GUWAHATI, March 5 – Riding on a 94-ball 103 by Rishab Das, host Guwahati took total control against Karimganj in their Group A Senior Inter District Cricket Tournament for the Nuruddin Ahmed Trophy.
On the opening day of the two-day match at the Nehru Stadium here today, bundling Karimganj out for a paltry total of 106 in 27.4 overs, host Guwahati amassed 329 for six in 61 overs before declaring their first innings.
Apart from Rishab, Rajib Kalita (58 n.o), Parthajit Baishya (52) and Abu Naschim Ahmed (32) offered healthy contributions to the Guwahati total.
Earlier, Guwahati medium pacers Abu Naschim, Chanakya Sarma and Sujay Tarafdar destroyed the Karimganj innings with some perfect bowling.
Brief scores: Karimganj 1st innings 106 (Amitava Das 23, Prasanta Sarma 21, Debashis Chakravorty 21, Abu Naschim Ahmed 3/23, Chanakya Sarma 3/23, Chanakya Sarma 3/23).
Guwahati 1st innings 329/6 decl (Rishab Das 103, Rajib Kalita 58 n.o, Parthajit Baishya 52, Abu Naschim 32, Abhitav Paul 4/78, Arindam Chakravorty 2/85).