By our Sports Reporter
GUWAHATI, Dec 22: Barpeta restricted Guwahati to 170 in the first innings in Nuruddin Senior Inter District Cricket tourment match held at Goalpara today. Barpeta were 84-4 at sumps on day I. Elected to bat, Guwahati lost wickets on regular interval, thanks to a nice spell from Bikiran Das who picked up six wickets for 43 runs. Except Pritam Devth, no other batsmen contributed good score on the board. Pritam, who scored a half century, added 56 runs playing same number of balls and there are six hit to the fence. Barpeta played 45 overs today and lost four wickets on way to score 84 runs.
Meanwhile at gaon NFRSA defeated Tezpur by an innings and 44 runs today. Sekharjyoti Barman and Arlen Konwar collected four wickets each and helped NFRSA to bowl out Tezpur 180 in the second innings.
Brief score: At Goalpara-Guwahati 1st innings-170 (41.2 Overs), Pritam Debth 56, Raj Hussain 28,Bikiran Das 6-43 Kangkan Das 2-30. Barpeta 1st innings: 84-4 (45 Overs), Bishal Saha 27 (no) Nripanka Das 19, Abir Chakraborty 2-31.
At gaon: Tezpur 1st Innings77, NFRSA 1st Innings 301-9 (declared in 62.4 overs), Sarupam Purkayastha 74, Arup Das 41, Chandan Rawat 40, Sidhartha Sarma 3-58, Arbind Biswas 2-37, Tezpur 2nd innings 180 (55.4 Overs) Sankuman Mahanta 37, Taz Uddin 32, Arabinda Biswas 25 (no), Sekharjyoti Barman 4-50 Arlen Konwar 4-52.