Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma took part in a special cricket match in Guwahati on Saturday evening.
The cricket match between Chief Minister XI and Chief Justice XI ended in a tie as both the teams were declared winner at the end of the match.
As part of Platinum Jubilee celebrations of Gauhati High Court, a cricket match was held at Judges’ Field where Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, Chief Justice Sandeep Mehta, Judges of the high court, and cabinet ministers and MLAs participated.
CM Sarma, after the match ended in tie said, “What an exciting match!”
Meanwhile, Vijay Deb was given the ‘Man of the Match’ title.
The Chief Justice XI vs CM XI cricket match as part of Platinum Jubilee celebrations of Gauhati High Court has just started at Judges' Field, Guwahati.— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) April 1, 2023
Hon'ble Chief Justice Sandeep Mehta, Hon’ble Judges of the High Court, my Cabinet colleagues and MLAs are taking part. pic.twitter.com/mEvZkSzqn0
The Chief Minister, sporting No 1 on his back, was seen making field changes, throwing down a ball and generally enjoying himself. The match was played under floodlights.
He displayed athletic ability as he raced across the field and saved a certain boundary when he used his feet to deflect the incoming ball.
Nothing's more relaxing than a lively game of cricket. pic.twitter.com/ffwaGIZwIP— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) April 1, 2023
Chief Justice XI, in yellow, were the first to bat. The match ended in a draw.
The CM’s post received 42.6K views so far and Twitter users expressed their thoughts by dropping their comments on the post.
What an exciting match!— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) April 1, 2023
The CM XI vs Chief Justice XI cricket match at Judges' Field, Guwahati, of which I was a part along with my Cabinet colleagues & MLAs, as part of the patinum jubilee celebrations of Gauhati High Court, ended in a tie. pic.twitter.com/I3ZNuSbkpZ