Akshay lifts under-14 title
Akshay Bajoria emerged the champion in the boys’ under-14 singles of the floodlit tennis tournament at Saturday Club on Friday. In the final, Akshay beat Arkopravo Rakshit 6-1, 6-3.
Ohid Alam and Soumit Dey will clash with each other for the boys’ under-12 crown. In the semi-finals, Ohid beat Sheikh Asgar 6-3, 6-2 while Soumit edged past Mohammed Imran 7-5, 3-6, 6-4.
Men’s handicap singles quarters — Sukanta Roy bt Samrit Burman 6-3, 6-3; Gora Mukherjee bt Farid Alam 6-3, 4-6, 6-4; Mixed doubles handicap — Manoj Sewa & Priyanka Parekh bt S. Poddar & Nidhi Mishra 6-0, 6-0; Saba Ali & B. Burman bt A. Basu & Atanu Chatterjee 6-2, 6-2. Boys’ singles (Round II) — Sabyasachi Bose bt Anurag Biswas 6-0, 6-0.
Cricket for a cause
Umpires of Cricket Association of Bengal will hold a double wicket meet, aiming at raising funds for the their sick and disabled fraternity. A number of Bengal players are expected to take part in the tournament, to be held at Rabindra Sarobar Stadium from December 6 to 8.
Bengal have picked a nine-member squad for the third Federation Cup national bodybuilding meet and a three-member team for fifth master nationals for the veterans, both to be held at Bhilai from December 13 to 15.
Federation Cup: Prasanta Ghosh (60 kg), Amit Kar (65 kg), Deepak Karmakar, Sanjay Mondal, Virendra Prasad Gupta (75 kg), Ashim Roy, Kaushik Mukherjee, Joydev Dutta (80kg), Bikash Sen (90 kg). Master Nationals: Alok Chakraborty (above 40 yrs), Achinta Das (above 50 yrs), Gouri Sankar Das (above 50 yrs). Manager: Tarun Kanti Das.
TODAY IN SPORT
Cricket: CAB first division league at various grounds from 9.30 am.
Tennis: Saturday Club floodlit meet from 5 pm.