Futsal meet launched
McDowell’s Celebration on Tuesday announced the launch of a five-a-side football tournament, which will be spread over 45 days in five cities. The tournament will be played across five centres — Calcutta, Mumbai, Jaipur, Bangalore and Kochi — with the final on November 23 in the city. The finalists will play a team of selected players from the Mohun Bagan. The prize money of the tournament is Rs. 1 lakh.
Rohan Banerjee scored 123 to guide Team A to 317 in the senior Bengal two-day practice match on Tuesday. Priyankar Mukherjee picked up 4/63 for Team B. Manoj Tiwary and Anustup Majumdar scored an identical 48 for Team A.
Brief scores: Team A 317 (R. Banerjee 123, M. Tiwary 48, A. Majumdar 48; P. Mukherjee 4/63) vs Team B. Match to continue.
TODAY IN SPORT
Soccer: Merchants Cup at the Calcutta Rangers Club maidan tent.
Cricket: Bengal Team A vs Team B practice match at Eden.