BY TC News Desk
Agartala, December 11, 2022: A friendly cricket match between Journalists’ Recreation Club and Assam Rifles Elite-18 along with District Collector officials at the field of Assam Rifles here on Sunday.
JRC won by one wicket in a match, but with one over to spare in the limited overs. The balanced team of Assam Rifles, consisting of state administration secretary Abhishek Chandra, Abhishek Singh and District Magistrate Debapriya Bardhan, managed to easily collect 62 runs with one over remaining in the limited 16 overs.
The top scorer is Abhishek Singh (16 runs) won the coveted trophy for the best batsman in the match despite not saving the team’s last. JRC captain Abhishek Dey bagged the best bowler trophy with four wickets along with the bowling.
JRC reached the target by losing nine wickets in 15 overs. Sohan, Sanjay and DM Devpriya Bardhan scored 9 runs each for Assam Rifles. Dibyendu Dey of JRC took three wickets for 11 runs and Jakir Hussain and Anirban Deb took one wicket each. JRC openers Meghdhan Deb’s 14 runs and Bapan Das’ 13 runs deserve ample mention.
Assam Rifles’ Prashanth took four wickets and Kamlesh three, but JRC’s Abhishek Dey and Zakir Hussain grabbed wickets for the last wicket pair to reach the win. Umpire Sukanta Saha and Sabuj Khan were in-charge of the match.
At the end of the game, the officials present in a short ceremony on the field, especially Team Captain IAS Abhishek Chandra, Abhishek Singh, DM Debpriya Vardhan, Assam Rifles Elite-18 Colonel Akash, JRC President and Senior Journalist Suprabhat Debnath gave away the prizes to the winners.
Other JRC players are Subrata Debnath, Prasenjit Saha, Biswajit Debnath, Abhishek Debbarma, Milton Dhar, Biplab Biswas combined efforts for the team to get a thrilling win today.
In this context Abhishek Dey, Secretary and Captain of JRC, congratulated and thanked every team member as well as the entrepreneurs. In view of creating a friendly atmosphere, the intention of the two teams has been revealed that such matches will be held in the coming days.