humani 2/26), River Rine ' 135 (Situ Das 44, Ranjit Changmai 18, Raj Thapa 14, Binay Raut 3/18, Raja Ahmed 2/22, Abhijit Rabha 2/21); Navarang ' 199/2 (Manoj Malo 102, Roshan Basfore 60 no, Palash Jyoti Das 22, Harsh Bagaria 1/27), Vintage Club 130/5 (Vivek Surana 43 no, Ketan Kundalia 27, Rishav Jain 15, R.K. Yadav 2/12).

Somani wins: Assam boy Parikshit Somani won double crowns in the All India Tennis Association Talent Series ranking tournament in Patna today.

He won the under-16 and under-18 singles titles defeating Sanil Jagtiani of West Bengal in both the finals.

Assam team: The Assam Football Association on Friday named the state squad for the Santosh Trophy senior national football tournament to be held in Uttar Pradesh and Kerala.


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