Bengal spinners for Filpot camp
Former Australian leg-spinner Peter Filpot will hold a camp for promising Indian leggies at the Cricket Club of India (CCI). Raj Singh Dungarpur, the CCI president, has asked the CAB to send a couple of spinners for the camp. The CAB authorities informed they will send one under-17 and one under-19 player, though the names haven’t been finalised. Dungarpur informed he has proposed the BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya to have a camp for the Indian wicketkeepers under former England ’keeper Bob Taylor.
Jones U-14 champion
Danielle Jones won the girls’ under-14 title in the Aarbur hardcourt tennis championship at South Club on Saturday. In the final she thrashed Treta Bhattacharya 6-0, 6-1. Mohammed Imran won the boys’ under-12 title beating Ayush Bajoria 6-1, 6-0. Manoj Sewa and Vinod Sewa made the men’s final beating Abhishek Jagnani and Dhruv Kumar. Manoj beat Jagnani 6-7, 6-2, 6-3, while Vinod thrashed Dhruv 6-1, 6-1. Ayush and Pradip Bajoria made made the final in the parent-and-child handicap doubles, beating Ragini and H.C.Vimal 0-6, 6-3, 7-5.
A two-member Indian team of the Kyokushin Karate Organisation will take part in the eighth world open championship to be held in Tokyo on October 4 and 5. Team leader and fifth dan Shivaji Ganguly said at a press conference Saturday that though Indians have never gone beyond the second round, it was experience worth gaining. The team members (open category) are black belts Santanu Ganguly (75kg) and Prasenjit Bhattacharjee (73kg).
ECLSA beat Sonali Shibir 5-2 in tie-breaker in the CFL first division group A relegation leg mach on Saturday. The teams were locked 1-1 in regulation time. In another match, City AC beat Salkia Friends 2-0. In a Group B match, Union Sporting edged out Victoria 1-0.
Sougata Sarkar and Kuntal Basak have entered the final of the Kacchu Mukherjee Memorial table tennis meet at Ballygunge Institute. Sougata beat Raj Mondal 4-0, while Kuntal got the better of Arkabrata Kundu 5-2.
New golf course
Garg Golfing Green is the new golf course of the city, inaugurated on Saturday at the South Eastern Railway headquarters in Garden Reach. This is according to a press release issued by the railway. The course was inaugurated by S.C. Gupta — a member of the railway board.
TODAY IN SPORT
FOOTBALL: IFA Shield final — Mohun Bagan vs East Bengal (Salt Lake Stadium), 3.15pm.
TENNIS: Calcutta hardcourt meet finals from 3pm at South Club.
TABLE TENNIS: Kacchu Mukherjee Memorial meet — matches at Kalighat Park (9 am), Ballygunge Institute (12 noon).