Ever-Ready win 1-0
Ever-Ready, under new coach Amal Dutta, launched their campaign with a 1-0 victory over Sonali Shibir in the IFA Shield Cluster tournament in Hooghly Thursday. Eugene Gray scored the goal.
Ajay for Tolly
Ajay Singh switched allegiance from Mohun Bagan to Tollygunge Agragami in the inter-club transfers. Shamsi Reza also joined Tollygunge.
Md. Sp. in semis
Mohammedan Sporting have entered the semi-finals in the under-15 section of the all-India Pepsi meet in Bangalore. According to information received here, their match with BPCA Bangalore ended in a tie but the Calcutta side won because of losing fewer wickets.
Under-15: Md. Sporting 181/6 in 30 ovs (S. Khan 71 n.o.). BPCA Bangalore 181 in 30 (A. Deepak 67; Debasish Biswas 3/26, Mohammed Irfan 3/38). Match tied.
Lunar Recreation Club beat Chandannagar CA by nine wickets, while Vijay Sports defeated Pal & Chatterjee by 62 runs in the Calcutta Cup.
The 17th edition of the world simultaneous pairs bridge contest will be held in the city on June 6 and 7 at Calcutta Club.
The six-day summer junior tennis coaching camp, sponsored by Andhra Pradesh Paper Mills Ltd, conducted by Akhtar Ali at Tollygunge Club concludes on Saturday.
TODAY IN SPORT
FOOTBALL: The Telegraph-Haywards 5000 Merchants’ Cup: (7 pm) — The Park vs Price Waterhouse; Derek O’Brien Asso. vs Rediffusion; Accel ICIM vs BDA Ltd; Tata Consultancy vs Bates India. (7. 30 pm) — Transways vs Tata Tea; Siemens vs Oberoi Hotels; Airtel vs The Telegraph; Netguru India vs Bayview Tech. (8 pm) — Madhya Bharat vs ABN Amro; Tata Steel A vs Standard Chartered; Confreight Shipping vs Seahorse. (8.30 pm) — Aptech Ltd vs Tata Steel B; British High Comm. vs Indian Aluminium; Sanjeevani Projects vs O&M; Siemens vs Haldia Petrochemical. Matches at CC&FC.
TENNIS: Annual hardcourt meet organised by Cossipore Club at Gun & Shell Factory.