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Good start for Assam in Syed Mushtaq Ali cricket

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  26 March 2015 12:00 AM GMT

By our Sports Reporter

GUWAHATI, March 25: Assam made a good start in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 cricket tourment defeating Bengal by 18 runs in Cuttack today. Invited to bat, Assam scored 189-6 in their 20 overs. Siv Sankar Roy (48, 51 balls, 8X4) was the top scorer while J Syed Mohammad (35 no), Pallav Das (250, Amit Sinha (24) and Sarupam Purkayastha (24) also contributed good runs on the board. Among the Bengal bowlers Dinda suffered badly by the hand of Assam batsman as the bowler spent 48 runs in his four overs spell collecting a single wicket. In reply Debabrata Das tried his best to take Bengal home but he didn't get too much support from the other end. Debabrata remained not out on 71 (40 balls, 4X6, 6X5). Pritam Das and Abu Nechim Ahmed picked up two wickets each.

Brief score; Assam 189-6 (20 overs), Pallav Kumar Das 25, Sib Sankar Roy 48, Syed Mohammad 35 no, Amit Sinha 24, Sarupam Purkayastha 24. Bengal 171-9 (20 overs), Debabarata Das 78no, Pritam 2-33, Abu 2-27, Arup 1-38, Pallav 1-39, Syed 1-18, Sarupam 1-12.

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