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Cuttack, April 5: Subham Nayak (6/49) bowled a brilliant spell and helped Cuttack-A clinch the Inter-District Kalahandi Cup cricket tournament title here Tuesday. On the third day of the match, the hosts scripted an emphatic innings and 76 run win over Rourkela in the final at the Sunshine Ground here Tuesday.
Resuming the overnight score of 28/0, Rourkela were bundled out for 230. Subham was the wrecker-in-chief. Only Ashis with a resolute 49 managed to delay the inevitable for some time.
(At Sunshine Ground): Rourkela 92 and 230 (Ashis Mitra 49, Subham Nayak 6/49) lost to Cuttack-A 398 by an innings and 76 runs.
Bolangir qualified for the next round scripting an easy seven-wicket win over Kalahandi in the Group-C qualifier game at the Bidanasi Ground here Tuesday. In other Group A matches played on the day, Khurda, Kendrapara, Keonjhar, Cuttack-A, BBSR-A and Bhadrak registered victories. Sonit Chakra (7/18) of Khurda was the star with the ball while Basant Mahalik (96 n o) shone with the bat.
(At Bidanasi Ground): Kalahandi 101 (Kunal Panda 3/14) lost to Bolangir 102 for 3 (Rituraj Chhatar 46) by seven wickets.
(At Ravenshaw Ground-I): Khurda 229 (Tofan Gouda 4/27) beat Ganjam 108 (Sonit Chakra 7/18) by 121 runs.
(At Ravenshaw Ground-II): Bargarh 171 (Ashutosh Kumar 51) lost to Kendrapara 174 for 8 (Shekhar Das 49) by two wickets.
(At SCB Ground): Keonjhar 253 for 4 (Prasit Behera 102 n o) beat Koraput 85 by 168 runs.
(At DRIEMS Ground): Sundargarh 115 (Sanjay Das 51, Saurabh Kanojia 4/23) lost to Cuttack-A 119 for 6 (Lokesh Mohanty 46 n o) by four wickets.
(At Nimpur Ground): BBSR-A 265 for 8 (Dibyajyoti Pradhan 58, Sandeep Patnaik 54) beat Jajpur 164 (Sultan Ahmed Khichi 3/26) by 101 runs.
(At KIIT Ground): KIIT 179 (Biswajit Bhuyan 73) lost to Bhadrak 180 for 3 (Basant Mahalik 96 n o) by seven wickets.