Assam girls in chess tourney
Guwahati, Dec. 12: Simran Ahmed and Rishita Sinha of P.C. Borooah Chess Academy here are going to represent India in the 8th Asian Schools Chess Championship to be held at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi from December 13 to 20. Simran will be in the under-13 girls’ event and Rishita in the under-7 girls’ section.
The ACA has named the state squad for the Cooch Behar Trophy (under-19) cricket tournament match against Haryana at Jhajjar in Hary-ana from December 15 to 18.
The squad: Sajjid Khan (capt.), Sanzow Brahma (vc), Wasiqur Rahman (wk), Yatin Mallik, Kaushik Giri, Sandip Paul Majundar, Rajjakuddin Ahmed, Amlanjyoti Baruah, Siddhartha Sankar Baruah, Mrinmoy Dutta, Mujibur Ali, Raunak Bucca, Rohit Sarma, Prem Pradhan and Roshan Alam. Coach — Gautam Dutta, Manager — Imdad Hussain, Physio — Kaustob Bharadwaj, Trainer — Tauhid Ali Talukdar.