Inter-District Tennis: Dibrugarh script epic comeback against team GuwahatiSeptember 5, 2019, Dibrugarh, Guwahati
In an exciting final match played at the KASA Indoor Stadium in Diphu, the Dibrugarh team came from behind to beat Guwahati 3-2 by winning the last 3 matches in a row.
Earlier, Orijit Chaliha of Guwahati opened the account with a win over Hirakjyoti Neog of Dibrugarh in straight sets 21-13, 21-13 in the men’s category while Chimran Kalita extended the lead by defeating Bornali Konwar of Dibrugarh 21-17, 21-16 in the women’s category. For Dibrugarh, Dixit Gogoi gave them their first win by defeating Jiman Kachari of Guwahati 21-7, 16-21, 21-12 in the U-19 boys category. In the U-19 girls team event, Isharani Baruah beat Suzan Buragohain 17-21, 21-15, 21-13 to draw parity.
In the men’s doubles category, the pair of Hirakjyoti Neog and Dibyojyoti Bora of Dibrugarh got the better of Orijit Chaliha and Saurav Das 21-17, 21-19 to lift the inter-district team title.