East Bengal emerge winners
East Bengal won their two-day CAB first division league game against YMCA by a handsome 87 runs on Sunday.
Batting first, East Bengal had declared their innings after notching up 325 for six on Sunday morning. Saikat Mukherjee (79), Naushad Akhtar (57) were the notable contributors.
In reply, the YMCA innings folded up for 238 runs, Ajoy Das running through it with a haul of six for 68. Pradipta Mazumdar took three for 63.
In another match Mohammedan Sporting beat Grorge Telegraph by 175 runs, Akhilesh Kushwaha picking up six for 72.
n East Bengal 325/6 dec. (Saikat Mukherjee 79, Naushad Akhtar 57). YMCA 238 (Ajoy Das 6/68). East Bengal won by 87 runs.
n Monoharpukur Milan Samity 309/8. Ananda Bazar Patrika SC 311/6 (Alakh Barik 106 n.o., Gaurav Majumdar 42 n.o.). ABPSC won by 4 wkts.
n Shyambazar 446/7. Taltala Institute 303/6 (Mrinal Dey 53, Tapas Das 83, Subrata Saha 79). Match drawn.
n Kumartuli Institute 325. Aryan Club 271 (Sovan Mitra 62). Kumartuli won by 54 runs.
n Paikpara SC 184. Belgachia Institute 187. Belgachia won by 2 wkts.
n Mohammedan Sporting 317. George Telegraph 142 (Akhilesh Khushwaha 6/72). Md. Sp. won by 175 runs.
n BNR Rec. Club 310/9. Rangers Club 218/9 (Prasenjit Pramanick 52, Kenneth Sinha 53; Arindam Bhattacharya 5/62). Match drawn.
n Mohanlal Club 257. Tapan Memorial 258/4 (Saikat Sheth 88 n.o., Ashoke Malhotra 69 n.o.). Tapan Memorial won by 6 wkts.
n Tollygunge Agragami 550/6. High Court Club 174 (Fakhruddin Sajjad 5/48). Tollygunge won by 376 runs.
n Wari AC 380/8. Shibpore Institute 288/7 (Subrata Ghoshal 86, Dilip Dubey 52; Wrichik Majumdar 5/96). Match drawn.
n Victoria SC 343. Young Bengal 251 (Sougata Mitra 95; Arban Ghoish 3/34). Victoria won by 92 runs.
Semi-finals: Ladies handicap singles ó Danielle Jones bt Nidhi Mishra 6-2, 6-0; Menís handicap singles ó Gora Mukherjee bt Abdesh Roy 6-2, 6-0; Ashok Kumar bt Sukanta Roy 6-1, 6-3.
Earlier, they had made 147 in their first innings but conceded a 17-run lead to Bengal, by virtue of which the visitors earned five points.Assam had to be content with three points.
BRIEF SCORES: Assam 147 & 152. Bengal 164. Match drawn.
TODAY IN SPORT
TENNIS: Floodlit meet at Saturday Club from 4 pm.