Calcutta: City hockey’s yearly showpiece, Beighton Cup, is likely to start from March 15. A Bengal Hockey Association source informed that the final has been tentatively slotted for April 4.
Teams like Indian Airlines, Punjab and Sindh Bank and Punjab Police have confirmed for the century-old meet. “They have given their initial nod, though a final confirmation on the issue is awaited,” the source added. It was also learnt that efforts are on to have the Bangladesh junior side for the meet.
CLW won the 24th Officer’s Choice Bobby Claudius hockey meet organised by the Durgapur Town Club on Sunday. According to information received here, CLW beat FCI 3-1, with P. Lakra scoring a hattrick.