CU enter quarters
Calcutta University beat Magadh by 32 runs in their East Zone inter-university cricket tournament here Friday. Calcutta moved into the quarter finals with this win. Also moving into the last eight were Burdwan University (beating Patna by five wickets), Ranchi (beating Jadavpur by five wickets)and Rabindra Bharati (beating APS Rewa by 71 runs).
n Cal U 278/8 in 45 ovs (Gaurav Haralalka 59, Subhajit Paul 52; Sunil Kumar 4/47). Magadh U 246 in 42.2 ovs (Sandip Paul 50; Jaydeep Ghosh 3/18). CU won by 32 runs.
n Patna U 142 in 41.1 ovs (Avimunya 57; Tapan Kumar Mandi 3/30). Burdwan U 143/5 in 43.1 ovs. Burdwan won by 5 wkts.
n Jadavpur U 212 in 45 ovs (Samrat Sengupta 90). Ranchi 218/5 in 41.4 ovs (Sandip Vig 109 n.o.). Ranchi won by 5 wkts.
n Rabindra Bharati 182/8 in 45 ovs (Sumantra Chatterjee 68). APS Rewa U 111 in 30.5 ovs (Sudipta Sanyal 5/35). Rabindra Bharati won by 71 runs.
Eastern Railway women and Chhatra Samity men reached the final at the 22nd senior state basketball meet at the Chetla Park Athletic Club here Friday.
Eastern Railway beat 24 Parganas (South) DSA 70-24, while Chhatra Samity beat BBYS 44-42.
Kalyani University Thursday won the East Zone title of the inter-university soccer meet. They beat Calcutta University 2-0 Thursday to top with nine points from three matches. North Bengal drew their last match 1-1 v Burdwan and were second, while Calcutta were third.
NK Pal school finished third in the football event of the South Calcutta Sports Development Council organised Mini Olympics Friday, beating South Suburban (Main) 3-1. In the final Saturday, St James take on Kendua Mahendranath.
Matches went to form in the boys’ under-14 singles third round at the 38th Saturday Club floodlit tennis meet here Friday.
A Rakshit bt B Dev 6-2, 6-0; A Bajoria bt T Alam 6-0, 6-1; R Prasad bt S Choudhury 6-0, 6-0; B Das bt A Biswas 6-0, 6-2; Md Ismail bt D Gupta 6-1, 7-5; D Biswakarma bt Md Imran 6-2, 6-3; S De bt T Alam 6-1, 6-1. Men’s singles handicap: A Roy bt J Khan 6-1, 6-1; A Rakshit bt A Birla 6-2, 6-2.
TODAY IN SPORT
CRICKET: East Zone inter-university meet quarters — Calcutta vs TM Bhagalpur (Cal. U); Rabindra Bharati vs Berhampur (Federation), matches from 9am.
BASKETBALL: Senior state meet at Chetla Park Athletic Club — women’s final from 4pm, followed by men’s final.
GENERAL: Mini Olympics, schools’ event at Rabindra Sarovar.
GOLF: Pro-Am of the Grand Prix meet at Tollygunge Club.
TENNIS: Saturday Club floodlit meet from 3.30pm.