Khara Berubari best in Jalpaiguri
Khara Berubari emerged champions in the Jalpaiguri leg of the Britannia Anandabazar Cup inter-school football tournament, beating Netaji Vidyapith 2-0 in the final. Pradip Roy and Pinku Mondal scored for the winners.
In the Malda leg, Ranigunj KC Masalbari HS got the better of Sibabrata Vidyapith 2-0 in the semi-final. Chabi Sanyal scored both goals for the Ranigunj school.
Ashok Malhotra Cricket Academy (AMCA) defeated Bulan CA by eight wickets to move into the final of the inaugural sub-junior (95 points) cricket tournament for coaching centres on Sunday. The hosts will meet Sinthee Roypara CCC in the title-decider.
BRIEF SCORES: Bulan CA 118/9 in 25 ovs (Krishanu Banik 33; Chandan Choudhury 4/18). AMCA 120/2 in 15.1 ovs (Benoy Basak 35 n.o.). AMCA won by 8 wkts.
Meanwhile, in the Millennium Cup for under-22 cricketers, AMCA also carried the day, defeating CCSCCC by 34 runs on Sunday.
Brief scores: AMCA 177 (Samrat Guha 39; Mainak Chowdhury 4/40). CCDCCC 143 (Biswajit Roy 33 n.o.; S. Biswas 4/24). AMCA won by 34 runs.
The city will host its first ever AITA super series meet from April 28 to May 3 at Dalhousie Athletic Club. The meet for under-18 players, is a shade below the nationals.
Pal to coach
Former state champion Pradip Pal will be one of the coaches at the Swiss Park Cultural Association’s table tennis coaching centre which was inaugurated by P.K. Banerjee on Saturday. Poulami Ghatak and Nupur Santra, two of the local residents, played exhibition matches at the function.
TODAY IN SPORT
FOOTBALL: National League — Mohun Bagan vs Tollygunge Agragami at Salt Lake Stadium from 4 pm.
HOCKEY: BHA first division group A — Port Trust vs SAI Training Centre (Mohun Bagan, 2.30 pm); BNR vs BSF, North Bengal (Mohun Bagan). First division group B — CLW SA vs Wari AC (Md. Sporting); Muslim Institute vs Baranagore SC (East Bengal); BSF, South Bengal vs Police AC (Md. Sp, 2 pm). All matches start from 3.30 pm, unless otherwise mentioned.
BASKETBALL: State meet: Gyan Bharati vs La Martiniere; St. Thomas vs Chetla Boys HS at WBBA courts.