Kaushik takes five for 10
All but one team batting first on Day I of the CAB senior division matches which started on Wednesday couldn’t survive the whole day. Netaji Subhas Institute’s Kaushik Banerjee returned outstanding figures of 8-3-10-5 against Town.
• Customs 350 (Shankar Pal 77, Rudra Mukherjee 67, Shantanu Roy 55) vs Kumartuli.
• YMCA College 267 (Himadri Dutta 77, Siddhartha Sinha 55, Satyaki Biswas 50, Ajay Verma 5/71) vs Sporting Union.
• Town 123 (Kaushik Banerjee 5/10). Netaji Subhas Institute 77/0.
• Rajasthan 281 (Soumya Dey 73). ABP Sports Club 9/1.
• Port Trust 248 (Sanjeev Pandey 122, H. Zummy 4/61) vs Victoria
• Belgachia United 260/9 (Animesh Sen 74, Rakesh Nagar 52, Ajit Chandila 4/84) vs Paikpara.
• Shibpur Institute 215 (Rana Chowdhury 70, Iresh Saxena 6/89). Tapan Memorial 131/2 (Satinder Yadav 65 n.o.).
• Mohammedan Sporting 250 (Satrajit Lahiri 86 n.o., Parimal Hadu 5/82). Aryan 21/0.
Bengal fail to beat Assam
Bengal forced Assam to follow on but failed in their bid for an outright win in the Vijay Merchant Trophy under-17 match which ended at Deshbandhu Park on Wednesday.
After making 212 in reply to Bengal’s 368, Assam made 360 in the second innings, Sadiq Imran Chowdhary hitting 154.
Bengal made 75 for two in the second essay and bagged two points as compared to Assam’s zero.
Bengal 368 (Arindam Ghosh 102, Debabrata Das 104, Arijit Sengupta 5/19) and 75/2. Assam 121 (Arijit Banerjee 7/76) and 360 (Sadiq Imran Chowdhary 154, Amit Banerjee 4/118). Match drawn
CMO northern and eastern regions emerged winners on the opening day of the SAIL CMO cricket at Deshapriya Park on Wednesday. While Northern region beat their southern counterpart, eastern outfit got past western side.
Siliguri win easy
Partha Karmakar scored a brace, helping Siliguri notch up a comfortable 3-0 win over Uttar Dinajpur in the Konark Sheet state football league match on Wednesday. Shyamal Ghosh was the other scorer for hosts Siliguri in the group A match.
Bapi Guha scored a hattrick as Deshbandhu Vidyalaya whipped Belgachia Manohar Academy 5-0 in the inter-school football meet on Wednesday. Brajendra Halder, Kashinath Shee were the other scorers for the winners.
However, Burikhali Kshetra Mohan Institution posted the biggest win of the day, thrashing Bantra M.S.P.C. High School 8-0. Pradip Bose slammed four goals, while Amit Haldar and Samar Mondal hit two each. Biswajit Das completed the scoreline.
Jagachha High School drew Makardah Bama Sundari Institution 1-1; Baltikuri M.D. High School bt Thanamakuah Model High School 4-0; Narkeldanga High School bt Bramho Boys School 6-1; Kankurgachhi Vivekananda Vidyapith bt Lee Collins High School 2-0.
Mohana Sarkar and Danielle Jones will clash with each other in the girls’ under-14 final of the floodlit tennis meet at Saturday Club. In the semi-finals on Wednesday, Mohana beat Apoorva Tyagi 6-4, 6-1 while Danielle routed Rashmi Somamy 6-0, 6-1.
Boys U-12 — Aditya Sinha bt Jibran Zamil 6-0, 6-0; M.D. Imran bt B. Pradhan 6-2, 6-2; Neil D’Souza bt Abhijit Mullick 7-6, 7-5; Ayush Bajoria bt Atish Dipankar Ghotale 6-1, 6-1. Boys U-14 — Ayush Bajoria bt Anil Donepudi 8-0.
Anindya Bhattacharya beat Navin Kanoria 125-123 in the Calcutta bowling tournament at Nicco Super Bowl on Wednesday.
Avik Banerjee bt Zeeshan Alam; Sanjeev Misra bt Shoaib Ahmed; Asraf Kamal bt Sanjeev Jain; Sandeep Dhanuka bt Ankur Churiwala, Chander Paul bt Asif Aziz; Rahul Bhatter bt Gavin Wu.
ITC thrashed CESC 3-0 in the first round of Merchants Cup squash meet held at Calcutta Racket Club on Wednesday.
TODAY IN SPORT
CRICKET: Ranji Trophy: Bengal vs Hyederabad at Eden Gardens from 9 am.
CRICKET: CAB league matches at various grounds.
TENNIS: Floodlit meet at Saturday Club.
SQUASH: Merchants Cup meet at CRC.