Rakhi Sangha in last four
Rakhi Sangha routed Howrah 27-4 to enter the girls’ semi-finals of the state youth basketball championships. Birbhum girls also made the last four. In the boys’ event, Burdwan booked their berth in the penultimate round.
Saturday’s results: Girls: South 24 Pgs bt YMCA 19-6; Rakhi Sangha bt Howrah 27-4.
Bengal left-arm spinner Murtaza Lodhgar has passed the Level III coaching course conducted by the England and Wales Cricket Board recently. Other Indians to have passed this course include Mohinder Amarnath, Ashok Malhotra, W.V. Raman, Balwinder Singh Sandhu and Sandeep Patil.
Eight teams will take part in the Krishanu Dey Memorial Cup sub-junior soccer meet, organised by Krishanu Dey Fan Club, at Jadavpur Nabajatri Maidan from Sunday to September 21.
Mohun Bagan signed veteran Joydeep Mukherjee from Tapan Memorial in the inter-club cricket transfers on Saturday.
TODAY IN SPORT
FOOTBALL: Calcutta League, Super Division (championship leg): East Bengal vs Mohammedan Sporting (Salt Lake Stadium, 3 pm).
BASKETBALL: State youth meet and all-Bengal senior invitational meet: Matches at the 1923 Chhatra Samity.
CHESS: National school meet for visually handicapped: Matches at Bharat Sevashram Sangha (Garia) from 5 pm.
SNOOKER: One-frame handicap meet: Matches at Oswal Sports Club.