|Green team in control|
GUWAHATI, Aug 9 - ACA Green team is in command against Blue A in the semifinal match of the Assam Cricket Association organised Challenger Trophy tournament at the Judges’ Field here today. Opting to bat first, the Green team gathered 244 losing all the wickets in 62.1 overs.
Rahul Hazarika (77) and Hrishikesh Tamuly (46) were the leading scorers for Green while Amlan Jyoti Das (6/76) and Riyan Parag (4/72) took all the Green wickets. In reply, Blue were tottering at 95 for the loss of five wickets at the end of the opening day’s play. At the DN Singha Stadium in Goalpara, Green A were all out for 116 in 46.5 overs in their first innings and in reply their opponents Red were 14 for no loss when play was stopped due to rain.
Brief scores: Green 1st Innings 244 (Rahul Hazarika 77, Hrishikesh Tamuli 46, Sib Sankar Roy 40; Amlan Jyoti Das 6/76, Riyan Parag 4/72). Blue A 1st Innings A 97/5 (Danish Ahmed 37, Arup Das 2/14).
Green A 1st Innings 116 all out in 46.5 overs (Parvez Aziz 24, Kunal Saikia 28, Amit Sinha 28, Abu Nechim Ahmed 15; Abhilash Gogoi 5/27, Gokul Sharma 2/10). Red 1st Innings 14/0.