Ranji Trophy: Assam get bonus point

Last Updated: Tue, Nov 06, 2012 08:42 hrs

Assam ensured bonus point in a 10-wicket comprehensive win against Tripura at the Ranji Trophy Group-C match held in Guwahati on Monday.

Assam won the four-day long match getting seven points.

In the second innings, Tripura left a target of 62 runs for the host team which Assam reached without the loss of any wicket.

In the second innings of Tripura, Ajay Ratra smashed a brilliant ton (124) hitting 18 boundaries.

Ratra was involved in vital partnerships with Manisankar Murasingh (62), Timir Chanda (58), but was sent back to pavilion as a leg before wicket by pacer Arup Das.

For Assam, left-arm spinner Jamaluddin Syed Mohammad breaked Tripura innings as haul four-wicket in 83 runs, with support of Arup Das (3/52) and Abu Nechim Ahmed (2/94).

Assam reached the target in 15.2 overs, where Pallav Kumar Das smashed unbeaten 52 runs in 60 balls with nine boundaries.

Brief Scores:

Assam: 450 (Deeraj Jadhav 243, Jamaluddin Syed Mohammad 89, Timir Chanda 5/74) & 62/0 (Pallav Kumar Das 52 not out)

Tripura: 145 (Subhrajit Roy 35, Abu Nechim Ahmed 4/61, Arlen Konwar 3/10, Arup Das 3/47) & 366 (Ajay Ratra 124, Manisankar Murasingh 62, Timir Chanda 58, Jamaluddin Syed Mohammad 4/83, Arup Das 3/52)

(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)

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