Paul guides EB to win
Shib Shankar Paul scalped three wickets as East Bengal beat Bhowanipur by 115 runs in the two-day CAB senior division match on Thursday.
East Bengal 293/9. Bhowanipur 178 (S.S. Paul 3/40). East Bengal won by 115 runs.
Shambazar 471/8. George Telegraph 340/2 (Stalin Ghosh 136 n.o.). Match drawn.
Kalighat 385/5. Ballygunge United 169. Kalighat won by 216 runs.
Calcutta Port Trust 416/4. Aryan 357/4 (Diptendu Mohota 118 n.o.). Match drawn.
YMCA College 239. Kumartuli 243/3 (Sunanda Chakraborty 115 n.o.) Kumartuli won by 7wkts.
Tollygunge Agragami 157. Aikya Sammilani 158/3. Aikya won by 7 wkts.
Rajasthan 358/9. Netaji Subhas Institute 359/2 (Ranabir Nath 157). NSI won by 8 wkts.
Paikpara 410. Shibpur Institute 193 (Sparsh Mishra 5/56). Paikpara won by 217 runs
Subarban 182. Tapan Memorial 185/6 (Subhradeep Ganguly 87 n.o., Imran Ali 3/74) Tapan won by 4 wkts.
Barisha 285. DKS 286/8 (Subhadip Ghosh 94, Sandip Rath 5/77). DKS won by 2 wkts.
Ashoklal no more
Former East Bengal captain Ashoklal Banerjee, popularly known as Headmaster in the Maidan, passed away on Thursday at a city hospital. He was 63. Banerjee, who is survived by wife and two daughters, was a member of the East Bengal side that clinched the Calcutta league title a record six times in the 70s.
About 2000 participants from different states will participate in the 53rd National School Games from January 7 to 11 at Rabindra Sarobar Stadium. The five-day meet will have a mascot a tiger named Sherru.
Mainland Sambaran Cricket Academy beat Vijay SC by nine wickets in a CAB junior (110 points) match on Thursday. In a 95 points match, Videocon School of Cricket beat Karthik Bose Memorial by 81 runs.
Delhi emerged overall champions in the ITF Taekwon-do meet held at Khudiram Anushilan Kendra recently. Siddhanth Gambhir of Karnataka and Jyotsna Singh were adjudged the best boy and girl in the competition.
TODAY IN SPORT
CHESS: State meet at Khudiram Anushilam Kendra.