PSCB soccer from Monday
Drunken brawl in Bagan team
Bengal 279/9 on Day I
Mysore Races/Estocade may strike again

 
 
PSCB SOCCER FROM MONDAY 
 
 
BY A STAFF REPORTER
 
Calcutta, Oct. 24: 
The 21st PSCB inter-unit football tournament will played here from Monday to November 5. The meet is organised by ONGC’s Central Regional Business Centre.

Nine teams — holders ONGC, runners-up BPCL, OIL, EIL, BRBL, IBP, CRL, IOC-AOD and IPCL will take part in the meet.

The teams will be divided in two groups with two teams from each advancing to the semi-finals. Matches will be held at Rabindra Sarobar Stadium and Kishore Bharati Stadium.

Eminent former national-level players like Sudipta Chakraborty, Amit Bhadra, Pabitra Kar, Prasanta Saha and current East Bengal goalkeeper Shanti Majumdar will be representing different teams.

Kamet scaled

The Ruptapas Mountaineering Club of Asansol made a successful assault on the Kamet peak (25,447 feet) on October 6. The team included Goutam Mukherjee, Arupam Das and sherpas Tendi and Pemba.

The club had earlier conducted successful expeditions on peaks like Jogin, Sudarshan and Bhagarathi II.

BHA awards ceremony

The Bengal Hockey Association’s annual prize distribution function will be held at the Rangers Club hall tomorrow.    

 
 
DRUNKEN BRAWL IN BAGAN TEAM 
 
 
BY A STAFF REPORTER
 
Calcutta, Oct. 24: 
A Mohun Bagan quartet of Amitava Chanda, Shib Shankar Santra, Jayanta Sen and Amar Ganguly may run into trouble. The players allegedly bashed up reserve goalkeeper Bivash Ghosh in a drunken brawl at the team hotel in Gangtok yesterday.

Contacted by The Telegraph in Kalimpong, club secretary Anjan Mitra said he has “heard” of the incident and team manager Haru Mondal has been asked to submit a report to the club’s football convenor.

“The matter will be looked into and if found guilty, the players may be suspended upto one year.” Mitra said. The team returns to the city tomorrow after its victory in the Governor’s Gold Cup.    


 
 
BENGAL 279/9 ON DAY I 
 
 
BY A STAFF REPORTER
 
Calcutta, Oct. 24: 
Bengal reached 279 for nine at the end of the opening day of the three-day zonal under-14 match against Tripura today. After being asked to make first use of the East Calcutta District Sports Council ground wicket, Bengal scored mainly through Arindam Ghosh (72) and Sheikh Pearuddin (56).

Assam 181 all out

In Jorhat, Assam were all out for 181 against Sikkim who were 22 for two at stumps, reports Our Correspondent. Sarat Bordoloi top scored with 30 and Sikkim’s Soni Tamang took three for 21. Lopzang Tenzing Sherpa, Tashi Topden Bhutia and Hissay Darjee Bhutia got two wickets each.

SUMMARISED SCORES

In Calcutta: Bengal 279/9 (Arindam Ghosh 72, Sk Pearuddin 56) vs Tripura.
In Jorhat: Assam 181 (Sarat Bordoloi 30, J. Kameshwar 25, S. Tamang 3/21).

Mitra CPT coach

Former Bengal Ranji Trophy player Buddhadeb Mitra has been chosen the Calcutta Port Trust (CPT) coach for the ensuing season. The team’s practice gets underway Monday.

League from Nov. 25

The first and second division leagues will begin on November 25. This was decided at the CAB’s tournament committee meeting today. The committee also decided that subject to availability of grounds, the A.N. Ghosh Memorial Trophy will begin November 15.

Junior kabaddi

Nadia DKA and Manasa Samity boys and the girls teams of Bally Deshbandhu Club, Manasa Samity and S.B. Kabaddi Club posted victories in the 27th state junior knockout kabaddi meet at the state association tent recently.    

 
 
MYSORE RACES/ESTOCADE MAY STRIKE AGAIN 
 
 
FROM WILLIAM TELL
 
Mysore, Oct. 24: 
The extra day’s races here tomorrow will bring the curtain down to the 19-day meet. The Y. R. Puttannaiah Memorial Gold Trophy to be run over 1,400m for horses rated 30 to 45 which is the main event and should be straight fight between the top weighted Estocade and Solo Act who look best over the slated trip.

However, the Moses-ward Estocade, partnered by P. Ramesh, is maintaining his form since his last win and is expected to make it an encore.

SELECTIONS

1.30 pm: Sizzling Stamper 1. Zee Knight 2. Selected Princess 3.
2 pm: Always Dancing 1. His Heirness 2. Frontier Hero 3.
2.30 pm: London Beauty 1. Simply Dashing 2. Corsair 3.
3 pm: Activated 1. Sassy 2. Boss Tweed 3.
3.30 pm: Placid Ark 1. Beauchamp King 2. Fast Runner 3.
4 pm: Estocade 1. Solo Act 2. Stately Girl 3.
4.30 pm: Gullane 1. Augill Castle 2. Splendid Chance 3.
5 pm: Enthralling Parade 1. Nobo-dy’s Angel 2. Walk In The Clouds 3.

Day’s Best: Always Dancing

Double: Placid Ark & Gullane    
 

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