By our Sports Reporter
GUWAHATI, Jan 10: After some early hiccup Tinsukia took control on the 1st semi fil of Nuruddin Senior Inter District (plate) match against Tezpur at NFRSA stadium today. Tinsukia, who were once struggling at 34–6, scored 189 in their 1st innings thanks to responsible knocks from BM Rao (61), Samarjit th (39 no) and Sunny Ahmed (33). BM Rao and Sunny Ahmed added 80 runs in the 7th wicket and later BM Rao and Samarjit th contributed another 57 runs in the 8 wicket partnership. Tezpur were 134–8 in their first innings when the first day’s play came to an end.
Brief score: Tinsukia 1st innings 189: BM Rao 61, (90 B, 4x9, 6x1), Samarjit th 39 (no), Sunny Ahmed 33. sir Ansari 4–42, Rajjakuddin Ahmed 2–26 Tezpur 1st Innings :134–8, Rajjakuddin Ahmed 37, Tazuddin Ahmed 30, Bikash Chetri 4–37.