JAGNANI LIFTS GRASSCOURT TITLE 

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By Staff Reporter in Calcutta
  • Published 24.03.01
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Calcutta, March 24 :    Calcutta, March 24:  Abhishek Jagnani justified his top seeding at the Central Excise Athletic Club-organised Open grasscourt meet, winning the men's singles title today. Jagnani was taken the full distance, though, by his much younger opponent Dhruv Kumar. The top seed eventually won 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to bag a trophy and a cheque for Rs 5000. CAB League relegation final Taltala notched up 369 for seven on the first day of the CAB League relegation play-off final against Excelsiors. Sandip Moitra struck 104 and Samrat Sen 78 at the Eden today to put Taltala on top. BRIEF SCORES: Taltala 367/7 (S. Moitra 104, S. Sen 78) vs Excelsiors. Nikhil Haldipur for Dhaka match Nikhil Haldipur will join five other Indians on a trip to Dhaka for an exhibition match to commemorate Independence Day. Haldipur got the message via a telephone call from BCCI executive secretary Sharad Diwadkar last night. The others who have already been invited by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) for Tuesday's limited overs game are Sadagopan Ramesh, Shiv Sundar Das, Yuvraj Singh, Reetinder Singh Sodhi and Hrishikesh Kanitkar.