Nine-wicket win for Bengal
Bengal registered a thumping nine-wicket win over Jharkhand in the Col C.K. Nayudu (U-22) Trophy match at Krishnanagar on Friday.
Jharkhand 178 and 236 (Soham Ghosh 5/68, Amit Banerjee 4/65). Bengal 350 and 68/1 (Soham Ghosh 18 n.o.) Bengal won by 9 wkts.
The CAB, on Friday, named Rohan Banerjee skipper of Bengal under-19 squad for the Vinoo Mankad Trophy matches to be played against Jharkhand (Saturday) and Orissa (Monday) at the Deshbandhu Park and Videocon ground, respectively.
Rohan Banerjee (captain), Srivats Goswami (wk), Sayan Sekhar Mondal, Abhishek Bhowmick, Writam Porel, Jayojit Basu, Anup Kumar Barick, Ranjit Kumar Prasad, Nilava Debnath, Azaz Ansari, Soumya Pakray, Mahesh Tiwary, Tarak Mistry, Abhishek Yadav, Anwar Ali, Pranay Chakrabnorty.
Vivek to lead
Vivek Shah will lead Bengal under-15 side in the Polly Umrigar Trophy matches against Assam to be held in Krishnanagar (November 1-3) and Tripura in Agartala (November 7-9). The CAB on Friday announced a 15-member squad to be coached by Rajesh Dani and Goutam Shom (Jr).
Vivek Shah (captain), Tuhin Banerjee, Sayandip Bera, Sandipan Das, Priyank Bengani, Abhishek Raman, Sudipta Ghosh, Prateek Sarkar (wk), Dipankar Halder, Soumya Roy, Raja Jhunjhunwala, Ravi Kant Singh, Writik Chatterjee, Bijoy Kumar Ghosh, Aritra Datta; Manager: Salil Chakraborty; Coaches: Rajesh Dani, Goutam Shom (Jr).
South 24 Parganas upset top seed Dakshin Calcutta 3-1 in the cadet girls section of the West Bengal Table Tennis Association-organised State and Inter-District table tennis championship at the ITC Hall, SAI Eastern Centre on Friday.
Cadet girls: S 24 Parganas bt Dakshin Calcutta 3-1 ; N 24 Parganas bt S 24 Parganas 3-0; Dakshin Calcutta bt Nadia 3-0; N 24 Parganas bt Howrah 3-0; Women’s: Dakshin Kolkata bt Howrah 3-1; Central Calcutta bt Nadia 3-0; N 24 Parganas bt Chandannagar 3-0; Hooghly bt S 24 Parganas 3-1; N 24 Parganas bt Hooghly 3-0.
Rugby in SAI
In a bid to promote rugby, the SAI Eastern Centre is planning to expand its existing football ground so that it can be used for rugby matches too. City rugby clubs visited the SAI Eastern Centre football ground on Friday.
TODAY IN SPORT
CRICKET: Inter-State Women’s Championship: Bengal vs Tripura (Kalyani).
FOOTBALL: CFL Premier Division — East Bengal vs Peerless at East Bengal ground from 2.45pm.
TABLE TENNIS: State and Inter-District meet: at ITC Hall, SAI Eastern Centre from 11am.