lEngland and Wales Cricket Board director Giles Clarke and Marylebone Cricket Club chairman Oliver Stocken are set to be among the eminent personalities present during the India-England third Test, which starts from December 5, at Eden Gardens. "Both Clarke and Stocken have confirmed their presence during the game," Cricket Association of Bengal treasurer Biswarup Dey said on Friday.
St James' School beat St Lawrence High School by eight runs in a Category A (under-14) match of the St Lawrence Platinum Jubilee Inter-School cricket tournament on Friday. St James' had scored 138 for nine in 20 overs.
In a Category B (under-16) match, B.D. Memorial Int. School defeated St Lawrence High School by six wickets. B.D. Memorial overhauled the target of 114 in 16.1 overs.
Mohun Bagan were declared the champions of the Airlines Gold Cup after Mohammedan Sporting refused to play the final.
Samaresh Basu Roy, general-secretary of the Airlines Recreation Club, confirmed that the decision was taken at the governing body meeting of the Airlines Club on Friday.
He also said that the prize distribution ceremony will be held on November 18. For the record, this will be Bagan's first trophy since they won the Calcutta Football League in early 2010.
US Consulate defeated ATOS 2-0 in a Rangers Mercantile 5-a-side soccer tournament match on Friday.
In other matches, OnProcess Tec beat Cognizant B 4-0 while Cognizant A thrashed The Park 8-0. ITC drew 0-0 with British Dy High Commission.
RCF Kapurthala thrashed SAI-East 5-1, while South Central Railway beat Canara Bank 4-3 in the Beighton Cup.
Cricket: Ranji Trophy Group A match (Day 2): Bengal vs Rajasthan at the Eden (from 9 am)
Football: I-League: East Bengal vs Dempo at Salt Lake Stadium (from 2:30pm)
Hockey: Beighton Cup: Matches at SAI from 12:30 pm