Bengal struggle in U-17 meet
Bengal were struggling at 186 for seven, in reply to Andhra Pradesh’s 263 in their Vijay Merchant Trophy (under-17) match at Deshbandhu Park on Wednesday.
In another match, Mumbai qualified for the knock-out stage beating Madhya Pradesh by eight wickets at the Jadavpur University’s Salt Lake campus ground.
Madhya Pradesh 83 & 78 (Neelkant Parab 78, Saurabh Netravalkar 4/40, Javed Khan 4/31). Mumbai 102 & 61/2. Mumbai won by 8 wkts.
Andhra Pradesh 263 (Arijit Saha 4/41, Bilas Rajderkar 3/71). Bengal 186/7 (Sudip Chatterjee 83, Sumonto Gupta 48; B. Nagaraju 5/43). Match to continue.
Dibyendu hits 102 n.o.
Dibyendu Chakraborty struck an unbeaten 102, helping Netaji Subhas Institute (NSI) reach 220 for two against East Bengal on Day I of their CAB first division league match on Wednesday.
Netaji Subhas Institute 220/2 (Dibyendu Chakraborty 102 n.o., Ranobir Nath 65 n.o.) vs East Bengal.
George Telegraph 224/5 (Stalin Singh 107) vs ABP SC.
YMCA (College) 213/7 (Amal Das 73 n.o.) vs Dalhousie AC.
Wari 127/1 (Debtanu Biswas 65 n.o.) vs Manoharpukur Milan Samity.
Shibpur Institute 213/4 (Vivek Singh 115) vs Rajasthan Club.
Taltala Institute 183/7 (Harihar Sarkar 42) vs Sporting Union.
Bhowanipur Club 266 (Tanay Bag 99; Sougata Dutta 6/48) vs Mohun Bagan 35/0.
Barisha 198 (Sandip Rath 40; Amit Banerjee 3/54). BNR 95/2.
All matches to continue.
Secunderabad Parsee beat Surat Parsee by five wickets to finish runners-up in the Jiji Irani Parsee pentangular cricket meet on Wednesday. Calcutta Parsee won the tournament.
Surat 175 (P. Bharucha 49). Secunderabad 176/5 (V. Debara 80). Secunderabad won by 5 wkts.
Jamshedpur 307/5 (J. Patel 89, J. Patrawala 86). Nagpur 197/9 (Y. Doongazi 77, R. Satwawala 46). Jamshedpur won by 110 runs.
The 43rd state chess championship will be held at Khudiram Anushilan Kendra from January 3 to 9. The 11-round meet will have a total prize money of Rs 30,100.
East Bengal will clash with Dukhiram Football CC in the Tata Ryerson under-15 invitational football meet. In the semi-finals on Wednesday, East Bengal beat Mohammedan Sporting 1-0 while Dukhiram defeated Mitra Sangha 2-0.
TODAY IN SPORT
CRICKET: Ranji Trophy — Bengal vs Andhra Pradesh, Day III at the Eden from 9am n CAB first division league matches at various grounds from 9am.