Bengal in command on opening day
The Bengal under-15 team was in a commanding position at the end of Day I of their Polly Umrigar Trophy match against Tripura Sunday. After bundling out the visitors for a mere 127 in their first innings at the Rajdanga ground, Bengal were 123 for five at stumps. For the hosts, Bablu Goswami got five for 38 while Abhishek Bhowmick made 52.
Brief Scores: Tripura 127 (Bablu Goswami 5/38, Sumanta Sinha 3/22). Bengal 123/5 (Abhishek Bhowmick 52) Match to continue.
Bengal colts strike back
Brief Scores: Bengal 97 and 160 (Debabrata Das 70). Bangladesh 140 and 15/0. Match to continue.
Sirish Patil triumphs
Swapan Shah, also of Maharashtra and Dibakar Pal of Bengal finished on 7.5 points each, but the former finished second with a better progressive score.
TODAY IN SPORT
CRICKET: Ranji Trophy — Bengal vs Rajasthan (Eden Gardens, 9:30 am)
CRICKET: Polly Umrigar Trophy — Bengal vs Tripura (Rajdanga, 9:30 am)
FOOTBALL: CFL Super Division play-off final — EB vs Md. Sp. at Salt Lake Stadium from 2 pm.
DART: National meet (zonal): Men’s and women’s finals at Calcutta Swimming Club.