Silchar in semis of veteran cricket defeating Jorhat by 16 runs
Our Sports Reporter
GUWAHATI: Silchar entered into the semi-final in the 11th Veteran Inter-District and Inter-Institution Invitational T-20 Cricket Tournament defeating Jorhat by 16 runs in the last quarter-final held at Mangaldoi today. Invited to bat, Silchar scored 133-7 in their 20 overs. Masarab Hussain and Abhishek Chakraborty contributed 27 runs each. Later although Parthib Hazarika (71) played a solid knock he didn’t get support from the other end and Jorhat was managed to score 117-7 in 20 overs. Parthib later adjudged man of the match award. In the semifinals, Silchar will now face Lakhimpur on Monday.
Brief scores: Silchar 133-7 (20 overs), Masarab Hussain 27, Abhishek Chakraborty 27, Mihir Barman 24, Jorhat 117-7 (20 overs), Parthib Hazarika 71, Niranjan Das 2-8, Nihar Paul 2-26.
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