Bagan win with day to spare
Calcutta, Jan. 4: Mohun Bagan beat Town by nine wickets on the opening day of their two-day CAB league match Saturday. Tapan Memorial also posted a win, against Kalighat.
n Aikya Sammilani 240 (Sandip Bhattacharya 116). Aryan 11/0.
n CPT 332/9 (Shib Shankar Banerjee 76,Priyankar Mukherjee 6/56) vs George Telegraph.
n Tollygunge Agragami 294 (Srikant Kalyani 74, Abhijit Ganguly 56). Milan Samiti 18/0.
n ABP Sports Club 290. Netaji Subhash Institute 172/8 (Altaf Hussain 4/56). Match drawn.
n Town 141 (Samad Akhtar 4/30, Shib Sagar Singh 4/30). Mohun Bagan 144 (Abhishek Jhunjhunwala 64 n.o., Amitabh Chakraborty 59 n.o.). Mohun Bagan won by 9 wkts.
n Kalighat 86 (Suman Chakraborty 5/19, Pinaki Majumdar 3/47). Tapan Memorial 88/3. Tapan Memorial won by 7 wkts.
n Ballygunge United 398/9 (Sajal Sarkar 145, Shailendra Tewary 91) vs Paikpara SC.
n Shibpur Institute 345 (Samir Maji 92, Kinshuk Das 64, Mohammed Ziauddin 55; Rajesh Patel 6/119). Burnpur CCC 2/0.
Maitra slams 189
Nava Nalanda and Don Bosco entered the semi-finals in the under-16 and under-13 categories, respectively, in the SLOBA inter-school cricket meet at St Lawrence ground Saturday. Nava Nalanda’s Promit Maitra hit a 78-ball 189.
Services whip UP
The opening day’s action at the Inter-State squash tournament at the Calcutta Racket Club saw the traditionally strong Services team make short work of Uttar Pradesh. They won 5-0.
Eastern Railway best
Eastern Railway have won the 32nd All-India Railway Gymnastic Championship securing 247.72 points. They were followed by Western Railway with 236.25 points.
Bengal teams win
Bengal’s boys and girls won their group league games in the 1st East and Northeast Zone junior national volleyball championship on Saturday.
Pradeep Bajoria, R.K. Tripathy and Sasi Kumar won the three handicap categories in the Business Today-American Express pro-am of champions 2003 golf tournament at the Tollygunge Club.
CRICKET: CAB league ties at various grounds
CRICKET: SLOBA inter-school meet, semi-finals — U-13: Don Bosco vs Cathedral Mission (7.30 am); U-16: St Xavier’s vs Nava Nalanda (12 noon). Matches at St Lawrence ground.
CRICKET: Inauguration of Ambar Roy sub-junior tournament 2002-03 at the Baishnabghata Patuli Upanagari Sporting Club at 11 am
SQUASH: Inter-state meet at Calcutta Racket Club.