Mamata felicitates Ravikant, Sandipan
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee, on Monday, felicitated Ravikant Singh and Sandipan Das, Bengal’s representatives in the Under-19 team that won the World Cup last month. The chief minister presented them with a cheque of Rs 2 lakh each.
Suman to lead
Suman Debnath will lead a 16-member under-19 Bengal squad in a four-day pre-season practice match against Vidarbha. The tie will be played in Nagpur from Friday.
Suman Debnath (captain), Shreyansh Ghosh, Himadri Chakraborty, Subham De, Ritwik Roy Chowdhury, Shyamal Haldar, Dhanur Gautam, Bishop Kaushik, Priyam Sarkar, Rishav Das, Jitendra Shaw, Pritam Chakraborty, Baibhav Bhat, Suman Passi, Mithilesh Das and Sudipta Sinha
Sourav Kothari will meet Brijesh Damani in the final of the East Zone snooker championship. In the semi-finals played on Monday, Damani beat Manish Jain 9-95, 62-55, 67-47, 65-32, 79-85, 76-12. Sourav edged past Lalrina 78-18, 77-4, 52-78, 46-59, 72-22, 62-73, 70-57.
Calcutta Port Trust thrashed Southern Samity 3-0 in a CFL Premier Division match at the Gayeshpur Stadium, Akra, on Monday. In another match played at the Ranaghat Stadium, Kalighat Club defeated West Bengal Police with an identical margin.
Meanwhile, the CFL sub-committee is likely to decide the fate of the abandoned East Bengal-BNR tie on Tuesday.
The Bengal Olympic Association (BOA) president Ajit Banerjee formally took charge on Monday. The first executive committee meeting will be held, at Kalighat club tent, on September 17.
Maidan Hazards drubbed KISS 20-0 while MSP thrashed Tamil Nadu Police 37-3 in All-India and South Asia rugby championships at the CC&FC on Monday. In another match, Delhi Hurricane beat Army Green 22-3.
After successfully staging the Keventer Cup, the Debanjan Sen Foundation will conduct an inter-school athletics championship in December at the La Martiniere for Boys. The organisers are planning to invite 12 schools for the boys’ event and eight for the girls’.