Bagan brush aside EB
Calcutta: Half-centuries by Amitabha Banerjee and Amitabha Chakraborty took Mohun Bagan to a seven-wicket win over East Bengal in the A.N. Ghosh Trophy at Eden Sunday. Electing to bat, East Bengal made 146 for eight in 45 overs. Mohun Bagan surpassed the target with 6.5 overs to spare.
BRIEF SCORES: East Bengal 146/8 in 45 ovs (Shib Sagar Singh 3/32). Mohun Bagan 150/3 in 38.1 ovs (Amitabha Chakraborty 53 n.o., Amitabha Banerjee 51). Mohun Bagan won by 7 wkts.
Manohar Pukur Milan Samity, Netaji Nagar Milan Sangha and SLAB notched up victories at the sub-junior cricket tournament for coaching centres. Tarak Dutta of SLAB scored 145 against Taltala Institute.
Dola, Satyadev tops
Satyadev Prasad of Uttar Pradesh emerged champion in the menís pack while Dola Banerjee of Jharkhand won the womenís title in the Olympic round finals of the national ranking archery meet at SAI.
Both Satyadev and Dola had won the titles at the first circuit meet in Pune in January.
TODAY IN SPORT
HOCKEY: BHA League ó Group A: Calcutta Customs vs Khalsa Blues (EB); CESC vs BSF North Bengal (MB). Group B: Chhotonagpur RC vs Vivid (Md. Sp., 2 pm); Wari AC vs Baranagar (Md. Sp). All matches from 3.30 pm, unless otherwise mentioned.