Arup, Krishna give Assam first win
8th November 2016
Assam registered their first win in Ranji Trophy this season, chasing 63 runs after Arup and Krishna Das ran through Saurashtra getting them out for a paltry total of 81 in their second innings at the Eden Gardens here today.
The Assam bowlers made it clear from the beginning they will not be settling with only a draw. Arup Das took five for 21 and Krishna Das bagged four to shot out Saurashtra at 81 in only 39.5 overs, managing a lead of only 63 runs.
For Assam, Rishav Das and Sibsankar Roy remained unbeaten at 30 and 24 respectively.
With the win Assam will return with 6 points, while Saurashtra will get nothing.
Saurashtra: 153 & 81
Assam: 171 & 66/1
Assam won by 9 wickets
CAB MEDIA DESK