Dulal moves to Ever-Ready
Mohun Bagan captain last season — Dulal Biswas — joined Ever-Ready for the forthcoming season Friday. Bagan were not keen on the wing-back, whose negotiations with Mohammedan Sporting fell through. Also signing for Ever-Ready were Mohammedan Sporting’s Eugene Grey, former Tollygunge Agragami defender Biswaroop Bishu, Crispen Chettri and Sushil Kartak from BMFC and Wajid Ali of Assam Electricity Board. The club had earlier roped in goalkeeper Kalyan Chowbey from Salgaocar. Mohammedan Sporting signed in Sheikh Sanjeeb, Tariq Ahmed and Bivash Ghosh from Mohun Bagan, but lost Arunava Sarkar to East Bengal.
Ambar Roy meet
Suhrid Mitra CCC and Durgapur Cricket Club won their pre-quarter final matches in the Pepsi CAB Ambar Roy Memorial sub-junior cricket meet.
- Duttapukur Agragami Sangha 117/7 in 25 ovs (Sankhadip Dey 35; S. Saha 3/25). Suhrid Mitra CCC 121/4 in 23.1 ovs. (Debashish Malik 33). Suhrid Mitra CCC won by 6 wkts.
- Durgapur CC 180/3 in 25 ovs (Sayan Sekhar Mondal 67, Debopriya Ghosh 58). Sambaran Banerjee CA 119/8 in 25 ovs. (Sanchayan Chatterjee 39). Durgapur CC won by 61 runs.
Vijay Sports beat Barisha Sporting by seven wickets in the Calcutta Cup at Vivekananda Park. Kinkar Roy, who made 86, was the star performer.
- Barisha 171/7 in 25 ovs (Deep Chatterjee 74). Vijay Sports 172/3 in 24.2 ovs. (Kinkar Roy 86). Vijay Sports won by 7 wkts.
Baidya in final
Arup Baidya and Harish Chandra moved into the men’s final of the state ranking badminton meet at Ordnance Club. Baidya beat Anirban Mukherjee 15-5, 15-5 and Harish Chandra defeated Sanjoy Das 15-10, 15-8. Barnali Raha and Tanmoyee Nandi made the women’s final, beating Sampa Saha and Pallavi Sen Gupta, respectively. While Barnali beat Sampa 11-9, 11-4, Tanmoyee beat Pallavi 11-2, 11-3.
Lansdowne Nursing Home, where former India captain Krishanu Dey spent the last few days of his life before passing away at another hospital, will open a ward in the footballer’s name. The ward will be inaugurated by Krishanu’s son, Soham, Saturday.
Bengal will take part in the national mini volleyball championship beginning in Karnataka Monday
TODAY IN SPORT
CRICKET: Ambar Roy sub-junior meet at Eden Gardens from 8 am.
BASKETBALL: 20th state junior meet — Day I at Rakhi Sangha from 5 pm.
FOOTBALL: Women’s league — Bally Gramanchal vs Bidyut Sporting (Mohun Bagan); Rampur MS vs Jubak Sangha (Howrah Stadium). Matches from 3:30 pm.
BADMINTON: State ranking meet finals at Ordnance Club from 3 pm.