Devang to lead East Zone
Devang Gandhi will lead a 15-member East Zone squad in the Deodhar Trophy. Deep Dasgupta failed to make the cut, as he lost to Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the lone wicketkeeper in the squad, announced here on Tuesday.
Devang Gandhi (captain), Rohan Gavaskar, Laxmi Ratan Shukla, Sanjib Sanyal, Sourashish Lahiri, Ranadeb Bose, Shib Shankar Paul (all Bengal), Shiv Sundar Das, P. Jayachandra, Niranjan Behera, D. Mangaraj (all Orissa), Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wicketkeeper), Shahid Khan (both Jharkhand), V. Sarvanan (Assam), Manoj Singh (Tripura). Coach: R. Venkatram.
Jan. 23: Vs West in Mumbai; Jan. 26: Vs North in Vadodara; Jan. 29: Vs South in Ahmedabad; Feb. 1: Vs Central in Rajkot.
ERSA beat Manoharpukur Milan Samity by 32 runs in a CAB senior division knock-out match on Tuesday.
ERSA 284/9 (Aniruddha Pattnayak 96, Priyankar Mukherjee 67; Nitish Agarwal 4/71). Manoharpukur Milan Samity 252 (Amitava Roy 74, Nitesh Agarwal 61; Priyankar Mukherjee 5/55). ERSA won by 32 runs.
Irina Brar of Chandigarh clinched the Billoo Sethi Cup, the stroke-play event of the VISA 88th all-India ladies golf championship by eight strokes from her rival Vandana Agarwal of Calcutta.
Saroj Saran defeated Sonia Barman by three strokes to win the AVM trophy at the Tollygunge Club.
TODAY IN SPORT
CRICKET: C.K. Nayudu (under-22) meet match ' Bengal vs Orissa at the Eden Gardens.
CHESS: Fifth all-India Fide rated meet at Kshudiram Anushilan Kendra.
GOLF: All-India ladies match play event at Tollygunge Club.