|HP take lead against Assam|
TINSUKIA, Oct 18 - Himachal Pradesh took a 37-run first innings lead against Assam in the Col CK Nayudu Trophy U-23 Cricket Championship.
On the second day of the four-day encounter at the Katchujan Field here today, in reply to Assam’s first innings total of 191, the visiting team, resuming at 100 for four, were all out for 228.
At stumps, Assam were 68 for two.
For Himachal Ankit Kalsi (41) was the top scorer while Mani Sharma (30), Akash Vashisht (29), Priyanshu Khanduri (26), Dheeraj Kumar (26), Ekant Sen (22) were the other useful contributors.
For Assam, Rajjakuddin Ahmed (5/69) was the chief wicket taker.
Brief scores: Assam 1st innings 191.
Himachal Pradesh 1st innings (overnight 100/4) 228 (Ankit Kalsi 41, Mani Sharma 30, Akash Vashisht 29, Priyanshu Khanduri 26, Dheeraj Kumar 26, Ekant Sen 22, Nakul Sharma 19, Rajjakuddin Ahmed 5/69, Arpan Dutta 2/40, Raj Agarwal 2/39).
Assam 2nd innings 68/2 (Md Arif 22, Sajid Khan batting 32).