|Lakhimpur to play Goalpara for title|
GUWAHATI, May 20 – Lakhimpur set up title clash with Goalpara in the U-14 All Assam Inter Coaching Centre/Academy Cricket Championship.
In the second semifinal of the championship here today, Lakhimpur earned 18-run victory against Zangam Cricket Coaching Centre, Sivasagar. Being asked to bat first, Lakhimpur piled up a fighting total of 126 for the loss of four wickets in the stipulated 35 overs. Angajyoti Gogoi was their top scorer with 47 while Ruhunandan Pegu contributed 33.
But despite Niranjan Gogoi’s 31-ball 28 and Arfan Wakil Rohman’s 24 off as many balls, the Sivasagar boys could not chase the target successfully. They were all out for 108 with two balls to spare. The final is slated for May 22 at Barsapara.
Brief scores: Lakhimpur126/4 (Angajyoti Gogoi 47, Ruhunandan Pegu 33, Niranjan Gogoi 3/17). Zangam CCC 108 (Niranjan Gogoi 28, Arfan Wakil Rohman 24, Deepak Chadhury 18, Dipankar Baruah 11, Bitu Baruah 3/33, Pranjal Bharali 2/28).