ASSAM BEAT TRIPURA

Hindustan Times (Lucknow) - - SPORT -

Opener Parvez Aziz scored 72 asAs­sam notched up a com­fort­able seven-wicket win over min­nows Tripura in an East Zone leg match of the Vi­jay Hazare Tropjy, here on Fri­day.

Put into bat, Tripura man­aged a mea­gre 160 in 46.3 overs with Niru­pam Sen Chowd­hury scor­ing 50 and Yo­gesh takawale chip­ping in with 36.

Pac­ers Arup Das and Pri­tam Laru Das bowled well to get two wick­ets apiece while se­nior pacer Abu Nechim Ahmed got a wicket.

In re­ply, Assam cruised to the tar­get in 32.2 overs with Aziz and Gokul Sharma (66) adding 84 runs for the third wicket stand. Left-han­der Aziz hit 10 fours and a six in 88 balls while Sharma smashed 10 fours in 78 balls.

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