lOpener Arindam Das and middle-order batsman Debabrata Das have been axed from the Bengal squad for their remaining matches in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy zonal leg. Jayojit Basu and all-rounder Sanjib Sanyal repalced them. Manoj Tiwary, too, has returned from his India A duty and will be available for Thursday’s tie against Tripura.
THE SQUAD: Suvamoy Das, Jayojit Basu, Manoj Tiwary, Sandipan Das, Wriddhiman Saha, Anustup Majumdar, Laxmi Ratan Shukla, Saurasish Lahiri, Sanjib Sanyal, Sourav Sarkar, Iresh Saxena, Shami Ahmed, Arnab Nandi, Veer Pratap Singh, Vivek Singh, AB Sharma
lMohun Bagan coach Karim Bencharifa left for Morocco in the wee hours of Wednesday to visit his unwell father. During his absence, assistant coach Mridul Banerjee and Hemanta Dora will jointly be in charge.
lTop seed Saurav Sukul beat Siddhesh Khade 6-2, 6-1 to reach the quarter finals of the AITA Men’s Tennis Tournament. Sagar Ahuja beat Garry Tokas 6-4, 2-6, 6-1, while Rupesh Roy won 6-0, 1-0 over Nitin Kumar Sinha .