Arup best, ‘double’ for Runa
Arup Basak’s contemporaries have either retired or become cpaches. But there’s no stopping the 30-plus paddler. The local Kacchu Mukherjee Memorial table tennis championships, which concluded at BTA Kalighat Park on Monday, again showcased Arup’s supremacy. He pipped Santanu Majumdar to the men’s title in a gripping seven-game contest. The scoreline read 6-1.
Meanwhile, Runa Roy clinched the women’s title beating Mausumi Karar 4-0 . Runa also won the girls’ title when she defeated Sreya Ghosh 4-2.
RESULTS (SINGLES FINALS)
Men — Arup Basak bt Santanu Majumdar 11-7, 11-13, 11-13, 11-3, 11-7, 7-11, 11-6. Women — Runa Roy bt Mausumi Karar 13-11, 11-9, 8-11, 8-11, 11-4, 12-10. Boys — Niloy Basak bt Chiranjib Chowdhury 11-8, 11-3, 6-11, 11-2, 11-6. Girls — Runa Roy bt Sreya Ghosh 11-7, 7-11, 11-2, 11-5, 9-11, 11-9. Sub-jr boys — Sougata Sarkar bt Kunal Basak 11-4, 11-9, 11-7, 11-6. Sub-jr girls — Jaita Pushilal bt Arjama Ghosh 1-4, 12-10, 11-2, 11-7. Cadet boys — Priyabrata Das bt Pranoy Moitra 11-6, 11-8, 11-8. Cadet girls — Ankita Das bt Priya Saha 11-7, 11-8, 11-8. Nursery boys — Soumyadip Biswas bt Anubhav Kundu 11-8, 16-14. Nursery girls — Krittwika Sinha Roy bt Madhurima Banerjee 11-8, 11-8.
In the CFL first division group A relegation play-off Salkis Friends lost to City AC 2-3 and were demoted to group B.
In the Super Division’s Relegation Leg Port Trust beat Wari AC courtesy Jerome Sebastian, while Railway FC beat WB Police 2-0, Surojit Mondal and B. Banik scoring. Eastern Railway and Bhratri failed to score.
Two for camp
Sarnendu Pal and Abhisek Ghosal of Bengal have been chosen to go to Peter Philpodt’s (and not Filpot, as published on Sunday) spin clinic at the CCI.
The state senior and junior billiards and snooker meet starts at Bengal Rowing Club from October16. Entry closes October 10.
TODAY IN SPORT
FOOTBALL: CFL 1st div. Group A championship play-off final — FCI vs Peerless SC (MB) from 2.15 pm.