Calcutta: Srikant Kalyani is set to quit first class cricket, and this city. He will inform the CAB on this in a “day or two” and then move onto his hometown Pune where he intends to join his family business, he said Friday.
Kalyani, who was part of the Bengal squad that won the Ranji Trophy in 1989-90, has been out of the state team for the last two years.
He had been concentrating on club cricket and recently starred in Tollygunge Agragami’s victory in the P. Sen Trophy. He said he will continue playing club cricket.
The Mohammedan Sporting under-17 teams have reached the semi-finals in the Coca-Cola and Pepsi all-India invitational cricket meet being played simultaneously in Bangalore.
According to information received here, in the Coca-Cola Trophy, Mohammedan Sporting beat FOS, Calcutta, by nine wickets. Farooq Ahmed (5/16), Tuhin Das (64) and Ranadeb Roy (59) were the main performers.
In the Pepsi Trophy, Mohammedan Sporting beat ASCA, Lucknow, by 76 runs. Their under-11 team, however, lost the Pepsi Trophy semi-final to Denzil CA, Hyderabad, by 18 runs.