Bagan cruise to victory
Mohun Bagan cruised to an eight-wicket victory in a first-division CAB league match against Barisha Sunday.
n Barisha 207. Mohun Bagan 209/2 (Abhishek Jhunjhunwala 77, Abhishek Sikdar 62 no). Mohun Bagan won by eight wickets.
n Eastern Railway 257. Belgachia United 204 (Shibshankar Paul 4/47, Surendra Singh 4/36). ERSA won by 53 runs.
n Kumartuli 265 (Stabak Bhowmick 60; E. Chatterjee 4/33) vs CPT. Customs 355/8 (Nilambar Saha 130, Partha Bairagi 73; Kirti Sarkar 5/152). Town Club 239/7 (Subodh Yadav 104, Samrat Bhowmick 86; Vedraj Pal 3/48). Match drawn.
Rai for ITI
ITI will take Jiten Rai, the East Bengal striker on lien for the remaining part of the National Football League. It was learnt that ITI had approached East Bengal officials recently and they have agreed to release the player on lien.
Hyatt beat Airtel 23-8 in the 12th Mercantile mixed basketball tournament held at the Rangers Club Sunday. In other matches, ITC beat TCS 26-12 while RPG beat HDFC 38-18.
Alok Daga’s IV — represented by Alok Daga, Manas Mukherjee, Rana Roy, Subrata Saha, Alok Sadhu and Chandra Sekhar Majumdar — won the team event of the Shree Cement bridge championships held at the Bengal Rowing Club Sunday. Pritish Kushari and Subhas Gupta won the pair’s crown with Kiran Nadar and B. Satyanarayan finishing second.
Ashoke Bakshi of Mohun Bagan won the 12km road race organised by the Sabeda Bagan Club Sunday. Bimal Mahato and Bablu Ghosh of East Bengal clinched the second and third spots, respectively. Basanti Biswas won the women’s event.
TODAY IN SPORT
SOCCER: NFL — Mohun Bagan vs Salgaocar (2:15 pm). East Bengal vs Dempo (4:30). Matches at Salt Lake Stadium.
BASKETBALL: Mercantile meet at the Rangers Club.