Dipendu for Md. Sporting
Mohammedan Sporting confirmed Dipendu Biswas for the forthcoming season Thursday. He is likely to lead the team. Umesh Sharma signed for the black-and-white brigade from Mohun Bagan while Bhuvan Joshi was retained. Mohammedan Sporting’s Abeel Ibrahim signed for Mohammedan AC. But Mohammedan Sporting officials claimed he could not sign elsewhere because his deal with the club is not yet over and a protest will be lodged. Churchill Brothers defender Mahesh Gawli has signed for East Bengal.
Income Tax blanked Itika Memorial 17-0 in a IFA women’s league match Thursday, A. Sil scoring five. Bidyut Sporting were held 1-1 by Youth Footballers’ Association.
Mainland Sambaran Banerjee CA beat Tegharia CCC by 149 runs in the Calcutta Cup organised by Vijay Sports Thursday.
L. Sharad Kumar and K. Anusha of Andhra Pradesh won the 8-10 category boys’ and girls’ titles in the 40th national roller skating meet.
Srikant Routh of Howrah was adjudged best boxer in the 56th inter-district open boxing championship recently. Bhowanipore Boxing Association won the championship with 17 points.
TODAY IN SPORT
CRICKET: P. Sen Trophy semis— Bagan vs Kalighat (Eden , 9.30 am).
HOCKEY: BHA Group A league — Customs vs CESC (MB, 3.30 pm)
ROLLER SKATING: 40th national meet at the SAI from 6 am.
FOOTBALL: Women’s league — Jubak Sangha vs NPC SP (Howrah Stadium); Mohun Bagan vs Bally Gramanchal (Rabindra Sarobar) Matches from 3.30 pm