Santra, Sarkar top standings
Sukanta Santra won the menís (8km) and Dolly Sarkar came first in the womenís (4km) races of the Barrackpore Sports Forum-organised Millenium Cross-Country League on Sunday. Santra leads the menís standings with six points after four legs while Sarkar is atop the womenís standings with eight points. The Barrackpore leg saw 49 men and 32 women take part.
Fifteen boys and 10 girls teams will vie for honours in the 12th state youth basketball meet to be hosted by 1923 Chhatra Samity from Wednesday through September 9. An all-Bengal senior invitational menís meet will be held concurrently.
The semi-finalists were identified at the third Merchantsí Cup bowling meet being held at Nicco Super Bowl.
SEMI-FINALISTS: MAIN PLATE: Wockhardt B, Prudential ICICI AMC, Waa Rubber Industries, Computech International. LOSERSí PLATE: Cognizant Technology B, Hongkong & Shanghai Bank D, Niharika Paints & Chemicals, Tata International Ltd A.
A total of 366 cricketers signed the forms on the first day of CAB inter-club transfers of which 122 withdrew in favour of their old clubs. Kalighat roped in Ranabir Nath and Abhishek Ghosh from Wari.
TODAY IN SPORT
CHESS: The Telegraph schoolsí championship: Ninth round games at Gorky Sadan from 3.30 pm.
FOOTBALL: Calcutta League, Super Division (championship leg): Mohammedan Sporting vs Tollygunge Agragami (Salt Lake Stadium); Ever-Ready vs Md. AC (Howrah Stadium). 1st division, group B: Garalgacha vs Sporting Union (East Bengal); Muslim Institute vs United Students (Rabindra Sarobar); Taltala DS vs Aikya Sammilani (Mohun Bagan); Anusilani vs Milan Samity (Md. Sporting). Super Division matches from 3 pm, others from 3.15 pm.
FOOTBALL: TTIS five-a-side inter-school meet: St Lawrence vs Cal International, Julien Day vs Cambridge, Assembly of God Church vs Don Bosco, St Jamesí vs Julien Day, Kalyani (all 5.30 pm); National Gem vs St Thomas (Free School St), Apeejay vs La Martiniere, St Aloysius vs Julien Day (Barrackpore), St Thomas (Howrah) vs Calcutta Boys (all 6 pm).
BOWLING: Merchantsí Cup: Matches at Nicco Super Bowl.