By our sports Reporter
GUWAHATI, March 17: Silchar and Guwahati took one step forward to win their last semi fil group league matches in the Nuruddin Inter district Cricket championship held in two different venues in the city today. Guwahati, chasing 89 runs to win at the NFRSA stadium, were 16-0 at stumps on day II. In the other game, held at the Barsapara ground, Dibrugarh chasing 317 to win against Silchar are struggling 80-4 at the end of the second day's play.
Brief score: NFRSA Stadium, Maligaon-gaon 1st innings174. Guwahati 1st innings 289 (Overnight-232-8 ), Nipon Deka 94, Ashok Kr. Saini 4-45. gaon 2nd Innings 203. Debojit Baruah 33, Eshan Ravi 27,Bitop Mahanta 23, Aniket Bhowmik 23, Abijit Singha Roy 6-60. Guwahati 2nd Innings 16-0
Barsapara Cricket Stadium: Silchar 1st innings 168, Dibrugarh 1st innings 90 (Overnight-90-9), Silchar 2nd innings 238-9 (Declared), Samik Das 80, Raju Das 32, Niraj Chutia 30, Salim Ahmed 3-49 , Deepak Gohain 3-97 Dibrugarh 2nd innings 80-4, Ripunjay Dutta 37 (no).