GUWAHATI, Nov 21 – Sarala Birla Gyanjyoti posted a 65-run victory against Royal Global School in the second semifinal of the fifth Sitaram Agarwala Memorial U-16 Inter School Cricket Tournament.
In the high scoring match at the Judges’ Field here today, riding on an unbeaten 105 by Rahul Agarwal Sarala Birla amassed 270 for six in the stipulated 40 overs after being put into bat.
Chasing the big target Royal Global were all out for 205 with two balls to spare despite a fighting 68 by Priyangshu Chakravorty.
In the final tomorrow Sarla Birla will play against Don Bosco School Guwahati.
Brief scores: Sarala Birla 27o/6 (Rahul Agarwal 105 n.o, 88b, 4X12, 6X2, Manjit Choudhury 40, Ziban Das 24, Navneet Dhar 22, Rishav Jain 2/30, Priyangshu Chakravorty 2/60). Royal Global 205 (Rriyangshu Chakravorty 68, Hasmi R Islam 27, Tanmoy Kaushik 2/5, Manjeet Choudhury 2/27, Ayushman Paul 2/53).