Subham Chowdhury defeated Amit Das 11-8, 9-11, 11-4, 11-5, 11-4 to enter the men’s final of the Cossimbazar table tennis championships at YMCA Thursday. The other semi-final between Arup Basak and Anirban Nandy will be held Friday before the finals.
In the women’s section, Sinjini Mitra will meet Saptaparni Guha in the final on Friday. In the semi-finals, Sinjini beat Moumita Dutta while Saptaparni overcame Mun Mun Basak.
Results (all semi-finals)
Sub-jr boys’: Dipanjan Chowdhury bt Abir Dutta Chowdhury 11-9, 4-11, 10-12, 11-7, 9-11, 11-9, 14-12; Sougata Sarkar bt Susovan Das 12-10, 8-11, 11-3, 13-11, 11-9. Boys’: Soumyajit Sarkar bt Avishek Mukherjee 4-11, 11-9, 11-7, 11-2, 11-7; Chiranjib Chowdhury bt Joydeep Das 11-4, 11-6, 11-6, 11-5. Women’s: Sinjini Mitra bt Moumita Dutta 11-4, 11-7, 14-12, 11-4; Saptaparni Guha bt Mun Mun Basak 11-3, 11-5, 12-10, 8-11, 11-7. Men’s: Subham Chowdhury bt Amit Das 11-8, 9-11, 11-4, 11-5, 11-4.
Jose Ramirez Barreto and Marcos Perera have informed Mohun Bagan club officials that they will arrive in the city on Wednesday, in time for the derby against East Bengal on Saturday.
They will, however, miss the game against Tollygunge Agaragami on Tuesday.
Rathish will lead the Indian squad in the under-19 world volleyball championship to be held in Suphanburi (Thailand) from July 5 to 13, according to a Volleyball Federation of India release.
Rathish (captain), Dinesh Singh, G. Pradeep, P.S. Srikanth, Vikas Tomar, Rampal, Ginson Verghese, Sanjay Kumar, Mukesh Kumar, R. Kamaraj, Darshan Singh, Kulwant Singh. Standbyes: Saravanan, Sube Singh, Anil Kumar, Sathish Kumar, Krishnan Raju.
Don Bosco lost, by half a length, a closely fought quarter final race to Lake View in the 31st Indian Oil Servo National inter-school regatta championship Thursday.
Senior boys’: Lake View bt M.P. Birla; Lake View bt La Martiniere; St Xavier’s bt Julien Day; National High bt Boral High; South Point bt St Joseph & Mary; Lake View bt Don Bosco. Senior girls’: Modern High bt La Martiniere; Gokhale bt M.B. Girls; G.D. Birla bt Our Lady Queen of the Mission. Junior boys’: Khalsa English bt Jagadamba; St James bt Birla High; St Joseph & Mary bt Khalsa High. Junior girls’: Modern High bt Our Lady Queen of the Mission; Our Lady Queen of the Mission bt National High.
TODAY IN SPORT
FOOTBALL: Calcutta League, first division group A: Milan Bithee vs Cal Customs (Tarun Sangha); CFC vs BNR (East Bengal); Peerless vs City AC (Md. Sp.). Group B: Sporting Union vs Aikya Sammilani (Juger Pratik); Janbazar vs Rajasthan (Bata). All matches from 3.30 pm.
TABLE TENNIS: Cossimbazar championships: Finals at YMCA, Chowringhee from 3.30 pm.
REGATTA: Inter-school meet at Lake Club.