Patna: Bihar team lost by five runs against Assam in the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali T-20 tournament in Mumbai. In this match, Bihar team won the toss and decided to field. Batting first, Assam team scored 200 runs at the loss of 5 wickets and gave Bihar a target of 201 runs to win.
Ib reply, Bihar team could score only 195 runs for four wickets in 20 overs, and in a very close match, Bihar had to face defeat by just five runs.
For Assam, Riyan Parag contributed 61 runs, Rishav Das scored 32, Pallav Kumar made 29 (not out) and Pradyun Saikia contributed 20 runs. For Bihar, Suraj Kashyap took 2 wickets and Amod, Nawaz and Gani took one wicket each.
For Bihar, Bipin Saurabh scored 85 runs, Sakibul Ghani scored 65 runs, Sachin Kumar Singh scored 15 runs, Anuj Raj remained unbeaten on 13 runs and Babul Kumar scored 6 runs.
For Assam, Riyan Parag took 2 wickets and Mukhtar Hussain took one wicket. Bihar will play against Kerala on October 19.