SLAB sub-jr champions
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Bangalore Racing/ Priceless lifts �Million�

Calcutta, May 26: 
Kunal Chowdhury�s fine all-round performance helped Sports Lovers Association of Bengal (SLAB) lift the Pepsi CAB Ambar Roy sub-junior tournament under lights at the Eden Gardens Sunday. In the final, they beat Sonarpur Sporting Union Sports Academy by eight wickets.

Man-of-the-Match Chowdhury scored an unbeaten 55 of 57 balls that helped SLAB overhaul a target of 142 in 24.5 overs. Earlier, he had taken one wicket and taken two catches.

For the Sonarpur team, Rudrajit Dutta scored 53 while left-arm spinner Saif Ali took three for 29.

Rudrajit was named the best batsmen of the tournament while Saif wasthe best bowler and Koushik Brata Purakayit of SLAB the best fielder. Incidentally, he took two wonderful catches in the final itself.

It was learnt that the CAB wants to bring down the number of teams for the tournament from the next year.

The CAB is also trying to procure grounds at Siliguri where they intend to host some of the A. N. Ghosh Trophy matches.

Brief Scores

Sonarpur Sporting Union Sports Academy 142/6 in 30 overs (Rudrajit Dutta 53, Surojit Yadav 28; Saif Ali 3/29). SLAB 143/2 in 24.5 overs (Kunal Chowdhury 55 n.o., Samik Bhattacharya 49) SLAB won by eight wickets.



Saha, Nayak champions

l Pankaj Saha and Bikram Nayak emerged champions in the 50 and the 60 kg categories of the men�s senior grade in the LG state karate meet. Bishnu Bhagwan Sharma came first in the 55 kg category. Among senior women, Sujata Dasgupta came first while in the under-18 girls event, Sruti Choudhury was best.

Hyatt win

l Hyatt Regency beat ICRA 4-0 in The Telegraph Merchants� Cup soccer match Sunday.

Other results: Britannia bt Airtel 1-0, BDA bt Seagrams 2-1, ITC A bt ICICI 3-2, Selvel A bt Madhya Bharat 3-1, The Park bt Assam Co 2-1, VGP Portfolio bt Digital Think A 3-0, Carrit Moran bt Magma Leasing 1-0, TCS bt HDFC 3-0, IISCO bt Sanjeevani Projects 1-0, HSBC bt Telegraph Metro 4-2, CA-TCG Software bt Berger 1-0.

Today in Sport

SOCCER: The Telegraph Merchants� Cup: J Thomas vs IISCO, Usha Martin vs HSBC, Tata B vs CA-TCG Software (Matches at 7.30 pm); Transworld vs ABN AMRO, Bayview Technologies vs Magma Leasing, MC Infotech vs TCS (Matches at 8 pm) All matches at the CCFC ground.    

Bangalore, May 26: 
Ridden by B. Prakash and trained by S. Ganapathy Priceless won the Knock Out Million at the Bangalore races on Sunday.


(With inter-state dividends)

1. Prince Khartoum Plate 1,100m: (7-6-4) Astigmatic (A. Imran) 1; River of Stars 2; Some Romance 3. Won by: 1-1/4; 1-3/4; (1-12.3). Tote: Win Rs 113; Place: 20; 13; 70; Quinella: 95; Shp: 32; Tanala: 3,645. Fav: Bansuri (11).

2. Allaire Plate 1,200m: (7-2-6) Rainbow Velvet (Prakash) 1; Allespagne 2; Prince Thunder 3. Won by: 1-1/2; 4-1/4; (1-20.1). Tote: Win Rs 33; Place: 15; 12; 52; Quinella: 26; Shp: 41; Tanala: 629. Fav: Allespagne (2).

3. Paddiwick Plate 1,400m: (7-3-4) Astrologica (J. Chinoy) 1; Assumer 2; Noble Regent 3. Won by: 1; 2-1/4; (1-33.5). Tote: Win Rs 29; Place: 14; 12; 17; Quinella: 32; Shp: 42; Tanala: 123. Fav: Assumer (3).

4. Knock Out Million 1,400m: (2-4-3) Priceless (Prakash) 1; Portman Square 2; Just Brave 3. Won by: Nk; 3-1/2; (1-31.5). Tote: Win Rs 15; Place: 10; 25; 25; Quinella: 72; Shp: 68; Tanala: 362. Fav; Priceless (2).

5. Sir Charles Todhunter Memorial Cup 1,600m: (7-4-8) Potential Force (M. Narredu) 1; Enterprisor 2; Massive Attack 3. Won by: 2-1/4; 6-1/4; (1-45.5). Tote: Win Rs 66; Place: 23; 14; 137; Quinella: 58; Shp: 51; Tanala: 5,523. Fav: Enterprisor (4).

6. Doncaster Plate 1,400m: (7-1-2) I Me And Mine (Imran) 1; Stingaroo 2; Authentic Power 3. Won by: 2-1/4; 2-3/4; (1-36.1). Tote: Win Rs 102; Place: 28; 24; 21; Quinella: 214; Shp: 58; Tanala: 1,634. Fav: Nuraaz (11).

Jackpot: Rs 9,970; (C) Rs 353.

Treble: (i) Rs 1,140; (ii) Rs 800.


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