National High School beat St Xavier’s Collegiate School by 18 runs in the Inter-School Twenty20 Championship, held at the Mainland Sambaran Cricket Academy on Monday.
National High School 155/9. St Xavier’s Collegiate School 137/7. National High School won by 18 runs.
Pailan World School 76. Calcutta Boys School 77/0. Calcutta Boys won by 10 wkts.
The Association of Bihar Cricket with the approval of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will organise a Twenty20 tournament at Moinul Haque Stadium in Patna from January 17-19 to raise funds for Bihar flood victims, according to a release from the organisers.
Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Suresh Raina and Rohit Sharma along with few former cricketers are expected to be seen in action at the meet.
Sailesh no more
Noted sports journalist Sailesh Chowdhury passed away on Monday after a brief illness. Chowdhury, who was 84 years old, is survived by his wife. He was a founder member of the Calcutta Sports Journalist Club.
TODAY IN SPORT
Cricket: J.C. Mukherjee Twenty20 meet at various venues