Ravishankar crush Rabindra Bharati
Ravishankar University ran over Rabindra Bharati in the third place play-off match in the East Zone inter-university cricket championship on Tuesday. After rattling up an amazing 400 for five in 40 overs, Ravishankar bowled out the local team for 116 in 34.5 overs.
Ravishankar 400/5 in 40 ovs (Ashish Sharma 109, Jiten Saxena 87; Sudipta Sanyal 3/74). Rabindra Bharati 116 in 34.5 overs (Arnab Ghosh 36; Daud Ansari 4/19, Suvankar Chaki 3/17). Ravishankar won by 284 runs.
Shibpur Inst. have it easy
GAC Cricket CC were no match for Shibpur Institute in a CAB junior tournament match Tuesday. After restricting their opponents to 216 for nine, the Shibpur openers raced past the target with lots to spare. Tamal Das was unbeaten with 99 and Ujjal Ghosh on 89.
GAC CCC 216/9 in 40 overs (K.T. Rajak 56, Amirzada Jafar 33; Tamal Das 2/43). Shibpur Institute 217 for no loss in 27.5 overs (Tamal Das 99 n.o., Ujjal Ghosh 89 n.o.). Shibpur Institute won by 10 wts.
Barasat team wins title
Subhas Institute (Barasat) rode Debopam Biswas’ unbeaten 135 to a 76-run win over Baguiati CCC in the final of the Sitangshu and Biswanath Banerjee Memorial junior tournament Tuesday.
Subhas Institute 199/4 in 25 ovs (Debopam Biswas 135 n.o.; Avik Ghosh 2/31). Baguiati CCC 123 in 20.3 ovs (Biswajit Das 4/10, Kaushik Majumdar 3/26). Subhas Institute won by 76 runs.
Saturday Club tennis meet
Samridh Burman and Manish Shaw beat Ashish Sharma and Sandip Sharma 6-3, 6-3 in the second round of men’s handicap doubles event of the Saturday Club floodlit tennis meet.
Md Ismail & Tohid Alam bt Amit Saraogi & S. Dhalia 6-4, 6-1; Soumit Dey & Anoorag Biswas bt Devrat Himatsingka & Aritra Sen 6-2, 6-1; Ajay Singh & Robin Das bt Jagannath Khan & Sunam Poddar 6-0, 6-2; Arjun Khanna & Devroop Ganguly bt Arvind Neharia & Sk Akbar 6-2, 6-4; Aditya Sinha & Atanu Chatterjee bt Farid Alam & Md Imran 6-3, 6-4.
TODAY IN SPORT
FOOTBALL: National League: East Bengal vs JCT (Salt Lake Stadium, 2.15 pm).
CRICKET: East Zone inter-university meet, final: Calcutta vs Ranchi (Eden Gardens, 9 am).
TENNIS: Saturday Club floodlit meet: Matches from 4 pm.