Tollygunge beat East Bengal
Tollygunge Agragami secured a berth in the J.C. Mukherjee Trophy final Thursday with a massive 188-run win over East Bengal. Chasing a daunting 373 to win at Eden Gardens, East Bengal surrendered for 184 in 71.2 overs. Kunal Bajpayee was the most successful bowler with four for 53.
Tollygunge Agragami 372/7. East Bengal 184 (Kunal Bajpayee 4/53, Avinash Kumar 3/44). Tollygunge Agragami won by 188 runs.
Hattrick by Ali
Left-arm spinner Saif Aliís fine spell powered Sports Lovers Association of Bengal (SLAB) into the pre-quarter finals of the Pepsi-CAB Ambar Roy Memorial sub-junior cricket tournament. Ali took seven for 13 including a hattrick. Metropolitan Magistrate also made the pre-quarters from another group. The list of qualifiers will be released Friday.
n CCD 68 in 19.2 ovs (Arindam Maitra 22, Saif Ali 7/13). SLAB 69/1 in 6.4 ovs (Mayukh Kundu 27 n.o.). SLAB won by 9 wkts.
n Ashok Malhotra CA 145/8 in 25 ovs (Pradip Mahato 50, Samarjeet Das 47, Arijit Basu 3/27). Metropolitan Magistrate 146/6 in 24.3 ovs (Sudip Bhattar 62, Chandan Chowdhury 3/39). Metropolitan Magistrate won by 4 wkts.
The BHA league first division group A match between BNR and Khalsa Blues ended 2-2. Shibram Barla and Arpan Kerketta scored for BNR with Gurpreet Singh and Gurmeet Singh doing the job for Khalsa Blues. The other match between SAI Training Centre and Eastern Railway ended goalless.
TODAY IN SPORT
FOOTBALL: National League ó East Bengal vs Vasco at Salt Lake Stadium from 3.45 pm.
CRICKET: J.C. Mukherjee Trophy semi-final: Mohun Bagan vs Eastern Railway at Eden Gardens from 10 am.
HOCKEY: BHA league, 1st div gr A: Customs vs BNR (Mohun Bagan), Khalsa Blues vs Howrah Union (East Bengal). Matches from 3.30 pm.
TABLE TENNIS: Inter-club meet at Khudiram Anushilan Kendra.