By our Sports Reporter
GUWAHATI, Jan 17: Barpeta came back strongly against Tinsukia in the fil of the Nuruddin (Plate group) Senior Inter district Cricket tourment which got under way at the Barsapara ground today. Barpeta, elected to bat, were bowled out for 199 in their first innings even though Mash Das (62) scored a half century. Bikash Chetri and Abhilash Gogoi picked up five wickets each. However Tinsukia struggling from the beginning and were 12–3 at stumps.
Brief score: Barpeta 199, Mash Das 62, Manoj Bayan 34, Amlanjyoti Das 21 (no), Bhaskar Bora 20,Bikash Chetri 5–70,Abhilash Gogoi 5–78. Tinsukia 1st Innings 12–3, Anup Ghosh 2–04.