Ranadeb in U-25 squad
Ranadeb Bose, Sabir Ali and Indrajit Ghatak made it to the Bengal squad for the BCCI-organised under-25 meet match against Orissa to be held from Thursday through Saturday at Eden Gardens. Sourav Sarkar, Ambar Roy and Subhajit Paul were dropped from the squad which did duty in the last match against Tripura in Agartala.
Amitava Chakraborty (captain), Avik Chowdhury, Sabir Ali, Ranadeb Bose, Anirban Chatterjee, Dibyendu Chakraborty, Aniruddha Roy, Shib Sagar Singh, Ritam Kundu, Manabendra Yadav, Ayan Nandi, Kamal Hassan Mondal, Indrajit Ghatak, Uttam Ghosh, Fakruddin Sajjad.
Safi fires 146
Safi Ahmed guided East Bengal to an imposing 429 for eight against Wari AC in the quarter finals of JC Mukherjee Trophy on Tuesday. Ahmed made 146 — his fourth century of the season — and Charanjit Singh hit 73.
Brief scores: East Bengal 429/8 in 85 ovs (Safi Ahmed 146, Charanjit Singh 73; Kaushik Bhattacharjee 3/76) vs Wari AC. Match to continue.
Ram scores 6
Chandannagar Sri Siksha Niketan rode a six-star performance from Ram Sarkar to make the Chandannagar-leg final of the Britannia Anandabazar Cup inter-school football meet on Tuesday. In the semi-finals, they blanked out Kanailal Vidya Mandir 10-0.
Sandip Das, Manab Das, Shyamal Mondal and Kesto Das scored the other four goals.In the final, Chandannagar Sri Siksha Niketan will take on Prabartak Vidyarthi Bhavan, 4-0 victors over Narua Siksha Niketan in the other semi-final.
Other results (all semis)
Chandannagar leg: Chandernagar Sri Siksha Niketan 10 (Ram Sarkar 6, Sandip Das, Manab Das, Shyamal Mondal, Kesto Das) Kanailal Vidya Mandir 0; Prabartak Vidyarthi Bhavan 4 (Sheikh Sajal, Sujoy Mullik, Firoz Ali, Sumanta Singh) Narua Siksha Niketan 0. Balurghat leg: Thangapara HS 4 Noa Para Junior HS 1 (tie breaker); Najirpur HS 3 Amirpur HS 2 (tie-breaker). Midnapore leg: Khairulla Chawk Netaji Vidya Mandir 2 (Sukumar Murmu, Ashim Rana) Salbani HS 0. Bankura leg: Masanjar Adibasi HS 3 (Anup Kumar Murmu 2, Kanta Baske) bt Bankura Municipal HS 1 (H. Rahaman Saha).
In a solitary upset on Tuesday, sixth seed Sreyansh Sacheti lost to Manoj Kumar Sewa 6-7, 3-6 in the Central Excise Open grass court tennis championship at the Central Excise Club court. Results: Manoj Kumar Sewa bt Sreyansh Sacheti 7-6 (1), 6-3; Kamala Kannan bt Girish Mishra 6-1, 6-0; Saurav Panja bt Dhrub Kumar 6-3, 6-2; Anjan Viplab bt Indradeep Mitra 6-2, 6-1; Vivian Chhetri bt Gora Mukherjee 6-7, 6-2, 4-1 (conceded); Vinod Sridhar bt Bhagirath Kumar 6-2, 6-3; Ritesh Chitlangia bt Siddharth Verma 6-1, 6-2; Abhishek Jagnani bt Saurav Sukul 2-6, 6-4, 6-2.
Debashish, Snehalata best
l Debashish Das of Chittaranjan College and Snehalata Chakraborty of Serampore College emerged the fastest man and woman, respectively, in the fourth inter-non government college athletic meet at Salt Lake Stadium on Tuesday. While Debashish timed 11.0 seconds to win the 100 metres event, Snehlata’s timing was 12.7 seconds.