l Bengal beat Tripura by an innings and 273 runs in the Polly Umrigar Trophy tie in Agartala on Friday. According to information received here, Chandan Paul and Soumya Pakre took four wickets each. Day II of the Cooch Behar Trophy tie between Bengal and Tripura at Eden Gardens was washed out.
l Gurbux Singh was on Friday discharged from a city hospital where he underwent angioplasty three days ago. The former hockey great needed angioplasty after a block was detected in his main artery.
l Abhishek Tamrakar has emerged the quickest bowler from the city leg of the ‘ESPN presents Scorpio Speedster with Timex’ contest. Both Abhishek and Sujoy Parui had clocked 125 kph, but the former booked a berth in the grand final in Mumbai on account of his better average speed.