Bengal force draw versus Orissa
Bengal managed to force a draw against Orissa in the under-15 Polly Umrigar Trophy Sunday. Bengal finished the zone with 29 points, while Bihar topped with 32. One team will qualify for the main phase from each zone. Biharís chances of qualification, however, depends on the outcome of Orissaís protest against seven of their players (overaged).
Bengal 153 and 335/9 (Joydeep Roy 69, Rohan Banerjee 63, Sarnendu Pal 45, Srivats Goswami 43 n.o.). Orissa 346/4 decl.
BOYS ó Under-14: Gopal Das, Tayyab Alam, Sk Sagar, Rohan Shroff. Under-12: Rohan Roy, Tohid Alam, Prem Singh, Ayush Dharewa, Bibaswan Deb, Harsh Tabrewala, Aritra Choudhury, Taufiq Alam, Rahul Jaikishen, Bishnu Pradhan, Ayush Bajoria, Pulkit Deora, Soumitra Goswami, Md Imran, Jamshed Madan, Kaushal Goel. Menís handicap: Projjwal Chatterjee, Arjun Khanna, Sidhartha Agarwala, Manish Shaw.
TODAY IN SPORT
CRICKET: Ranji Trophy: Bengal vs Himachal Pradesh, Day II (Eden Gardens, 9.30 am).
TABLE TENNIS: State & inter-district meet: Team finals at Khudiram Anushilan Kendra from 3 pm).
TENNIS: Floodlit meet (Saturday Club, 3.30 pm).
BASKETBALL: Senior state meet at Chetla Park and Rakhi Sangha grounds from 5.30 pm.