Biswas, Kundu in title-clash
Somyadip Biswas will meet Anubhav Kundu in the nursery boys’ final of the 69th state & inter-district table tennis championships which got underway at the Khudiram Anusilan Kendra on Tuesday. Having won four rounds in the morning and afternoon sessions, Somyadip beat Sandipan Dey 6-11, 11-8, 11-8 while Anubhav saw off S. Muthukrishna 11-6, 5-11, 11-9 in the evening session.
The nursery girls’ finalists were also identified, Bony Sengupta and Shyamali Sarkar making the grade. Bony outlasted Chandni Ghosh 11-9, 5-11, 11-6 and Shyamali battled past Madhurima Banerjee 11-8, 9-11, 11-9.
In the team championships, the defending champions got off to winning starts. East Calcutta men blanked South 24 Parganas 3-0, while the South Calcutta women overcame Central 3-1.
TODAY IN SPORT
TABLE TENNIS: 69th state & inter-district meet, at Khudiram Anusilan Kendra from 9 am.
CRICKET: Polly Umrigar Trophy: Third and final day’s play between Bengal and Assam at Eden Gardens from 9 am