Davis Cup at South Club
Davis Cup will be back in the city after four years when India take on New Zealand at South Club in an Asia-Oceania zone group I second-round tie from April 4-6.
The week preceding that tie (March 24-29), a $15,000 ITF Futures tournament will launch the BTA complex cum stadium at Salt Lake.
East Bengal rode Nikhil Haldipur’s unbeaten 101 to an eight-wicket win over Kalighat in the A.N. Ghosh Trophy Wednesday. Mohun Bagan beat Eastern Railway by 3 wickets.
n ERSA 247/9. Mohun Bagan 248/7 (Sanjib Goel 63). Mohun Bagan won by 3 wkts.
n Kalighat 219 in 44 ovs (Subhradeep Ganguly 60). East Bengal 221/2 in 35.4 (Nikhil Haldipur 101 n.o., Safi Ahmed 51 n.o.). East Bengal won by 8 wkts.
West in final
West Zone entered the final of the Vizzy Trophy. In the semi-final they defeated South Zone by an innings and 83 runs.
n West Zone 367 (Manoj Pardeshi 77, Asif Bala 53, G. Sudhir 5/97). South Zone 133 & 151 (C. Anand 57, D. Kamtekar 4/34). West won by an innings and 83 runs.
n East Zone 351. North Zone 253/3 (Adnan Ali 109, Amit Singh 59, Sudhir Sisodia 51 n.o.). Match to continue.
Amateurs Saurav Bahuguna, Harinder Gupta and Vikrant Chopra were leading with one-over par scores at the end of the first round of the RCGC Cup.
TODAY IN SPORT
GOLF: RCGC Cup: Second round tee-off at the club course from 8 am.
CRICKET: Vizzy Trophy semis: East vs North Zone at ECDSC from 9 am.
BASKETBALL: Mercantile mixed meet: Wooden spoon semi-finals at Rangers Club court from 6.30 pm.