Rennedy, Basudeb sign for Mohun Bagan
Mohun Bagan assured themselves of the services of two reliable medios for one more season when Rennedy Singh and Basudeb Mondal signed across the dotted lines Tuesday. Rennedy has been confirmed as Mohun Bagan captain for the ensuing season.
Income Tax win
Income Tax walloped Rampur MS 9-0 in a Calcutta women’s league football match Tuesday. Sayanti Nandy struck three and Silpi Deb two, while Sharmila Sapui, Alpana Sil, Shefali Chowdhury and Papia Ghosh scored one each.
Bally Gramanchal got the better of NPC Sports Academy 2-1. Dipa Bera and Latika Oraon scored for Bally, Krishna Roy for the losers.
CESC beat SAI Training Centre 2-0 Tuesday to enter the final of the Lakshmibilash Cup hockey tournament. Kishor Kujur and Christopher Thomas were the scorers.
CESC, who lost the BHA first division group A league title to Calcutta Customs, will meet BSF North Bengal in the final. The securitymen edged out Calcutta Port Trust by an S. Kerketta goal.
FCI lifted the inter-office league hockey crown beating AG West Bengal 4-3.
Hena Valecha and Daniel Jones, top two seeds in the girls’ under-18 event, cruised into the quarter finals of the Britannia age-group junior tennis meet.
Also moving into the last eight were Nandita Pandit, Nivedita Mukherjee, Dipti Srivastava, Richa Valecha and Mokshoda Jain.
In the boys’ under-14 category, too, No. 1 and 2 seeds — Ranjan Prasad and Dharamveer Viswakarma — advanced to the quarters comfortably. They were joined by Taufique Alam, Varun Sukul and Mohammad Imran.
CESC won the inter-office knockout cricket meet for the Bhutnath Memorial Trophy beating FCI by 36 runs in the final Tuesday.
BRIEF SCORES: CESC 222/5 (S. Das, A. Lahiri 43). FCI 186 (S. Mukherjee 98; C. Sanyal 3/13). CESC won by 36 runs.
TODAY IN SPORT
FOOTBALL: Calcutta women’s league: Nabajanma Sangha vs Bidyut Sporting (Howrah Stadium, 3.30 pm).
TENNIS: Britannia age-group junior meet: matches at Ordnance Club courts.
HOCKEY: Lakshmibilash Cup, final: CESC vs BSF North Bengal (East Bengal, 4 pm).
CRICKET: Pepsi-CAB Ambar Roy sub-junior meet: Pre-quarter final matches at Eden Gardens from 8 am and 12.30 pm.