Joydeep stars in Tapan Memorial win
Joydeep Mukherjee smashed 34 runs in a single over, helping Tapan Memorial whack Victoria SC by 101 runs in a CAB knock-out match at Town ground on Tuesday.
n East Bengal 231/8 (N. Akhtar 57, A. Das 44; C. Prasad 4/39). Aryan 154 (T. Roy 70; P. Majumdar 3/27). EB won by 77 runs.
n Tapan Memorial 270 (J. Mukherjee 92). Victoria SC 169 (V. Yadav 3/24). Tapan Memorial won by 101 runs.
n Suburban 168/9 (C. Guha 40). Shyambazar Club 170/4 (S. Sen 59). Shyambazar won by 6 wkts.
n Calcutta Rangers 149 (S. Pandey 3/13). CPT 152/1 (S. Pandey 110 n.o.). CPT won by 9 wkts.
In the Ambar Roy sub-junior cricket meet, Sinthee Roypara CCC beat Sreebhumi SC by 65 runs on Tuesday.
n Sinthee Roypara 165/3 (A. Mitra 59). Sreebhumi SC 100/9 (S. Srivastav 5/30). Sinthee won by 65 runs.
n Shimla Byayam Samity 145/6 (K. Pramanik 51). Dum Dum Sp. 136/8 (S. Paul 3/32). Shimla won by 9 runs.
P. Mishra and S. Goenka were the leading scratch scorers of the gold and silver divisions of the state ladies’ golf meet on Tuesday. Mishra scored 77 and is followed by S. Khanna (77) and A. Chopra (78). S. Saran (90) and S. Jadeja (92) finished the day behind Goenka (86). In the Burdwan Cup (bronze division), S. Naik (103), S.S. Kohli (105) and D. Lal (106) were leading.
Bengal had a bad day in office at the inter-state squash meet, with both teams going down in the semi-finals at Calcutta Racket Club. Services thrashed Bengal A 5-0 in the first semi-final and Delhi whipped Bengal B in the other semi.
About 200 players are expected to participate in the state chess meet to be held at Khudiran Anushilan Kendra from January 14 to 21. First 30 players will qualify for the selection trial of the National B meet. The meet offers a total prize of Rs 21,600.
Tollygunge Agragami have roped in a sponsor — Bangalore-based courier and cargo major DTDC. Plans are also on to make DTDC the next title-sponsors.
TODAY IN SPORT
GOLF: Ladies’ amateur meet, RCGC.
SQUASH: Inter-state final between Delhi and Services at Calcutta Racket Club from 4 pm.