By our sports Reporter
GUWAHATI, March 9: Guwahati defeated Silchar by seven wickets and earned 6 points in the semi fil group match of the Nuruddin Senior Inter district Cricket tourment held at the Barsapara ground here today.Chasing 111 runs to win Guwahati today reached the target in 27.2 overs losing three wickets. Sunu Kumar and Avijit Singha Roy remained not out 43 and 31 respectively. Earlier Silchar, who started their second innings from their overnight score of 41-0 were bowled out 217. Abir Chakraborty and Sadek Imran Choudhury bagged three wickets each.
Meanwhile in the other game, held at the NFRSA stadium, Maligaon, Dibrugarh were forced to follow on against gaon on day II. In reply to gaon's first innings total 363, Dibrugarh were bowled out 111 in their first innings. Dibrugarh were 137-5 in the second innings at stump.
Brief score: (Barsapara ground)-Silchar 1st innings 62, Guwahati 1st innings 169. Silchar 2nd innings 217 (66.5 Overs), Ambar Bhattacharjee 44, Raihan Jamil Mazumder 40, Mihir Kanti Deb 36, Abhishek Thakur 29, Abir Chakraborty 3-57, Sadek Imran Choudhury 3-53. Guwahati 2nd innings 111-3 (27.2 Overs). Sunu Kumar 43 (no), Avijit Singha Roy 31(no), Rahul Hazarika 28, Mihir Kanti Deb 2-28 in 8 Overs. (NFRSA Stadium, Maligaon)-gaon 1st innings 363, Dibrugarh 1st innings 111 (41.1 Overs).Salim Ahmed 26, Prasanta Sonowal 20, Mrinmoy Dutta 4-14, Bitop Mahanta 4-54. Dibrugarh 2nd innings 137-5 (37.2 Overs) Ripunjoy Dutta 35, Prasanta Sonowal 32 (no), Jyotiraditya Chetia 30, Amit Sinha 2-31,Bichitra Baruah 2-30