Bengal beat Assam
Propelled by Manoj Tewari's unbeaten 115, Bengal beat Assam by 54 runs in their Vinoo Mankad (under-19) match at Deshbandhu Park on Monday. Batting first, Bengal made 268 for four. Assam managed 214 for five in reply.
Brief scores: Bengal 268/4 (Manoj Tewari 115 n.o., Arindam Ghosh 45). Assam 214/5 (Mohammed Sadiq 88 n.o.). Bengal won by 54 runs.
A ten-day cricket coaching camp started at the Srirampur Kalyan Samity ground, Garia, on Sunday. Former Test umpire Bhairab Ganguly was present on the opening day.
Sudip Rajbanshi student of L.B.M. School, emerged the champion in the national school chess meet for the visually handicapped, which concluded at Uttarpara, Hooghly, on Monday. He finished the four-day tournament with nine points, 1.5 ahead of D.F. Blind School's E. Dixit. Sheikh Saroj (L.B.M. School) and Jaydeb Sadhukhan (APC Blind School) were third and fourth, respectively.
IBP in semis
IBP and M.N. Dastur from group A while CESC A and J. Thomas from group B have made the semi-finals of the IBP Merchants Cup tennis tournament at the Calcutta South Club courts on Monday.
IBP bt M.N. Dastur & Co. 2-0 (Saurav Panja bt K.P. Mogrelia 6-0, 6-2; Tejbir Singh Bhandari & Saurav Panja bt Somnath Roy Chowdhury & Nikhil Ranjan Chatterjee 6-0, 6-0); CESC A bt Tata Steel 2-0 (Ashis Sen bt Ashwini Lal 6-0, 6-1; Ashis Sen & B. Nag Chowdhury bt Daniel Augustus & Ashwini Lal 6-1, 6-3); ITC bt Assam Co. Limited 2-0 (Rahul Choudhari bt Sunil Kumar 6-0, 6-0);
Rahul Choudhari & Ronjiv Banerjee bt Abhay Chowdhury & K.N. Nowrojee 6-0, 6-1).
TODAY IN SPORT
TABLE TENNIS: East Zone meet at ITC Hall, SAI ' semi-finals at various categories from 9 am and finals from 2 pm.
TENNIS: Merchants Cup meet at South Club from 6.30 pm.