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Kamrup in veterans’ cricket final

Tauhid Ali Talukdar (R) receiving the MoM award.
 TINSUKIA, March 9 - Kamrup entered the final of the 9th Veterans Inter District and Inter Institutional T-20 Cricket Tournament.

In the first semifinal played at the Katchujan Field here today, Kamrup outplayed Sivasagar by nine wickets.

Opting to bat first, Sivasagar could only manage to gather 79 runs losing 9 wickets in 15 overs. In reply, Kamrup surpassed the target in 12.1 overs losing only one wicket. Tauhid Ali Talukdar of Kamrup was adjudged Man-of-the-Match for his all round show.

In the last quarterfinal of the tournament, Dibrugarh defeated Guwahati by 5 runs. After being sent to bat first, Dibrugarh piled up 122 runs losing 8 wickets in the allotted 15 overs. In reply, Guwahati were restricted to 117 runs for 7 in 15 overs. Soumen Deb of Dibrugarh was awarded the Man-of-the-Match trophy.

Brief scores: Dibrugarh 122/8 (Soumen Deb 34, Dwipen Konwar 25; Binoy Kalita 2/18). Guwahati 117/7 (Salil Sinha 32, Citu Das 17; Rana Baruah 2/14, Soumen Deb 16).

Sivasagar 79/9 (Raju Bharali 19, Apurba Gogoi 15; Tauhid Ali Talukdar 2/7, Mukut Kalita 2/14, Bhaskar Jyoti Barman 2/18). Kamrup 80/1 (Tauhid Ali Talukdar 33, Ranjan Deka 28, Mukut Kalita 17).

Today’s match: (S/F) Tinsukia vs Dibrugarh.

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