Bagan in command
Mohun Bagan put themselves in good position in the second semi-finals of the J.C. Mukherjee Trophy against Eastern Railway at Eden Gardens on Friday. They made 334 for nine in 85 overs, Avishek Jhunjhunwala top-scoring with 61. Pranab Prasad had the best bowling figures of four for 102.
BRIEF SCORES ó Mohun Bagan 334/9 in 85 ovs (A. Jhunjhunwala 61, D. Dasgupta 59, L.R. Shukla 48; P. Prasad 4/102) vs Eastern Railway.
Don Bosco and Kalidhan Institute earned identical four-wicket wins in the Sahara inter-school cricket meet being held at Vivekananda Park on Friday.
- St. Lawrence 184/7 in 25 ovs (A. Mistri 52, I. Sarkar 42; V. Baheti 3/30). Don Bosco 188/6 in 23.3 ovs (V. Lohia 56, A. Drolia 39 n.o.). Don Bosco won by 4 wkts.
- South Point B 143/7 in 25 ovs (I. Roychoudhury 35). Kalidhan Institute 144/6 in 23.2 ovs (K. Das 31). Kalidhan Institute won by 4 wkts.
Satwinder hits 4
Calcutta Customs whipped BNR 4-0 in the first division group A match of the BHA League on Friday. Satwinder Singh scored all four goals.
Khalsa Blues blanked Howrah Union 10-0. Gurdip Singh (4), Mandir Singh (3), Sukhbir Singh, Amandeep Singh and Gurmit Singh were the scorers.
In group B, Dinesh Das and Prabhat Dev scored in Belgachia Unitedís 2-1 win over Vivid. Arup Das was Vividís scorer.
TODAY IN SPORT
CRICKET: J.C. Mukherjee Trophy semi-final: Mohun Bagan vs E. Railway at Eden Gardens from 10 am.
HOCKEY: BHA League, 1st div. gr A: Howrah Union vs WB Police (EB, 2 pm), FCI vs BSF North Bengal (EB), CCFC vs SAI (MB). Matches from 3.30 pm unless otherwise stated.
TABLE TENNIS: Inter-club meet at Khudiram Anushilan Kendra.