Post-match red card for Rajasthan player
In a rare incident, Mahadeb Das of Rajasthan was red-carded after their first division group B league match against Anushilani. The player abused referee Tushar Kanti Guha after his team lost 0-1 and the official showed him the red card. Meanwhile, White Border took the field with just seven players for their fifth division match against South Folk. They were trailing 0-13 when one player got injured, forcing the referee to abandon the match, since a team has to have minimum of seven players to carry on.
East Bengal intend to lay the foundation stone for a museum named after its late secretary Dipak (Paltu) Das on August 13 — his birthday. If things go according to plans, the museum will come up inside the club compound and contain memorabilia even from non-football sporting personalities. It will also be a ‘first’ by any city club.
Rakhi Sangha and BBYS won their respective matches in the WBVA junior boys’ super league Tuesday.
RESULTS: Rakhi Sangha 58 (Raja Mondal 19) bt Tarun Bayam Sangha 45 (C. Pal 16); BBYS 45 (Satyendra Singh 15) bt Chhatra Samity 36 (Chandan Tewari 13).
Kendriya Vidyalaya and South Point A have reached the final of the Patterson Memorial inter-school table tennis meet.
The Sunil Gavaskar Foundation team, comprising players in the 16-24 age group, will tour England from July 19 to August 9.
TODAY IN SPORT
FOOTBALL: Calcutta League, 1st div (gr B): Garalgacha vs Janbazar (EB, 3.30 pm); Taltala DS vs United Student (Bata Stadium, 3.30 pm).
2nd div: Kumartuli vs Young Bengal (University); S. Samity vs Cal. Police (Town); Greer vs Batore (YMCA); Kalighat MS vs Chandney (Customs); Taltala Inst. vs Bally Protiva (BG Press); Howrah Town vs IBAC (Taltala); Jorabagan vs Bow YMU (High Court). VOLLEYBALL: WBVA junior boys’ super league: Rakhi Sangha vs BBYS; Chhatra Samity vs Tarun Bayam Sangha. Matches at WBVA courts.