Eight-wicket win for Suburban
Chiranjib Guha and Iresh Saxena shared seven wickets as they helped Suburban to an eight-wicket victory over YMCA (College) Saturday. Suburban reached the victory target of 100 without much difficulty.
And Tollygunge Agragami soared to 463 for four, riding Devang Gandhi’s 141 and Arindam Das’ 101 versus Calcutta Rangers. Also, Sanjoy Bhattacharjee scored an unbeaten 153 in Eastern Railway Sports Association’s (ERSA) 346 for five versus Paikpara Sporting.
n Taltala Institute 217 (S.N. Saha 64; Avishek Roy 6/68). Aikya Sammilani 64/2.
n YMCA (College) 99 (Chiranjib Guha 4/23, Iresh Saxena 3/23). Suburban 100/2 (Kinkar Roy 46 n.o., Ranesh Biswas 34 n.o.). Suburban won by 8 wkts.
n Kalighat 404/7 (Subhradeep Ganguly 96, Sounak Das 79, Sanjib Sanyal 61, Anit Sharma 51, Manoj Roy 40) vs Ananda Bazar Patrika SC.
n Tollygunge Agragami 463/4 (Devang Gandhi 141, Arindam Das 101, Srikant Kalyani 66 n.o., Abhijit Ganguly 51 n.o.; Kalyan Guha 3/107) vs Calcutta Rangers.
n ERSA 346/5 (Sanjoy Bhattacharjee 153 n.o., Manoj Srivastav 58). Paikpara Sptg 11/0.
Sonarpur CC beat Naihati Radhaballar CCC by 65 runs in the semi-final of the all-Bengal sub junior meet organised by Naihati Youth Association.
BRIEF SCORES: Sonarpur CC 191/7 in 25 ovs (Avijit Pal 51). Naihati Radhaballar CCC 126 in 23.1 (Dipak Naskar 4/31). Sonarpur won by 65 runs.
Don Bosco (Park Circus) beat Behala High School by five runs in the in the Milo under-16 inter-school cricket meet today.
Other results: St Thomas Church School (Howrah) bt Julian Day by six wkts; La Martiniere bt St Augustine by 25 runs; Saffi Hall bt Apeejay by 74 runs; Acharya Prafulla Chandra bt Patha Bhavan by 143 runs; Vivekananda Mission bt Modern Academy by 60 runs.
India’s Raju Kartik, Vijay Sundar, Shokeen Vivek and M. Jayakar reached the final qualifying round of the boys singles in the Pepsodent-ONGC ITF junior tennis championships, being held at DKS Saturday. Grigolashvili Levan of Russia and Uzbek Akmol Sharipov also made it to the final round.
In the girls’ event, Gayatri Krishnan, daughter of former India captain Ramesh Krishnan, defeated city’s Tanya Ahuja.
Tarak Dasgupta and Sunanada Das will lead the Bengal men’s and women’s teams, respectively, in the senior national throwball championship in Bhilai from January 21. The teams leave tomorrow.
MEN: Tarak Dasgupta (captain), Pradip Roy (vice-captain), Tapash Pal, Biplab Sarkar, P.B. Tamang, C.B. Tamang, Chandan Roy, Suvankar Roy, Nandlal, Sk Sabyasachi, Pralaya Mukherjee, Sanjoy Mondal, Pradip Roy (coach).
WOMEN: Sunanda Das (captain), Saraswati Halder, Manashi Biswas, Sampa Mondal, Kakali Biswas, Ruma Roy, Mala Das, Rakhi Pal, Debasree Roy, Ruma Modak, Doli Mondal, Nasiba Khatum, Dinesh Bhowmick (coach).
Bengal boys will meet Maharashtra while the girls will take on Karnataka in the kho-kho finals of the National School Games. In the boys semis, Bengal beat Karnataka 16-8 and Maharashtra overcame Delhi 11-7. Bengal girls defeated Andhra Pradesh 20-4 while Karnataka scraped past Maharashtra 8-7.
TODAY IN SPORT
FOOTBALL: IFA Shield semi-finals: Churchill Brothers vs TFA (2.15 pm); East Bengal vs Vasco (4.45 pm). Matches at Salt Lake Stadium.
TENNIS: ITF junior meet at DKS from 10 am.