Indian Life Saving Society (ILSS) edged past Rishra Swimming Club 8-7 to emerge champions in the 48th centennial waterpolo tournament at College Square. Babu Naiya, who hit the target thrice for ILSS, was adjudged Man-of-the-Final.
George ride Jana strike
George Telegraph beat Milan Bithee in the lone first division group A clash at Mohun Bagan ground on Friday. Jayanta Jana struck the matchwinner.
British Deputy High Commission and Pioneer Polyfab registered contrasting wins in the corporate indoor cricket, being played at Space Circle on Thursday.
While British Deputy High Commission (84) beat Seagrams (78) by six runs, Blue Star were bundled out for 42 in reply to Polyfab’s 115.
Arora in lead
City boy and last year’s finalist, Pradeep Arora was leading the field with an average score of 193.67, followed by Siddharth Bothra (177.33), at the end of the first round in the national bowling meet. In the open category, Neeraj Sharma and Nidhi Bajaria were leading in the men’s and women’s sections, respectively.
Thirty teams will take part in the Hindustan Club-organised duplicate contract bridge meet over the weekend. Among renowned players taking part are Kamal Mukherjee, Manas Mukherjee and Sudhir Ganguly.
An eight-member team of Himalaya Lovers’ Association led by Ashoke Mukherjee will leave Saturday for a high-altitude trek to the Pin-Parbati Valley in Himachal Pradesh. The other members of the team are Jnan Ranjan Ghosh, Apurba Chakraborty, Dipankar Ranjan Kar, Debashish Chowdhury, Pranab Dutta, Ajit Dutta, Tarun Roy Chowdhury and Sherpa Karni.
TODAY IN SPORT
CHESS: Telegraph Schools’ meet Round 10 at Gorky Sadan (3.30 pm).
FOOTBALL: CFL Super Division — East Bengal vs Ever-Ready (East Bengal). 1st division group A — Police AC vs Howrah Union (Mohun Bagan); Kidderpore SC vs Wari AC (Md. Sporting); ECLSA vs Sonali Shibir (Rabindra Sarobar). Matches from 3.30 pm.
RUGBY: All-India South Asia meet at CC&FC: Loser’s Plate final (2 pm). Main Plate final: Future Hope vs Bombay Gymkhana (4 pm).
CRICKET: Corporate indoor meet at Space Circle from 4 pm.
GOLF: Monsoon Golf Cup — Day I tee-off at RCGC.
BASKETBALL: Inter-school meet at AG Church School from 7.30 am.