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Four girls in East Zone



4th February 2023
Four Players namely Mita Paul, Priyanka Bala, Dhara Gujjar & Priyanka Sarkar from Bengal Sr. Women's Team has been selected to represent the East Zone Team.
The team will participate in the Sr. Women's Inter-Zonal One-day tournament of BCCI to be played at Hyderabad from 12th to 21st February.
Further Sr. Bengal Women's Chief Coach Probal Dutta has been selected as the Coach of the East Zone side.

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Burdwan beat Jalpaiguri in Inter District U-18 meet



4th February 2023
Riding on a fine all-round show, Burdwan defeated Jalpaiguri by 67 runs in the CAB Inter District Under-18 two-day league cum knockout tournament on Saturday.
Batting first, Burdwan post 341 in 76.3 overs, thanks to Souvik Chatterjee (105).
Akash Roy bagged four wickets for Jalpaiguri.

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Souvik scores 105 for Burdwan in Inter District U-18 meet



3rd February 2023
Souvik Chatterjee (105) batted superbly to help Burdwan post 341 in 76.3 overs against Jalpaiguri in the CAB Inter District Under-18 two-day league cum knockout tournament on Friday.
Akash Roy bagged four wickets for Jalpaiguri.
In reply, Jalpaiguri were 26 for no loss at stumps on Day 1, needing 316 runs more to win from 492 balls on the second day.

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Shantanu hits 141 as Central Calcutta Sporting
Club win in 2nd Div two-day meet



3rd February 2023
Shantanu Chowdhury smashed a match-winning 141 to help Central Calcutta Sporting Club beat Gymkhana by six wickets in the CAB Second Division two-day league cum knockout tournament on Friday.
Rutajit Bhattacharjee (93) helped Gymkhana post 278.
In reply, Central Calcutta Sporting Club chased it down easily scoring 280/4 in 63 overs on Day 2.
In the day’s second match, Bhupinder Singh (7-25) was impressive with the ball to help International Club beat Young Bengal Sporting Association by 358 runs.

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Arindam Basu



Rahul bags 6 to help YMCA (College Brunch) win in 1st Div two-day meet



3rd February 2023
Rahul Prasad (6-70) bowled superbly to help YMCA (College Brunch) beat Shibpur Institute by 51 runs in the CAB 1st Division two-day league cum knockout tournament on Friday.
YMCA (College Brunch) posted 259 in 74.1 overs.
In reply, Shibpur Institute were bundled out for 208 on Day 2.
In the day's second match, Hertinder Singh Gill (6-119) helped Ballygunge United Club beat Calcutta Police Club by 42 runs.
Riding on a fine 142 by Nabarun Ghosh, Ballygunge United Club posted 370/9. In reply, Calcutta Police Club fell short scoring 328 in 82.1 overs.

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Bengal rout Jharkhand, to face Madhya Pradesh in Ranji semifinals



3rd February 2023
A dominant Bengal team stormed into their third successive Ranji Trophy semifinals after a thumping nine-wicket victory over Jharkhand in the quarterfinal clash at the Eden Gardens on Friday.
The star of the match was Akash Deep, who wrecked the visitors' batting line-up with four wickets in the first innings followed by two in the second. Shahbaz Ahmed was also impressive both with the bat and ball, smashing a fine 81 and picking two wickets in the match.
After bowling Jharkhand out for 221 in their second innings, Bengal needed just 67 to win.

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Blind cricketers meet CAB President



2nd February 2023
CAB President Snehasish Ganguly today met the Bengal Blind Cricket Team and wished them for performing well in the National T20 Championship for the Blind.
Also present were Jt Secretary Debabrata Das and Treasurer Prabir Chakraborty.
The team heads for Karnataka to play in the Nagesh Trophy. The Bengal team is in Group B with Karnataka, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Goa.

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Pranjal scores 166 for Balak Sangha in 2nd Div two-day meet



2nd February 2023
Pranjal Das smashed a superb 166 to help Balak Sangha post 358 in 75.2 overs against Excelsiors Club on Day 1 in the CAB Second Division two-day league cum knockout tournament on Thursday.
Bhaibhav Tiwari bagged five wickets.
In reply, Excelsiors were 28 for no loss at stumps.
In the day's second match, Pratik Dutta (144) and Ranjit Sah (111) helped International Club post 462 against Young Bengal Sporting Association. Arka Chakraborty bagged seven wickets.

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Aditya hits 247 for Md. Sporting in 1st Div two-day meet



2nd February 2023
Aditya Purohit (247) and Ravikanth Shukla (133) powered Mohammedan Sporting Club to 510/5 against Aikya Sammilani at stumps on Day 1 in the CAB 1st Division two-day league cum knockout tournament on Thursday.
In the day's second match, Sunil Dalal (168) and Sambit Das (110) helped Dalhousie Athletic Club post 441/7 against Dakshin Kolkata Sansad. Manik Barman bagged five wickets.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal inch closer to victory against Jharkhand in Ranji quarterfinals



2nd February 2023
A fine 81 by Shahbaz Ahmed followed by an impressive performance by the bowlers, put Bengal within touching distance of victory against Jharkhand in the Ranji Trophy quarterfinals at the Eden Gardens on Thursday.
After bowling Jharkhand out for 173 in their first innings, Bengal posted a challenging total of 328, which helped the home side claim a vital first innings lead.

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CAB to reward Titas, Richa, Hrishita
with Rs 10 Lakh each



1st February 2023
The victorious women's Under-19 T20 World Cup trio of Titas Sadhu, Richa Ghosh and Hrishita Basu will be rewarded with a prize money of Rs 10 Lakh each by the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), president Snehashish Ganguly announced on Wednesday.
"The girls have made us proud. We are happy to announce a prize money of Rs 10 Lakh each for the three girls from Bengal. Titas was impressive with the ball in the final. I congratulate and wish them the best for the future," CAB president added during a press meet.

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Arindam Basu



Easwaran & Gharami help Bengal take vital first
innings lead against Jharkhand



1st February 2023
Abhimanyu Easwaran (77) and Sudip Kumar Gharami (68) displayed a dominant show with the bat to put Bengal in a commanding position against Jharkhand at stumps on Day 2 in the Ranji Trophy quarterfinals at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday.
After bowling Jharkhand out for just 173, Bengal were 238/5 at the end of the second day with a crucial 65-run first innings lead.
Earlier, the home side began their proceedings on Day 2 on a cautious note, courtesy of openers Easwaran and Kazi Junaid Saifi (1).

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Amit bags 8 to help Calcutta Port Trust win in 2nd Div two-day meet



31st January 2023
Riding on a superb 207 by Sk. Md. Sharukh followed by an impressive bowling by Amit Banerjee (8-37), Calcutta Port Trust defeated Bengal Sporting Club by 473 runs on Day 2 in the CAB Second Division two-day league cum knockout tournament on Tuesday.
Batting first, Calcutta Port Trust post a massive 600/8 in 85 overs on Day 1. In reply, Bengal Sporting were bundled out for just 127.
In the day's second match, Baranagar Sporting Club beat Measerers Club by 137 runs.

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Arindam Basu



Sumit bags 5 to help Hooghly win in Inter District U-18 meet



31st January 2023
Sumit Das (5-20) was impressive with the ball as Hooghly defeated Midnapore by 3 wickets on Day 1 in the CAB Inter District Under-18 two-day league cum knockout tournament on Tuesday.
Batting first, Midnapore were bundled out for just 84 in 33.1 overs.

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Ananta bags 5 as BNR Recreation Club win in 1st Div two-day meet



31st January 2023
Ananta Saha (5-38) bowled superbly to help BNR Recreation Club beat Tollygunge Agragami by 189 runs on Day 2 in the CAB 1st Division two-day league cum knockout tournament on Tuesday.
BNR Recreation posted 275 in 69 overs, thanks to Anirban Gupta (57).
In reply, Tollygunge Agragami were bowled out for just 86.
In the day’s second match, Abhishek Tamang (5-78) helped Rajasthan Club beat E.RLY.Sports Association by 50 runs.

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Arindam Basu



Akash Deep & Mukesh put Bengal on top against Jharkhand in Ranji quarters



31st January 2023
A superb performance by the bowlers led by Akash Deep helped Bengal bowl Jharkhand out for just 173 in their first innings on Day 1 in the Ranji Trophy quarterfinals at the Eden Gardens on Tuesday.
Akash Deep (4-62), Mukesh Kumar (3-61), Ishan Porel (1-26) and Akash Ghatak (1-15) impressed with the ball for Bengal.
For Jharkhand, Kumar Suraj was the star batsman, top-scoring with a fighting unbeaten 89.

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Tanay scores 113 for ABP Sports Club in 1st Div two-day meet



30th January 2023
Tanay Bag scored a fine 113 to help Ananda Bazar Patrika Sports Club post 306/9 against Kolkata Union Sporting Club at stumps on Day 1 in the CAB 1st Division two-day league cum knockout tournament on Monday.
Raja Adhikary bagged five wickets for Kolkata Union.
In the day's second match, George Telegraph Sports Club posted 225 in 70.4 overs, thanks to Pawan (73). In reply, Kumartuli Institute were 38/2 at stumps.

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Sk. Md. Sharukh (207) & Alok (114) help Calcutta Port
Trust post 600/8 in 2nd Div two-day meet



30th January 2023
Sk. Md. Sharukh smashed a brilliant 207 along with Alok Sharma (114) to help Calcutta Port Trust post a massive 600/8 in 85 overs at stumps on Day 1 against Bengal Sporting Club in the CAB Second Division two-day league cum knockout tournament on Monday.
In the day's second match, riding on a superb 208 by Abhishek Singh, Baranagar Sporting Club posted 446 against Measerers Club at stumps.
In the day's third match, Salman Ahmed (127) helped Calcutta University Institute post 309 against Satya Sandhi. Anik Patra bagged four wickets.

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Arindam Basu



Mukesh, Kazi a boost for Bengal in Ranji quarterfinals against Jharkhand



30th January 2023
Boosted by the inclusion of talented young batsman Kazi Junaid Saifi and pacer Mukesh Kumar, a jubilant Bengal team will aim to go all guns blazing to seal a place in the last four when they take on Jharkhand in the Ranji Trophy quarterfinals at the Eden Gardens starting on Tuesday.
The Laxmi Ratan Shukla-coached side will have their confidence sky-high after finishing on top of Group A.
Although their six-match unbeaten run in the campaign came to an end after loss to Odisha in their last group match, the home side will take a lot of positives going into the last-eight clash, having won four, drawn two and lost just one so far.

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Arindam Basu



Ayush (154) & Suman (10-46) help Bengal U-25 team rout
Sikkim by innings and 148 runs



30th January 2023
Ayush Kumar Singh scored a fine 154 while Suman Das bagged an impressive 10-wicket haul in the match including a hat-trick to help Bengal under-25 team outclass Sikkim by an innings and 148 runs in the Col C K Nayudu Trophy on Monday.
After bowling out Sikkim for just 91 in their first innings, Bengal posted 300/6 decl at the 22 Yards, Salt Lake.
Sikkim, in their second innings, were bundled out for just 61 in 21.1 overs.

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Arindam Basu



Howrah beat Hooghly in Inter District women's U-18 meet



29th January 2023
Howrah displayed a dominant performance in all departments to outclass Hooghly by 5 wickets in the Inter District Women's Under-18 league cum knockout one-day tournament on Sunday.
Batting first, Hooghly were bundled out for just 81 in 36.1 overs.
Sreekanta Ghoshal (31) was the top scorer for Hooghly.

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Sahil (100*), Karan (6-62) help Burdwan win in Inter District U-18 meet



29th January 2023
Sahil Shah (100*) and Karan Jay Kumar (6-62) guided Burdwan to a thumping 101-run victory over Birbhum in the CAB Inter District Under-18 two-day league cum knockout tournament on Sunday.
Opting to bat, Sahil along with Rupak Kr Yadav (86) and Jag Mohan (55) helped Burdwan post a challenging 329 in 83.2 overs.
Masud Ajhar and Md Izamamul Haque bagged three wickets each for Birbhum.

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Arindam Basu



South 24-PGS beat North 24-PGS to emerge Inter District U-15 champions



29th January 2023
South 24-PGS displayed an all-round performance to beat North 24-PGS by 46 runs in the final to emerge champions in the CAB Inter District Under-15 two-day tournament at the JU Second Campus Ground, Salt Lake on Sunday.
Opting to bat first, Sunny Yadav (73) and Debmalya Chakraborty (56) batted superbly to help South 24-PGS post a challenging 269 in 67.2 overs.

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Arindam Basu



Ayush (122*) & Suman (5-21) put Bengal U-25 on top against Sikkim



29th January 2023
Ayush Kumar Singh smashed a superb unbeaten 122 while Suman Das (5-21) impressed with the ball as Bengal under-25 team were in a commanding position against Sikkim at stumps on Day 1 in the Col C K Nayudu Trophy clash on Sunday.
After bowling out Sikkim for just 91 in 40.4 overs in their first innings, Bengal were 233/3 at the end of the first day at the 22 Yards, Salt Lake.

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Bengal Sr women beat Mumbai by 75 runs in one-day meet



29th January 2023
Riding on a fighting 77 by Priyanka Bala followed by an impressive bowling by Mita Paul (5-25), Bengal senior women’s team outclassed Mumbai by 75 runs in a one-day trophy at the VCA Stadium in Nagpur on Sunday.
Batting first, Bengal managed to post 187/9 in 50 overs, thanks to a fine knock by Priyanka.

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Sahil hits 100 for Burdwan in Inter District U-18 meet



28th January 2023
Sahil Shah smashed a superb unbeaten 100 to help Burdwan post 329 against Birbhum on Day 1 in the CAB Inter District Under-18 two-day league cum knockout tournament on Saturday.
Opting to bat, Sahil along with Rupak Kr Yadav (86) and Jag Mohan (55) helped Burdwan post a challenging total on the board.
Masud Ajhar and Md Izamamul Haque bagged three wickets each for Birbhum.

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Arindam Basu



South 24-PGS post 269 against North 24-PGS in Inter District U-15 final



28th January 2023
A disciplined batting performance helped South 24-PGS posted 269 against North 24-PGS on Day 1 in the final of CAB Inter District Under-15 two-day tournament at the JU Second Campus Ground, Salt Lake on Saturday.
Opting to bat first, Sunny Yadav (73) and Debmalya Chakraborty (56) batted superbly to help South 24-PGS post a challenging total on the board.

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Arindam Basu



Arun claims 7 for Belgachia United in 1st Div two-day meet



28th January 2023
Arun Kumar Chaurasiya (7-53) put up an impressive effort with the ball as the CAB 1st Division two-day league cum knockout tournament match between Belgachia United Club and Dakshin Kolkata Sansad on Friday ended on a tie.
Batting first, Belgachia United Club were bowled out for just 122, thanks to Deepak Yadav (4-15).

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Sk Siddik bags 6 to help Ballygunge Sporting
win in 2nd Div two-day meet



28th January 2023
Sk Siddik (6-57) bowled superbly to help Ballygunge Sporting Association defeat Salkia Friends Association by 12 runs on Day 2 in the CAB Second Division two-day league cum knockout tournament on Saturday.
Azeem Baig (7-60) bowled superbly to help Salkia Friends Association bowl out Ballygunge Sporting Association for 151.
In reply, Salkia were bundled out for 139 in 44.2 overs, thanks to Sk Siddik.

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Aditya (169) & Gitimoy (147) help Md. Sporting score
572/8 in 1st Div two-day meet



27th January 2023
Aditya Purohit (169) and Gitimoy Basu (147) batted superbly, smashing centuries each to help Mohammedan Sporting Club post a massive 527/8 in 76 overs against Shibpur Institute at stumps on Day 1 in the CAB 1st Division two-day league cum knockout tournament on Friday.
In the day’s second match, Sudip Rakshit scored a fine 108 to help United Club post 307 in 80.2 overs. Sandeep Yadav bagged five wickets for Aikya Sammilani.
In reply, Aikya Sammilani were 8 for no loss at stumps.

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Cricket Club of Bhavanipore post 562/5 in 2nd Div two-day meet



27th January 2023
Sanjit Sardar (175), Kazi Md Safin (113) and Koushik Guha (100 not out) scored centuries each as Cricket Club of Bhavanipore posted a massive 562/5 in 85 overs against Gymkhana in the CAB Second Division two-day league cum knockout tournament on Friday.
In reply, Gymkhana were 3/1 at stumps on Day 1.
In the day’s second match, Azeem Baig (7-60) bowled superbly to help Salkia Friends Association bundle out Ballygunge Sporting Club for 151.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal Sr women beat Meghalaya in one-day meet



27th January 2023
Bengal senior women’s team displayed an all-round show to outclass Meghalaya by 9 wickets in a one-day trophy in Nagpur on Friday.
Opting to bat, Meghalaya were in a spot of bother losing half their side with just 58 on the board.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal go down to Odisha by 7 wickets



27th January 2023
An in-form Bengal team went down fighting to Odisha in one of the biggest upsets of the Group.
Although Odisha won the match by seven wickets, the result will not have any impact as Bengal had already qualified for the Ranji Trophy quarterfinals prior to this match.

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Easwaran (94), Manoj (50), Gharami (50)
help Bengal fight back against Odisha



26th January 2023
Abhimanyu Easwaran smashed a superb unbeaten 94 along with Manoj Tiwary (50 not out) and Sudip Kumar Gharami (50) as Bengal staged a superb comeback in their second innings after being asked to follow on against Odisha in their final Ranji Trophy Elite Group A clash at the Eden Gardens on Thursday.
After being bowled out for 100 in their first innings, Bengal, following on, were 220/3 with Easwaran and skipper Tiwary unbeaten at stumps on Day 3 with a vital lead of 55 runs in their second innings.

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Odisha bowler Basant Mohanty is playing his last
Ranji Trophy match at the Eden Gardens against Bengal



26th January 2023
Odisha bowler Basant Mohanty is playing his last Ranji Trophy match at the Eden Gardens against Bengal.
To make the moment memorable, he was felicitated by CAB President Snehasish Ganguly in the presence of the other respected office bearers namely Vice-president Amalendu Biswas, Hony Secretary Naresh Ojha, Jt Secretary Debabrata Das, Treasurer Prabir Chakraborty and various CAB committee chairmen.

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CAB President Snehasish Ganguly today hoisted the
tri-colour on the occasion of the 74th Republic Day



26th January 2023
CAB President Snehasish Ganguly today hoisted the tri-colour on the occasion of the 74th Republic Day in presence of Vice President Amalendu Biswas, Hony Secretary Naresh Ojha, Jt Secretary Debabrata Das and Treasurer Prabir Chakraborty. Bengal coach L R Shukla and Captain Manoj Tiwari, who is also a minister for state in sports and youth affairs was present on the occasion.
The top brass of CAB also garlanded the bust of Dr BC Roy on the occasion.

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Baibhav bags 8 to help Excelsiors Club
win in 2nd Div two-day meet



25th January 2023
Baibhav Tiwari (8-50) bowled superbly to help Excelsiors Club beat Cricket Club of Dhakuria by 50 runs in the CAB Second Division two-day league cum knockout tournament on Wednesday.
Batting first, Abhishek Kumar Giri (69) helped Excelsiors Club post 254.
In reply, despite a fine 83 by Debanjan Das, Dhakuria were bowled out for 204 in 56.3 overs.

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Pritam, Ishan help Bengal bowl out
Odisha for 265 in Ranji tie



25th January 2023
After bowling out Odisha for 265 in their first innings, Bengal reached 39/2 at stumps on Day 2 in their final Ranji Trophy Elite Group A clash at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday.
Pritam Chakraborty (3-59), Ishan Porel (3-67), Akash Ghatak (2-51) and Akash Deep (1-11) impressed with the ball for Bengal as the visitors were bundled out in 98 overs. Geet Puri, coming in as a concussion substitute for Akash Deep, also bagged a wicket.

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Bengal Sr women go down to Punjab in one-day meet



25th January 2023
Despite a fighting unbeaten 93 by Priyanka Bala, Bengal senior women’s team went down to Punjab by 3 wickets in a one-day trophy at the VCA Stadium in Nagpur on Wednesday.
Batting first, Bengal were bowled out for 156 in 50 overs. In reply, Punjab chased it down scoring 157/7 in 49.4 overs.

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Kazi hits unbeaten 109 as Bengal U-25
down Tripura by 6 wickets



25th January 2023
Kazi Junaid Saifi smashed a match-winning unbeaten 109 to help Bengal Under-25 outclass Tripura by six wickets in the Col C K Nayudu Trophy clash on Wednesday.
Chasing 187 to win, Bengal went over the line comfortably scoring 189/4 in 49.1 overs at the 22 Yards, Salt Lake, Earlier, resuming the day from overnight score of 24/2, Bengal managed to add 44 runs in the morning before Kaushik Maity (31) fell to reduce the home side to 68/3.

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Swapnil scores 202 for Howrah Sporting in 2nd Div two-day meet



24th January 2023
Leading from the front Swapnil Das scored a brilliant 202 to help Howrah Sporting Club post 394/8 against Balak Sangha at stumps on Day 1 in the CAB Second Division two-day league cum knockout tournament on Tuesday.
In the day's second match, Dipak Prasad (120) and Sk Md Sharukh (100 not out) batted superbly to help Calcutta Port Trust Sports Club post a massive 428/9 against South Suburban Club.

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Bengal U-25 need 163 runs more to beat Tripura



24th January 2023
Bengal under-25 team made a strong comeback into the match to remain just 163 runs away from a fantastic victory against Tripura in the Col C K Nayudu Trophy clash.
After bowling out Tripura for 276 in their second innings, Bengal, chasing 187 to win, were 24/2 at stumps on Day 3 at the 22 Yards, Salt Lake on Tuesday.

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Odisha reach 96/2 against Bengal on Day 1



24th January 2023
Odisha managed to post 96/2 in 35 overs against Bengal at stumps on Day 1 in the Elite Group A clash at the Eden Gardens on Tuesday.
Akash Deep and Ishan Porel bagged a wicket each for Bengal.
Put into bat, Odisha began the proceedings on a cautious note as openers Shantanu Mishra (41 not out) and Anurag Sarangi (15) weren't troubled much by the Bengal bowlers.

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Pawan scores fine 101 as George
Telegraph SC win in 1st Div two-day meet



23rd January 2023
Pawan smashed an unbeaten 101 to help George Telegraph Sports Club beat Rajasthan Club by 6 wickets in the CAB First Division two-day league cum knockout tournament on Monday.
Batting first, Rajasthan Club were bowled out for 193 in 65 overs.

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Dhara (161) & Mita (5-25) help Bengal
Sr women down Pondicherry by 183 runs in one-day meet



23rd January 2023
Riding on a brilliant 161 by Dhara Gujjar followed by an excellent bowling by Mita Paul (5-25), Bengal senior women’s team outclassed Pondicherry by 183 runs in a one-day trophy in Nagpur on Monday.
Bengal posted 279/6 in 50 overs while Pondicherry were bundled out for just 96 in 33.2 overs.

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Arindam Basu



Prayas (91), Vikas (61) hand Bengal
U-25 vital first innings lead against Tripura



23rd January 2023
Prayas Ray Barman (91) and Vikas Singh (61) batted superbly to help Bengal post 295 in their first innings against Tripura in the Col C K Nayudu Trophy on Monday.
After bowling out Tripura for just 205 in their first innings, Bengal posted a challenging total which helped them earn a vital first innings lead.

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Arindam Basu



Confident Bengal aim to extend unbeaten
run as they take on Odisha



23rd January 2023
Having already sealed a place in the Ranji Trophy quarterfinals, a jubilant Bengal team will now look to complete their group-stage formalities with a victory against Odisha in the final Elite Group A clash at the Eden Gardens starting on Tuesday.
The Laxmi Ratan Shukla-coached side, who are currently at the top of the group with 32 points with four wins and two draws, bagged a place in the last eight with a thumping innings and 50-run victory over Haryana in their last match in Lahli.

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Arindam Basu



Nandani bags 5 to help Nadia win in
Inter District women’s U-18 meet



22nd January 2023
Nandani Bisas (5-3) displayed a superb effort with the ball to help Nadia rout Birbhum by 9 wickets in the CAB Inter District Women’s Under-18 league cum knockout one-day tournament on Sunday.
Batting first, Birbhum were bundled out for just 16 in 18.1 overs, thanks to Nandani.

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Arindam Basu



Saurabh hits 116 for Bhukailash
Sporting in 1st Div two-day meet



22nd January 2023
Saurabh Srivastav scored a fine 116 along with Bazlur Rahaman (81) to help Bhukailash Sporting Club post a challenging 358 in 80.2 overs against Monohar Pukur Milan Samity at stumps on Day 1 in the CAB First Division two-day league cum knockout tournament on Sunday.
In the day’s second match, Mohit Kalyan (90) helped Wari Athletic Club post 300 in 69.3 overs against BNR Recreation Club.

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Arindam Basu



Suraj bags 6 to help Burnpur Cricket
Club win in 2nd Div two-day meet



22nd January 2023
Suraj Kr Yadav (6-35) bowled superbly to help Burnpur Cricket Club beat Ballygunge Sporting Association by 83 runs in the CAB Second Division two-day League cum Knockout tournament on Sunday.
Batting first, Burnpur Cricket Club were bowled out for 222. In reply, Ballygunge were bundled out for just 139, courtesy of a fine bowling by Suraj.

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Bowlers put Bengal U-25 on top against Tripura



22nd January 2023
Bengal Under-25 team put up a dominant performance with the ball to bundle out Tripura for 205 in their first innings in the Col C K Nayudu Trophy on Sunday.
Kaushik Maity (4-40), Vineet Maurya (3-71), Debopratim Halder (2-14) and Abhijeet Bhagat (1-2) impressed with the ball for Bengal.

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Arindam Basu



Abhisek hits 230 for Cricket Club of
Bhavanipore in 2nd Div two-day meet



21st January 2023
Abhisek Mitra smashed a superb 230 to help Cricket Club of Bhavanipore post a massive 474 in 83.5 overs against International Club at stumps on Day 1 in the CAB Second Division two-day League cum Knockout tournament on Saturday.
In the day’s second match, Sayantan Mondal scored an outstanding 158 along with Akash Ghosh (98) to help Narkeldanga Sir Gooroodas Institute post 388 in 80.5 overs against Bani Niketan Sports Club.

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Aritrika (107), Nilanjana (5-27) help
Murshidabad win in Inter District women's U-18 meet



21st January 2023
Aritrika Ghosh scored a superb unbeaten 107 followed by a fine bowling by Nilanjana Das (5-27) as Murshidabad defeated Manbhum by 223 runs in the CAB Inter District Women's Under-18 league cum knockout one-day tournament on Saturday.
Batting first, Murshidabad posted 346/3 in 37 overs, thanks to Aritrika.
In reply, Manbhum were bundled out for 123 in 22.1 overs, courtesy of a fine bowling by Nilanjana.

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Bengal Sr women go down to Rajasthan in one-day meet



21st January 2023
Bengal senior women’s team displayed a fighting performance but went down to Rajasthan by 55 runs in a one-day trophy at the VCA Stadium in Nagpur on Saturday.
Batting first, Rajasthan got off to a flying start with openers Jasai Akhter (68) and PB Sharma (55) adding a 109-run opening stand.

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Bengal enter Ranji quarterfinals after
innings & 50-run victory over Haryana



20th January 2023
Bengal’s quest for a Ranji Trophy title received a major boost on Friday after the Laxmi Ratan Shukla-coached side stormed into quarterfinals after a thumping innings and 50-run victory over Haryana in their Elite Group A match at the Chaudhary Bansi Lal Cricket Stadium in Lahli.
Bengal pacer Akash Deep (5-51), who was outstanding with the ball in both the innings, bagged a 10-wicket haul in the match. Mukesh Kumar (3-62) and Ishan Porel (2-42) also impressed as Haryana, following on in their second innings, were bundled out for just 206, after their first innings score of 163.

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Nadia rout Cooch Behar in Inter
District women’s U-18 one-day meet



20th January 2023
Nadia displayed an all-round show to outclass Cooch Behar by 362 runs in the Inter District Women’s Under-18 league cum knockout one-day tournament on Friday.
Batting first, Nadia posted a massive 378/3 in 33 overs, thanks to Sneha Sarkar (72).
In reply, Cooch Behar were bundled out for just 16 in 11.5 overs, thanks to Diya Nandi (5-6).

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Raja hits 68, bags 5 to help Kolkata
Union Sporting Club win in 1st Div two-day meet



20th January 2023
Raja Adhikary displayed an all-round show scoring a fine 68 followed by an impressive five-wicket haul to help Kolkata Union Sporting Club beat Indian Boys Athletic Club by 100 runs in the CAB 1st Division two-day league cum knockout tournament on Friday.
Batting first, Kolkata Union Sporting Club managed to post 255, thanks to Raja.

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Kingkar hits match-winning 130 for
Greer Sporting in 2nd Div two-day meet



19th January 2023
Riding on a fine 130 by Kingkar Roy, Greer Sporting Club defeated South Suburban Club by six wickets in the CAB Second Division two-day League cum Knockout tournament on Thursday.
Batting first, South Suburban Club posted 238 in 84.1 overs, thanks to Sanjeev Kumar (74).

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Bowlers put Bengal in touching distance
of victory against Haryana



19th January 2023
Bengal bowlers led by Akash Deep (3-37), Ishan Porel (2-36) and Mukesh Kumar (2-53) came up with another dominant show to put their team just three wickets away from a famous victory against Haryana in the Ranji Trophy Elite Group A match at the Chaudhary Bansi Lal Cricket Stadium.
After posting a massive first innings score of 419 on a challenging Lahli pitch, Bengal bundled out Haryana for 163 in their first innings.

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Sourav hits unbeaten 114 for Howrah
Sporting in 2nd Div two-day meet



18th January 2023
Sourav Patra smashed an unbeaten 114 to help Howrah Sporting Club post 238 against Cricket of Dhakuria in the CAB Second Division two-day League cum Knockout tournament on Wednesday.
Iman Dutta bagged five wickets for Dhakuria.
In reply, Dhakuria were 10 for no loss at stumps on Day 1.
In the day’s second match, Joydrath Nandi scored a fine 113 to help Subarban post 322 against Calcutta Rangers Club.

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Bengal U-25 take first innings lead
after draw against Madhya Pradesh



18th January 2023
Bengal Under-25 team displayed an all-round performance to grab a vital first innings lead after their Col C K Nayudu Trophy clash against Madhya Pradesh ended in a draw on Wednesday.
After bowling out Madhya Pradesh for 271 in their first innings, Bengal posted 279 which gave the home side a vital first innings lead.

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Akash Deep bags 5 to put Bengal on top against Haryana



18th January 2023
Riding on a stupendous bowling effort by Akash Deep (5-61), Bengal skittled out Haryana for just 163 in their first innings to end Day 2 in a commanding position in the Ranji Trophy Elite Group A match at the Chaudhary Bansi Lal Cricket Stadium on Wednesday.
After posting a massive first innings score of 419 on a challenging Lahli pitch, Bengal bowlers Akash Deep, Ishan Porel (2-29), Mukesh Kumar (1-41) and Pradipta Pramanik (1-19) put up an impressive show with the ball to hand their team a vital 256-run first innings lead.

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Bengal Sr women down Assam by 8 wickets in one-day meet



18th January 2023
Bengal’s senior women’s team displayed an all-round show to outclass Assam by 8 wickets in a one-day trophy in Nagpur on Wednesday.
Batting first, Assam were bundled out for just 116 in 50 overs.
Saika Ishaque (4-13), Gouher Sultana (2-15) and Priyanka Sarkar (2-28) impressed with the ball for Bengal.

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Sporting Union beat Rajasthan Club
in 1st Div two-day meet



17th January 2023
Riding on a fine 102 by Atanu Ghosh, Sporting Union posted defeated Rajasthan Club by 48 runs in the CAB 1st Division two-day league cum knockout tournament on Tuesday.
Batting first, Sporting Union posted 359/8 in 85 overs.
In reply, despite a fighting 99 by Parmit Singh, Rajasthan Club fell short of the target scoring 311 in 77.1 overs.

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Twin centuries help Jalpaiguri win
in Inter District U-18 meet



17th January 2023
Soaib Shah (135 not out) and Samar Roy (108) smashed superb centuries each as Jalpaiguri defeated Dakshin Dinajpur by 8 wickets in the Inter District Under-18 two-day league cum knockout tournament on Tuesday.
Batting first, Dakshin Dinajpur posted massive score of 339, thanks to a fine 176 by Rajat Karmakar.

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Bengal U-25 grab first innings
lead against Madhya Pradesh



17th January 2023
Madhya Pradesh Under-25 team may have gained an upperhand in the match, but Bengal grabbed a vital first innings lead in the Col C K Nayudu Trophy clash on Tuesday.
After bowling out Madhya Pradesh for 271 in their first innings, Bengal posted 279 which gave the hosts a vital first innings lead.

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Anustup sublime unbeaten 137 guides
Bengal to 335/6 against Haryana



17th January 2023
Cometh the hour, cometh the man and in came Anustup Majumdar. The experienced batter has been in superb form in the ongoing Ranji Trophy season and Tuesday was no different.
On a challenging Lahli pitch where most batters find the going tough, Anustup produced a gem of an innings smashing a fighting unbeaten 137 to power Bengal to 335/6 at stumps on Day 1 against Haryana in their Elite Group A match at the Chaudhary Bansi Lal Cricket Stadium.

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Rajat hits 176 for Dakshin Dinajpur in Inter District U-18 meet



16th January 2023
Rajat Karmakar smashēd a superb 176 to help Dakshin Dinajpur post 339 in 80.4 overs against Jalpaiguri in the CAB Inter District Under-18 two-day league cum knockout tournament on Monday.
Batting first, Dakshin Dinajpur posted the massive score, thanks to a fine ton by Rajat.

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Atanu scores 102 for Sporting Union in 1st Div two-day meet



16th January 2023
Riding on a fine 102 by Atanu Ghosh, Sporting Union posted 359/8 against Rajasthan Club at stumps on Day 1 in the CAB 1st Division two-day league cum knockout tournament on Monday.
For Rajasthan Club, Hrushikesh Pawar bagged five wickets.

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Bengal U-25 reach 160/6 against Madhya Pradesh on Day 2



16th January 2023
Despite Madhya Pradesh bowlers putting in their best effort, Bengal Under-25 team kept fighting to reach 160/6 at stumps on Day 2 in the Col C K Nayudu Trophy clash on Monday.
After bowling out MP for 271 in their first innings, Bengal batsmen were put to tough test as Vikas (22) and Kaushik Maity (6) remained unbeaten for the hosts at the end of the second day at the JU Second Campus, Salt Lake.

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With eye on knockouts, Bengal face
Haryana in challenging Lahli pitch



16th January 2023
An unbeaten Bengal side will aim to take a big step closer to the Ranji Trophy knockout stage with a victory against Haryana in their sixth and penultimate Elite Group A match at the Chaudhary Bansi Lal Cricket Stadium in Lahli starting on Tuesday.
Currently placed at the top of Group A with 25 points from five games, with three wins, the Laxmi Ratan Shukla-coached side will go into this match after a thrilling seven-wicket victory over Baroda last week.

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North 24-PGS bowl out Hooghly for 123
in Inter District U-18 meet



15th January 2023
North 24-PGS bowlers put up an impressive show to bowl out Hooghly for just 123 in the CAB Inter District Under-18 league cum knockout two-day tournament in Krishnanagar on Sunday.
Baibhav Tiwari (3-34), Anish Dutta (3-31), Akash Sikder (2-20) and Sourya Singh (1-36) were superb with the ball to bundle out Hooghly in 51.2 overs.

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Bowlers put Bengal U-25 in control against Madhya Pradesh



15th January 2023
Bengal under-25 bowlers displayed a disciplined effort with the ball to restrict Madhya Pradesh to 216/7 at stumps on Day 1 in the Col C K Nayudu Trophy clash on Sunday.
Debopratim Halder (2-31), Sandipan Das (2-47), Vikas (1-28) and Kaushik Maity (1-46) were impressive with the ball for Bengal at the JU Second Campus Ground in Salt Lake.

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Soumyajit bags 6, hits 183 for Dakshin
Dinajpur in Inter District U-18 meet



14th January 2023
Soumyajit Mandal put up a superb all-round show bagging six wickets followed by a match-winning unbeaten 183 to power Dakshin Dinajpur to a thumping nine-wicket victory over Murshidabad in the CAB Inter District Under-18 league cum knockout two-day tournament on Saturday.
Batting first, Murshidabad were bowled out for 281, thanks to fine bowling by Soumyajit.

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Aditya (179) & Nilkantha (5-48) help
Md. Sporting win big in 1st Div two-day meet



14th January 2023
Aditya Purohit smashed a fantastic 179 while Nilkantha Das bagged five wickets to help Mohammedan Sporting Club beat Belgachia United Club by 335 runs in the CAB 1st Division two-day league cum knockout tournament on Saturday.
Batting first, Md. Sporting posted massive 463/8 in 84 overs.
In reply, Belgachia were bundled out for 128, thanks to fine bowling by Nilkantha.

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Aditya scores 179 for Md. Sporting in 1st Div two-day meet



13th January 2023
Aditya Purohit smashed a fantastic 179 to help Mohammedan Sporting Club post 463/8 in 84 overs against Belgachia United Club on Day 1 in the CAB 1st Division two-day league cum knockout tournament on Friday.
In the day's second match, riding on a fine unbeaten 158 by Arjun Bhardwaj, United Club posted 351/7 in 85 overs. In reply, Dalhousie Athletic Club were 5 for no loss at stumps on Day 1.
In the day's third match, Kidderpore Sporting Club posted a challenging 383 in 81 overs against YMCA (College Brunch), thanks to a fine knock by Rahul (98).

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Riajul hits 108 for Birbhum in Inter District U-18 meet



13th January 2023
Riajul Rahaman scored a superb 108 to help Birbhum post 384/8 in 83 overs against Cooch Behar in the CAB Inter District Under-18 league cum knockout two-day tournament on Friday.
Batting first, Birbhum put up a massive score on the board, thanks to a fine ton by Riajul.
In reply, Cooch Behar were 5 for no loss at stumps on Day 1.
In the day's second match, riding on a fine bowling by Ashutosh Tiwari (5-24), Hooghly defeated Bankura by 7 wickets. Batting first, Bankura were bundled out for just 72, thanks to fifer from Ashutosh.
In reply, Hooghly chased it down scoring 73/3 in 17 overs.
In the day's third match, Nadia beat Manbhum by 40 runs.

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Gharami, Manoj power Bengal to superb win over Baroda



13th January 2023
Young Sudip Kumar Gharami along with the experienced Manoj Tiwary rose to the occasion with match-winning half-centuries each to steer Bengal to a stunning seven-wicket victory over Baroda in their Ranji Trophy Elite Group A clash at the Bengal Cricket Academy in Kalyani on Friday.
Chasing a tricky 177 to win, Gharami (76 not out) and skipper Manoj (60 not out) gathered an unbeaten 126-run partnership for the fourth wicket to take team over the line as Bengal scored 179/3 on the fourth and final day. The win helped Bengal bag six crucial points which eventually put the Laxmi Ratan Shukla-coached side to the top of Group A with 25 points from five games, with three wins and two draws.

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India beat Sri Lanka by 4 wickets to clinch ODI series at the Eden



13th January 2023
A fine performance by the bowlers followed by an unbeaten 64 by KL Rahul helped India outclass Sri Lanka by 4 wickets in the second ODI to clinch the three-match series 2-0 at the Eden Gardens on Thursday.
Opting to bat, Sri Lanka were bowled out for 215 in 39.4 overs, thanks to some impressive bowling by Mohammed Siraj (3-30), Kuldeep Yadav (3-51), Umran Malik (2-48) and Axar Patel (1-16).
In reply, despite the top-order failing to fire, India managed to get the job done scoring 219/6 in 43.2 overs, courtesy of a match-winning knock by Rahul.
Chasing the target, India got off to a positive start with Rohit Sharma (17) and Shubman Gill (21) making the most of the first couple of overs.

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Bowlers hand Bengal the advantage against Baroda in Ranji tie



12th January 2023
Riding on a stupendous performance by the bowlers, Bengal bounced back in style to remain just 124 runs away from a fantastic victory against Baroda in their Ranji Trophy Elite Group A clash.
After being bowled out for 191 in their first innings, Bengal bowlers Mukesh Kumar (4-43), Ishan Porel (3-22) and Akash Deep (1-19) were ruthless with the ball as Baroda were bundled out for just 98 in their second innings to hand a 177-run target to the home side.
Chasing the target, Abishek Das (7), Abhimanyu Easwaran (9) and Anustup Majumdar (9) were all back in the hut as Bengal were 53/3 at stumps on Day 3 with Sudip Kumar Gharami unbeaten on 28 at the Bengal Cricket Academy in Kalyani on Thursday. Earlier, resuming the day from overnight score of 189/9, Bengal added only two runs in the morning before their innings folded for 191.

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North 24-PGS win big in Inter District U-18 meet



11th January 2023
Chandrahas Dash and Biraj Malo hit centuries each to help North 24-PGS beat Bankura by 143 runs in the CAB Inter District Under-18 league cum knockout two-day tournament on Wednesday.
Batting first, North 24-PGS posted a massive 429/9 while Bankura fell short of the target scoring 286/8 on Day 2. Anirudh Chand scored 101 for Bankura.
In the day's second match, Murshidabad beat Jalpaiguri by 57 runs.
Batting first, Murdhidabad posted 256 in 42.2 overs, thanks to a fine 88 by Subham Chakraborty.

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Punjab U-25 take first innings lead after draw against Bengal



11th January 2023
Bengal put up a good fight but Punjab earned vital first innings lead after their Col C K Nayudu Trophy match ended in a draw on Wednesday. After Bengal posted a challenging first innings total of 400, Punjab made a strong comeback to post a massive 547, which helped them earn crucial first innings lead.
Bengal, in their second innings, were 188/7 at stumps on the final day at the JU Second Campus Salt Lake.
Earlier, resuming the day from overnight score of 446/5, Punjab batsmen again looked in fine touch as they piled on some quick runs to put Bengal in the backfoot.
Gourav Choudhary played a fine 66 to take team past the 500-run mark.

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India aim to seal series against Sri Lanka in 2nd ODI at Eden



11th January 2023
After a thumping win in the first ODI, a confident Indian team will aim to bag the series against Sri Lanka with a victory in the second match to be played at the Eden Gardens on Thursday.
The hosts put up a dominating show with the bat as they beat Sri Lanka by 67 runs in the first ODI in Guwahati on Tuesday. Buoyed by the hot form of its top three batters, India will look to pile more misery on the opposition bowlers.
The star attraction for the match will be none other than Virat Kohli, who brought up his 73rd international century in the first ODI to help team post a massive total of 373/7.
The 34-year-old looked in sublime touch on Tuesday and took advantage of the dropped chances by the Lankan fielders to score another big one.
Besides Kohli, India skipper Rohit Sharma, who returned from injury, never looked uncomfortable against the Lankan bowlers.

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Anustup scores fighting 90 but Baroda make strong comeback in Ranji tie



11th January 2023
On a pitch where most of the Bengal batsmen found it tough to execute themselves, Anustup Majumdar was a standout performer with a fighting 90.
Despite his heroics with the bat, Baroda made a strong comeback into the match reducing Bengal to 189/9 at stumps on Day 2 in their Ranji Trophy Elite Group A clash at the Bengal Cricket Academy in Kalyani on Wednesday.
After posting 269 in their first innings, Baroda bowlers Sahejadkhan Pathan (4-46) and Soyeb Sopariya (3-43) stepped up to put the visitors in a strong position at the end of the day.
Earlier, resuming the day from overnight score of 222/7, Baroda batsmen could add only 47 runs before their innings folded in 100.1 overs.
For Bengal, Akash Deep (4-71), Mukesh Kumar (3-56) and Sayan Shekhar Mandal (2-48) were the star performers with the ball. In reply, Bengal dealt an early blow after being reduced to 25 for 2 inside six overs.
Abhimanyu Easwaran, who was in superb form in the last few innings, too departed after scoring 22, followed by skipper Manoj Tiwary (9) and Shahbaz Ahmed (8) to put Bengal in trouble at 77/5.

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BNR Recreation Club win in 1st Div two-day meet



10th January 2023
B.N.R Recreation Club defeated Kumartuli Institute by 5 wickets in the CAB 1st Division two-day league cum knockout tournament on Tuesday. Batting first, Kumartuli were bowled out for 120 in 38.1 overs. In reply, BNR chased it down scoring 124/5 in 29.5 overs. In the day's second match, riding on a superb 91 by Aishik Patel, Sporting Union posted 320 in 84.3 overs against E. RLY Sporting Association on Day 1.
In the day's third match, Kolkata Union Sporting Club posted 342/8 in 85 overs on Day 1 against Tollygunge Agragami, thanks to a fine unbeaten 76 by Somen Mahanti.
In the day's fourth match, Indian Boys Athletic Club need 144 to win against Wari Athletic Club.

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Twin tons power North 24-PGS in Inter District U-18 meet



10th January 2023
Chandrahas Dash (148) and Biraj Malon (118) scored superb centuries each as North 24-PGS posted a massive 429/9 in 85 overs against Bankura on Day 1 in the CAB Inter District Under-18 league cum knockout two-day tournament on Tuesday. Batting first, North 24-PGS posted a big total while Bankura will have a tall task to chase this down on Day 2.
In the day's second match, Jalpaiguri need 129 runs to win against Murshidabad.
Batting first, Murdhidabad posted 256 in 42.2 overs, thanks to a fine 88 by Subham Chakraborty.
In reply, Jalpaiguri were reduced to 128/7 in 33 overs at stumps on Day 1. Sk Rahaman bagged four wickets for Murshidabad. In the day's third match, Burdwan beat Siliguri by 9 wickets.
Batting first, Siliguri were bowled out out for 103 in 43.1 overs, thanks to fine bowling by Koushik Dhibar (5-42). In reply, Burdwan chased it down scoring 105/1 in 29.5 overs.

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Akash Deep & Mukesh put Bengal on top against Baroda



10th January 2023
Riding on an impressive performance by the bowlers, Bengal restricted Baroda to 222/7 at stumps on Day 1 in their Ranji Trophy Elite Group A clash at the Bengal Cricket Academy in Kalyani on Tuesday.
Akash Deep (4-67) and Mukesh Kumar (3-50) was superb with the ball as bad light forced early stumps with 81 overs bowled in the day.
Earlier, opting to bat, Baroda dealt an early blow as Mukesh got rid of opener Pratyush Kumar (0) in the eighth over with only 10 on the board.
From there on, Jyotsnil Singh (85) and Priyanshu Moliya (50) held the innings firmly to add 96 runs for the second wicket before the Moliya fell to Akash Deep.
The middle order failed to contribute as skipper Vishnu Solanki (6) and Shashwat Rawat (4) fell cheaply to reduce the visitors to 125/4.

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Twin centuries help Calcutta Port Trust win big in 2nd Div One-Day meet



10th January 2023
Mithun Dutta (171) and Anup Kumar Barick (108) smashed superb unbeaten centuries each as Calcutta Port Trust Sports Club defeated Bani Niketan Sports Club by 322 runs in the CAB 2nd Div One-Day League cum Knockout tournament on Tuesday.
Batting first, Calcutta Port Trust posted a massive 473/3 in 40 overs.
In reply, Bani Niketan were bundled out for 151 in 42.4 overs.
Sushanta Patra bagged four wickets for Calcutta Port Trust.
In the day's second match, Vijay Sports Club beat Satya Sandhi by 8 wickets.

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Bengal U-25 fight but Punjab take first innings lead



10th January 2023
Bengal put up a good fight but Punjab took a vital 46-run first innings lead at stumps on Day 3 in the Col C K Nayudu Trophy on Tuesday. Salil Arora scored a superb unbeaten 136 along with Jaskaranvir Singh (80), Pukhraj Mann (79) and Abhinav Sharma (67 not out) to help Punjab reach 446/5 in their first innings at the end of the third day at JU Second Campus Salt Lake. Sandipan Das impressed with the ball for Bengal bagging two wickets.
Bengal earlier posted 400 in their first innings.
Resuming the day from overnight score of 139/2, Punjab played positively right from the start.


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Unbeaten Bengal face Baroda, target third win in Ranji



9th January 2023
Brimming with confidence after an unbeaten run in the ongoing Ranji Trophy, Bengal will now aim to bag their third victory of the campaign when they take on Baroda in their fifth Elite Group A match at the Bengal Cricket Academy in Kalyani starting on Tuesday.
Having already clinched 19 points from four games so far, with two big wins, the Laxmi Ratan Shukla-coached side will go into the match after playing out a thrilling draw against Uttarakhand which helped them earn three points courtesy of first innings lead.

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Ranjot (173) & Kazi (117) put Bengal
U-25 on top against Punjab



9th January 2023
Opener Ranjot Singh Kharia scored a fine 173 along with Kazi Junaid Saifi (117) as Bengal under-25 team were in control at stumps on Day 2 against Punjab in their Col C K Nayudu Trophy on Monday.
After posting a challenging total of 400 in their first innings, thanks to twin centuries, Bengal bowlers too delivered reducing Punjab to 139/2 at the end of the second day at JU Second Campus Ground in Salt Lake.

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Sk. Md. Sharukh (142) & Mithun (101) help
Calcutta Port Trust win in 2nd Div One-Day meet



8th January 2023
Sk. Md. Sharukh scored a match-winning 142 along with Mithun Dutta (101) to help Calcutta Port Trust Sports Club beat Satya Sandhi by 239 runs in their CAB 2nd Div One-Day League cum Knockout tournament on Sunday.
Batting first, Calcutta Port Trust posted 413/7 in 45 overs, thanks to twin centuries.
In reply, Satya Sandhi managed only 174/5 in 45 overs.

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Ranjot hits unbeaten 139 for Bengal U-25 against Punjab



8th January 2023
Opener Ranjot Singh Kharia smashed a brilliant unbeaten 139 to help Bengal under-25 team post 296/2 at stumps on Day 1 against Punjab in their Col C K Nayudu Trophy on Sunday.
Put into bat, Bengal got off to a positive start but lost opener Yuvraj Keswani (15) in the seventh over of the day.

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Bhoirob hits 130 as Friends Athletic
Club win in 2nd Div One-Day meet



6th January 2023
Bhoirob De Sarkar smashed a match-winning 130 as Friends Athletic Club beat Calcutta Rangers Club by 6 wickets in the CAB 2nd Div One-Day League cum Knockout tournament on Friday.
Batting first, Calcutta Rangers posted 218 in 45 overs.
In reply, Friends Athletic Club chased the target down scoring 221/4 in 44 overs, thanks to a fine century by Bhoirob.

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Bengal earn three points after draw against Uttarakhand



6th January 2023
Bengal extended their unbeaten run in the Ranji Trophy campaign grabbing three crucial points after their Elite Group A clash against Uttarakhand ended in a draw at Abhimanyu Cricket Academy in Dehradun on Friday.
After posting a challenging total of 387 in their first innings, Bengal bowled out Uttarakhand for 272 which helped them earn a vital first innings lead and three points from the match.

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Sanjit scores 100 as Cricket Club of
Bhowanipore win in 2nd Div One-Day meet



6th January 2023
Sanjit Sardar smashed a match-winning 100 as Cricket Club of Bhowanipore defeated Calcutta Parsee Club by 94 runs in the CAB 2nd Div One-Day League cum Knockout tournament on Friday.
Batting first, Bhowanipore posted 306/4 in 45 overs, thanks to a fine century by Sanjit.

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Iman bags 6 as Monohar Pukur Milan
Samity win in 1st Div One-Day meet



5th January 2023
Iman Chaudhuri bowled superbly picking up 6 wickets as Monohar Pukur Milan Samity defeated Tollygunge Agragami by 11 runs in the CAB 1st Division One-Day League cum knockout Tournament on Thursday.
Batting first, Monohar Pukur were bowled out for 153 in 44 overs. Arghadeep Saha was the top scorer with 40 runs.

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Bengal grab vital lead against Uttarakhand in Ranji tie



5th January 2023
Uttarakhand put up a brave fight but Bengal took a crucial 163-run lead in their second innings at stumps on Day 3 in the Ranji Trophy Elite Group A clash at Abhimanyu Cricket Academy in Dehradun on Thursday.
Abhimanyu Easwaran (24) and Sudip Kumar Gharami (24) remained unbeaten as Bengal reached 48/1 in their second innings at the end of the day.

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Arindam Basu



Archish hits 166, claims 4 wkts as North
24-PGS win in Inter District U-15 meet



4th January 2023
North 24-PGS beat Nadia by 75 runs in the CAB Inter District Under-15 League cum Knockout Tournament in Siuri on Wednesday.
Batting first, North 24-PGS posted 312/8 in 70.3 overs, thanks to a brilliant century by Archish Biswas (166).
In reply, Nadia, who were struggling at 33/2 at the end of Day 1, started the proceedings positively on Day 2 with Nilanjan Biswas (48) in the middle.

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Arindam Basu



Bowlers put Bengal in driver’s seat against Uttarakhand



4th January 2023
Riding on a stupendous performance by the bowlers, Bengal were in total control at the end of Day 2 reducing Uttarakhand to 104/6 in their first innings in the Ranji Trophy Elite Group A clash at Abhimanyu Cricket Academy in Dehradun on Wednesday.
After putting up a challenging first innings total of 387, Bengal bowlers Pradipta Pramanik (2-17), Akash Deep (2-21) and Shahbaz Ahmed (2-34) displayed a superb effort with the ball as Uttarakhand were still 283 runs behind in their first innings with 4 wickets in hand.

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Arindam Basu



Easwaran's unbeaten 141 puts Bengal on top vs Uttarakhand



3rd January 2023
Abhimanyu Easwaran produced a batting masterclass smashing an unbeaten 141 along with Sudip Kumar Gharami (90) to put Bengal in a commanding position at 269/3 against Uttarakhand at stumps on Day 1 in their Ranji Trophy Elite Group A clash at Abhimanyu Cricket Academy in Dehradun on Tuesday.
Playing at his hometown and in a stadium named after him, Easwaran used this special occasion to make it more memorable by scoring back-to-back centuries after his match-winning 170 against Nagaland in the previous match.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal women’s U-15 team beat Uttarakhand by 66 runs



3rd January 2023
Bengal Women’s Under-15 team put an all-round performance to beat Uttarakhand by 66 runs in a One-Day Trophy in Shimoga, Karnataka, on Tuesday.
Batting first, Bengal posted 189/5 in 35 overs. S Roy (59), Priyanka Goldar (40) and Ipsita Mondal (30) impressed with the bat for Bengal.

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Arindam Basu



South 24-PGS beat Burdwan in Inter District U-15 meet



3rd January 2023
South 24-PGS beat Burdwan by 27 runs in the CAB Inter District Under-15 League cum Knockout Tournament at the Chinsurah Ground 2 on Tuesday.
Batting first, South 24-PGS were bundled out for 158 in 45.3 overs.
In reply, Burdwan, who were struggling at 64/6 at end of on Day 1, were bowled out for 131 in 36.1 overs on Day 2.

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Arindam Basu



Abhishek hits 126 as Kalighat Club win
in 1st Div One-Day meet



3rd January 2023
Abhishek Bose smashed a brilliant 126 to help Kalighat Club beat Monohor Pukur Milan Samity by 8 wickets in the CAB 1st Division One-Day League cum knockout Tournament on Tuesday.
Batting first, Monohor Pukur posted 243/7 in 44 overs.
In reply, Kalighat Club chased it down comfortably scoring 246/2 in 32.2 overs, thanks to a fine century by Abhishek.

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Arindam Basu



Anup hits 111 as Amateur Cricket Club
win in 2nd Div One-Day meet



3rd January 2023
Anup Sanyashi scored a match-winning 111 to help Amateur Cricket Club beat YMCA (Chow BR) by 6 wickets in their CAB 2nd Div One-Day League cum Knockout tournament on Tuesday.
Batting first, YMCA posted 231/7 in 45 overs.
In reply, Amateur Club chased down the target scoring 232/4, courtesy of a fine century by Anup.
In the day's second match, Cossipore Club defeated South Suburban by 7 runs.

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Arindam Basu



CAB saddened to know about P C Poddar demise



3rd January 2023
CAB Kartick Bose Lifetime Achievement Winner and former Bengal cricketer Prakash Chandra Poddar breathed his last in the city recently. He was 82 years old.
Reacting to the news CAB President Snehasish Ganguly said: "He was one of the Bengal greats. A fabulous batsman with an eye to spot talent. His death has left a void. We are deeply saddened and our deepest condolences to his bereaved family members. May he rest in peace."

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Arindam Basu



Anuj hits 104 as Aryan Club win in 1st Div One-Day meet



2nd January 2023
Anuj Kumar Singh scored a match-winning 104 as Aryan Club defeated Sporting Club by 5 wickets in the CAB 1st Division One-Day League cum knockout Tournament on Monday.
Batting first, Barisha Sporting were bowled out for 214 in 45 overs.
In reply, Aryan Club chased it down scoring 218/5 in 42.3 overs, thanks to Anuj.

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Arindam Basu



Hemant bags 5 as Howrah Union win in 2nd Div One-Day meet



2nd January 2023
Kumar Hemant bagged an impressive five-wicket haul to help Howrah Union beat Star Sporting Club by 3 wickets in their CAB 2nd Div One-Day League cum Knockout tournament on Monday.
Batting first, Star Sporting were bundled out for 91 in 32.1 overs, thanks to fine bowling by Hemant (5-14).
In reply, Howrah chased it down scoring 96/7 in 29.5 overs.

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Arindam Basu



Burdwan require 95, South 24-PGS need 4 wkts
in Inter District U-15 meet



2nd January 2023
Chasing 159 to win against South 24-PGS, Burdwan were 64/6 at stumps on Day 1 in the CAB Inter District Under-15 League cum Knockout Tournament at the Chinsurah Ground 2 on Monday.
Burdwan will need more 95 to win on the second day on Tuesday.
Batting first, South 24-PGS were bundled out for 158 in 45.3 overs.

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Arindam Basu



Debutant Keswani hits 244 as Bengal U-25 thrash Mizoram



2nd January 2023
Riding on an outstanding 244 by debutant Yuvraj Keswani and some fine bowling, Bengal under-25 team outclassed Mizoram by an innings and 340 runs in the Col C K Nayudu Trophy at the Gokulbhai Somabhai Patel Stadium in Nadiad on Monday.
Resuming their innings on the second day from overnight score of 279 for no loss, the batting duo of Keswani and Ranjot Singh Kharia (185) didn’t let the opposition stage a comeback. They added another 97 runs in the morning before Ranjot fell.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal take on Uttarakhand, target back-to-back wins in Ranji



2nd January 2023
With confidence sky-high after a thumping victory over Nagaland, an unbeaten Bengal side will aim to register their third victory of the Ranji Trophy campaign when they take on Uttarakhand in their fourth Elite Group A match at the Abhimanyu Cricket Academy in Dehradun starting on Tuesday.
Having already bagged 16 points from three games so far, with two big wins, the Laxmi Ratan Shukla-coached side will go into the match with a lot of positives and confidence after an innings and 161 run victory against Nagaland.

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Arindam Basu



Debutants star for Bengal U-25 against Mizoram



1st January 2023
Debutants Sayed Irfan Aftab, Yuvraj Keswani and Debopratim Halder made the best use of the opportunity putting up an impressive show to put Bengal in a commanding position against Mizoram at stumps on Day 1 in the Col C K Nayudu Trophy at the Gokulbhai Somabhai Patel Stadium in Nadiad on Sunday.
Batting first, Mizoram never looked comfortable as Bengal bowled according to their plans to bag wickets at regular intervals.

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Arindam Basu



Mohun Bagan win by 13 runs in 1st Div One-Day meet



1st January 2023
Mohun Bagan defeated Kidderpore Sporting Club by 13 runs in the CAB 1st Division One-Day League cum Knockout tournament on Sunday.
Put into bat, Mohun Bagan got off to a positive start in their first ten overs.
But Kidderpore pulled things back with couple of quick wickets.

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Arindam Basu



Albert Sporting, Calcutta Cricket Club,
Bengal Sporting win in 2nd Div One-Day meet



31st December 2022
Albert Sporting Club, Greer Sporting Club, Calcutta Cricket Club, Jorabagan Club , Bengal Sporting Club, Ballygunge Sporting Association, Baranagar Sporting Club & Young Bengal Sporting Association registered wins in their respective matches in the CAB 2nd Div One-Day League cum Knockout tournament on Saturday.
In the day’s first match, Albert Sporting Club beat Taltala Institute by 5 wickets.
Batting first, Taltala posted 102 in 38.5 overs.

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Arindam Basu



South 24-PGS, Uttar Dinajpur win in Inter District U-15 meet



31st December 2022
South 24-PGS beat Murshidabad by 108 runs in the CAB Inter District Under-15 League cum Knockout Tournament on Saturday.
Batting first, South 24 PGS posted 310 in 67.3 overs at the Chinsurah 2nd Ground.

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Arindam Basu



Bhowanipore, Calcutta Customs, Shambazar
win in 1st Div One-Day meet



31st December 2022
Bhowanipore Club, Calcutta Police Club, Calcutta Customs Club, Ananda Bazar Patrika Sports Club, Shambazar Club, Police Athletic Club scripted victories in their respective matches in the CAB 1st Division One-Day League cum knockout Tournament on Saturday.
In the day’s first match, Bhowanipore Club beat Dalhousie Athletic Club by 175 runs.

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Arindam Basu



South 24 PGS eye victory against
Murshidabad in Inter District U-15 meet



30th December 2022
Chasing a challenging 311 to win, Murshidabad were struggling at 47/2 against South 24-PGS at stumps on Day 1 of the CAB Inter District Under-15 League cum Knockout Tournament on Friday.
Batting first, South 24 PGS were bowled out for 310 in 67.3 overs at the Chinsurah 2nd Ground. Debarghya Rakshit (82), Dibyodak Jana (40) helped the side put up a competitive total.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal women’s U-15 team goes down to Vidarbha



30th December 2022
Bengal Women’s Under-15 team put a good fight but went down to Vidarbha by 4 wickets in a One-Day Trophy in Shimoga, Karnataka, on Friday.
Batting first, Bengal posted 154/5 in 35 overs. Ipshita Mondal (47) got team off to a good start but wickets at regular intervals and some fine bowling by Vidarbha made it tough for the team to post a winning total.

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Arindam Basu



Debutant Karan bags 5 as Bengal rout
Nagaland by innings & 161 runs



29th December 2022
Debutant Karan Lal made the best use of the opportunity claiming an impressive five-wicket haul as Bengal spinners wrecked havoc to outclass Nagaland by an innings and 161 runs in their Ranji Trophy Elite Group A clash at the Nagaland Cricket Stadium in Sovima on Thursday.
Spin trio of Karan (5-47), Shahbaz Ahmed (3-38) and Pradipta Pramanik (2-24) bowled superbly to bundle out Nagaland for just 123 in their second innings on Day 3.

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Arindam Basu



Belgachia, East Bengal, Town Club,
George Telegraph win in 1st Div One-Day meet



29th December 2022
Belgachia United Club, East Bengal, Kolkata Union Sporting Club, Town Club, George Telegraph Sports Club, Kalighat Club came out victorious in their respective matches in the CAB 1st Division One-Day League cum knockout Tournament on Thursday.
In the day's first match, Belgachia beat Indian Boys Athletic Club by 48 runs.

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Arindam Basu



Balak Sangha, WB police, Calcutta Port
Trust win in 2nd Div One-Day meet



29th December 2022
Amateur Cricket Club, Balak Sangha, Taltala Ekata Sangha, Excelsiors Club, West Bengal Police Sports Club, Subarban, Calcutta Post Trust Sports Club, YMCA (Chow BR) registered wins in their respective matches in the CAB 2nd Div One-Day League cum Knockout tournament on Thursday.
In the day's first match, Amatuer beat South Suburban Club by 16 runs.

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Arindam Basu



Burdwan & North 24-PGS win in Inter District U-15 meet



28th December 2022
Burdwan and North 24-PGS came out victorious in their respective matches in the CAB Inter District Under-15 League cum Knockout tournament on Wednesday.
In the day’s first match in Chinsurah, Burdwan beat Murshidabad by 6 wickets.
Batting first, Murshidabad were bundled out for 164 in 53.5 overs.

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Arindam Basu



Behala, Star Sporting, International Club
win in 2nd Div One-Day meet



28th December 2022
Behala Friends Union Club, International Club, Star Sporting Club, Victoria Sporting Club, Bata Sports Club, Alipore Sporting Club and Mohunlal Club registered wins in their respective matches in the CAB 2nd Div One-Day League cum Knockout tournament on Wednesday.
In the day’s first match, Behala beat ABASAR by 108 runs.
Batting first, Behala scored 211 in 35.2 overs. In reply, ABASAR were bundled out for 103 in 26.2 overs.

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Arindam Basu



Barisha Sporting, Ballygunge United,
Mohun Bagan win in 1st Div One-Day meet



28th December 2022
Barisha Sporting Club, Aryan Club, Tapan Memorial Club, Ballygunge United Club, Kidderpore Sporting Club and Mohun Bagan scripted victories in their respective matches in the CAB 1st Division One-Day League cum knockout Tournament on Wednesday.
In the day’s first match, Barisha Sporting beat Sporting Union by 7 wickets.
Batting first, Sporting Union were bundled out for 91.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal women’s U-15 team beat Tripura by 10 wickets



28th December 2022
Bengal Women’s Under-15 team put up an all-round show to outclass Tripura by 10 wickets in a One-Day Trophy in Shimoga, Karnataka, on Wednesday.
Batting first, Tripura managed only 63/8 in 35 overs.

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Arindam Basu



Easwaran, Gharami tons put Bengal in driver’s seat



28th December 2022
Abhimanyu Easwaran (170) and Sudip Kumar Gharami (104) displayed a stupendous batting performance both smashing centuries each to put Bengal in a commanding position against Nagaland at stumps on Day 2 in the Ranji Trophy Elite Group A match at the Nagaland Cricket Stadium in Sovima on Wednesday.
After bowling out Nagaland for just 166 in their first innings, thanks to Pradipta Pramanik (6-43), Bengal put up a dominating show with the bat reaching 336/4 with a vital 170-run first innings lead at the end of the day’s play.

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Arindam Basu



Pradipta bags 5 to put Bengal
on top against Nagaland



27th December 2022
Talented Bengal spinner Pradipta Pramanik displayed an impressive bowling performance picking up five crucial wickets to reduce Nagaland to 166/9 at stumps on Day 1 in the Ranji Trophy Elite Group A clash at the Nagaland Cricket Stadium in Sovima on Tuesday.
Along with Pradipta (5-43), Ishan Porel (1-12) and Shahbaz Ahmed (1-53) too bowled superbly from the start of day's play to restrict Nagaland to a low score as bad light and weather allowed only 62 overs to be played in the day.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal take on Nagaland, target 2nd win in Ranji



26th December 2022
Having bagged nine crucial points from two games so far, an unbeaten Bengal side will have their confidence high when they take on Nagaland in their third Ranji Trophy Elite Group A match at the Nagaland Cricket Stadium in Sovima starting on Tuesday.
The Laxmi Ratan Shukla-coached side, who will be playing their first away game of the Ranji season, are yet to be beaten after two fine outings against Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal women’s U-15 team lose to Tamil Nadu



26th December 2022
Bengal Women’s Under-15 team went down to Tamil Nadu by 41 runs in a One-Day Trophy in Shimoga, Karnataka, on Monday.
Batting first, Tamil Nadu posted 206 in 35 overs, thanks to a fine unbeaten 110 by skipper G Kamalini.
In reply, Bengal batters failed to deliver as they folded for 165 in 30 overs.

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Arindam Basu



Priyanshu hits 118 as Bhowanipore win
in 1st Div One-Day meet



26th December 2022
Priyanshu Shrivastava smashed a fine 118 off 100 balls to help Bhowanipore Club beat Shambazar Club by 178 runs in the CAB 1st Division One-Day League cum knockout Tournament on Monday.
Batting first Bhowanipore posted 352/2 in 42 overs. In reply, Shambazar were bundled out for 174.
In the day’s second match, Dalhaousie Athletic Club beat Bhukailash Sporting Club by 23 runs.

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Arindam Basu



Gymkhana, Ballygunge Sporting, Calcutta
Rangers win in 2nd Div One-Day meet



26th December 2022
Gymkhana, Uttarpalli Milan Sangha, Ballygunge Sporting Association, National Athletic Club, Greer Sporting Club, Calcutta Rangers Club, Measurers Club and Friends Sporting Union scripted wins in their respective matches in the CAB 2nd Div One-Day League cum Knockout tournament on Monday.
In the day’s first match, Uttarpalli Milan Sangha beat Burnpur Cricket Club by 5 wickets.

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Arindam Basu



Manish hits 104 for Taltala Institute
in 2nd Div One-Day meet



25th December 2022
Manish Singh Rawat smashed a match-winning 104 as Taltala Institute beat Aurora Athletic Association by 112 runs in the CAB 2nd Div One-Day tournament on Sunday.
Batting first, Taltala posted 248/8 in 45 overs, thanks to a fine century by Manish.
In reply, Aurora were bundled out for 136 in 30.3 overs.

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Arindam Basu



East Bengal, Kalighat, Md. Sporting win
in 1st Div One-Day meet



25th December 2022
East Bengal, George Telegraph Sports Club, Kalighat Club, Rajasthan Club, Indian Boys Athletic Club and Mohammedan Sporting Club came out victorious in their respective league matches in the CAB 1st Division One-Day Tournament on Sunday.
In the day’s first match, East Bengal beat Belgachia United Club by 81 runs.

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Arindam Basu



Hooghly beat Burdwan to emerge CAB
Sr Inter District champions



24th December 2022
Hooghly put up a superb all-round performance to outclass Burdwan by five wickets in the final to emerge champions in the CAB Senior Inter District tournament on Saturday.
Batting first, Burdwan managed to post 216/9 in 45 overs, thanks to Aishik Patel (78).
In reply, riding on fine half-centuries by Sonu Narayan (74) and Sachin Kr Yadav (51), Hooghly chased the target down easily scoring 222/5 in 43 overs.

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CAB President lauds Hooghly



24th December 2022
CAB President Snehasish Ganguly today after the CAB Senior Inter-district Tournament final at Eden Gardens lauded both the teams, Hooghly and Burdwan, for presenting such a competitive and high voltage final.
"I congratulate both the teams for giving us an evening of entertaining cricket. Special applause for Hooghly for winning twice in a row. That means you are doing something special," CAB President Snehasish Ganguly said.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal U-16 take first innings lead vs Goa



23rd December 2022
Bengal put up a superb all-round performance to grab a vital first innings lead after their match against Goa in the Under-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy in Nagpur ended in a draw on Friday.
Bengal posted 491/4 decl in their first innings, thanks to a fine unbeaten 250 by Agniswar Das.

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Arindam Basu



Mohun Bagan win by 153 runs in 1st Div One-Day meet



23rd December 2022
Mohun Bagan defeated Netaji Subhas Institute by 153 runs in the CAB 1st Division One-Day tournament on Thursday.
Batting first, Mohun Bagan posted 326 in 45 overs, thanks to Aditya Varma (79), Subham Sarkar (57) and Uvais Ahmad (55). In reply, Netaji Subhas Institute managed only 173/9 on 45 overs.

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Arindam Basu



Malda, Murshidabad win in Inter District U-15 meet



23rd December 2022
Malda defeated Hooghly by 20 runs in the CAB Inter District Under-15 tournament in Bankura on Friday.
Batting first, Malda were bowled out for 290 in 84.2 overs.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal hold fighting Himachal, grab 3 vital points



23rd December 2022
Himachal Pradesh put up a fighting performance but Bengal held their nerves to eventually earn a vital first innings lead after their Ranji Trophy Elite Group A clash at the Eden on Friday ended in a draw.
Chasing a challenging 472 to win, Himachal were positive in their approach but the target was too tall for the visitors to chase it down as they ended the fourth and final day's play at 348/4 in their second innings.

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Arindam Basu



Agniswar scores unbeaten 250 for Bengal U-16 vs Goa



22nd December 2022
Agniswar Das continued his hot form as he smashed a superb unbeaten 250 along with Aditya Roy (117) as Bengal posted 491/4 in their first innings against Goa in the Under-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy in Nagpur on Thursday.
Resuming the day from overnight score of 319/3, Bengal began the proceedings positively with both Agniswar and Aditya piling on some quick runs.

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Arindam Basu



Hooghly need 276 runs to win in
Inter District U-15 meet



22nd December 2022
Hooghly need 276 runs to beat Malda in the CAB Inter District Under-15 tournament.
Malda were bowled out for 290 in 84.2 overs. In reply, Hooghly were reduced to 15/2 at stumps on Day 1 in Thursday. Batting first, Malda started the proceedings positively.

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Arindam Basu



Twin centuries help ERLY Sports
Association win in 1st Div One-Day meet



22nd December 2022
Riding on twin centuries by Rajesh Oraon (152 not out) and Md Kounain Quraishi (101) ERLY Sports Association defeated Paikpara Sporting Club by runs in the CAB 1st Division One-Day tournament on Thursday.
Batting first, ERLY posted 338/4 in 45 overs.

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Arindam Basu



Gharami scores 101, Bengal need 9
wickets to beat Himachal



22nd December 2022
Sudip Kumar Gharami scored an outstanding 101 as Bengal remained just 9 wickets away from a fantastic victory on the fourth and final day against Himachal Pradesh in the Ranji Trophy Elite Group A clash at the Eden.
Chasing a challenging target of 472, Himachal were 79/1 in their second innings at stumps on Day 3 on Thursday after Bengal posted 291/5 decl. in their second innings.

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Arindam Basu



Uttar Dinajpur, Burdwan, Siliguri win in
Inter District U-15 meet



21st December 2022
Uttar Dinajpur, Burdwan, Siliguri, Jalpaiguri and Cooch Behar register comfortable victories in the CAB Inter District Under-15 tournament on Wednesday.
In the day's first match in Malda, Uttar Dinajpur defeated Dakshin Dinajpur by 233 runs.

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Arindam Basu



Agniswar scores unbeaten 168 for Bengal U-16 vs Goa



21st December 2022
Agniswar Das smashed a fine unbeaten 168 as Bengal reached 319/3 at stumps on Day 1 against Goa in the Under-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy in Nagpur on Friday.
Batting first, Bengal were reduced to 21 for 1 after opener Rajdeep Paswan was dismissed in the 12th over.

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Arindam Basu



Shahbaz bags 5 as Bengal take big lead vs Himachal



21st December 2022
Shahbaz Ahmed displayed a superb bowling performance claiming five wickets as Bengal took a vital 269-run second innings lead against Himachal Pradesh at stumps on Day 2 in the Ranji Trophy Elite Group A clash at the Eden on Wednesday.
Besides Shahbaz (5-32), Ishan Porel (2-26), Akash Deep (2-50) and Sayan Shekhar Mandal (1-4) impressed with the ball as they bundled out Himachal for just 130 in their first innings after Bengal posted 310.

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Arindam Basu



Md. Sporting crowned Women's T20 Blast champions



21st December 2022
Riding on a fine performance by the bowlers, Mohammedan Sporting Club defeated Mohun Bagan by just 1 run in a high-voltage final to defend their Byju's Bengal Women's T20 Blast crown at the MGR Cricket Academy Ground, Suri, on Wednesday.
Opting to bat, Md. Sporting started the proceedings on a cautions note.

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Arindam Basu



Md. Sporting face Mohun Bagan in Women's T20 Blast final



20th December 2022
Defending champions Mohammedan Sporting Club will aim to execute their plans perfectly when they come up against Mohun Bagan in the final of the Byju's Bengal Women's T20 Blast to be played at the MGR Cricket Academy Ground, Suri, on Wednesday.
In the first semifinal on Tuesday, Md. Sporting defeated Kalighat Club by 7 wickets.

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Arindam Basu



Anustup hits unbeaten 159 as Bengal
amass 310/9 vs Himachal



20th December 2022
On a day when most batsmen failed to execute themselves, Anustup Majumdar showed his true class.
The senior pro delivered once again when his team needed him the most as his fighting unbeaten 159 put Bengal in a commanding position at 310/9 at stumps on Day 1 against Himachal Pradesh in their Ranji Trophy Elite Group A clash at Eden on Tuesday.

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Arindam Basu



Avradip bags 5 as Nadia beat Malda in
Inter District U-15 meet



20th December 2022
Avradip Biswas claimed an impressive five wickets to help Nadia beat Malda by 8 wickets in the CAB Inter District Under-15 tournament in Bankura on Tuesday.
Batting first, Malda were bundled out for 150 in 48 overs, thanks to a superb spell by Avradip.
In reply, Nadia chased it down scoring 152/2 in 27.4 overs.

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Arindam Basu



Md. Sporting face Kalighat, Mohun Bagan take on
Gymkhana in Women’s T20 Blast semis



19th December 2022
After a thrilling contest in the league phase, Mohammedan Sporting Club, Mohun Bagan, Gymkhana and Kalighat Club were the four teams who made it to the semifinals of the Byju’s Bengal Women’s T20 Blast.
Md. Sporting will take on Kalighat in the first semifinal at the MGR Cricket Academy Ground, Suri, on Tuesday.
Mohun Bagan will come up against Gymkhana in the second semifinal match on the same day.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal face Himachal, target second win in Ranji



19th December 2022
High on confidence after their thumping victory over Uttar Pradesh, Bengal will now aim to continue their good form and register back-to-back wins when they take on Himachal Pradesh in their second Ranji Trophy Elite Group A clash at the Eden Gardens starting on Tuesday.
The Laxmi Ratan Shukla-coached side displayed an all-round performance to outclass UP by six wickets last Friday at home in their tournament opener.

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Arindam Basu



Pritam ruled out



19th December 2022
Bengal pace bowler Pritam Chakraborty has been ruled out of the second Ranji Trophy match with a hamstring injury.
Bengal coach LR Shukla said that he has a problem with both the hamstrings. He has consulted the physio who has advised rest and rehab for 12 days.
Hence he is out of the second match against Himachal Pradesh.

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Arindam Basu



Om Kumar bags 7 as Midnapore win big in
Inter District U-15 meet



18th December 2022
Om Kumar Das displayed an outstanding bowling effort to bag seven wickets while giving away just five runs to help Midnapore outclass Dakshin Dinajpur by a massive margin of 491 runs on Day 2 of the CAB Inter District Under-15 tournament in Malda on Sunday.
Batting first, Midnapore posted 527/7. In reply, Dakshin Dinajpur were bundled out for just 36 in 26.1 overs. Not a single batsman were able to put up a double digit score.

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Arindam Basu



Burdwan and Uttar Dinajpur bag wins
in Inter District Sr meet



17th December 2022
Burdwan and Uttar Dinajpur registered easy victories in their respective matches in the CAB Inter District Senior Tournament on Saturday.
In the day’s first match in Bishnupur, Burdwan defeated Nadia by 6 wickets.
Batting first, Nadia were bundled out for 80 in 33 overs.

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Soham hits 104 for East Bengal in 1st Div match



17th December 2022
Soham Ghosh scored a fine 104 as East Bengal posted 262/5 at stumps on Day 2 against Tapan Memorial Club in their CAB First Division League Group A match at the Deshbandhu Park Ground in Kolkata on Saturday.
Batting first, Tapan Memorial were bowled out for 378, thanks to a fine 124 by Mohammad Kaif.

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Arindam Basu



Gymkhana and Baranagar bag wins
in Women’s T20 Blast



17th December 2022
Gymkhana and Baranagar Sporting Club scripted comfortable victories in their respective matches in the Byju’s Bengal Women’s T20 Blast at the MGR Cricket Academy Ground, Suri, on Saturday.
In the day’s first match, Gymkhana defeated Mohun Bagan by 11 runs.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal women’s U-19 team goes down to Baroda



17th December 2022
Bengal Women’s Under-19 team went down to Baroda by seven wickets in the pre-quarterfinals of the One-Day Trophy in Chennai on Saturday.
Batting first, Bengal posted 168/7 in 50 overs. Bipasha Ghosh was the only batter who impressed with 35 runs.
In reply, Baroda chased it down scoring 169/3 in 42 overs. Hetaxi scored a match-winning 57 for Baroda.

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Bengal U-16 on top against Saurashtra



17th December 2022
Bengal displayed a fine all-round performance against Saurashtra to remain on top at stumps on Day 2 in the Under-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy in Nagpur on Saturday.
Batting first, Bengal posted 316 in their first innings, thanks to a fine 135 by Agniswar Das.

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Anish, Swastik take Midnapore to 527/7
in Inter District U-15 meet



17th December 2022
Midnapore displayed a stunning batting performance to post 527/7 in 85 overs against Dakshin Dinajpur in the CAB Inter District Under-15 tournament in Malda on Saturday.
The tournament, happening for the first time in this age group will span over two days with teams playing 85 overs each, saw a milestone effort by Midnapore as Anish Mahapatra (186) and Swastik Maiti (118) batted superbly to help team reach the total.

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Inter District U-15 cricket begins



17th December 2022
The CAB U-15 Inter District cricket tournament began in six districts today.
This is the first time that an inter-district U15 meet has taken place where the cricketers will be able to play 85 overs each.
"The tournament has been conceived to bring out talented cricketers from the districts. The U-18 district tournament would also be a two-day affair to scout out more talents from Bengal," said CAB President Snehasish Ganguly.

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Tribute to the cricket lovers



16th December 2022
CAB President Snehasish Ganguly today offered floral tribute to the six cricket lovers killed in a stampede outside the daily ticket counters at the Eden Gardens, venue of the fourth Test between Australia and India, in the year 1969.
CAB Vice-president Amalendu Biswas, Hony Secretary Naresh Ojha, Jt Secretary Debabrata Das and Treasurer Prabir Chakraborty, Stadium Committee Chairman Santanu Mitra and Observer Committee Chairman Srimanta Mullick also paid tribute with other CAB members.

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Bengal register facile win against UP



16th December 2022
In an audacious display of vintage cricket an injured Anustup Majumdar and captain class Manoj Tiwary handed Bengal a six wicket victory against Uttar Pradesh in their first Elite Group A Ranji Trophy tie at Eden.
Following the victory, CAB President Snehasish Ganguly lauded the team for the brilliant comeback. "This is a classic Ranji Trophy match. After the chips were down, Bengal showed the fightback and in the end it was easy. Anustup, Manoj and Koushik were brilliant. Even Akash Deep's late slog in the first innings was crucial. The bowlers also bowled exceptionally well.

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Ishan wants to keep focussed



16th December 2022
Bengal pacer Ishan Porel would like to keep the focus on and continue his streak into the next matches.
Ishan, who fought bouts of illness to make a comeback, returned with match figures of 7 for 105 said this was the beginning of a long journey.

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With farewell in mind, Manoj targets
glory with Bengal



16th December 2022
After an illustrious career spanning over little less than two decades, Bengal top order mainstay Manoj Tiwary is looking forward to calling it a day after guiding Bengal to their Ranji Trophy title this season.
Manoj, who made his debut for Bengal back in 2004, led from the front and played a masterclass of an innings when he remained unbeaten on 60 to help Bengal beat Uttar Pradesh in the Ranji Trophy opener at the Eden on Friday.

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Mohun Bagan & Md. Sporting win
in Women's T20 Blast



16th December 2022
Mohammedan Sporting Club and Mohun Bagan registered comfortable victories in their respective matches in the Byju's Bengal Women's T20 Blast at the MGR Cricket Academy Ground, Suri, on Friday.
In the day's first match, Md. Sporting defeated Baranagar Sporting Club by 51 runs.

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Arindam Basu



Midnapore and Burdwan bag wins in
Inter District Sr meet



16th December 2022
Midnapore and Burdwan scripted victories in their respective matches in the CAB Inter District Senior tournament on Friday.
In the day's first match in Balurghat, Midnapore defeated Hooghly by 5 wickets.

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Arindam Basu



Kaif scores 86 as Tapan Memorial
post 294/7 in 1st Div match



16th December 2022
Mohammad Kaif scored a fine unbeaten 86 to help Tapan Memorial Club post 294/7 at stumps on Day 1 against East Bengal in their CAB First Division League Group A match at the Deshbandhu Park Ground in Kolkata on Friday.
Put into bat, Tapan Memorial got off to a fine start, thanks to opener Akash Shukla (58).

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Bengal need 101 runs to win vs UP in Ranji Trophy



15th December 2022
Bengal displayed a fine batting performance to remain just 101 runs away from a famous victory over Uttar Pradesh in their Ranji Trophy Elite Group A clash.
Koushik Ghosh (69 not out) and Anustup Majumdar (44) remained unbeaten as Bengal reached 156/2 in their second innings at stumps on Day 3 at the Eden Gardens on Thursday.

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Md. Sporting & Gymkhana win in Women's T20 Blast



15th December 2022
Mohammedan Sporting Club and Gymkhana registered comfortable victories in their respective matches in the Byju's Bengal Women's T20 Blast at the MGR Cricket Academy Ground, Suri, on Thursday.
In the day's first match, Md. Sporting defeated Kalighat Club by 83 runs.

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Arindam Basu



Sasthi scores 114 as Bengal Women's U-19
team rout Mizoram by 336 runs



14th December 2022
Riding on a fantastic 114 by Sasthi Mondal, Bengal Women's Under-19 team outclassed Mizoram by 336 runs in a One-Day Trophy in Indore on Wednesday.
Batting first, Bengal posted a challenging 386/5 in 50 overs.

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Arindam Basu



Easy wins for Mohun Bagan & Gymkhana
in Women's T20 Blast



14th December 2022
Mohun Bagan and Gymkhana registered comfortable victories in their respective matches in the Byju's Bengal Women's T20 Blast at the MGR Cricket Academy Ground, Suri, on Tuesday.
In the day's first match, Mohun Bagan defeated Kalighat Club by 15 runs.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal keep fighting as UP gather
vital lead in Ranji tie



14th December 2022
Bengal put up a good fight but Uttar Pradesh gathered a crucial 151-run second innings lead at the end of Day 2 in the Ranji Trophy Elite Group A clash at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday.
Aksh Deep Nath (47 not out) and Rinku Singh (44 not out) remained unbeaten at the end of the day's play as UP reached 122/4 at stumps.

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Arindam Basu



Ishan bags five as Bengal bowl out
UP for 198 in Ranji tie



13th December 2022
Ishan Porel displayed a superb bowling performance claiming five wickets to help Bengal bowl out Uttar Pradesh for 198 in their first innings on Day 1 in the Ranji Trophy Elite Group A clash at the Eden Gardens on Tuesday.
Ishan (5-35), Pritam Chakraborty (3-63) and Shahbaz Ahmed (2-20) impressed with the ball as the visitors were bundled out in 63.5 overs.
Rinku Singh (79) and Priyam Garg (53) were the pick of the batsmen for UP.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal U-16 go down to Jharkhand



13th December 2022
Bengal under-16 team went down to Jharkhand in the Vijay Merchant Trophy in Nagpur on Tuesday.
Batting first, Bengal were bowled out for 174 in their first innings.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal U-19 concede vital first innings
lead to Maharashtra



13th December 2022
Bengal conceaded a vital first innings lead which helped Maharashtra progress into the Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy quarterfinals at the D.Y.Patil Stadium, Pune, on Tuesday.
Batting first in the pre-quarters, Maharashtra were bowled out for 362 in their first innings.

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Arindam Basu



Mohun Bagan & Rajasthan register easy
wins in Women's T20 Blast



13th December 2022
Mohun Bagan and Rajasthan Club registered comfortable victories in their respective matches in the Byju's Bengal Women's T20 Blast at the MGR Cricket Academy Ground, Suri, on Tuesday.
In the day's first match, Mohun Bagan defeated Mohammedan Sporting Club by 11 runs.
Batting first, Mohun Bagan posted 106/5 in 20 overs, thanks to a fine 50 by Priyanka Bala.

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Arindam Basu



Nadia, Howrah, Malda bag wins in
Inter District Sr meet



13th December 2022
Nadia, Howrah, Malda, Cooch Behar, Hooghly and Burdwan scripted victories in their respective matches in the CAB Inter District Senior tournament on Tuesday.
In the day's first match in Chandannagore, Nadia defeated Dakshin Dinajpur by 5 wickets.
Batting first, Dakshin Dinajpur posted 151 in 41 overs.

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North 24 PGS, Birbhum, Midnapore win
big in Inter District Sr meet



12th December 2022
North 24 PGS, Birbhum, Midnapore, Dakshin Dinajpur, Uttar Dinajpur and Chandannagore registered easy victories in the CAB Inter District Senior Tournament on Monday.
In the day’s first match in Chandannagore, Dakshin Dinajpur beat Siliguri by 48 runs.
Batting first, Dakshin Dinajpur posted 201/8 in 45 overs.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal women’s U-19 team goes down to Odisha



12th December 2022
Bengal Women’s Under-19 team went down to Odisha by eight runs in a One-Day Trophy in Indore on Monday.
Batting first, Odisha managed only 172/9 in 50 overs. Alipsa Biswal top-scored with 54 runs.
For Bengal, Rupal Tiwari and Sneha Gupta claimed three wickets each.

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Bengal U-16 put to test vs Jharkhand



12th December 2022
Bengal under-16 team were handed a tough challenge by Jharkhand in the Vijay Merchant Trophy in Nagpur on Monday.
Batting first, Bengal failed to deliver with the bat as they were bowled out for 174 in their first innings.
In reply, Jharkhand posted 306/7, thus taking a vital first innings lead, courtesy of Vatshal Tiwari (80), Chaitanya Bir (57) and Aman Kumar 51).

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Bengal U-19 put up a fight against Maharashtra



12th December 2022
Bengal displayed a fighting performance but Maharashtra were on top leading by 254 runs in their second innings at stumps on Day 3 in the Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy pre-quarterfinals at the D.Y.Patil Stadium, Pune, on Monday.
Batting first, Maharashtra were bowled out for 362 in their first innings.

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Kalighat & Mohun Bagan bag wins
in Women’s T20 Blast



12th December 2022
Kalighat Club and Mohun Bagan scripted victories in their respective matches in the Byju’s Bengal Women’s T20 Blast at the MGR Cricket Academy Ground, Suri, on Monday.
In the day’s first match, Mohun Bagan beat Rajasthan Club by 59 runs.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal look to start Ranji season on a high vs UP



12th December 2022
Bengal will aim to begin their Ranji Trophy campaign on a winning note when they take on Uttar Pradesh in the Elite Group A clash at the Eden Gardens on Tuesday.
Bengal, who will play their first two matches at home, have been clubbed with Baroda, Odisha, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Nagaland in the Group A.

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Md. Sporting & Baranagar script wins
in Women’s T20 Blast



11th December 2022
Mohammedan Sporting Club and Baranagar Sporting Club scripted easy victories in their respective matches in the Byju’s Bengal Women’s T20 Blast at the MGR Cricket Academy Ground, Suri, on Sunday.
In the day’s first match, Baranagar defeated Kalighat Club by 8 wickets.

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Hooghly, Burdwan & Nadia win big
in Inter District Sr meet



11th December 2022
The CAB Inter District Senior Tournament got off to a rousing start with North 24 PGS, Nadia, Hooghly, Uttar Dinajpur, Murshidabad and Burdwan scripting big victories in six different venues on Sunday.
In the day’s first match in Hooghly, North 24 PGS beat Howrah by 3 wickets.
Batting first, Howrah were bowled out for 118 in 28.5 overs.

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Bengal U-16 bowled out for 174 vs Jharkhand



11th December 2022
Bengal batsmen were put to test against a fine Jharkhand bowling line-up in the Under-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy in Nagpur on Sunday.
Batting first, Bengal failed to deliver with the bat as they were bowled out for 174 in 81.4 overs.

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Ronit scores 96 for Bengal U-19 vs Maharashtra



11th December 2022
Bengal batsmen displayed a fighting performance to post 207/3 at stumps on Day 2 against Maharashtra in the Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy pre-quarterfinals at the D.Y. Patil Stadium, Pune, on Sunday.
Batting first, Maharashtra were bowled out for 362 in their first innings.

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Twin half-centuries guide Baranagar to
easy win in Women's T20 Blast



10th December 2022
Barangar Sporting Club and Kalighat Club registered comfortable victories in their respective matches in the Byju's Bengal Women's T20 Blast at the MGR Cricket Academy Ground, Suri, on Saturday.
In the day's first match, Baranagar outclassed Rajasthan Club by 8 wickets.
Batting first, Rajasthan posted 135 for no loss in 20 overs, thanks to Kashish Agarwal (67 not out) and Priyanka Kurmi (54 not out).

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Bengal U-19 put up a fight vs Maharashtra



10th December 2022
Bengal bowlers displayed a fighting performance but Maharashtra reached a challenging score of 330/8 in their first innings at stumps on Day 1 of the Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy pre-quarterfinals at the D.Y.Patil Stadium, Pune, on Saturday.
Krish Shahapurkar (122) and Arshin Kulkarni (66) batted superbly to help Maharashtra cross the 300-run mark on the opening day.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal Women's U-19 team beat
Chandigarh by 139 runs



10th December 2022
Bengal Women's Under-19 team displayed a dominating all-round performance to outclass Chandigarh by 139 runs in a One-Day Trophy in Indore on Saturday.
Batting first, Bengal posted a challenging 312/5 in 50 overs.

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Titas, Hrishita felicitated



9th December 2022
CAB President Snehasish Ganguly today felicitated wicket-keeper batswomen Hrishita Basu and all-rounder Titas Sadhu for being named in the 15-member squad for the forthcoming ICC Under-19 Women’s T20 World Cup in South Africa.
They leave station today to join the team in Bangalore. Also present on the occasion were Vice-president Amalendu Biswas, Hony Secretary Naresh Ojha, Jt Secretary Debabrata Das and Mentor Bengal Women Teams Jhulan Goswami.

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Mohun Bagan & Gymkhana bag wins
in Women's T20 Blast



9th December 2022
Gymkhana and Mohun Bagan scripted comfortable victories in their respective matches in the Byju's Bengal Women's T20 Blast at the MGR Cricket Academy Ground, Suri, on Friday.
In the day's first match, Mohun Bagan defeated Mohammedan Sporting Club by 6 runs.
Batting first, Mohun Bagan posted 112/4 in 20 overs. Dhara Gujjar top-scored with 35 runs. Mallika Roy picked three wickets for Md. Sporting.

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Easy victories for Md. Sporting & Gymkhana
in Women's T20 Blast



8th December 2022
Gymkhana and Mohammedan Sporting Club registered comfortable wins in their respective matches in the Byju's Bengal Women's T20 Blast at the MGR Cricket Academy Ground, Suri, on Thursday.
In the day's first match, Md. Sporting defeated Baranagar Sporting Club by 5 runs.
Batting first, Md. Sporting posted 110/4 in 20 overs.

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Bengal U-25 team goes down to Saurashtra in semis



8th December 2022
Bengal went down to Saurashtra by four wickets in the men's Under-25 State A One-Day Trophy in Rajkot on Thursday.
Opting to bat, Bengal were bowled out for 228 in 49 overs.
Gaurav Chauhan (62) and Ranjot Singh Kharia (55) impressed with the bat for Bengal.

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Rohit scores 132 for Bengal U-16 vs Karnataka



8th December 2022
Bengal's Rohit Pradhan scored a fine 132 but Karnataka won on virtue of first innings lead after their Under-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy match was drawn at Jamtha, Nagpur on Thursday.
Batting first, Karnataka posted 349/9 in their first innings.

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Bengal Women's U-19 team rout Sikkim by 293 runs



8th December 2022
Bengal Women's Under-19 team displayed a dominating all-round performance to outclass Sikkim by 293 runs in a One- Day Trophy in Indore on Thursday.
Batting first, riding on twin centuries by Bristi Maji (167 not out) and Muskan Sinha (121) Bengal posted a massive 346/3 in 50 overs.
Sikkim's Leeza was their star bowler claiming two wickets.

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Barisha Sporting win by 10 wickets
in 1st Division match



7th December 2022
Barisha Sporting Club defeated Shambazar Club by 10 wickets in the CAB First Division League Group A match on Day 3 at the JU 2nd Campus Ground on Wednesday.
Batting first, Barisha Sporting posted 337 in their first innings.
In reply, Shambazar were bundled out for 124 in their first innings. Following on, Shambazar cound manage only 246 in their second innings.

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Kalighat & Mohun Bagan bag
wins in Women's T20 Blast



7th December 2022
Kalighat Club and Mohun Bagan registered comfortable wins in their respective matches in the Byju's CAB Women's T20 Blast at the MGR Cricket Academy, Suri, on Wednesday.
In the day's first match, Kalighat club defeated Rajasthan Club by 62 runs.
Batting first, Kalighat posted 162/3 in 20 overs, thanks to Sansthita Biswas (78).

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Bengal women's U-19 team goes down to Mumbai



7th December 2022
Bengal women's under-19 team went down to Mumbai by 9 wickets in the One-Day Trophy in Indore on Wednesday.
Batting first, Bengal batsmen failed to make an impact with the bat.
Bengal lost both their openers inside three overs with just two runs on the board.

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South 24 PGS crowned Inter District T20 champions



6th December 2022
Riding on a quick-fire 62 off 35 balls by Toufik Mondal, South 24 PGS DSA defeated North 24 PGS by 4 wickets in the final to emerge champions in the CAB Inter District T20 tournament at the Eden Gardens on Tuesday.
North 24 PGS posted 154/5 in 20 overs.
In reply, South 24 PGS chased down the total scoring 157/6 in 19.1 overs.

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Bengal U-25 in semifinals of State A Trophy



6th December 2022
Riding on a fine unbeaten 102 by Kazi Junaid Saifi, Bengal defeated Railways by 7 wickets to enter the semifinals of the men's Under-25 State A One-Day Trophy in Rajkot on Tuesday.
Batting first, Railways were bowled out for 239 in 49.5 overs. Kartikeya Kushwaha top scored with 51 runs.

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Bhawanipore win big in 1st Division League



6th December 2022
Defending champions Bhawanipore Club displayed an all-round performance to outclass Police Athletic Club by an innings and 197 runs in the CAB First Division League Group A match on Tuesday.
Bhawanipore posted a challenging 459 in their first innings.
In reply, Police Athletic struggled with the bat as they were bundled out for 72 in their first innings followed by 190 in their second to lose the match by a big margin at the SP School Ground on Day 3.

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Easy wins for Md. Sporting
& Mohun Bagan in Women's T20 Blast



6th December 2022
Mohun Bagan and Mohammedan Sporting Club registered comfortable victories in their respective matches in the Byju's Bengal Women's T20 Blast at the MGR Cricket Academy Ground, Suri, on Tuesday.
In the day's first match, Mohun Bagan defeated Gymkhana by 16 runs.

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Bengal’s Richa, Hrishita & Titas
in U-19 T20 World Cup squad



5th December 2022
Bengal wicket-keeper batswomen Richa Ghosh and Hrishita Basu along with all-rounder Titas Sadhu were named in the 15-member squad for the forthcoming ICC Under-19 Women’s T20 World Cup in South Africa.
Opening batter Shafali Verma will lead the side.
The All-India Women’s Selection Committee on Monday picked the squad for the maiden edition of the U-19 Women’s T20 World Cup to be played from January 14 to 29.

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Jalpaiguri finish third in Inter District T20 meet



5th December 2022
Jalpaiguri Rhinocers defeated Howrah Diamonds by 8 wickets to finish third in the CAB Inter District T20 Tournament in Murshidabad on Monday.
Put into bat, Howrah managed to score only 110/5 in 20 overs. Lower-order batsman Anik Sarkar top-scored with an unbeaten 34.

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Ayush scores 117 as Mohun Bagan reach 290/4



5th December 2022
Ayush Kumar Singh scored a fine 117 as Mohun Bagan reached 290/4 at stumps on Day 1 against Calcutta Customs Club in the CAB First Division League Group A match at the Deshbandhu Park Ground in Kolkata on Monday.
Enroute his century, Ayush struck 13 fours and three sixes. He was well supported by Anustup Majumdar (67).
For Calcutta Customs, Suman Das impressed with the ball claiming three wickets.

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Md. Sporting & Baranagar star with
wins in Women’s T20 Blast



5th December 2022
The Byju’s Bengal Women’s T20 Blast got off to a thrilling start with Mohammedan Sporting Club and Baranagar Sporting Club registering victories in their respective matches at the MGR Cricket Academy Ground, Suri, on Monday.
In the day’s first match, Baranagar defeated Gymkhana by 8 wickets.
Put into bat, Gymkhana managed to reach 106/7 in 20 overs. Sukanya Parida was the top scorer with an unbeaten 50.

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Arindam Basu



Kaushik hits unbeaten 158 as Bhawanipore reach 416/5



4th December 2022
Kaushik Ghosh scored a superb unbeaten 158 as Bhawanipore Club posted 416/5 at stumps on Day 1 against Police Athletic Club in the CAB First Division League Group A match at SP School Ground in Kolkata on Sunday.
Enroute his fine century, Kaushik struck 19 fours.
Sandipan Das (87) and Abhishek Raman (80) were unlucky to miss out on their centuries but chipped in with crucial knocks.

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Bengal U-19 script big victory vs Mizoram



4th December 2022
Riding on a fantastic all-round performance, Bengal thumped Mizoram by an innings and 163 runs in the U-19 Cooch Behar Trophy at the Eden Gardens on Sunday.
Mizoram batsmen failed to deliver with the bat in both their innings as totals of 48 in their first and 99 in their second saw them go down to Bengal by a big margin. Bengal, on the other hand, impressed with the bat scoring 310/8 in their first innings.
Resuming the second day from overnight of 173/3, Bengal batsmen were clinical from the start.

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North 24 PGS face South 24 PGS in Inter District T20 final



3rd December 2022
North 24 PGS Champs will be up against South 24 PGS DSA in the final of the CAB Inter District T20 tournament after both the teams won their respective semifinal matches on Saturday.
In the day's first semifinal clash in Balurghat, North 24 PGS defeated Howrah Diamonds by 81 runs.
Batting first, North 24 PGS posted a challenging 165/2 in 20 overs, thanks to Bishal Roy Choudhury (78 off 39) and Atandra Kumar Das (54 not out).

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Bengal U-16 script big win vs Arunachal



3rd December 2022
Bengal displayed an all-round performance to outclass Arunachal Pradesh by an innings and 216 runs in the Under-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy in Nagpur on Saturday.
Resuming their second innings from overnight score of 31/6, Arunachal were in need of something special from their batsmen to save the match.
Instead they managed to add only 47 runs in the morning before being bundled out for just 78.

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CAB Sr women's B team beat CAB A team by 5 wickets



3rd December 2022
CAB Senior Women's B team defeated CAB Senior women's A team by 5 wickets during a practice match at the MGR Sports Academy, Dudrajpur on Saturday.
Put into bat, A team managed to post 152/8 in 50 overs, thanks to a fine 63 by Priyanka Bala.

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Sagen bags 7 as Bengal U-19 bowl out Mizoram for 48



3rd December 2022
Riding on a fantastic performance by the bowlers, Bengal bundled out Mizoram for just 48 runs in their first innings on Day 1 of the Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy at the Eden Gardens on Saturday.
Sagen Murmu (7-5) displayed an outstanding effort with the ball claiming seven wickets as the visitors were bowled out in 41.3 overs. Sayed Irfan Aftab (2-13) and Dilshad Khan (1-4) also chipped in with fine spells.
For Mizoram, K Vanrotlinga was the top scorer with 28 runs.

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CAB A Sr Bengal women’s team beat CAB B by 5 wickets



2nd December 2022
CAB A Senior Bengal women’s team defeated CAB B team by five wickets during a practice match in Barasat on Friday.
Bating first, CAB B team posted 179/9 in 45 overs.
In reply, CAB A team chased the target comfortably scoring 182/5 in 39.2 overs, thanks to a fine unbeaten 101 by Mita Paul.

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Twin centuries put Bengal U-16 on top vs Arunachal



2nd December 2022
Samar Roy (124) and MD Rizwan Ahamad (115) struck centuries each as Bengal posted 470/8 in their first innings against Arunachal Pradesh in the Under-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy in Nagpur on Friday.
In reply, Arunachal, who reached 31/6 at stumps on Day 2, trail by massive 330 runs in their second innings after being bundled out for 176 in their first innings.

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South 24 PGS cruise into Inter District T20 meet semis



2nd December 2022
Riding on a quick-fire 27-ball 65 by Toufik, South 24 PGS DSA defeated Birbhum Ironman by 7 wickets in the quarter-finals of the CAB Inter District T20 Tournament in Murshidabad on Friday.
Batting first Birbhum managed to post 104/7 in 20 overs. In reply, South 24 PGS chased it down comfortably scoring 108/3 in 11.1 overs.

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Bhawanipore win big in CAB 1st Division match



2nd December 2022
Defending champions Bhawanipore Club displayed an all-round performance to outclass Barisha Sporting Club by an innings and 104 runs in the CAB First Division League Group A match at the Bengal Cricket Academy in Kalyani on Friday.
Bhawanipore posted 455/6 in their first innings, thanks to twin centuries by Sandipan Das (156) and Aamir Gani (105 not out).
In reply, Barisha Sporting, in their second innings, were bundled out for just 109 after scoring 242 in their first innings.

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Bengal U-25 beat Uttar Pradesh by 6 wickets



1st December 2022
Riding on a match-winning unbeaten 108 by Ranjot Singh Kharia, Bengal defeated Uttar Pradesh by 6 wickets in the men's Under-25 State A One-Day Trophy in Jhajjar, Haryana, on Thursday.
Batting first, Uttar Pradesh managed to post 226/9 in 50 overs, thanks to a fine 125 by Swastik.

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Bowlers put Bengal U-16 on top vs Arunachal



1st December 2022
Riding on a fine performance by the bowlers, Bengal bundled out Arunachal Pradesh for just 176 in their first innings in the Under-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy in Nagpur on Thursday.
Batting first, Arunachal lost wickets at regular intervals and were bowled out in just 53.4 overs.
Siddhant Pathak was the top scorer with 63 runs.

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Sandeep unbeaten 219 puts Town Club on top



1st December 2022
Sandeep Tomar smashed a fantastic unbeaten double century as Town Club scored a massive 562/6 against Kalighat Club in the CAB First Division League Group A match at the SP School Ground in Kolkata on Thursday.
Enroute his 219 runs, Sandeep struck 24 fours and 6 sixes. He was well supported in the other end by Suvankar Bal (159).
Pritam Chakraborty (3-81) was the pick of the bowlers for Kalighat.
In reply, Kalighat reached 199/2 at stumps on Day 2, courtesy of a fine 97 by Abhishek Bose.

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CAB U-15 Women B team beat CAB A by 6 wickets



30th November 2022
CAB women's under-15 B team defeated CAB A team by 6 wickets in a warm up match in Gayeshpur stadium, Kalyani on Wednesday. Put into bat, A team managed to post 175/8 in 46 overs. Ashmita Das (24) top-scored for the side. In reply, B team chased it down scoring 178/4 in 38.1 overs, thanks to a fine unbeaten 65 by Priyanka Golder.

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Bengal skipper Easwaran scores 142 for India A



30th November 2022
Bengal skipper Abhimanyu Easwaran smashed a fantastic 142 runs for India A against Bangladesh A in the first Unofficial Test at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium, Cox’s Bazar on Wednesday.
Yashasvi Jaiswal (145) and Easwaran shared a brilliant 283-run opening partnership to help the visitors post 404/5 at stumps on Day 2 in their first innings.

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Sandeep (173) and Suvankar (149*) guide
Town Club to 383/3



30th November 2022
Sandeep Tomar and Suvankar Bal smashed brilliant centuries each to power Town Club to 383/3 against Kalighat Club at stumps on Day 1 of the CAB First Division League Group A match at SP School Ground in Kolkata on Wednesday.
Put into bat, Town Club got off to a slow start and were reduced to 31/3 after a fine bowling by Kalighat.
But Sandeep (173 retired hurt) and Suvankar (149 not out) held the innings firmly and gathered a massive 332-run fourth wicket partnership to take team to a commanding position at the end of the day’s play.

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Rahul scores match-winning 69 in Inter District T20 meet



29th November 2022
Riding on a quick-fire 42-ball 69 by Rahul Sen, Midnapore Heroes defeated Murshidabad Nabab by 43 runs in the CAB Inter District T20 Tournament in Balurghat on Tuesday.
Batting first Midnapore posted 180/7 in 20 overs. In reply, Murshidabad were bowled out for 137 in 17.5 overs. In the day’s second match in Murshidabad, Biplabi Chandernagore beat Jalpaiguri Rhinocers by 12 runs.
Chandernagore scored 135/7 in 20 overs while Jalpaiguri fell short scoring 123/6 in 20 overs.

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Bengal U-25 men beat Arunachal by 10 wickets



29th November 2022
Bengal displayed an all-round performance to beat Arunachal Pradesh by 10 wickets in the men's Under-25 State A One-Day Trophy at the Gurugram Cricket Ground in Sultanpur, UP, on Tuesday.
Opting to bat, Arunachal got off to a positive start with openers Leki Tsering (35) and Magung (24) scoring freely.
But Bengal looking for the much-needed breakthrough finally got one in the 9th over when Debopratim Halder dismissed Magung. Kaushik Maity also got rid of Leki to send both the openers back in the hut with their score at 73.

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Bowlers guide Bengal U-19 to superb win vs Chandigarh



29th November 2022
Riding on a fantastic performance by the bowlers, Bengal outclassed Chandigarh by 50 runs in the Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy at the Eden Gardens on Tuesday.
Needing just six wickets to clinch the match on the fourth and final day, Bengal bowlers Sayed Irfan Aftab (4-53), Milind Mondal (3-28), Sukhmeet Singh (2-28) and Rahul Prasad (1-5) stepped up once again as Chandigarh batsmen could add only 84 on the day before being bundled out for 138 in their second innings.

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Bengal U-19 eye victory on final day



28th November 2022
Bowlers displayed a dominating performance to put Bengal within touching distance of victory against Chandigarh in the U-19 Cooch Behar Trophy at the Eden Gardens on Monday.
The home side are just six wickets away from a fantastic win after Chandigarh ended the third day's play at 54/4 in their second innings after chasing a target of 189.
Earlier, Bengal scored 156 in their second innings in reply to Chandigarh's first innings total of 224.

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Tanmoy hits 28-ball 90 in Inter District T20 meet



28th November 2022
Tanmoy Pramanick smashed an unbeaten 90 of just 28 balls to power Nadia Super Dazzler to a 89-run victory over Midnapore Heroes in the CAB Inter District T20 Tournament in Balurghat on Monday.
Batting first, Nadia scored 199/3 in 20 overs, thanks to a fine innings from Tanmoy, which included nine sixes and five fours.
In reply, Midnapore reached 110/9 in 20 overs.

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90 players drafted for second
Byju’s Bengal Women’s T20 Blast



28th November 2022
After the rousing success of the inaugural edition of the Byju’s Bengal Women’s T20 Blast, drafting for the second edition took place today with 90 women cricketers for six clubs to pick their teams from.
The meet is all set to roll out on December 5 at the picturesque MGR Cricket Academy Ground at Suri with the clubs fighting for the top honours. The purpose behind organising the meet is to identify, promote and nurture talents from Bengal and also to expose the players to the high-octane T20 competition with an eye to the Women’s IPL that BCCI plans to launch soon.

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Bengal U-25 beat Baroda by three wickets



27th November 2022
Riding on a fine 78 by Ranjoot Singh Kharia, Bengal beat Baroda by three wickets in the men’s under-25 State A One-Day Trophy in Lahli, Haryana on Sunday.
Baroda posted 246/9 in 50 overs. In reply, Bengal chased down the target scoring 247/7 in 50 overs.
Batting first, openers Kinit Patel (54) and Harish Desai (30) got Baroda off to a positive start.
But after the dismissal of the duo, Mohit Mongia (51) and Shashwat Rawat (48) held the innings firmly to take team to a comfortable position.

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Suraj claims six wickets in Inter District T20 meet



27th November 2022
Suraj Sarkar bagged six wickets to help Nadia Super Dazzler beat Murshidabad Nabab by 114 runs in the CAB Inter District T20 Tournament in Balurghat on Sunday.
Opting to bat, Nadia posted a challenging 175/8, courtesy of handy knocks by Tanmoy Praminick (47) and Arnab Bhattacharjee (41).
In reply, Murshidabad were bundled out for just 61 thanks to impressive bowling by Suraj (6-18), Arnab Sikder (2-9) and Tanmoy (2-10).

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Suman claims 10 wickets in Customs win



27th November 2022
Suman Das bagged an impressive 10 wickets in the match to help Calcutta Customs Club beat Shambazar Club by 10 wickets in the CAB First Division League Group A match at Aditya Academy in Barasat on Sunday.
Resuming the day from overnight score of 143/5, Shambazar batsman Ayan Gupta (52) looked in good touch but wickets at the other end ended their second innings at 207, thus handing 16-run target to Calcutta Customs. Suman (5-55) bowled superbly in the second innings after his 5 for 28 in the first.

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Bowlers put Bengal U-19 on top



27th November 2022
Riding on a fine bowling performance, Bengal restricted Chandigarh to 203/7 in 82 overs at stumps on Day 2 of the U-19 Cooch Behar Trophy at the Eden Gardens on Saturday.
After putting up a fighting first innings total of 256, Bengal bowlers put up a fine show with Yudhajit Guha (2-49) being the star performer. Sayed Irfan Aftab, Sukhmeet Singh, Rahul Prasad and Milind Mondal also chipped in with a wicket each.

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Bengal's Saika claims a wicket in
Women's T20 Challenger final



26th November 2022
Bengal's Saika Ishaque bagged a wicket but her team India A went down to India D by 7 wickets in the final of the Women's T20 Challenger Trophy on Saturday.
Put into bat, India A dealt an early blow in the first over when opener Shivali Shinde was dismissed without scoring. From there on, Harleen Deol (61) and Nuzhat Parween (50) played positively to take the team to a challenging score of 144.

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Rana picks 5 wickets in Inter District T20 meet



26th November 2022
Rana Chandra Das (5-13) claimed an impressive five wickets to help Uttar Dinajpur Kulik Bird beat Bankura Horses by 72 runs in the CAB Inter District T20 Tournament in Murshidabad on Saturday.
Batting first Uttar Dinajpur scored 141/5 in 20 overs, thanks to a fine 53 from Swarup Chanda.
In reply, Bankura Horses were bundled out for 69.

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Bengal U-19 reach 226/8 against Chandigarh



26th November 2022
Bengal batsmen put up a brave fight to post 226/8 in 90 overs at stumps on Day 1 against Chandigarh in the U-19 Cooch Behar Trophy at the Eden Gardens on Saturday.
Sumit Nag (63), Chandrahas Dash (46) and Sayed Irfan Aftab (44 not out) helped team cross the 200-run mark at the end of the day’s play.

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Suvankar scores unbeaten 237 for Town Club



26th November 2022
Suvankar Bal smashed an outstanding unbeaten 237 runs to power Town Club to a mammoth 657/8 against Police Athletic Club on Day 2 of the CAB First Division League Group A match in SP School Ground in Kolkata on Saturday.
In reply to their massive first innings score, Police Athletic Club were bundled out for 111 in their first innings, thanks to some fine bowling by Geet Puri (5-42) and MD Kaif (3-24).
At stumps, Police Athletic were following on at 29 for no loss in their second innings.

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Bishal scores unbeaten 127 in Inter District T20 meet



25th November 2022
Bishal Roy Chowdhury smashed an unbeaten 127 off 65 balls to help North 24 PGS Champs beat Gour Badsha Malda by 134 runs in the CAB Inter District T20 Tournament in Balurghat on Friday.
Opting the bat, a fine batting effort from North 24 PGS saw them post 214/3 in 20 overs.
In reply, Gour Badsha were bundled out for 80 in 19.1 overs. Sambit Roy was the pick of the bowlers for North 24 PGS claiming three wickets.

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Bengal U-25 men beat Jharkhand by 26 runs



25th November 2022
A wonderful performance by the bowlers helped Bengal beat Jharkhand by 26 runs in the men’s Under-25 State A One Day Trophy in Sultanpur, UP on Friday.
Bengal batsmen struggled to put up a big score as wickets at regular intervals saw them post 226/7 in 50 overs.
Abishek Porel (52) was the top scorer for the side. Kazi Junaid Saifi (40) and Kaushik Maity (36 not out) also chipped in with crucial knocks.

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Suvankar unbeaten 168 powers Town Club to 415/5



25th November 2022
Suvankar Bal smashed a fantastic unbeaten 168 runs to power Town Club to 415/5 in 78 overs against Police Athletic Club at stumps on Day 1 of the CAB First Division League Group A match in SP School Ground in Kolkata on Friday.
Enroute his fine knock, Suvankar struck 27 fours and a six. He was well supported by another centurion Suprodip Debnath (105) and Sandeep Tomar (85).
In the day’s second match at the Deshbandhu Park Ground, Kolkata, openers Abhishek Raman and Abhisek Das struck centuries each as defending champions Bhowanipur Club reached 364/4 at stumps against Tapan Memorial Club.

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Bengal's Deepti, Saika impress in
Women's T20 Challenger



24th November 2022
Bengal all-rounder Deepti Sharma bagged three wickets and scored a handy 26 off 18 balls to help India B beat India C by four wickets in the Senior Women's T20 Challenger Trophy in Raipur on Thursday.
Opting to bat, India C reached 140-6 in 20 overs. However, Bengal wicket-keeper batsman Richa Ghosh (1) failed to make an impact with the bat for India C.

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Bengal U-25 men beat Goa by 7 wickets



23rd November 2022
Bengal displayed an all-round performance to outclass Goa by seven wickets in the men’s Under-25 State A Trophy in Lahli, Haryana, on Wednesday.
Put into bat, Goa batsmen got off to good starts but failed to post a fighting total, being bundled out for 209 in 49.1 overs. Kashyap Bakle (41) was the top scorer for the side.
Sandipan Das (3-25), Durgesh Dubey (3-53) and Kaushik Maity (2-34) were the pick of the bowlers for Bengal.

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Sumanta double ton helps Barisha win big



22nd November 2022
Riding on a fantastic double century by Sumanta Gupta, Barisha Sporting Club outclassed Paikpara Sporting Club by an innings and 150 runs in their CAB First Division League Group A match at the Deshbandhu Park Ground, Kolkata on Tuesday.
Resuming the day from overnight score of 332/4, Barisha posted a mammoth 559/5 thus bagging a 343-run first innings lead.
Sumanta scored a match-winning 211 off 201 balls, which included 33 boundaries and three sixes.

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Bengal win, keep Vijay Hazare knockouts hopes alive



21st November 2022
Sudip Gharami (162) and Abhimanyu Easwaran (122) smashed fantastic centuries each as a stupendous batting performance from Bengal helped them beat Services by 47 runs in their final Elite Group E clash in Ranchi on Monday.
The win kept their hopes alive of making it to the Vijay Hazare Trophy knockout rounds.
Placed in the second spot in the group with 16 points, Laxmi Ratan Shukla’s men will now have to wait for the results of the final round of matches on Wednesday to find out if they can progress into the knockouts.

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Bengal U-19 beat Gujarat by 1
wicket in Cooch Behar Trophy



21st November 2022
Bengal displayed an all-round effort to beat Gujarat by 1 wicket in the U-19 Cooch Behar Trophy in Valsad, Gujarat, on Monday.
After bagging a crucial 46-run first innings lead, Bengal bundled out Gujarat for 172 in 55.2 overs in their second innings, thanks to an impressive bowling effort from Rahul Prasad (3-37), Sayan Dey (2-0), Sukhmeet Singh (2-44) on Day 3.

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Barisha’s Sumanta smashes unbeaten 159



21st November 2022
The local CAB Super League Group A match at the Deshbandhu Park Ground, Kolkata witnessed a gem of an innings as Sumanta Gupta smashed an unbeaten 159 off 170 balls to power Barisha Sporting Club to a challenging 332/4 in 85 overs against Paikpara Sporting Club at stumps on Day 2 on Monday.
Enroute his fine knock, Sumanta hit 26 boundaries and a six. He was well supported by Priyank Patel (74).
Resuming the day from an overnight score of 16/1, Barisha Sporting kept playing freely with a positive intent which helped them gather a vital 116-run first innings lead after Paikpara were bowled out for 216.

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Bengal U-25 men beat Delhi by 4 runs



20th November 2022
Bengal beat Delhi by 4 runs in the men's Under-25 State A one-day trophy in Jhajjar, Haryana, on Sunday.
Riding on some crucial knocks by Kazi Junaid Saifi (43), Kaushik Maity (32) and Gaurav Chauhan (32) Bengal posted 203/9 in 50 overs.
For Delhi, Shaurya Malik and Suyash Sharma were the pick of the bowlers claiming two wickets each.

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Sukhmeet, Sayed Irfan star for
Bengal in Cooch Behar Trophy



20th November 2022
Middle-order batsman Sukhmeet Singh (71), bowler and birthday boy Sayed Irfan Aftab (59) helped Bengal post a challenging total of 300 in 99 overs against Gujarat at stumps on Day 2 in the U-19 Cooch Behar Trophy in Valsad, Gujarat, on Sunday.
Resuming the day from overnight score of 8/2, Bengal got off to a positive start.

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Bengal eye fourth win in Vijay Hazare



20th November 2022
With an eye on the Vijay Hazare Trophy knockout rounds, Bengal will look for their fourth victory when they take on Services in the Elite Group E clash in Ranchi on Monday.
With 12 points in their bag, having won three out of five games, Laxmi Ratan Shukla's men need to win their final group match to stay in contention for the knockouts.

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Bowlers impress as CAB local season returns



20th November 2022
The local CAB Super League Group A got off to a rollicking start at the Bengal Cricket Academy in Kalyani with Ravi Kant Singh claiming an impressive seven wickets to help Bhowanipore Club bundle out Shyambazar.
Ravi Kant Singh's prowess of 7 for 26 saw Shyambazar Club get skittled out for just 144 in 43.4 overs.
Ravi Kant troubled each and every batsman as Surya Gaur managed to top score for Shyambazar with 68 runs.

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CAB local Season begin



20th November 2022
The local CAB season got off to a smashing start with three matches of the CAB Super League commencing at three venues.
This is the first time in this millennium that CAB's local season began as early as November. CAB President Snehasish Ganguly, Hony Secretary Naresh Ojha, Jt Secretary Debabrata Das were present to ceremonially get the season going and also enjoy the cricket on display.

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Bengal bags third win in Vijay Hazare



19th November 2022
Bengal beat Railways by 57 runs in their Elite Group E match on Saturday to keep their hopes alive for the Vijay Hazare Trophy knockout rounds.
Riding on half-centuries from Abishek Porel (54) and skipper Abhimanyu Easwaran (50), Bengal posted 248/9 in 50 overs in Ranchi.
In reply, Railways were bundled out for 191 in 43.2 overs, thanks to some impressive bowling by Manoj Tiwary (3-26), Geet Puri (2-36) and Shahbaz Ahmed (2-41).

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CAB League commences in November



19th November 2022
For the first time in recent history, the CAB Super League will commence in the month of November with the First Division League tournament getting underway on Sunday.
The CAB administration created a milestone by getting the grounds match-ready in record time, which has helped them begin the league in November.
Despite the league commencing early, CAB ensured that all the teams have had a fair amount of time for practice at the various grounds of CAB. This while conducting the Syed Mushtaq Ali and Vijay Hazare Trophy matches simultaneously.

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Bengal target third win against Railways



18th November 2022
Bengal will aim to keep their hopes alive for the Vijay Hazare Trophy knockout rounds with a win against Railways in the Elite Group E clash in Ranchi on Saturday.
With two wins from four games, Bengal will look to come out victorious in their two remaining games to stay in contention for the knockouts. Any slip-ups will be curtains for Laxmi Ratan Shukla's men.
Bengal will be up against an in-form Railways team, who have won three out of their four matches.

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Anushtup ton helps Bengal beat
Pondicherry by 8 wickets



17th November 2022
Riding on an unbeaten 100 from Anushtup Majumdar, Bengal beat Pondicherry by eight wickets in their Vijay Hazare Trophy Elite Group E match in Ranchi on Thursday.
After a heart-breaking loss to Maharashtra, Laxmi Ratan Shukla's men eased past Pondicherry's total of 197 scoring 202/2 in 39 overs.
Chasing the target, Bengal suffered an early blow as skipper Abhimanyu Easwaran was dismissed for just 8 in the seventh over with Bengal's total at 18.

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Bylaws class



16th November 2022
Ahead of the forthcoming CAB first division A-Group league starting November 20, the umpires and observers were briefed at the CAB on Wednesday regarding the new rules and regulations of the game. BCCI umpire Premdeep Chatterjee was present to guide the officials about the rules.

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Gharami's 127 goes in vain as
Bengal lose to Maharashtra



15th November 2022
Sudip Gharami's 127 off 132 balls was not enough at the end as Bengal went down by three wickets to Maharashtra in their Vijay Hazare Trophy Elite Group E clash in Ranchi on Tuesday.
Riding on a fine century by Gharami and a 64-ball 62 from all-rounder Shahbaz Ahmed, Bengal posted a challenging 279/6 in 50 overs.
In reply, despite Bengal bowlers trying their best, Maharashtra batsmen kept their cool and smashed 21 off the final over to seal the nail-biting match in their favour.

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Tripura gain vital first innings lead vs Bengal U-19



15th November 2022
Despite giving in their best efforts, Bengal U-19 team failed to take the advantage as Tripura gained vital first innings lead as the ongoing Cooch Behar Trophy match ended in a draw in Kalyani on Tuesday.
Tripura, in their second innings, were 132/6 in 75.4 overs at stumps on the final day.
Bengal conceaded a crucial two-run first innings lead as they scored 320 against Tripura’s 322.

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Sumit’s 101 keep Bengal U-19 in the game



14th November 2022
Riding on a fighting century by Sumit Nag, Bengal posted 320 and remained in the hunt though they conceded the first innings lead to Tripura by two runs which could prove crucial by the end of the match in the U-19 Cooch Behar Trophy.
The star of the day was Sumit, who hit the Tripura bowlers to all parts scoring a fine 101 off 225 balls, which included 17 boundaries and one six in Kalyani on Monday.

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Aftab's seven keeps Bengal U19 in the hunt



12th November 2022
Irfan Aftab's seven for kept Bengal in the hunt as Tripura posted a challenging total of 322 of Under-19 cricket championship for Cooch Behar Trophy at the Bengal Cricket Academy Ground in Kalyani on Sunday.
In reply Bengal reached 82/2 at stumps on Day 2. The highlight reel of the day was the disciplined bowling by Bengal pacer Sayed Irfan Aftab (7-84) who claimed an impressive seven-wicket haul. He bowled with discipline and imagination to trouble Tripura all through the innings. Milind Mondal (1-44) and Yudhajit Guha (1-55) chipped in with a wicket each.

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Bengal bowl out Mizoram for 57, win by 9 wicket



12th November 2022
Bengal staged a remarkable comeback bowling out Mizoram for just 57 runs to win their Vijay Hazare Trophy Elite Group E clash by nine wickets in Ranchi on Sunday.
After an off day in office against Mumbai the other day, Bengal players stepped up and displayed their A-game to stay on course for the knockout rounds.
Electing to bat, Mizoram batsmen found it immensely tough to handle the talented Bengal bowlers as Pradipta Pramanik (4-2), Geet Puri (3-15), Mukesh Kumar (2-11) and Shahbaz Ahmed (1-18) bundled out the opposition in just 21.2 overs.

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Bengal U19 bowlers impress against Tripura



12th November 2022
Bengal displayed a disciplined bowling performance to restrict Tripura to 195/6 in 90 overs at stumps on the opening day of Under-19 cricket championship for Cooch Behar Trophy at the Bengal Cricket Academy Ground in Kalyani on Saturday.
Sayed Irfan Aftab (4-51), Milind Mondal (1-24) and Yudhajit Guha (1-31) impressed with the ball for Bengal.

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Bengal lose Vijay Hazare opener



12th November 2022
Bengal went down to Mumbai by eight wickets in their opening match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy Elite Group E clash in Ranchi on Saturday.
Put into bat, the otherwise talented Bengal batting line-up were bowled out for 121 in 31.3 overs. Tanush Kotian (4-31), Tushar Deshpande (2-23) and Shams Mulani (2-14) impressed with the ball for Mumbai.
In reply, Mumbai (123/2) comfortably went over the line with 19.4 overs to spare.
Chasing a low score, Mumbai got off to a good start with openers Prithvi Shaw and Yashasvi Jaiswal. But Mukesh Kumar struck twice, first cleaning up Shaw (26 off 31) in the seventh over and a second time dismissing Jaiswal of just 10 in 33 balls to have Mumbai at 47/2 in the 14th over.

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Nag hits ton on debut



7th November 2022
Sumit Nag made his Cooch Behar Trophy debut memorable scoring a century against Tamil Nadu.
Nag made 136 playing 317 balls as Bengal's innings was delicately poised at 275 for 7 chasing Tamil Nadu's 320.

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Four Bengal women in Inter zonal team



7th November 2022
Four Bengal Women cricketers has been selected to represent the East Zone Team to participate in the Sr. Women's Inter-Zonal tournament of BCCI to be played at Lucknow from 8th November.
Mita Paul, Priyanka Bala, Sukanya Parida & Saika Ishaque from Bengal gets into the Inter-Zonal team thanks to their consistent performance throughout the season.

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Mumbai lift maiden Mushtaq Ali Trophy



5th November 2022
Dashing Sarfaraz Khan and gritty Tanush Kotian powered Mumbai to their maiden Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy title win beating Himachal Pradesh by 3 wickets at the iconic Eden Gardens today.
This was also the first entry into the final for Himachal Pradesh.

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Cafu comes calling at Eden



5th November 2022
Double Football World Cup winner iconic Brazilian winger Marcos Evangelista de Morais, known as Cafu to the world, visited Eden Gardens today.
Cafu met CAB President Snehasish Ganguly. Mr Ganguly received him with a bouquet of flowers and a memento.
Later Mr Ganguly said: "It is a privilege to meet a legendary footballer like Cafu. He was one of Brazil's elite crop footballers who won hearts with fluid playing style. He was like the engine of the team with an unending reserve of energy. It was a privilege to meet him."

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Arindam Basu



Bengal lose T20 Women's Final



5th November 2022
A hugely experienced Railways stopped Bengal's juggernaut defeating the eves by six wickets in the Senior Women’s T20 Trophy final at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru today to claim their 11th title.
Railways' K Anjali Sarvani (3 for 6) and Tanuja P Kanwer (3 for 18) restricted Bengal to 106 for 7 in 20 overs, though Deepti Sharma (23), Dhara Gujjar (32) and Richa Ghosh (32) did their best to push the score.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal Women enter final of National T20 Meet



3rd November 2022
The Bengal senior women today qualified for the final of Women's Senior T20 tournament in a rain truncated semi-final tie.
Batting first HPCA scored 79 from 13 overs losing 4 wickets. Bengal while chasing reached 29 for for 3 wickets in 4.5 overs. The match was abandoned since 5 overs could not be completed.

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Arindam Basu



Report And Recomendations Of The APEC Council



31st October 2022
The Report of the Apex Council to be placed in the 91st Annual General Meeting of The Cricket Association of Bengal to be held on 31st October, 2022 for the Period 30th September, 2021 to 15th October, 2022.

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Press Release of the 91st AGM of CAB



31st October 2022
The 91st AGM of the Cricket Association of Bengal was held today at the J W Marriott hotel in Kolkata.
1. Mr. Snehasish Ganguly was elected as the President of CAB unanimously. The other office bearers who were elected unopposed were Vice-President Amalendu Biswas, Hony Secretary Naresh Ojha, Jt. Secretary Debabrata Das and Treasurer Prabir Chakraborty.
2.The following persons were elected as the members of the Apex Council: Mr. Mintu Das, Mr. Mahadeb Chakraborty, Mr. Dipak Kr Singh, Mr. Mahesh Kr Tibrewal, Mr. Niraj Kr Kajaria, Mr. Srinjoy Bose, Mr. Kanchan Banerjee, Mr. Susanta Banerjee, Mr. Alif Parvej, Mr. Ardhendu Kr Ghosh and Dr. Sudarshan Biswas.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal and HP set up delicious QF encounter



31st October 2022
Bengal will put in their full might when they meet Himachal Pradesh in the third quarter final of Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy on November 1 at the Videocon Academy Ground in Salt Lake.
Captained by Abhimanyu Easwaran, Bengal emerged as toppers of Elite Group E with 18 points and a net run rate of +2.043. Though they began the campaign with an abandoned match against Jharkhand, Bengal went on to win four matches on a trot before facing reverses to Chandigarh.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal Senior Women beat
Jharkhand by 6 wickets



30th October 2022
The Bengal Senior Women's team won by a big 6-Wicket margin against Jharkhand in the Senior Women's T20 Trophy, played at Alur Cricket Stadium, Bangalore. This was the third consecutive win by the Senior Women's team in the tournament. The team's collective performance helped to restrict the opposition to 86, whereas the Women of Bengal chased it down in less than 15 overs, losing just 4 wickets.

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Arindam Basu



CAB organises mesmerizing Awards Ceremony



29th October 2022
The Annual Awards Day of the Cricket Association of Bengal was held at a glitzy ceremony today at the Netaji indoor Stadium.
Awards for the last three seasons were given as the Annual Day could not be held for two years due to Covid.

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Arindam Basu



Full list of Special Awardees:



27th October 2022
RECIPIENT OF KARTICK BOSE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD : 2019-2020

Uday Bhanu Banerjee
Gargi Banerjee
RECIPIENT OF KARTICK BOSE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD : 2020-2021

Sambaran Banerjee
Lopamudra Banerjee
RECIPIENT OF KARTICK BOSE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD : 2021-2022

Ashok Malhotra
Mithu Mukherjee


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CAB Hony Secretary Snehasish Ganguly's reaction to BCCI



27th October 2022
CAB Hony Secretary Snehasish Ganguly's reaction to BCCI's move to bring parity in match fees for contracted women cricketers:
"It is a well deserving move. This will encourage more young girls to take up cricket. With this announcement BCCI has brought women's cricket to the forefront.

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Arindam Basu



Press Statement by Hony. Secretary Snehashis Ganguly:



26th October 2022
CAB will hold its Annual Prize Distribution Day on October 29 after a gap of two years.
This year prizes will be given to players for the season 2019-20, 2020-21 and 2021-22.
Special Awards will be given to Jhulan Goswami for her contribution to cricket among others. The list is given here below:

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Arindam Basu



Bengal cricket my only priority: Snehasish Ganguly



23rd October 2022
Snehashis Ganguly after filing his nomination for the post of CAB President unopposed today said developing Bengal's cricket was only on his mind.
Quizzed by the media on what were his priorities, Mr Ganguly said: "Cricket has always been my priority. It is not going to change now. I shall give the best to take Bengal cricket to the next level. We have gone through the worst phase of human civilization because of Covid. Now that we are coming back to normal we are making sure cricket gets highest priority be it Men's or Women's or age group cricket "
"You shall see the CAB Super League commencing on Nov 7. This is to space out the season and move from white to red ball and give players enough time to get ready for the Domestic Season," he added.
Asked about plans for the next World Cup, he said: "We have already started preparations for the World Cup. The lights have been upgraded to LED operating on advanced DMX technology. The setting up of new seats is on. Repair and construction of new canopies is underway. We also have plans of upgrading the club house."

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Arindam Basu



Bengal beat Pondicherry by 10 wickets



22nd October 2022
An all-round show from Deepti Sharma ensured Senior Bengal Women's Team defeated Pondicherry by 10 wickets in the national T20 meet.
Batting first Pondicherry could only muster 87 runs losing 9 wickets in their allotted quota. In reply Bengal romped home in style reaching 88 in 11.4 overs without losing a single wicket.
Earlier, Deepti shined with ball taking 4 wickets for 14 runs to build the foundation for Bengal and then scored a fluent unbeaten 44 runs off 34 balls to guide Bengal to an emphatic victory. Her opening partner Mita Paul remained unbeaten in 34 off 36 balls.

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Bengal women beat Chandigarh



20th October 2022
Senior Bengal Women's team beat Chandigarh by a whopping 80 runs in the senior T20 meet today.
Batting first Bengal notched 149 for three with all Bengal batters finding runs. Skipper Mita Paul (38), Deepti (26), P Bala (41) and Dhara Gujjar not out 40 piled the runs for Bengal.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal beat Chattisgarh by 53 runs



20th October 2022
Bengal continued their fine run in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy meet as they beat Chattisgarh by 53 runs.
Batting first Bengal scored a respectable 161 for five with Shahbaz scoring another fluent 48 not out off 28 balls, while skipper A R Easwaran (33 off 27 balls) and Ritwik Roy Chowdhury scoring (31 off 22 balls) gave the innings the required momentum.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal win big against Sikkim



18th October 2022
Bengal registered their third win on a trot defeating Sikkim by 84 runs in Syed Mushtaq Ali meet in Lucknow.
"This was a good match. Everyone contributed. The players are in a good mental space. The balance in the side is good. We have two matches coming against Chattisgarh and Chandigarh. Good teams. But if we continue to play good cricket we shall go to the next stage," said Coach L R Shukla.
Batting first Bengal reached a challenging 179 for 6 thanks to some fine batting display by Sudip Gharami who scored 53 off just 43 balls and put on 69 runs for the fourth wicket with Shahbaz. Sikkim could not pose a threat finishing at 85 for nine in their alloted quota.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal beat TNCA by 43 runs



16th October 2022
Shahbaz's spectacular 42 of 27 with a strike rate of 155+ late in the first innings and his 3 for 13 runs with the ball helped the Bengal Senior team win their second consecutive match in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, this time against Tamil Nadu, which was played at Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow. The Bengal men's all-round performance helped the side win by a handsome 43 runs.
Coach LR Shukla said: "The team is playing as a unit. The players are backing each other. They are playing to their strength and the strategies we are working out. But it is just the beginning of a very very long road. So there is no place for complacency. Today was a good day at office, tomorrow it will be the same challenge."

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Arindam Basu



Bengal beat Orissa by 8 wickets



14th October 2022
The Senior Bengal Team registered a convincing 8-wicket win against Odisha in their second match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, played at Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow after the first match was abandoned due to rain.
The team's collective bowling performance helped to restrict the opposition to a paltry 86, which Team Bengal chased it down in less than 15 overs, losing just 2 wickets.
Coach L R Shukla said: "Every victory is special, but there is no place for complacency. I have told my boys to play hard and give their best. I have never given too much thought to the opposition during my playing days. It is no different now. I have asked my team to look out for each other and play as a unit. The rest will happen."

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Arindam Basu



Bengal U19 Boys beat KCA



14th October 2022
The Bengal U-19 Boys team has won their second match on the trot in the Vinoo Mankad Trophy and is now one of the tough teams to play against. The boys won by 68 runs defeating the U-19 Boys of Kerala, at Tanish Academy Ground, Uttarakhand. The team scored 212 losing 10 wickets, whereas the U-19 Boys of KCA were bowled out under 150.
Sumit Nag's 76 gave the Bengal team the start it needed. Captain Shashank Singh's 22 of 31 and Ronit Deb's 42 of 55 during the middle overs stabilised the Bengal innings. Rahul Prasad's 32 of 21 helped the team reach a respectable total.

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Arindam Basu



Bengal U19 Boys UP counterparts



12th October 2022
The Bengal U19 Boys team has clinched a spectacular 5-wicket victory against the U19 Boys of UPCA in the Vinoo Mankad Trophy, played at the Maharana Pratap Ground, Dehradun. Dilshad Khan of Bengal was the star of the match taking 4 wickets in his 9 overs, restricting the UP batters to 95 in the 50-over match. Bengal chased the score with 112 balls to spare.
UP set a target of 95 after losing 10 wickets but struck early in the second innings. It was Sanjay Balmiki's 22 of 35 balls that gave Bengal the start it needed. After losing a couple of wickets in quick succession, Ronit Deb's 31 of 42 not-out took the side past victory with 5 wickets in hand.

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Arindam Basu



Jhulan Goswami, who bade farewell to
international cricket at Lord's



26th September 2022
Jhulan Goswami, who bade farewell to international cricket at Lord's on a winning note, being received by CAB President Avishek Dalmiya at NSCBI Airport here in the city today.
Mr Dalmiya received Jhulan with a bouquet of flowers. Several women cricketers of various age groups were present on the occasion who showered flowers on Jhulan.
CAB Jt Secretary Debabrata Das was also present with other CAB members.

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Arindam Basu



CAB to name stand after Jhulan



24th September 2022
CAB today celebrated the international career of iconic women cricketer Jhulan Goswami with plans to name a stand at Eden Gardens after her name.
In one of its kind honouring CAB organised the telecast of her last game at an Inox auditorium in South Kolkata before 170 budding women cricketers, CAB members and office bearers.
Talking at the venue, CAB President Avishek Dalmiya said: "We are planning to name a stand after Jhulan Goswami at Eden Gardens. She is a special cricketer and deserves to be with the legends. We will approach the army for the necessary permission. We are also planning a special felicitation for her on the annual day."

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Arindam Basu



The Apex Council was held today at
Eden Gardens, Kolkata.



20th September 2022
The following decisions were unanimously taken:
Mr Sushant Ranjan Upadhyaya was appointed as the electoral officer of the forthcoming AGM of the Association.
CAB's representative to the BCCI AGM would be Mr Sourav Ganguly, alternate representative would be Mr Avishek Dalmiya to the BCCI.
The house was informed that the association intends to conduct the AGM in the month of October.

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Arindam Basu



Laser show enthrals Eden spectators



16th September 2022
The motley crowd that gathered at Eden Gardens for a Legends match today, feasted their eyes on one of the best laser shows in recent times that cast a dream like spell on the majestic Eden Gardens on this balmy September evening.
As the World Giants innings folded for 170 for 8 to a disciplined attack from Indian Maharajas, and innings break was announced, Eden Gardens came alive to a psychedelic show of laser rays swaying to the rhythm of Rang de Basanti, Made in India and Suno Ghaur Se Dunia Walo.

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Arindam Basu



Press Release



12th September 2022
An apex council meeting of the CAB was convened today to exclusively discuss the proposed matches of Legends Cricket League at Eden Gardens on September 16 and 17.
Mr Avishek Majumdar, who is the Vice-president of Absolute Legends Sports Pvt Ltd, was invited to the meeting so that there was absolute clarity on the subject from either end, namely CAB and Absolute Legends Sports Pvt Ltd, wherein the association had pointed to him that there was paucity of time and not much time left.

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Arindam Basu



New floodlights at Eden



4th September 2022
The Eden Gardens will sport a whole new system of floodlights from now on.
"Now Eden Gardens has one of the most advanced lighting systems. We have installed LED lights that are operated through DMX system that makes the tower lights most modern. We have always worked hard to make Eden Gardens one of the best stadiums in the world and these lights will surely add to it's reputation," said CAB President Avishek Dalmiya.

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Arindam Basu



98th Birth Anniversary of former India
footballer Late Sailen Manna



4th September 2022
The cricket and football community today came together to celebrate the 98th Birth Anniversary of former India footballer Late Sailen Manna, organised by Kalighat Sports Lovers Association.
Speaking on the occasion, West Bengal Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs, Sri Aroop Biswas said, Late Jagmohan Dalmiya's contribution to cricket cannot be forgotten. His birthday should also be celebrated in a grand manner with a friendly cricket match.

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Arindam Basu



Sourashish appointed coach for East Zone



29th August 2022
Sourasish Lahiri has been appointed as East Zone coach for Duleep Trophy which starts from 8 September.
He said "I have played for East Zone for so many years and when you get the opportunity to coach that side it is a different feeling. It feels good when you get such recognition and appreciation in my short span of coaching career and I want to thank CAB and all of them who felt that I am capable for this role."

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Arindam Basu



Bengal U19 win back to back matches



26th August 2022
Bengal U 19 defeated Gujarat U19 team by 79 runs to continue thier winning streak and emerge as group toppers today at Ahmedabad in the U19 tournament.
Bengal U 19 openers gave the team a prolific start as Agniswar Das (56) and Sayan Dey(74) stitched 128 runs for the first wicket partnership. Bengal U19 captain Shashank Singh added a quickfire 55 off just 50 balls to take bengal to 235/5 in 50 overs.

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Arindam Basu



Manoj Tiwary hoping for a good result
in Duleep Trophy



26th August 2022
East Zone skipper Manoj Tiwary is hopeful of a good result in the Duleep Trophy.
He said: "I feel humbled and happy at being given the responsibility to lead the East Zone team in the Duleep Trophy for this season. I will try to play with honesty. It is a challenge as all the best players from the East zone will play and as a team we need to play to our potential. If we can do that I think we would definitely get us a good result in the tournament."

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Arindam Basu



Manoj to lead East Zone, six others in the squad.



25th August 2022
Bengal's senior cricketer Manoj Tiwari will lead East Zone in the Duleep Trophy to be played in Chennai from September 8.
Bengal Chief Selector Subhomoy Das, who went to Ranchi to attend the team selection meeting, said "It was a long and fruitful meeting. I am happy that Manoj will lead the East Zone. He will bring his vast experience to the field. Six other players from Bengal are also in the squad."

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Arindam Basu



CAB Curators course begins for the
upcoming season



24TH August 2022
The curator course kickstarted at the Eden Gardens in order to develop and maintain the infrastructure of the ground during the peak cricket season for the betterment of the game.
BCCI's chief curator Ashish Bhowmik is conducting theory and practical sessions and is hopeful to give more practical exposure.

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Arindam Basu



Chinese cricketers to get help from CAB



22nd August 2022
The Chinese Consul General today gave a proposal to CAB to help develop cricket in their country.
A three member Chinese delegation led by Mr Zha Liyou, Consul General, People's Republic of China in Kolkata, met CAB President Avishek Dalmiya today at BC Roy Clubhouse with the proposal to establish cricketing relations with the association.
"A Chinese delegation had come to CAB seeking our cooperation for develoment of cricket in Chongqing City. We have assured our cooperation as we believe in the philosophy of spreading cricket globally and it is encouraging to see China taking the initiative to play the game," said Mr Dalmiya.

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Arindam Basu



I want to be Mr Bankable for Team India: Shahbaz



16TH August 2022
Bengal's crafty all-rounder Shahbaz Ahmed today said if he got a chance to play for India he wanted to be the guy the team could bank on.
Today the BCCI formally announced Shahbaz Ahmed as the replacement for Washington Sunder for the Indian tour of Zimbabwe.
CAB President Avishek Dalmiya reacting to the news said: "Shahbaz is an exciting cricketer. He is an all-rounder Bengal has looked upon whenever the team has been in a spot. Shahbaz gave his best for Bengal. I wish him all the success on behalf of the association."

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Arindam Basu



Shukla, Raman looking forward to a good season



16TH August 2022
Batting consultant WV Raman today said the current crop of Bengal cricketers are a talented bunch and he is looking forward to working with them.
WV Raman said "There is a fair bit of talent among the pool of boys which is useful for Bengal for this season. I would help them in improving on their skills and they must play their natural game.
He further added" The key is fitness of the players and how they retain the intensity during the 5-6 months long season and sustain both mentally and physically."

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Arindam Basu



KKR camp in the city



10TH August 2022
KKR conducted a day-long camp with the Bengal junior boys and girls, totalling 40, with Avishek Nair and Omkar Salve passing on their wisdom to the budding cricketers.
KKR cricketers Nitish Rana and Rinku Singh were also present on the occasion.

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Arindam Basu



Women's age group tournaments in districts



6TH August 2022
It was decided that women's age group cricket tournaments would be held in all the districts next year in the District Secretaries and Representative's meeting at CAB today.
The meeting was chaired by CAB President Avishek Dalmiya, along with Vice-president Naresh Kumar Ojha, Hony Secretary Snehasish Ganguly, Jt Secretary Debabrata Das and Treasurer Debasish Ganguly. All the district secretaries and representatives attended the meeting.

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Arindam Basu



L R builds mental toughness of players



5TH August 2022
The Bengal team today spent the day building on mental toughness through a series of exercises.
"Mental toughness is the most important thing. Today we did tyre training that not only required the players to overcome mental and physical blocks but also built their resistance and mental toughness," said Bengal coach L R Shukla.

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Arindam Basu



Paul senior Bengal bowling coach



3RD August 2022
Former Bengal Speedster Shib Shankar Paul will continue as the fast bowling coach of the Men's Senior Bengal and the U-25 teams.
CAB President Avishek Dalmiya formally announced the same in presence of Hony Secretary Snehasish Ganguly and the fast bowler.
Later speaking, Paul said: "I thank Mr Dalmiya and Snehasish (Ganguly) da for keeping the faith in me. I am looking forward to the upcoming season. We have a talented pool of bowlers. It will be exciting to work with them.


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Arindam Basu



Birendrapratap becomes BCCI certified curator



3RD August 2022
Birendrapratap Singh, one of the talented curators of Cricket Association of Bengal has passed the BCCI Certificated Curator course to become one of the selected seven curators across the country through the examination process post completion.
"Birendrapratap is an young and dedicated curator who loves the game. We at CAB are very happy for his success," said CAB President Avishek Dalmiya.


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Arindam Basu



Bengal probables' pre-season training begin



3RD August 2022
Under the newly appointed head coach Laxmi Ratan Shukla Bengal probables started their pre-season training at Eden Gardens indoor facility today.
The training session went on for almost five hours starting with warm-up session followed by batting and bowling skillset training under the guidance of Bengal head coach and assistant coach Sourashis Lahiri.
Bengal coach said: "The boys are very good as we started the indoor practice session with basic batting drills such as frontfoot and backfoot. They practised the hook and sweep shots with the help of dry and wet tennis balls as well as plastic balls. Bowlers did sessions for their spot bowling alongwith other basic drills."


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Arindam Basu



Probal appointed head coach of
Senior Bengal Women's Team



1ST August 2022
CAB today appointed former Bengal Selector Probal Dutta as head coach of the Senior Bengal Women's team.
CAB President Avishek Dalmiya announced the same after a closed door meeting that featured Hony Secretary Snehasish Ganguly and Joint Secretary Debabrata Das.
"I am happy to be back in Bengal after four years in Manipur. It's a new role and a new challenge. I am excited and looking forward to my assignment.
Bengal has a talented bunch of women cricketers and I am looking to take the team to the next level keeping the soon to be launched Women's IPL," said Probal Dutta, newly appointed head coach of the Senior Bengal Women's Team.


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Arindam Basu



80 undergo free medical checkup at Eden Gardens



1ST August 2022
The Cricket Association of Bengal today organised a Free health check up camp on a Lotus TMT Medical Bus in association with BDG Ramesh Goyal Seva Sansthan supported by Anandalok Hospital (Saltlake) today at Eden Gardens.


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Jhulan mentor, Arindam U-16 coach



28th July 2022
While Jhulan Goswami will be overall mentor-cum-player for Bengal Women's Team, Arindam Das will take up the position of U-16 coach.
Announcing this here today, CAB President Avishek Dalmiya said: "Arindam Das will be the U-16 coach for the coming season. We will soon announce who will be his assistant."
U-25 coach Pranab Roy will have Partha Sarathi Bhattacharya as his assistant. Similarly, Sanjib Sanyal will assist U-19 coach Devang Gandhi.


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Pranab Roy Bengal U25 coach



27th July 2022
Former India cricketer Pranab Roy will be the coach of Bengal U25 side for the new season.
Announcing this today, CAB President Avishek Dalmiya said: "He was an accomplished cricketer in his time. He knows the supply line and youngsters look up to him. He will gel well and we are confident he will be able to deliver."
Talking about his appointment, Pranab Roy said: "I thank Avishek Dalmiya and Snehashis Ganguly for giving me this opportunity. I am confident that I will be able to bring a difference to the U25 team and take them to the next level. I welcome this opportunity given to me to serve Bengal cricket."


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Laxmi Ratan Shukla to be Bengal coach



26th July 2022
CAB today appointed former India cricketer Laxmi Ratan Shukla as the Senior Bengal coach for the upcoming season.
Announcing the appointment, CAB President Avishek Dalmiya said, "I am extremely happy to announce our very own Laxmi Ratan Shukla as the new senior Bengal team coach. The decision is taken by all the office bearers unanimously as we selected the veteran as the most deserving among the other reputed contenders who were up for the slot.
I am very hopeful that under him Bengal cricket would reach greater heights as we all know his commitment for Bengal cricket. He can connect with the players very smoothly."
He further added, "Sourashis Lahiri would be continuing his position as the assistant coach of the Senior Bengal team considering his performance in the recent past. Veteran cricketer and former Bengal coach W V Raman has been appointed as the batting consultant."


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Press Note--Joint Statement by CAB



22nd July 2022
Please find the following as quoted in a section of the media:

“The ODI as per rotation was to come to Kolkata but it was during the time of Durga Puja and CAB won’t be able to organize the police deployment during festival time."
In this regard it is clarified that the purported information as mentioned above is incorrect and that CAB not being able to organise any international match does not arise. More so since the Durga Puja is getting over by 5th of October and the matches are scheduled even after that date.


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Arindam Basu



Three Bengal players for NCA camp



21st July 2022
The All India Women’s Selection Committee have selected three Bengal players for the High performance camp for U-19 (Girls) players to be conducted at NCA, Bengaluru from 01st Aug to 31st Aug.
The players are Hrishita Basu (wk), Titas Sadhu and Bidisha Dey, both medium pacers.
"We are very happy that our girls are regularly getting called for national camps. This shows the promise these young girls display on the field," said CAB President Avishek Dalmiya.


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Arindam Basu



CAB observes Dada's 50 in a gorgeous affair



8TH July 2022
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly's 50th birthday was celebrated with fanfare, grace and spontaneous excitement at his home association CAB.
A specially designed cake was cut by his elder brother and CAB Hony. Secretary Snehasish Ganguly, Treasurer Debasish Ganguly and Vice-President Naresh Ojha.
Besides this fifty sparklers were lit at BC Roy clubhouse foyer to mark the 50th birthday of the former India skipper.
CAB President Avishek Dalmiya who is currently in London also sent his best wishes on behalf of the Association to Maharaj. In a video message, he said: "Best wishes to Maharaj da. Our favourite, friend, philosopher, guide and elder brother for all of us. On behalf of the Cricket Association of Bengal I wish him happy birthday. He has completed fifty gracefully and we wish to see him hit an unbeaten century."


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CAB celebrate Sourav's fifty with child cancer patients



8TH July 2022
The Cricket Association of Bengal began the Indian Cricketing legend and now BCCI President Sourav Ganguly's fiftieth birthday celebration by distributing fruit baskets among the child cancer patients at Thakurpukur Cancer Hospital today morning.
CAB Men's selection committee chairman Subhomoy Das, Observer Committee member Srimanta Kumar Mallick and members were present during the occasion to share the special day with the children.


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Sourav's 50th bday celebrated at CAB



7TH July 2022
CAB is all decked up to celebrate Sourav Ganguly's 50th birthday with a lot of fanfare.
A giant screen is being installed at the gate of Dr B C Roy Club House at Eden Gardens that will roll back the years for the fans, as they can watch some of the best cricketing moments of the BCCI President over the years.
This is not all. A cake cutting ceremony will be held with CAB Secretary Snehasish Ganguly along with all the members joining in to make the moment special.
This apart, Maharaj himself would be connected over video calling to share the moment.


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Income Tax crowned as Inter Office
Cricket tournament champion



6TH July 2022
Income Tax RC defeated Food Corporation of India by 23 runs in a thrilling final to become Inter Office Cricket League cum knockout tournament champion at Eden Gardens today.
NCC Inter-office Cricket League Cum Knock-out Tournament was revived largely due to the personal initiative of President Avishek Dalmiya. This tournament pitted some of the big private and public sector companies against each other. Thus it also resulted in employment of the local players. The tournament was sponsored by NCC and jointly organised by Office Sports Federation and National Cricket Club under the patronage of The Cricket Association of Bengal.


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FCI face Income Tax in Inter Office League final



5TH July 2022
Abhishek Das and Sudip Chatterjee fifties helped Income Tax to defeat CESC in a close encounter while Food Corporation of India won by the virtue of spin of coin to beat WB CIR Postal Board to seal their places in the Inter Office Cricket League cum knockout tournament today at Eden Gardens.
Postal Board batting first posted a challenging 173/6 thanks to Saugata Dutta 52 aided by Suman Gupta's fluent 40. The match was forced to stop when FCI were on 103/6 and the result of the game was decided by the spin of coin.
In the other semifinal match Income Tax skipper Abhishek led the show with 58-ball 78 and Sudip added a quick 53 to post 159/6 in their quota of overs.


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Income Tax, FCI enter Inter Office
Cricket League semis



4TH July 2022
Food Corporation of India and Income Tax Sports & Recreation Club snatched a narrow victories in their respective matches in Inter Office Cricket League cum knockout tournament to enter the semifinals today at Eden Gardens.
Income Tax registered 2-run victory against AG West Bengal after their skipper Abhishek Das hit a blistering 82 batting first while in the other high-scoring affair both teams scores 200-plus as Food Corporation of India defeated Metro Railway by 3 runs.
Batting first FCI posted a challenging 211/5 in 25 overs as Sudip Gharami (90) and Toufiq Uddin Mondal (70) hit fluent fifties.


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Bhawanipur Club win their third First
Division Championship in last four years



2ND July 2022
The stage was already set. An upbeat Bhawanipur Club side already knew they have a hand on the CAB First Division Qualifier Championship trophy when they finished the fourth day with a 191-run first innings lead against Kalighat Club in a rain-curtailed final game at Eden Gardens.
Today, on the fifth and final day Bhawanipur posted 555 all out in their first innings chasing Kalighat's first innings total of 284 runs and won the tournament by the virtue of first innings lead for the third time in the last four editions.


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Bhawanipur have one hand on First Division
Qualifier Championship trophy



1ST July 2022
A swashbuckling 195 from Agniv Pan aided by unbeaten 73 from Aamir Gani helped Bhawanipur Club end the fourth day of CAB First Division Qualifier Championship trophy final with a 191-run first innings lead over Kalighat Club today at Eden Gardens.
With only the final day left in a rain-hit game it eventually means that the winner will be decided by the first innings lead.
Resuming the day on 242/4 thanks to Pan and Gani's 181-run sixth wicket partnership Bhawanipur Club ended the day on 475/6 chasing Kalighat's first innings total of 284 runs.


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Dr B C Roy remembered with rich tribute



1ST July 2022
The Cricket Association of Bengal today celebrated the 140th Birthday of Dr B C Roy by garlanding his bust at the Club House named after him and paid rich tribute to the former chief minister of West Bengal.
On this occasion, CAB President Avishek Dalmiya said: “We are very happy that as promised on this day last year we have been able to complete the season successfully even with the third wave of Covid. The League finals are being played and the season has gone by without any player contacting the virus which is a huge testament to our commitment towards the well being of our players. Very soon we will tie up with a medical institute to do health check-ups for all registered players as health today is the priority.”


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CAB collaborates with British Council
to deliver English training to budding cricketers



1ST July 2022
CAB and British Council are partnering to train the state’s budding cricketers. The training will be focussed on developing effective verbal communication skills and etiquette. The initiative was launched at the Dr. B.C. Roy Club House at Eden Gardens, in the presence of Nick Low, British Deputy High Commissioner in Kolkata, by Avishek Dalmiya, CAB President, Snehasish Ganguly, Hony. Secretary, CAB, and Dr Debanjan Chakrabarti, Director East and Northeast India, British Council.
Young Indian cricketers are increasingly getting exposure to international players and coaches and getting to interact with them during practice sessions and team meeting, owing to the growing number of cricket leagues in India and across the world. Improved English proficiency will aid communication and enable the young cricketers to grasp discussions around technique and strategy faster.
Nick Low, British Deputy High Commissioner in Kolkata, said, “The UK/India 2030 Roadmap announced by our Prime Ministers last year is transforming the relationship between our two great countries. My job is to ensure the benefits of this new era are felt here in West Bengal and across East and Northeast India. I’m delighted that the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) and British Council are bringing two defining characteristics of Bengal – education and sport – together in an exciting initiative to teach young cricketers’ life-changing English language skills. We look forward to working with our friends at CAB to help Bengal’s rich vein of cricket talent become the global icons of tomorrow.”


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CAB reiterate commitment towards grassroot cricket
with a successful Zonal U16 coaching camp at Eden Gardens



30th June 2022
The 10-day Zonal U16 Uniform coaching camp organised by The Cricket Association of Bengal concluded today had close to 300 budding talents from all the corners of West Bengal appearing at Eden Gardens indoor facility and 100 among them will be chosen for further training and nurturing by the finest of Bengal Cricket.
The camp, crafted with players from five different zones- East, West, South, North and Kolkata began from 17 June.
Former Indian cricketer and CAB Cricket Talent chairman Ashok Malhotra said: "We all knew there's lot of talents in the state and this is the right step towards the right direction. Thanks to CAB for this step, thanks to the President Avishek Dalmiya and the office bearers."
"I am very excited with the talents I have seen. They look to be very good. We will make them play matches and make sure we get the best ones out of them. Now districts can't say they are being neglected, the future looks very very bright," he added.


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Bhawanipur close in on crucial first innings lead



30th June 2022
Abhishek Das and Agniv Pan fifties ensured Bhawanipur Club stay on top of Kalighat Club at the end of a rain-curtailed third day of CAB First Division Qualifier Championship final match at Eden Gardens today.
Resuming the day on 54 for no loss Bhawanipur reached to 242/4 to trail by 42 runs with two more days to go.
Abhishek scored a patient 132-ball 68 to lay the foundation of a solid chase while in-form Abhishek Raman (30) and Koushik Ghosh (19) went back early.


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Durgesh, Alok shine on a gloomy day to
put Bhawanipur in driver's seat



29th June 2022
Bhawanipur Club pace-duo Durgesh Dubey and Alok Pratap Singh shared 9 wickets between them to floor opponents Kalighat Club for 284 runs in the first innings and later put up 54 for no loss on a rain-curtailed second day of CAB First Division Qualifier Championship final match at Eden Gardens today.
Resuming the day on 143/3 Kalighat batters Writam Porel and Subham Chatterjee stiched a 143-run partnership off the fourth wicket till Alok removed the latter one on 58.
Writam too failed to stay longer on the wicket as he became Durgesh's third victim and after that a lacklustre batting show followed as Kalighat lost rest 5 wickets for just 34 runs.


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Durgesh keeps Kalighat in check



28th June 2022
Bhawanipur's star performer in the semifinal match against Mohun Bagan, pacer Durgesh Dubey was once again at his fiery best bagging two crucial top-order wickets to restrict Kalighat to 143/3 at the end of the rain-curtailed first day of First Division Qualifier Championship today at Eden Gardens.
Wet outfield forced the match toa delayed start and Kalighat batted for 57 overs after after Kalighat put them to bat first.


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Kalighat take on Bhawanipur in First
Division Qualifier Championship final



27th June 2022
Boasted by their dominating victory over maidan giants in their respective semifinals Kalighat Club and Bhawanipur Club will lock horns in First Division Qualifier Championship final starting from 28 June at Eden Gardens.
Bhawanipur defeated Mohun Bagan by 7 wickets by VJD method and Kalighat Club won by higher runrate against East Bengal in their respective semifinals which will certainly set the tone for a high-voltage five-day showdown.
Bhawanipur will highly depend on their in-form batters Kaushik Ghosh, Abhishek Raman while Sandipan Das has played well in the middle.


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Kalighat, Bhawanipur in First Division
Championship final



24th June 2022
Bhawanipur Club defeated Mohun Bagan by 7 wickets by VJD method and Kalighat Club won by higher runrate against East Bengal on a rain-curtailed final day to reach the finals of CAB First Division Qualifier Championship today.
Resuming the day on 222/3 Bhawanipur's target was revised to 241 instead of 249 runs which was chased easily without losing anymore wickets. Abhishek Raman highest scored for Bhawanipur with unbeaten 123 and Durgesh Dubey was adjudged player of the match for his fiery four-for earlier.


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Ton-up Raman helps Bhawanipur corner
Bagan; Kalighat on pile of runs against EB



23rd June 2022
Abhishek Raman slammed unbeaten 109 as Bhawanipur Club can sniff a spot in the finals of First Division Qualifier Championship with just 28 runs required to defeat Mohun Bagan with a day and seven wickets in the hand.
Bagan resuming the day on 227/7 were bundled out for 249 as Alok Pratap Singh (5-68) and Durgesh Dubey (4-53) shared 9 wickets between them.
While chasing losing Abhishek Das early didn't cause much trouble to Bhawanipur as Raman stood firm scoring an match-winning ton aided by crucial innings from Kaushik Ghosh (46) and Sandipan Das (34).


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Rumeli Dhar retires from cricket



22nd June 2022
Former India skipper, Bengal's Rumeli Dhar today announced her retirement from all forms of cricket.
In a letter addressed to CAB President Avishek Dalmiya, she stated: "I would like to inform you that I will be retiring from International and Domestic Cricket with immediate effect. It has been a wonderful journey. I have enjoyed playing for my country and, representing my country is always something that I have taken immense pride in and I will cherish the memories I have made both on and off the field while playing this lovely sport ."


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Durgesh restricts Bagan



22nd June 2022
Bhawanipur pacer Durgesh Dubey tore apart Mohun Bagan top-order by sending back 4 experienced batters and restricted opponents to 227/7 at the end of the first day's play in First Division Qualifier Championship semifinal game today at Eden Gardens.
Put to bat first Abhimanyu Easwaran opening the innings for Bagan made a fluent 70 while wickets kept falling at the other end. Prinann Dutta (30), Sudip Chatterjee went back on Durgesh's consecutive deliveries while Anustup Majumder (5), Gotimoy Basu also became his victim later.
Alok Pratap Singh of Bhawanipur took 2 before Bagan wicket-keeper Vivek Singh played a solid 63 not out to steady the ship and take maidan giants to 227/7. Subham Sarkar added crucial 35 runs at the end.


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CAB A, D win on first innings lead



19th June 2022
CAB XI A and D team won against C, E teams respectively riding on crucial first innings lead in rain-curtailed multi day matches being played with local in-form players.
At Eden Gardens A team made 226 batting first and later restricted their opponents to 160. A team bowler Sandipan bagged 4 wickets leaking 39 runs.


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Skipper Easwaran leads from the front
as spinners Shahbaz, Pradipta set stage for turnaround



17th June 2022
Bengal skipper Abhimanyu Easwaran led from the front with a gritty unbeaten fifty during the chase after spin-duo Shahbaz Ahmed and Pradipta Pramanik picked 9 wickets jointly to set the stage for a turnaround in a high-voltage Ranji trophy semifinal game against Madhya Pradesh today at Alur Stadium, Bangalore.
Bengal spinners Shahbaz registered a fiery five-for while Pradipta took 4 to bundle MP for 281 runs from 163/2.
Pradipta said: "
We (me & Shahbaz) had a discussion last night about how we were going to bowl today and our aim was to not let the MP batters play any easy shot, to make them work hard for the runs and contain the runs as much as possible. Big partnerships needed now, we will give everything while batting. The wicket is good. New ball is turning on this wicket, it's becoming easier for the batters when the ball is getting old, becoming slow."


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Ton-up Sahityaa takes CAB XI D to 310/8



17th June 2022
Sahityaa Hazra slammed a fluent 112 to lift CAB XI D team to 310/8 against E team at the end of the first day's play at JU Second Campus ground in the Multi day matches being played with local in-form players.
Apart from Sahityaa other major contributors were Aishik Patel (84) and Sayak Basu (66*). Tribrit Roy of E team bagged 3 wickets for 53 runs.


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MP lead



16th June 2022
Madhya Pradesh bowlers dominated as Bengal conceded first innings lead despite gritty centuries from Manoj Tiwary and Shahbaz Ahamad today in Ranji trophy semifinal at Alur stadium, Bangalore.
Manoj said after the third day: "The plan is to get them out as quickly as possible, every player has to be on spot. After getting them out whatever runs they put up, we'll have to chase it. Today was not a good day at office, after my wicket others' fell quickly. There's still two days of game left, we have seen before that things can change pretty quickly. We have to be all in tomorrow."


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Manoj, Shahbaz lead Bengal fightback



15th June 2022
Experienced campaigner Manoj Tiwary along with talented all-rounder Shahbaz Ahamad stitched a 143-run sixth-wicket partnership to rescue Bengal from 54/5 in a high-voltage Ranji trophy semifinal game against Madhya Pradesh.
Bengal coach Arun Lal said at the end of the second day's play: "Amazing cricketers both of them. Manoj is a legend, nobody has scored more runs for Bengal than he has. He showed his hunger today, also he's extremely well equipped to handle pressure and turning ball. He's very skillful, understands the game and can take some fearless decisions."
"Shahbaz is unbelievable, his temperament is unbelievable. Almost a guaranteed success. But these accolades are amount to nothing unless you get a lead, a big one," he added.
Resuming the day on 271/6 Madhya Pradesh were bundled out for 341 runs. Bengal got off to a shaky start losing Abhishek Raman and Sudip Gharami before they could open their accounts.
To make things worse Anustup Majumder who scored a swift hundred in the last game went back for only 4 and skipper Abhimanyu Easwaran was caught byHimanshu Mantri off Puneet Datey on 22.


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Ruthless Toufiq powers Calcutta University to
silverware



15th June 2022
Toufiq slammed a whirlwind 34-ball 75 to help Calcutta University become CAB Inter University T20 tournament champion by brushing aside Burdwan University by 10 wickets today at Eden Gardens.
Put to bat first Burdwan made 107/9 thanks to Gourab Chatterjee's 64-ball 69. CU bowler Amanjyot Singh continued his superb run in the tournament by bagging 3 wickets in the final game leaking just 17 runs.


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Sahapur Sporting win last-ball thriller to
become CAB U18 Invitational tournament champion



15th June 2022
In a nail-biting CAB U18 Invitational tournament final Sahapur Sporting defeated YMCA (Coll. Br) by 3 runs as Rohit Routh kept his cool to deliver a dot on the final delivery today at Eden Gardens.
While chasing YMCA needed 4 runs off the last ball to win while Sahapur bowler Routh delivered a dot and win the tournament.
Batting first Shahapur made a challenging 122/6 riding on Arihant Kanan's run-a-ball 47. Sanjay Singha Roy took 2 wickets for YMCA.
While chasing Sukumar Barman (33) and Sourav Das (36) set the stage for YMCA. Needing 12 off the final over YMCA lost two wickets and Routh with patient bowling sealed the game for Sahapur.


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Bowlers win it for Burdwan



14th June 2022
Burdwan bowlers Sourodip Paul and Prodipto Das took 3 wickets each to power Burdwan to 9-wicket win over Kalyani University today in CAB Inter University T20 tournament.
Batting first Kalyani were bundled out for a paltry 94 runs and Burdwan University chased the target down with 4.5 overs left to play thanks to Gourab Chatterjee (41*).
In another match also bowlers stole the limelight as Calcutta University defeated Rabindra Bharati University.


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CAB XI B win thanks to first innings lead



14th June 2022
Arikta Das and Subham Chatterjee hit crucial half-centuries for CAB XI C team as the game ended in a draw and B team won by the virtue of first innings lead at Eden Gardens in the Multi day matches being played with local in-form players.
Earlier B team declared on 421/6 after bundling out their opponents for 124 runs.


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Bengal restrict MP to 271/6



14th June 2022
Bengal bowlers put up a disciplined show to restrict Madhya Pradesh to 271/6 at the end of the first day's play in Ranji trophy semifinal match today at Alur Stadium, Bangalore.
Bengal made one change to their side with all-rounder Pradipta Pramanik coming in for pacer Ishan Porel.
Bengal head coach Arun Lal said at the end of the first day's play: "It was tough to lose the toss. It's a terrific wicket to bat on. The boys did very well, we reduced them to 97/4 and controlling the game well. But then young kid Akshat Raghuwanshi came and played a magnificent innings, fearless counterattack and he opened up the game. In the last session we got a couple of wickets, so we are there. I think if we can get them out for another 50 runs, we are ahead in this game."
"(On playing XI change) We needed to get a spinner in the team and Sayan did well in the last match, he's scored runs also for us, do we decided keep him."


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Bengal take on MP in Ranji semifinal



13th June 2022
A confident Bengal side will take on Madhya Pradesh in a high-voltage Ranji trophy semifinal clash starting from tomorrow at the Alur Stadium in Bengaluru.
Bengal head coach Arun Lal spoke ahead of the Ranji trophy semifinal starting from tomorrow: "We have had very good practice sessions for last two days, very purposeful. We are ready for tomorrow's match. The last time we took a risk, it was a very tough call to play only one spinner and not play an off-spinner against five left-handers. It worked well for us, Sayan Sekhar did well with the ball, took wickets. Here I think we'll have to have a more balanced side, maybe one less fast bowler."
Boasted by their record-breaking batting display with their top nine batters, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Abhishek Raman, Sudip Gharami (186), Anustup Majumdar (117), Manoj Tiwary, Abhishek Porel, Shahbaz Ahmed, Sayan Mondal and Akash Deep hitting fifties against Jharkhand side.


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CAB XI B in driver's seat



13th June 2022
CAB XI B team's five top-order batters hit fifties to declare after posting a mammoth 421/6 at Eden Gardens in the Multi day matches being played with local in-form players at the end of the second day's play.
Resuming the day on 95/2, Kazi Junaid Saifi (87), Sukhmert Singh (71), Ayush Pandey (68), Priyanshu Mondal (50) and Agniv Pan (84*) struck half-centuries for the B team to post a huge total.


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Rabindra Bharati victorious



13th June 2022
An all-round Rabindra Bharati University thrashed Technological Students Gymkhana by 132 runs in CAB Inter University T20 tournament today.
RBU batting first managed to score 177/2 in their quota of overs with Pritam Basak being the highest scorer for the side with 41-ball 37.
RBU bowler Agnibesh Gupta bowled exceptionally well taking 4 wickets in 1.2 overs without leaking any runs to bundle opponents for 45 runs.


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Geet takes 5 as CAB XI B in command



12th June 2022
Geet Puri picked up 5 wickets leaking just 19 runs to put CAB XI B in commanding position against C team today at Eden Gardens in Multi day matches being played with local in-form players.
Batting first C team were bundled out for 124 runs as Geet wrecked havoc aided by Debopratim Halder's 3 for 28.


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Kalyani, Calcutta University win CAB
Inter University T20 openers



12th June 2022
Kalyani University and Calcutta University win their respective opening matches in CAB University Inter University T20 tournament today.
In the first match CU bowler Amanjyot Singh ripped through Technological Students Gymkhana batting lineup with a four-for to bundle opponents for 49 runs. CU won the match by 8 wickets.


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CAB Challenger trophy concludes



12th June 2022
CAB Yellow team registered first victory of the tournament in the final game while Blue team won the other game in the two matches played on the last day while Kashish Agarwal starred in both matches with the bat in CAB Challenger trophy today.
Kashish hit a blistering 45-ball 85 in the first game of the day as Blue team won by 29 run. CAB Blue batting first posted a challenging 171/5 and later restricted opponents to 142/7.


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Bengal march into Ranji trophy semifinals



10th June 2022
Bengal rode on record-breaking batting display and dominating bowling to brush aside opponents Jharkhand in an one-sided affair to reach the semifinals of Ranji trophy for the second time in a row by the virtue of first innings lead today in Bengaluru.
Following the victory CAB President Avishek Dalmiya visited the team in Bangalore today and while lauding the team he said: "The record is a thing in the past already. Now the team should shift gears and start preparing for the semi finals which would be much tougher. There is no place to be complacent. We have to keep our focus on the next match. Winning Ranji Trophy is the final marker for the team and we should not forget that."
Resuming the final day on 76/3 Bengal piled up 318/7 with experienced campaigner Manoj Tiwary slamming a fluent 136 off 185 balls and the match resulted in a draw.


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Focus should be on the semifinals:
Avishek



10th June 2022
While lauding the Bengal team for their record smashing performance in the Ranji Trophy quarter-finals in Bangalore, Avishek Dalmiya urged the team to now focus on the semis and start preparing for that.
CAB President Avishek Dalmiya flew to Bangalore to be with the team in their winning moments. While lauding the team he said: "The record is a thing in the past already. Now the team should shift gears and start preparing for the semi finals which would be much tougher. There is no place to be complacent. We have to keep our focus on the next match. Winning Ranji Trophy is the final marker for the team and we should not forget that."
While congratulating the team, he said he expected nothing less than excellence from this very talented side.
"I was here to show that the association was with their players and everyone was very proud of their world record setting performance. But at the same time we reminded them that Madhya Pradesh was a tough side and playing well and Bengal needed to keep playing at the very top level to beat them. We asked the players not to be over confident but at the same time not forget that they are one of the better sides and Final was just a match away," he added.


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All-round Bengal U16 win



10th June 2022
Bengal U16 team put up an all-round show to defeat Sikkim by an innings and 304 runs today at BCA Kalyani today in exchange program tour match.
Bengal bowlers Sahil Roy took 4 while Abhilash Singha Roy picked up 3 to bundle opponents for 45 runs in the second innings.
Earlier Bengal made 397 powered by Rohit Pradhan century and Rajdeep Paswan (77), Bhoirob De Sarkar (63), Aditya Roy (64*) half-centuries.


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Bengal U19 Women's victorious



9th June 2022
An all-round Bengal Women's team beat Sikkim by 90 runs in a T20 match of the exchange program tour today at Eden Gardens.
Bengal made 132/5 put to bat first and bundled out opponents for 42 runs. Adrita Das highest scored for Bengal with 48 not out. Later Adrija Sarkar and Sohini Yadav starred with the ball taking 3 wickets each.
In another match Bengal U16 Boys lead by 346 runs at the end of the first day's play as they enforced follow-on against Sikkim today.
Batting first Bengal made 397 powered by Rohit Pradhan century and Rajdeep Paswan (77), Bhoirob De Sarkar (63), Aditya Roy (64*) half-centuries.


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Dipa slams ton as Blue win



9th June 2022
CAB Blue team inspired by Dipa Das' unbeaten century registered a 157-run win over Yellow team in CAB Challenger trophy today.
Batting first despite losing skipper Sansthita Biswas early Blue team riding on Dipa's 109 not out and Kashish Agarwal (84), Mamata Kisku (72*) half-centuries posted a challenging 333/2.


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Bengal virtually through to semis



9th June 2022
Bengal are virtually through to the semifinals with 551-run lead at the end of the fourth day's play as all-rounders Shahbaz Ahamad and Sayan Sekhar Mondal picked up 4 wickets apiece to bundle Jharkhand for 298 today in Ranji trophy quarterfinal match at Bengaluru.
Put to bat again Bengal lost 3 wickets for 76 runs. Manoj Tiwary (12) and Anustup Majumder (22) stayed unbeaten till the end for Bengal.


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Blue make it three in a row



8th June 2022
CAB Blue team won by 2 wickets to make it their third straight win against Yellow team in Challenger trophy today.
Batting first Yellow team posted a decent 166/9 as opener Ankita struck a patient 75 aided by Jhumpa Roy 31. Trishita Sarkar and Rukmini Roy starred with the ball for Blue team with 3 wickets apiece.


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Bengal write history



8th June 2022
Bengal wrote history today against Jharkhand in Ranji trophy quarterfinal after becoming the first team in the world to have nine batters score at least fifty in a first class match.
The earlier record was held by Australian side during their tour to England in 1893, who had eight batters scoring at least a half-century in their first innings against Oxford and Cambridge Universities.
Bengal declared on 773/7 and in reply Jharkhand lost 5 batters quickly for just 139 at the end of the third day's play. Abhimanyu Easwaran's men now have a massive lead of 634 runs.
Bengal resumed the day 577/5 with Manoj Tiwary and Shahbaz Ahamad on the crease till the experienced campaigner went back scoring a patient 73.
Shahbaz along with another prolific all-rounder Sayan Sekhar Mondal added more 101 runs off the eighth wicket before going back for 78.
With Sayan completing his fifty Bengal already had their eighth batter scoring fifty-plus while Akash Deep showed his big hitting skills at number nine.


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Match drawn



7th June 2022
Bengal U16 took first innings lead against Simkim in a drawn match at Eden Gardens while Bengal Women's emerged victorious by 115 runs over Sikkim U19 in the exchange program tour matches today.
Bengal boy's posted 542/8 and bundled out Sikkim for 19 runs powered by Mdhab Kushwala fifer. In the second innings Bengal declared on 170/5 while Sikkim fought till the end to draw the match.


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Bengal pile on more runs



7th June 2022
Sudip Kumar Gharami's swashbuckling 186, a stylish 117 by Anustup Majumder and another perfect partnership between experienced Manoj Tiwary and youngster Abhishek Porel powered Bengal to a mammoth 577/5 on the second day in their Ranji trophy quarterfinal match against Jharkhand in Bengaluru today.
Gharami who hit his maiden first-class ton for Bengal looked poised for a double ton till he went back off Rahul Shukla after Anustup's fuent innings came to end on 117.
Experienced campaigner Anustup Majumder said: "It always feels good to score runs for Bengal but at the same time I am very disappointed for not being able to convert my innings into a big one. The wicket was good, we were reading their bowlers well, should've scored more. It was a good delivery though. No one has thrown his wicket away, I think that's a very positive takeaway from our performance. Our batters are confident, we have put up a good batting show."


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Coaching camps in districts



7th June 2022
The CAB district coaching camps began today with a lot of enthusiasm from the participants.
The six-day camp will culminate on June 12.
"We have always stressed on finding new talents from the districts. These coaching camps will help identify fresh crop of players. While the camps will continue all year round, zonal camps will also happen simultaneously with players picked from these camps. This will be followed by an open trial for girls on June 13 and 14," said CAB President Avishek Dalmiya.


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Eden uplift on



7th June 2022
B C Roy Club House is all set for an image uplift with work beginning soon on the interiors.
"Eden Gardens is considered as one of the best cricket facilities in the world. To keep up its international standard we have decided to do a face lift of the interior of Club House, the players' dressing rooms and the media centre in the first phase. The tenders are already out. The designs have been approved by the Apex Council. Before the end of the year, we hope to see a far more swanky and modern Club House," said CAB President Avishek Dalmiya.


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Agniswar, Rohit tons power Bengal U16 to 542/7



6th June 2022
Bengal piled up a mammoth 542/7 against Sikkim riding on Agniswar Das and Rohit Pradhan centuries today at Eden Gardens in a match of the exchange program.
Batting first Agniswar made 158 while Rohit missed out on a well-deserved double ton as he went back on 192. Hiridai Chetri bagged 4 wickets for Sikkim team.


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Sanshita, Kashish fifties guide Blue team to victory



6th June 2022
Skipper Sanshita Biswas gave a perfect start to the chase with a fluent 77 and Kashish Agarwal stayed unbeaten till the end on 65 to guide CAB Blue team to back-to-back victory against Yellow team in CAB Challenger trophy today.
Batting first Yellow team made 197 thanks to skipper Ankita Chakraborty's fighting 83. Blue bowlers Mouli Mondal, Piyali Ghosh and Rukmini Roy bagged 2 wickets apiece.


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Sudip's maiden ton keeps Bengal on the frontfoot



6th June 2022
Youngster Sudip Gharami hit his maiden first-class century today as Bengal piled up a commanding 310/1 on the first day of Ranji trophy quarterfinal against Jharkhand today in Bengaluru.
Gharami spoke after his maiden first-class century for Bengal: "Very happy to score my first ton for Bengal. My aim was to play my natural cricket. My team backed me when I went out to bat, Easwaran, Anustup guided me during my innings, helped me understand better what the situation is demanding. I took some time at first, wanted to understand the wicket and then play my shots."


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Upbeat Bengal take on Jharkhand in Ranji quarters



5th June 2022
An upbeat Bengal side will take on Jharkhand in their Ranji trophy quarterfinal match starting fro tomorrow at Bengaluru.
Bengal head coach Arun Lal said: "We are working hard, have prepared well and trying to give our best. I am confident that our players will give their all, perform well. We have played preparatory matches to get back in the red ball mode, get used to the wicket here. We came ten days before for that reason only. Initially we were highly underprepared because the wicket here is very different. There's a lot of bounce, there's some grass, the ball deviates off the seam- we don't mind that but it's just that we needed to be prepared because it's very different than Kolkata."


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Ton-up Trishita helps Bengal win



5th June 2022
Bengal U19 team beat Sikkim Cricket Association by 224 runs riding on Trishita Sarkar's blistering 71-ball 111 in the first match of the exchange program today at BCA Kalyani.
Put to bat first Bengal posted 272/3 in their quota of overs. Bengal skipper Sumona Mondal (34) and Rupal Tiwary (40) stayed unbeaten till the end to post a challenging total.


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CAB Blue get off to winning start



5th June 2022
Kashish Agarwal slammed a fluent 71 as CAB Blue team thrashed Yellow team by 157 runs to get off to winning start today in CAB Challenger trophy today at Barasat.
Batting first Blue team amassed 252/5 with Kashish hitting highest while Dipa Das (44) and Mamata Kisku (46) have also been instrumental in the middle. Priyanka Sarkar added crucial 23 off 30 balls at the end.


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Kalighat trounce Police AC to enter semifinals



4th June 2022
An all-round Kalighat Club thrashed Police AC by 224 runs to enter the semifinals of CAB First Division Qualifier Championship today.
Kalighat bowlers B Amit, Amit Kuila and Aritra Chatterjee bagged 3 wickets apiece as Police AC were bundled out for 309 runs while chasing a mammoth target of 534 runs.
Kaushik Maity (62) and Kaushik Giri (64) batted well for Police AC.


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"We are delighted that we have been
able to complete most of the tournaments despite
the hurdles thrown at us by the pandemic. I congratulate
everyone for their participation and support.



3rd June 2022
When this tournament kicked off we were going through the pandemic and it was a tough decision for the Association.
Even in the last season when it was not possible to host the league we made sure limited overs cricket is played and we have seen good performances everywhere as a result.
Bengal team emerged group toppers in all the tournaments as they got adequate match practice even during the pandemic.
The First Division league has almost reached the semifinals stage. After that the Bengal team had to leave for the knockout stage of Ranji Trophy. We'll wrap that up as soon as possible too.


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Abhishek, Manoj shine with the bat



3rd June 2022
Youngster Abhishek Porel hit a fluent 65 while experienced campaigner Manoj Tiwary scored 44 as Bengal completed their two-day practice game against Uttarakhand today ahead of their Ranji trophy knockouts game from 6 June.


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Subham hits unbeaten double ton as Kalighat pile up 533/5



3rd June 2022
Subham Chatterjee slammed unbeaten 206 off 283 ball as Kalighat Club piled up a mammoth 533/5 against Police AC today in CAB First Division Qualifier Championship.
Subham's swashbuckling innings was crafted with 2 sixes and 18 boundaries.
Police AC's chase was disrupted by Kalighat bowlers as they were reduced to 117/4 at the end of the second day's play.


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Shibpur Institute promoted to First Division



3rd June 2022
Shibpur Institute reiterated their dominance in Second Division cricket by completing a clean sweep of all three major trophies with CAB Second Division Championship victory by beating YMCA (Chow Br) by 5 wickets today and were promoted to First Division.
Shibpur have earlier won CAB Second Division One Day tournament and NC Chatterjee Memorial trophy.
Resuming the day on 42/1 Shibpur lost two experienced batters Mithun Dutta (32) and Jayanta Dutta (2) in early hours to get reduced to 71/3.
In-form Dipak Prasad once again provided support and firepower when needed in the most crucial game for Shibpur to steady the ship.


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Two teams from Sikkim to play matches against CAB



2nd June 2022
Two teams from Sikkim will play seven matches against their corresponding CAB sides as part of the exchange program for giving exposure to their cricketers.
"Sikkim is playing good cricket. We have excellent relations with them and have recently signed a MoU with them for giving exposure to their teams and hand-holding their development projects. It is under this exchange programme that their teams are coming," said CAB President Avishek Dalmiya.
"CAB has always stood by other states that are developing cricket in their states. Sikkim is working hard to develop the game and scout new talents from their scenic state and we have promised and will help them in every possible way," he added.


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Bengal bowlers shine in practice game



2nd June 2022
Writtick Chatterjee bagged 4 wickets as a dominant Bengal bowling attack bundled out Uttarakhand for 183 runs in a two-day practice game ahead of their Ranji Trophy knockout match against Jharkhand starting from 6 June.
Writtick took 4 wickets leaking just 28 runs while Ishan Porel and Mukesh Kumar bagged 2 wickets apiece.
Bengal lost Sudip Chatterjee (3) and Abhishek Raman (10) early in the chase to get reduced to 37/2. Anustup Majumder (1) and Sudip Gharami (19) stayed unbeaten till the end for Bengal.


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Fiery Amit keeps YMCA in check



2nd June 2022
Amit Banerjee once again rose to the occasion to help Shibpur Institute bundle YMCA (Chow Br) for 255 runs in the CAB Second Division Championship final with a fiery six-for today at Eden Gardens.
Shibpur, who won the toss and elected to bowl first did well to rattle YMCA top order and reduce them to 112/5.
Amit picked up 6 wickets leaking just 75 runs as he became the current highest wicket-taker with 22 wickets under his belt.
Avishek Das and Pratik Dutta showed grit and composure to rescue YMCA from that position with crucial half-centuries.


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Multi-day matches of local in-form players



1st June 2022
With Bengal team away to play Ranji Quarter Finals, CAB will organise a couple of multi day matches with the players who did not make the cut but excelled in local cricket.
Stating this CAB President Avishek Dalmiya said: "The first division league's semis and final can only be held after the Bengal team returns. So in the meanwhile we will make two teams with the balance players and make them play a few multiday matches. This will keep them in match practice and give them a chance to show form."


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CAB curator to assist OCA ahead of SA ODI



1st June 2022
CABwith send their chief curator Sujan Mukherjee to Odisha for preparation of their ground at Barabati Stadium ahead of June 12 ODI against South Africa.
"I had a talk with OCA Secretary Sanjay Behera. They have procured new covers and sought out assistance in preparing their ground. We have a very cordial relation with Orissa Cricket Association and we will ensure that they get the best assistance from us. We have requested Mr Sujan Mukherjee to help them with technical knowledge for covers ahead of the match," said Mr Avishek Dalmiya, CAB President.
"During this peak time of the year there are possibilities of rain so our people with technical expertise would be there to assist them," said CAB Secretary Snehasish Ganguly.


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Dipak's purple patch continues as
Shibpur become NC Chatterjee champion



31st May 2022
Dipak Prasad continued blistering form with the bat hitting another crucial half-century as Shibpur Institute defeated Bengal Sporting by higher runrate in a rain-curtailed final match to become NC Chatterjee Memorial T20 trophy champion today at Eden Gardens.
Batting first Shibpur posted 195/4 and in reply Bengal Sporting were restricted to 105/6 till rain interrupted the game.
Put to bat first Shibpur lost opener Jayanta Dutta (4) early. Experienced campaigner Dipak Prasad continued his purple patch hitting a crucial 35-ball 63 along with Mithun Dutta's patient 38 to steady the ship.


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District Associations host Frank
Worrell Day today



30th May 2022
Frank Worrell Day was observed only at Eden Gardens Kolkata on 3 February because of the restrictions imposed due to the prevailing pandemic situation.
The District Sport Association observed Frank Worrell Day with much fanfare and a total of 511 people donated blood on the occasion.
Incidentally the date coincided with Late Jagmohan Dalmiya's birthday. And it wasvalso celebrated by the DSAs during the blood donation camps.


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Misbah, Ali guide St. James school to
Mayor's Cup glory



30th May 2022
Ali Ahmed slammed a match-winning fifty while Md Yafi Misbah bagged a crucial four-for to craft a comfortable run chase as St. James thrashed Nava Nalanda High School by 8 wickets to win CAB Inter School tournament (Mayor's Cup) today at Eden Gardens.
CAB President Avishek Dalmiya, Vice-president Naresh Ojha, Mayor Janab Firhad Hakim, MMIC Debasish Kumar, Hony CAB Secretary Snehashis Ganguly, Jt Secretary Debabrata Das and members of CAB were present in the attendance during the final to make it a starry affair.
The decision to bat first after winning the toss backfired as Nava Nalanda batting line-up crumbled in front of a disciplined St. James bowling attack.


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CAB to nurture talents out of Mayor's Cup for future



30th May 2022
While congratulating CAB for conducting such a refined tournament with school kids and expressing his desire to see more Bengal players in KKR, Mayor Janab Firhad Hakim stated that the talent search programme of BCCI was conceived and executed by former BCCI Chief Late Jagmohan Dalmiya bringing fresh talents to the fore.
Today is also the 82nd birthday of the legendary cricket statesman Late Jagmohan Dalmiya who changed the face of world cricket and transformed BCCI into the richest and most influential cricket body in the world and all with one singular focus and that was to make cricket a frontrunner and a truly global sport.


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East Bengal, Kalighat in CAB One Day final



25th May 2022
CAB One Day tournament final will see East Bengal and Kalighat Club lock horns after both the teams registered dominating victory in their respective semifinals matches today.
Ranjot Singh Khaira was the star of the show for East Bengal with an unbeaten ton as they crushed Town Club by 86 runs. Sudip Gharami scored fifty for EB.
Kalighat rode on Writam Porel (93*) and Mithilesh Das (54) half-centuries to chase down 236-run target set by Eastern Railway Sports Association. Mithilesh Das starred with the ball for Kalighat with 4 for 36.


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Town beat Mohun Bagan to ensure
semifinals spot



24th May 2022
Town Club defeated Mohun Bagan by VJD method while East Bengal and Kalighat won by the virtue of spin of coin to enter the semifinals of CAB First Division One Day tournament today.
Abhijit Bhagat bagged 4 wickets as Town emerged victorious by 4 wickets while East Bengal batter Sudip Gharami hit ton before the match was decided by spin of coin.


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Bagan, East Bengal, Kalighat advance



23rd May 2022
Maidan giants Mohun Bagan, East Bengal along with Kalighat Club entered the quarterfinals of CAB First Division One tournament today.
Bagan's vicrory was powered by Prinann Dutta century while East Bengal also rode on youngster Akur Paul's match-winning knock to reach quarters.
Bagan battin first made 383/5 as Prinann hit 94-ball 132 aided by experienced campaigner Sudip Chatterjee's fluent 88 while opponents Aryan could reach 253/8 in their quota of overs.


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Sandipan hits double ton as Bhawanipore
crush Paikpara to enter semis



22nd May 2022
All-rounder Sandipan Das slammed double ton to help Bhawanipore Club thrash Paikapara by a margin of 431 runs to qualify for the semifinals of CAB First Division Qualifier Championship today.
Resuming the day on 405/3 Bhawanipore reached 552 as Sandipan made 226-ball 200 and later with the help of Pradipta Pramanik four-for bundled out opponents for 121 runs.
In Second Division Championship Playoff quarterfinals match Venkatesh Reddy stole the limelight with a whirlwind 70-ball 119 as Bata Sports Club chased down 353-run target with one wicket in hand.


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Burdwan reach Inter District U19 semifinals



20th May 2022
All-round Burdwan defeated Uttar Dinajpur in a high-voltage CAB Inter District U19 tournament quarterfinal match by 54 runs today at Mankundu Sporting Club ground, Chandannagar.
Burdwan elected to bat first after winning toss and posted a challenging 152 all out and in reply opponents Uttar Dinajpur were bundled out for 98 runs.


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Bhawanipore dominant



20th May 2022
Koushik Ghosh continued his purple patch with the bat by hitting another crucial ton along with Sandipan Das’ unbeaten 180 as Bhawanipore buried Paikpara Sporting under pile of runs with 405/3 at the end of the day’s play in First Qualifier Championship quarterfinals today.
In CAB First Division One Day tournament Town Club and Eastern Railway Sports Association sealed quarterfinals spots winning their respective matches. Tanmoy Pramanik registered a fiery six-for against Kidderpore Sporting as Eastern Railway won by 125 runs.


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Tapan Memorial upset Mohun Bagan to enter semis



18th May 2022
An all-round Gaurav Chauhan along with big hitting Kuldeep Devatwal helped Tapan Memorial crush Mohun Bagan by 109 runs in JC Mukherjee Memorial trophy quarterfinals today.
Tapan Memorial batting first made a challenging 200/2 thanks to Kuldeep's whirlwind 91 and Gaurav's steady 70. Bagan batting collapsed while chasing as Tapan restricted them to a paltry 91/9 powered by Gaurav four-for.
East Bengal sealed a spot in the semifinals riding on Sudip Gharami's unbeaten 73 while Town Club and Kalighat were also victorious in their quarterfinals matches.


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Sourav powers Town into quarterfinals



17th May 2022
Mohun Bagan, East Bengal and Kalighat registered dominating victory in their respective JC Mukherjee Memorial trophy today to reach quarterfinals today.
Bagan won by 8 wickets against Aryan club in a low-scoring encounter while EB sealed a 31-run win over Police AC. Batting first Aryan could only score 111/8 which was comfortably chased down by Bagan batters with 14 balls left to play.


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Bagan, East Bengal, Kalighat in JC
Mukherjee quarterfinals



16th May 2022
Mohun Bagan, East Bengal and Kalighat registered dominating victory in their respective JC Mukherjee Memorial trophy today to reach quarterfinals today.
Bagan won by 8 wickets against Aryan club in a low-scoring encounter while EB sealed a 31-run win over Police AC. Batting first Aryan could only score 111/8 which was comfortably chased down by Bagan batters with 14 balls left to play.


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Batters earn quarterfinal spots for
Maidan giants on second day



14th May 2022
Mohun Bagan and East Bengal sealed quarterfinals spots in CAB First Division Championship Play-Off Tournament by defeating Town Club and Barisha Sporting respectively today.
Earlier Bagan restricted Town to 191/9 on the first day riding on Rajkumar Pal four-for and ended the day on 91/1 with talented Abhimanyu Easwaran still on the crease. Easwaran remained unbeaten on 78 off 92 Balls accompanied by experienced campaigner Sudip Chatterjee who slammed 71-ball 62 to win the match by 8 wickets.


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Bhawanipore down Tapan Memorial to
enter quarterfinals



13th May 2022
Bhawanipore Club put up an all-round show to thrash Tapan Memorial by 8 wickets in a low-scoring encounter to earn a spot in CAB Firat Division One Day tournament quarterfinals today.
Tapan were bundled out for a paltry 146 runs as Bhawanipore bowlers wrecked havoc and while chasing Sandipan Das slammed unbeaten 89 to win the game.


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Barisha, Aikya Sammilani enter CAB
First Division One Day quarterfinals



8th May 2022
Kazi Junaid Saifi's unbeaten 63 helped Barisha Sporting beat United Club and Aikya Sammilani beat Dalhousie AC by VJD method in order to reach quarterfinals of CAB First Division One Day tournament.
United were bundled out for 116 runs whi was later comfortably chased down by Barisha in 17.5 overs.
In First Division relegation matches Shambazar Club amassed 234/2 against Aryan Club thanks to Arpan De's 130-ball 107, in First Division Championship Playoff Bhawanipore Club ended the day on 37/1 after bundling out opponents Paikpara Sporting for 242 thanks to Arka Sarkar 4 for 34 runs.


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Batters power EB to big victory



7th May 2022
East Bengal rode on Prosenjit Das, Ankur Pal and Subhankar Bal half-centuries to thrash Bhukailash Sporting Club by 132 runs in JC Mukherjee Memorial trophy today.
East Bengal piled up a mammoth 215/2 Batting first and bowlers Shreyan Chakraborty and Subham Ghosh picked up 3 wickets each to restrict opponents to 83/9.


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Town down Md Sporting thanks to Suprodip ton



6th May 2022
Suprodip Debnath slammed a whirlwind 56-ball 108 not out to power Twon Club to a thumping 84-run victory over Md Sporting today in JC Mukherjee Memorial trophy.
Batting first Suprodip got crucial support from experienced Ompal Boken who continued his good form with the bat scoring 52 off just 28 balls to take Town to 228/5 in their quota of overs. While defending Geet Puri four-for ensured Town Club a comfortable victory.


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Kalighat beat IBAC



5th May 2022
Subham Chatterjee (64) and Mohit Roy (85*) half-centuries ensured Kalighat's 85-run victory against IBAC in JC Mukherjee Memorial trophy today.
Batting first Kalighat made 182/3 and in reply opponents could only manage 96/7 i ln their quota of overs.
Rajasthan Club defeated Dalhousie by 8 wickets, Subham Dey's unbeaten ton went in vain as Calcutta Customs lost against Aryan Club, Calcutta Police rode on Fahim Naaz's 55 not out to beat BNR, Ritwik Roy Chowdhury hit 70 for Barisha as they took full points, and Bhawanipore powered by Abhishek Das and Agniv Pan fifties overcame Calcutta Port Trust.


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Haryana crowned Cooch Behar trophy champion



3rd May 2022
Haryana U19 team were crowned Cooch Behar trophy champion by the virtue of first innings lead after the 4-day affair against Mumbai ended in a draw at Eden Gardens today.
After intense first two days Haryana bundled out Mumbai for 303 runs to take crucial first innings lead by 134 runs thanks to pacer Garv Sangwan five-for on the third day.
Sangwan who was part of World Cup winning Indian U19 team ripped through Mumbai batting with 5 for 41 to trigger the collapse. Haryana ended the third day in the driver's seat with 211-run lead as they posted 77/1 on the scoreboard in the second innings.


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Bagan win by 10 wickets



1st May 2022
Mohun Bagan thrashed Paikpara Sporting Club by 10 wickets on a rain-curtailed day in JC Mukherjee Memorial trophy today.
17 other matches were abandoned today due to overnight rain. Bagan's game was reduced to 12 overs per side and batting first Paikpara made 68/4.
Abhimanyu Easwaran (27*) and Vivek Singh (39*) stayed unbeaten till the end to power Bagan to big victory.


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Jalpaiguri, Murshidabad win



1st May 2022
Jalpaiguri and Murshidabad emerged victorious in the only two matches played among the six scheduled due to overnight rain in CAB inter district U16 tournament today.
Samar Roy smashed 84-ball 106 as Jalpaiguri batting first posted 235 in their quota of overs and later Shaan Sarkar four-for helped bundle opponents Bankura for 118.


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Mumbai fightback



1st May 2022
Angkrish Raghuvanshi led Mumbai's fightback with a fine half-century after Haryana posted a challenging 437 all out on the second day of Cooch Behar trophy final today at Eden Gardens.
Agnkrish remained unbeaten on 68 off 126 balls along with a patient 141-ball 37 from Ayush Jethwa gave Mumbai a strong start to the chase with 117 for no loss at the end of the day's play.


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Unbeaten Ompal ton helps Town Club
continued winning momentum



30th April 2022
Ompal Boken's whirlwind 46-ball 100 not out not only powered Town Club post a mammoth 228/4 but also helped making it two wins in-a-row beating Wari SC by 76 runs today in JC Mukherjee T20 Memorial trophy.
Kaushik Ghosh continued his good form with the bat by smashing 60 aided by Agniv Pan's unbeaten 56 as Bhawanipore defeated Eastern Railway Sports Association by 7 wickets, Rahul Gupta was the star of the day for Police AC with unbeaten 100 as they trashed Belgachia United by 9 wickets, Netaji Subhas Institute bounced back to register their first win in the tournament beating George Telegraph.


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Rohan, Nishant tons power Haryana to 291/6



29th April 2022
Rohan Deshwal and skipper Nishant Sindhu carried Haryana on their shoulders to 291/6 with crucial centuries against Mumbai in Cooch Behar trophy final today at Eden Gardens.
Rohan opening the innings for Haryana made a patient 203-ball 101 after losing 2 wickets for 33 runs to steady tje ship.


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Kuldeep, Kaif centuries script winning
start for Tapan Memorial JC Mukherjee trophy



29th April 2022
Blistering centuries from Kaif Ahamad (103*) and Kuldeep Devatwal (103) powered Tapan Memorial to a huge 105-run victory over Netaji Subhash Institute in JC Mukherjee Memorial trophy opener today.
Batting first Tapan Memorial posted a mammoth 257/2 and Dharmendra Singh bagged 5 wickets to restrict NSI to 148/9.
Maidan giants Mohun Bagan and East Bengal emerged victorious in their opening matches.
While Bagan rode on experienced campaigner Anustup Majumder's 87 not out to beat Tollygunge Agragami by 72 runs, East Bengal put up a dominanting bolwing show led by Sandipan four-for to overcome Kolkata Union Sporting.


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Souradipta five-for powers Hooghly to big victory



29th April 2022
Hooghly continued their winning momentum by thrashing Siliguri by 9 wickets riding on Souradipta Ghosh five-for in CAB inter district U16 tournament today.
Siliguri were bundled out for a paltry 87 runs and Hooghly batter Tanmoy Dey hit unbeaten 51 to earn full points for his team.
Reyan Mondal (4-25) and Bishal Bagchi (51*) won the game for Nadia, Habib and Kishan Singh fifties powered Howrah to 9-wicket win, Midnapore's 202-run win was crafted by Swastik Maity (79) and Sukriti Jana (51).


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CAB inter district U16 tournament kicks off



28th April 2022
CAB inter district U16 tournament began from today with 6 matches being played. Pritam Lala five-for helped Birbhum get off to a winning start defeating Dakshin Dinajpur by 75 runs.
Tanmoy Dey with a four-for earned Hooghly full points with a 8-wickets win, Midnapore rode on Bhoirob De Sarkar and Sukriti Jana fifties to beat Burdwan, for Murshidabad Md Raj and Snehasish Mondal starred with the bat to power them to victory.


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Nava Nalanda make it to the semis



28th April 2022
Ramij Raja and Aniket Biswas' all-round brilliance powered Nava Nalanda into the semifinals of Mayor's Cup semifinals by defeating National High School (Boys) by 46 runs today.
Batting first Ramij led Nava Nalanda to 243/9 with a fluent 54 aided by Aniket Biswas (47) and Md Ajad (33) innings. Sinchan Rakshit took 3 wickets for National.


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Haryana, Mumbai set for Cooch Behar
trophy final clash



27th April 2022
Garv Sangwan scripted fairytale comeback for Haryana with a five-for after conceding first innings lead earlier to lock horns with Mumbai in the finals of Cooch Behar trophy today.
At Eden Gardens Haryana resumed the day with 313-run lead over Jharkhand and in order to qualify for the finals bundled out Jharkhand for 190 runs to win the tie by 141 runs.
Garv took 5 for 40 while Haryana's star batter Mayank Shandilya put up an all-round show with 3 for 16.


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All-round Pradipta leads Income Tax SRC
to 9-wicket victory



27th April 2022
Pradipta Pramanik bagged 5 wickets and smashed match-winning 72 not out to power Income Tax SRC to 9-wicket victory over Bata Emp Sports Club in NCC Inter Office Cricket League-cum-Knockout Tournament today.
Electing to bat first Bata Emp were bundled out for 113 runs as Pradipta ripped through with fiery five-for. While chasing the Income Tax SRC all-rounder slammed unbeaten 72 off 30 balls to win the match in 9.4 overs.


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Sporting Union win First Division
relegation decider by 2 runs



26th April 2022
In a nail-biting encounter Sporting Union emerged victorious by 2 runs against Calcutta Port Trust Sports Club in First Division relegation decider today at 22 Yards SP School ground.
Chasing 353 to win Calcutta Ports Trust despite having a shaky start recovered well from 76/3 as Sawan Singh played a crucial 160-ball 135 aided by Ravi Singh 91.
Sawan's gritty innings went in vain as needing 4 runs off the final delivery to win the Port Trust batter was run out by Sporting player Atanu Ghosh.
Earlier on the first day Tanujit Acharjee starred with a crucial ton for Sporting Union and was adjudged player of the match.


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CAB takes steps to keep players hydrated



25th April 2022
Considering the heat wave like conditions in and around Kolkata, CAB has taken a few precautionary measures for the safety and well being of the players.
"The Met offices have predicted a heatwave like condition over Kolkata till April 28. So keeping the safety of the players in mind we have doubled the supply of lime water, Getorade and ice to all the grounds where games are on. We are also providing enough stock of water so that everyone remains hydrated," said CAB President Avishek Dalmiya.


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Himanshu heroics helps Jharkhand take
first innings lead



25th April 2022
Jharkhand took crucial first innings lead against Haryana in Cooch Behar trophy all thanks to a gritty 142 off 204 balls by Himanshu today at Eden Gardens.
Earlier Haryana scored 270 in the first innings riding on Mayank Shandilya's fluent 99.
Jharkhand got off to a disastrous start losing 5 wickets for just 44 runs till Himanshu's rescue act. The Jharkhand youngster smashed 21 boundaries and 1 six during his innings as they finished the day on 274/9, 4-run lead.


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Tanujit ton takes Sporting Union to 352/9



25th April 2022
Bengal Women's team defeated Punjab by 43 runs riding on a whirlwind 75 by Richa Ghosh and Jhumia Khatun four-for as they finished Senior Women's T20 League campaign on winning note today.
In the final group stage game electing to bat first Bengal posted a fighting 173/4. Richa's 52-ball 75 contained 6 sixes and 7 boundaries while skipper Rumeli Dhar scored a quickfire 40 off just 29 balls.
Priyanka Bala (19) and Tithi Das (23*) added crucial runs later to take Bengal to 173.


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Bengal finish with a win



24th April 2022
Bengal Women's team defeated Punjab by 43 runs riding on a whirlwind 75 by Richa Ghosh and Jhumia Khatun four-for as they finished Senior Women's T20 League campaign on winning note today.
In the final group stage game electing to bat first Bengal posted a fighting 173/4. Richa's 52-ball 75 contained 6 sixes and 7 boundaries while skipper Rumeli Dhar scored a quickfire 40 off just 29 balls.
Priyanka Bala (19) and Tithi Das (23*) added crucial runs later to take Bengal to 173.


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Chandrahas powers St. James into semis
with Unbeaten 198



24th April 2022
Chandrahas Dash was seen in his fiery form as the St. James batter slammed 198 not out in a nail biting quarterfinal match of Mayor's Cup while their opponents Ratnakar North Point School fell short of 9 runs today.
Chandrahas during his blistering innings hit 9 sixes and 21 boundaries to take St. James to 336/4 in their quota of overs. Ratnakar North Point fought back thanks to skipper Jeet Thakur's gritty 118 but a tight bowling by St. james ensured a 9-run win.
Other schools to enter semifinals were South Point, Heritage and Nava Nalanda.


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East Bengal, Town, Barisha in quarterfinals
of First Division Championship



23rd April 2022
Naved Ahamed 's unbeaten ton along with Ompal Boken's 69 not out powered Town club a 5-wicket victory over Eastern Railway Sports Association in order to enter the quarterfinals of CAB First Division Championship along with other victorious teams East Bengal and Barisha Sporting today.
Calcutta Police resuming the day on 99/6 were bundled out for 144 runs as East Bengal registered a a huge 423-run victory.


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Karan five-for puts Barisha in command
quarterfinals



23rd April 2022
Amit Kuila and Aritra Chatterjee picked up 3 wicketa apiece as Kalighat defeated Tapan Memorial by 9 wickets in one day in First Division Championship play-off pre-quarterfinal match today.
Put to bat first Tapan Memorial bundled out for a paltry 104 runs which was later chased down by Kalighat in 16 overs thanks to Sreevats Goswami 51 to enter quarterfinals.
In other two matches of the day East Bengal scored 241/6 against Calcutta Police and Pankaj Shaw's 72 took Eastern Railway Sports Association to 270/7 against Town Club at the end of the day's play.


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Kalighat beat Tapan Memorial to enter
quarterfinals



22nd April 2022
Amit Kuila and Aritra Chatterjee picked up 3 wicketa apiece as Kalighat defeated Tapan Memorial by 9 wickets in one day in First Division Championship play-off pre-quarterfinal match today.
Put to bat first Tapan Memorial bundled out for a paltry 104 runs which was later chased down by Kalighat in 16 overs thanks to Sreevats Goswami 51 to enter quarterfinals.
In other two matches of the day East Bengal scored 241/6 against Calcutta Police and Pankaj Shaw's 72 took Eastern Railway Sports Association to 270/7 against Town Club at the end of the day's play.


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Haryana victorious



22nd April 2022
Shafali Verma hit unbeaten 75 to help Haryana beat Bengal in Senior Women's T20 League today at JSCA International Stadium Complex.
Batting first Bengal made a fighting 137/7 thanks to Deepti Sharma's gritty 45. Rumeli Dhar (19) and Richa got good starts but failed to convert into big ones while Priyanka Bala added crucial 24 not out off 15 balls to take Bengal to 137.
Shafali starred with the ball earlier taking 2 wickets while Sheetal Rana bagged as many wickets for Haryana too.


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Abijit carnage wins it for Metro Railway



21st April 2022
Abijit Singh slammed an unbeaten 51-ball 157 to power Metro Railway SA to a 176-run victory over Akashbani Doordarshan Sports Club in NCC Inter Office Cricket League-cum-Knockout Tournament today.
Batting first Metro posted 256 runs in their quota of overs thanks to Abijit's whirlwind innings and later bundled out opponents for a paltry 80 runs.


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Bengal Women's team win two in a row



21st April 2022
Bengal Women's team continued their winning momentum thanks to another dominating performance by the bowlers as they defeated Assam by 8 wickets in Senior Women's T20 League today.
Electing to bat first Asaam were restricted to 70/8 as Bengal bowlers struck at regular intervals to chip away opponents' batting.
Tithi Das bagged 2 wickets while Rumeli Dhar, Deepti Sharma, Gouher Sultana, Mita Paul and Saika Ishaque took 1 wicket each.


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Haryana advance thanks to first innings lead



21st April 2022
Haryana U19 batters put up a fiery show in a drawn game against Bengal in Cooch Behar trophy knockouts match and advanced to the next round courtesy to first innings lead earlier at Eden Gardens.
Haryana bundled Bengal for 221 runs while defending their first innings total of 462 runs.
Put to bat again Haryana batter Mayank Shandilya who smashed unbeaten double ton in the first innings scored 174 in the second. Parth Vats showed off his batting skills with 145 off 161 balls later to take Haryana to a huge 603/9 at the end of the final day's play.


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All-round Greer Sporting crush NSGI



21st April 2022
Dominant Greer Sporting Club overcame Narkeldanga Sir Gooroodas Institute by spirited show in both departments as Arpan Goswami century and Pratap Samal four-for helped them register a 189-run victory in NC Chatterjee Memorial T20 trophy today.
Batting first Greer posted a challenging 252/2 as Arpan slammed a 50-ball 104, aided by Prateek Rai's quickfire 69 off 28 balls.
Later a disciplined bowling attack led by Pratap bundled NSGI for a paltry 63 runs to win the game by big margin.


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Ton-up Pratik seals full points for YMCA



20th April 2022
YMCA (Chow Br.) secured 42-run victory against Howrah Sporting Club courtesy to Pratik Dutta's unbeaten 38-ball 101 in NC Chatterjee Memorial T20 trophy today.
City AC piled up 252/3 while their opponents Salkia Friends fell short of 24 runs as Suman Ghosh's unbeaten 122 wemt in vain.
Calcutta Cricket Club was another team to post 200-plus today powered by Aadit Oswal 121 and later bundled out opponents Howrah Union for a paltry 99 runs to win the match by a huge margin of 122 runs.


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Mayank shines as Haryana take first innings lead



20th April 2022
Haryana took first innings lead against Bengal U19 team after bundling the hosts out for 221 runs in the first innings today on the third day of Cooch Behar Trophy match at Eden Gardens.
Earlier resuming the day on 203/7 Bengal were bundled out quickly. Sayan Dey highest scored for Bengal with 55 for 164 balls.


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Aman takes 5 as The Assembly of God
Church School win



19th April 2022
Aman Parmandka's fiery 5 for 16 helped The Assembly of God Church School defeat St. Thomas Boys School Kidderpore by 119 runs in Mayor's Cup today.
Electing to bat first AGCS made 202 in their quota of overs with Devansh highest scoring for them with a fluent 46. St. Thomas bowlers Aale Raza and Saksham Singh took 4 wickets each.
Later AGCS bowler Aman ripped through opponents batting lineup to bundle them for a paltry 83 runs and win the game.
In another match of the day Sundarban Adarsha Vidyamandir emerged victorious over La Martinere for Boys by 7 runs in a low-scoring encounter.


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Bagan, Bhawanipore win big



19th April 2022
Mohun Bagan, Bhawanipore Club already in dominating position for the first two days thanks to their batters completed victory over United Club and Rajasthan Club respectively on the final day in CAB First Division Championship play-off matches today.
Bagan with a mammoth 635 runs on the board riding on Sudio Chatterjee 170 and Anustup Majumder (99), Abhimanyu Easwaran (85), Prinann Dutta (69) and Arindam Ghosh (60) half-centuries, bundled out United for 309 runs to win the tie by 326 runs.


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Bengal trail by 259 runs in Cooch Behar trophy



19th April 2022
Bengal ended the second day on 203/7 in Cooch Behar trophy as Haryana lead by 259 runs at Eden Gardens today.
Earlier Haryana posted 462 batting first powered by Mayank Shandilya's unbeaten double ton. Ravi Kumar (4-77) and Milind Mondal (3-94) starred with the ball for Bengal.


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Bengal brush aside Saurashtra



19th April 2022
Bengal Women's team registered first victory in Senior Women's T20 League by thrashing Saurashtra by 10 wickets today at JSCA Oval as Deepti Sharma put up impressive show with both bat and ball.
Electing to bat first Saurashtra batting was derailed by a disciplined Bengal bowling attack to get restricted to a paltry 77/8. Deepti scalped 2 wickets leaking just 21 runs while Shreyoshi Aich bagged 3 wickets as no Saurashtra batter till number seven could reach the double digit mark as they slumped to 37/7.


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Bhawanipore's Koushik hits double ton;
Bagan post 600-plus



18th April 2022
Koushik Ghosh's purple patch continues as the Bhawanipore batter slammed double ton in CAB First Division Championship playoff while Mohun Bagan buried United Club under pile of runs riding on Sudip Chatterjee's 170 in another match.
Koushik has now scored 647 runs in 7 matches this season so far including 2 hundreds and the double ton today. Koushik made 218 today as Bhawanipore amassed 510/9 while opponents Rajasthan Club bolwer Mandeep Singh picked up 6 wickets. Rajasthan Club made 114/2 at the end of the day's play.
Sudip slammed 170 off 199 balls, experienced campaigner Anustup Majumder missed out on a well-deserved hundred by 1 run as Bagan scored 635/6 against United Club. United ended the day on 128/2.


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Tanmoy's all-round show wins it for
Aditya Academy



18th April 2022
Aditya Academy Sr. Secondary registered a comfortable 6-wicket win over The Scottish Church thanks to Tanmoy Saha's all-round brilliance today in Mayor's Cup.
Scottish Church won the toss and elected to bat first. Tanmoy bagged 4 wickets for 23 runs, highest among Aditya Academy bowlers and Ayushmaan Mishra picked up 3 as Sottish Church could score only 136 before being bundled out in 44.4 overs.


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Raman-Koushik pair continue to shine for Bhawanipore



17th April 2022
The duo of Abhishek Raman and Koushik Ghosh continued to shine with the bat for Bhawanipore Club as they posted 332/4 against Rajasthan Club at the end of the first day's play in CAB First Division Qualifier playoff today.
Koushik remained unbeaten on 147 to add 153 and 142 with Abhishek (101) and Agniv Pan (72) off second and fourth wicket.
In another match Four half-centuries lifted Mohun Bagan to 342/3 against United Club. Abhimanyu Easwaran (85), Prinann Dutta (69), Arindam Ghosh (60) and Sudip Chatterjee (88*) starred with the bat for Bagan.


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National High School crush St. Lawrence;
La Martinere bowler Sparsh takes 6 for 3



17th April 2022
Soumyajit Mondal scored a whirlwind 49-ball 125 as National High School made 400-plus batting first and later dismantled opponents St. Lawrence High school for just 44 runs tp register a huge 360-run victory in Mayor's Cup today.
Electing to bat first National openers Gourav Singh (81) and Mukesh Sah (94) gave them a solid start followed by Soumyajit's blistering innings. Soumyajit smashed 11 sixes and 9 boundaries en route to his unbeaten century to take National to 404/3.
In reply St. Lawrence wilted for 44 runs Priyanshu bagged 4 wickets while Soumyajit, Mitul and Sinchan Rakshit took 2 wickets each.


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WB Police Sports steamroll High Court by 10 wickets



16th April 2022
An all-round WB Police Sports registered 10-wicket victory over High Court in NC Chatterjee Memorial T20 trophy today.
WB Police bowling unit kept things tight for opponents batters as High Court were restricted to a paltry 108/8. Raju Soren, Biswajit Dey, Sandip Das picked up 2 wickets apiece for WB Police.
Police wicket-keeper Joy Routh slammed 35-ball 67 not out to get the job done in just 10.5 overs.
In another match Arun Kumar Chaurasiya guided Sahapur Sporting to a dominanting win against WB Association of Deaf with a four-for.


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Dalhousie, NSI win First Division
relegation matches



15th April 2022
Ipu Saha scored a patient 55 off 140 balls to script a 3-wicket win for Netaji Subhas Institute against Calcutta Port Trust while Dalhousie Athletic Club registered a comfortable victory over Sporting Union today in CAB First Division relegation matches.
Earlier Faizanul Rehman restricted Port Trust to 219 with a crucial five-for and NSI successfully chased it down with 3 wickets in hand.


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Faizanul takes 5 as NSI restrict Port
Trust to 219



14th April 2022
Netaji Subhas Institute bundled out Calcutta Port Trust for 219 runs in a CAB first division relegation match today as their bolwer Faizanul Rehman registered a crucial five-for.
Bplwers did a pretty decent job for NSI taking wickets in regular intervals after Dipanjan Mukherjee sent opener Subham Rai back early. Saikat Sadhukhan highest scored with 60 for Port Trust.
In another relegation game Tanujit Acharjee's fiery spell reduced Dalhousie Athletic Club to 81/4 at the end after Sporting Union made 180 in the first innings.


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Ton-up Jeet powers National James HS to victory



14th April 2022
Jeet Gayen slammed unbeaten 131 as National James HS School defeated MP Birla Foundation HS by 154 runs in Mayor's Cup today.
National James batting first posted 369/5 thanks to Jeet's 92-ball 131 crafted with 5 sixes and 15 boundaries in reply to which MP Birla were bundled out for 215 runs.
Karnak Chakraborty was the star of the with a fluent 129 as Patha Bhaban emerged victorious against Rammohan Mission High School, Tirthapati Institution rode on Souvik Chowdhury ton to win against Ratnakar North Point High School and an all-round Scottish Church took full points against Shree Jain Vidyalaya. Scottish Church batter Sourish Mabhai hit 101 to master a challenging runchase.


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National HS win riding on Sinchan six-for



13th April 2022
Sinchan Rakshit ripped through St. Thomas Boys School Kidderpore batting lineup with six-wicket haul to power National High School to 8-wicket victory today in Mayor's Cup.
Sinchan took 6 wicketa leaking just 17 runs as National HS bundled out St. Thomas for 93 runs earlier and while chasing Soumyajit Mondal smashed 63 to finish it in 15 overs.
Indus Valley World School's a dominating victory over Ballygunge Govt High School was curved by Aishik Banerjee's whirlwind 72-ball 151. Aishik hit 9 sixes and 16 boundaries en route to his hundred while Ballygunge batter Shoubhick Nandan's fighting ton went in vain.


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Two tons help Gymkhana overcome Bani Niketan



12th April 2022
Victor Upadhaya and Atandra Das hit unbeaten tons as Gymkhana routed Bani Niketan by 91 runs in NC Chatterjee Memorial T20 tournament today.
Batting first Gymkhana made a challenging 235/1, in reply to which Bani Niketan were restricted to 144/8.
In other matches Balak Sangha bowler Arnab Naskar picked up 5 wickets in order to win them a crucial game against South Subarban Club, Burpur beat YMCA (Chow Br.) riding on Niranjan Routh and Subhrajyoti Mishra fifties, a 38-ball 64 by Soumyadip Manna won the game for Young Bengal and Albert Sporting began with a win against Calcutta Rangers as Sourav Sil took 4 wickets.


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National High School win by 10 wickets



12th April 2022
National High School steamrolled The Assembly of God Church School by 10 wickets courtesy to their bowlers who bundled their opponents for 55 runs in Mayor's Cup today.
Soumyajit Mondal bowled 5 maidens among his 8 overs and bagged 4 wickets leaking just 9 runs to floor opponents for a below par total which was later chased down in 8.1 overs.
Sourojit Mishra smashed 136 off 98 deliveries as South Point High school amassed 411/8 batting first and went on to beat Sri Ram Narayan Singh Memorial by a huge margin of 282 runs.


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Ramrit hits 6 sixes in an over as
Bengal Sporting post 353 in NC Memorial T20



11th April 2022
Ramrit Bhattacharya slammed six sixes off Satyajit Dutta as Bengal Sporting posted a mammoth 353/5 against Sarat Samity in NC Chatterjee T20 Memorial trophy while today.
Ramrit scored 37-ball 118 along with Rabi Rajak's 121 off 42 balls to power Bengal Sporting as they registered 218-run victory over Sarat Samity.
Shamik Banerjee stayed in unbeaten on 137 along Priyanshu Srivastava's 132 to craft a successful chase by 8 wickets against Kumartuli Institute in First Division Qualifier Championship. Kolkata Union defending 323 runs bundled out Md Sporting for 176 runs while Eastern Railway registered a huge 161-run victory over Wari.


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Red-hot Sarif, fiery bowling help
Aditya Academy humiliate Shree Jain Vidyalaya;
Sundarban Adarsha batter Satyam hits unbeaten double ton



11th April 2022
Aditya Academy Sr. Secondary brushed aside Shree Jain Vidyalaya by 551 runs as their skipper Sarif Ahamed hit second ton in-a-row followed by Ayush Sahai six-for and Sundarban Adarsha Vidyamandir Satyam Patra led from the front with unbeaten 217 today in Mayor's cup.
Batting first Aditya Academy piled up 575/6 as their skipper Sarif slammed a whirlwind 84-ball 171 containing 7 sixes and 24 boundaries. Later Sahai 6 bagged leaking just 8 and Sourav Poddar picked up 3 to floor Shre Jain for a paltry 24 runs.
Sundarban Adarsha skipper Styam scored blistering 116-ball 217 containing 7 sixes and 31 boundaries to post a total of 366/5 and later bundled out Don Bosco for 84 runs.


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Bengal Women’s team continue to shine



11th April 2022
A disciplined bowling performance saw Bengal women’s team make it two wins in-a-row after defeating Mizoram by 39 runs in the second T20 practice game today in Birbhum.
Mizoram won the toss and put Bengal to bat first. Bengal were reduced to 19/2 in 3 overs while skipper Kashish Agarwal (20) and Ankita Barman (26) played gritty knocks to steady the ship and laid foundation for a fighting total.
Lower order batters Jhumpa Roy (13*) and Priyanka Sarkar (10*) added crucial runs to take Bengal to 108/7. Mizoram’s Sangsangi Ngurte took 2 wickets, highest for her team.


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Bengal Women's beat Mizoram in practice match



10th April 2022
Bengal Women's emerged victorious against Mizoram by 8 wickets in a practice T20 match played in Birbhum today.
Electing to bat first Mizoram made 119/5 in their quota of overs as Tarang Jha hit a crucial late 49 not out.
Sasthi Mondal starred in both departments for Bengal with 2 wickets in her kitty and later while chasing slammed 31-ball 45 crafted with 3 sixes and 4 boundaries.


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Eastern Railway pile up 536



10th April 2022
In a dominating batting display Eastern Railway Sports Association posted a mammoth 536 as Devendra Singh and Tanmoy Pramanik hit ton today in CAB Forst division qualifier championship.
In reply opponents Wari ended the day on 217/6 as Eastern Railway bowlers did a commendable job.
The match between Kumartuli Institute and Calcutta Police saw 4 centuries being scored in two days. Chasing a target of 352 runs Calcutta Police fought well scoring 293/2 thanks to their batters Sharnim Banerjee (107*) and Priyanshu Srivastava (132) centuries.


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All-round Ali helps St. James continue
winning momentum



10th April 2022
St. James School registered their second straight win the Mayor's cup by thrashing National James HS School by a margin of 241 runs courtesy to Ali Ahamed's match-winning all-round performance today.
St James's total of 340/8 was crafted by Ali's fluent 65 along with Uzair Ali Khan fifty batting first. Later Ali created trouble for opponents' batters with a five for 14 and bundled National James for a paltry 99 runs.


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Shreyansh shines as Kalighat thrash Kidderpore



9th April 2022
An all-round Kalighat Club defeated Kidderpore Sporting in one day by 9 wickets courtesy Shreyansh Ghosh's all-round show today in CAB first division qualifier championship.
Bowling first Kalighat bolwers Shreyansh along with Pritam Chakraborty ran riot with 4 wickets apiece to bundle Kidderpore for 185. Shreyansh starred with the bat while chasing to stay unbeaten on 78 to guide Kalighat to victory.


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Skipper Sarif leads Aditya Academy to victory



9th April 2022
Aditya Academy Sr. Secondary begin their Mayor's Cup- CAB Inter School tournament campaign with a 69-run victory over Nava Nalanda High School riding on skipper Sarif Ali's unbeaten 104 today at Baranagar Sporting Club.
Electing to bat first Aditya Academy amassed 240/7 in their quota of overs and in reply Nava Nalanda were bundled out for 171 runs.
Manav Shaw removed two Nava Nalanda batters in his first two overs to hand Adutya Academy early advantage.


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Abey visits Eden Gardens



8th April 2022
BCCI General Manager and former India pacer Abey Kuruvilla today visited Eden Gardens during a sojourn to the city.
He visited Eden Gardens in company of CAB President Avishek Dalmiya and witnessed the inaugural game of the Mayor's Cup between St James and St Xavier's. He was felicitated by Mr Dalmiya.
Both of them enjoyed watching the budding cricketers give their best at the majestic Eden Gardens.


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BCCI rep inspects Barasat ground



8th April 2022
CAB had organised a BCCI inspection of the Barasat facility with the aim of holding Board's Junior and Women's matches there in future.
BCCI General Manager Abey Kuruvilla inspected the facility along with CAB President Avishek Dalmiya.
Mr Dalmiya and Mr Kuruvilla had detailed discussion during which it was proposed if the facility could be used for Junior and Women's cricket. Prima facie Kuruvilla was satisfied with what he saw.


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CAB School Cricket Resumes after 2 years



8th April 2022
Mayor's Cup--CAB Inter School Invitational Cricket Tournament resumed today after a hiatus of two years with 32 better ranked teams, with CAB President assuring a bigger tournament once the pandemic lifted.
"We are happy that these young cricketers have returned to the ground after two years. You all know we could not risk holding the School Cricket Tournament as these young boys' health was at risk. This time we are holding the tournament with 32 teams that had performed well in the last edition. We are also happy to say that all the players are vaccinated. In future it will be a bigger tournament for sure with even more schools involved," said CAB President Avishek Dalmiya.


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Chandrahas powers St James to victory



8th April 2022
Chandrahas Dash slammed a fluent 132 not out to help St James School beat St. Xaviers Collegiate School by 130 runs in Mayor's Cup- CAB Inter School Invitational Cricket Tournament opener at Eden Gardens today.
The tournament got off to a grand start with CAB president Avishek Dalmiya, MIC Park and Gardens, Advertising, Sports and Car Parking, Kolkata Municipal Corporation, Debasish Kumar, BCCI representative Abey Kuruvilla, CAB Jt. Secretary Debabrata Das, School Committee Chairman Sibabrata Dutta, Medical Committee Chairman Pradip Dey, Players' Benefit and Benevolent Committee Chairman Santanu Mitra, Observer Committee Chairman Amalendu Biswas and other members in the attendance.


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Punjab through



8th April 2022
Punjab won by 55 runs against Bengal U25 to qualify for the knockouts of Col CK Nayudu trophy as Ankit Mishra's fiery six-for went in vain today at Delhi.
Resuming the day on 184/4 on the final day Punjab were bundled out for 233 as Ankit put Bengal in sight of victory with a target of 264 runs to win the tie.


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Priyam scripts victory for Ariadaha



8th April 2022
Aridaha Sporting defeated Greer by 94 runs as Priyam Chatterjee registered a match-winning six-for in CAB second division league today.
Ariadaha earlier posted 325/8 and bundled out their opponents for 231 runs.
Another six-wicket taker of the day was Sarit Dutta who helped YMCA (Chow. Br) emerge victorious against Mauri Sporting, Bata Sports beat Narkeldanga Sir Gooroodas Institute, Vijay Sports Club thrashed International Club by a margin on 151 runs as Suraj Sarkar's six-wicket haul went in vain.


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Punjab lead by 214 runs



7th April 2022
Punjab ended the third day of Col CK Nayudu trophy on 184/4 to take 214-run lead over Bengal U25 after Kazi Junaid Saifi & Co. conceded first innings lead earlier in the day.
Bengal resuming the day on 246/8 needed 67 runs to take first innings lead but were bundled out for 282 to fall short off 30 runs.
Punjab bowler Aryaman Dhali completed five-wicket haul leaking 84 runs.


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Port Trust clinch narrow victory
thanks to fiery Tribit spell



7th April 2022
Tribit Roy was the saviour of Calcutta Port Trust with a match-winning seven-for as they defeated opponents Sporting Union by a narrow margin of 4 runs in CAB First Division relegation match today.
For BNR Md Irfan slammed unbeaten 114 to win the game by 1 wicket against Dalhousie after a fine bowling performance by Narayan Rana while Tollygunge Agragami beat Netaji Subhash Institute by 6 wickets.
In second division league International Club lost 4 wickets quickly for 28 runs after bundling out Vijay Sports for 314 runs riding on Suraj Sarkar six-for, Calcutta Rangers made 389/8 as Irshad Rahim hit century, Calcutta Cricket Club amassed 401 while Bata restricted Narkeldanga Sir Gooroodas Institute to 195.


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CAB open to hosting Coochbehar Trophy
matches at Coochbehar in future once
pandemic is over: CAB President



6th April 2022
CAB President Avishek Dalmiya today said that he was open to the idea of bringing Cooch Behar Trophy to the eponymous place as venue in addition to the existing venues in the future once the pandemic is over, to respect the legacy of the Cooch Behar Royal Family.
However, this year all the matches would be held in Kolkata because of restrictions imposed due to the pandemic.
He was present at the final of Inter District Women's Open T20 Championship played between Nadia and Hoogly at Cooch Behar.
"This place has a rich legacy of cricket. No one can forget the royal family's contribution to cricket here. Our purpose of visit is to develop a process that will ensure more players from districts and give them a platform to showcase their talents and flourish," CAB President Avishek Dalmiya said.


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Sudip slams 88 as Bengal post 246/8 on day two



6th April 2022
Sudip Kumar Gharami continued his good form with the willow playing another crucial knock of 88 runs to take Bengal U25 to 246/8 at the end of the second day's play in Col CK Nayudu trophy today.
After resuming the day on 304/8 Punjab were bundled out for 312 as Sandipan Das took rest of the wickets in the morning session.
Put to bat Shakir Habib Gandhi got good start but failed to convert his innings into a bigger one as the left-handed batter was removed on 40 after Bengal lost Ankur Paul (9) early.


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Customs brush aside YMCA; BNR bolwer
Narayan takes 7 wickets



6th April 2022
Calcutta Customs bundled out YMCA (Coll. Br) for 184 runs after scoring 664/6 in the first innings to win the CAB First Division Qualifier Championship game by a huge margin of 480 runs today.
Customs bowler Sayed Irfan Aftab bagged 5 wickets after Uddipan Mukherjee and Abhishek Gupta centuries lifted them to a mammoth total earlier.
Ananda Bazar SC defended 428-run total thanks to Rohit Kumar six-for against Aikya Sammilani.


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Kaif bags 4 as Bengal restrict Punjab kicks off



5th April 2022
Bengal U25 restricted Punjab to 304/8 at the end of the first day's play in Col CK Nayudu trophy today at Delhi.
Md Kaif was the highest wicket-taker among Bengal bowlers with 4 for 51. Kaif provided Bengal early breakthrough removing Viswa Pratap Singh for 4 while his second victim was set Punjab batter Anshul Chowdhury (40).


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NCC Inter Office Cricket tournament kicks off



5th April 2022
NCC Inter Office Cricket League-cum-Knockout Tournament today kicked off to a rolicking start at Eden Gardens with CESC winning the opening tie against Ordnance Factory Dumdum.
Matches also simultaneously began at P&T ground.
Batters helped CESC take full points against Ordnance factory Dumdum in tournament opener today at Eden Gardens while Geological Survey thrashed Coal India by 9 wickets in the next one.


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Customs bury YMCA under pile of runs



5th April 2022
Calcutta Customs excerted their domination over YMCA (Coll. Br) in both departments as they posted 664/6 batting first and later reduced opponents to 125/6 to end the second day of CAB first division qualifier championship with 540-run lead today.
Uddipan (153) and Abhishek Gupta (176) centuries helped Customs pile up a mammoth total. Parvej Alam of United Club and Rajasthan Club's Arjun Kumar starred with ball taking 6 and 5 wickets respectively to help their teams win.
United Club defeated Ballygunge United by 113 runs while Rajasthan registered a 84-run win over Indian Boys Athletic Club.


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Hooghly, Nadia set for 'final clash'



5th April 2022
Captain Titash Sadhu led from the front with a match-winning all-round performance to take Hooghly into the finals of Inter district Women's Open T20 tournament while Mita Paul was the star of the day for Nadia as they won against Howrah in another semifinals today.
Both the teams defeated their opponents by 8 runs.
Batting first Mita, skipper of Nadia made 21 as Nadia reached 68/6 in their quota of overs and later the Naida skipper starred with ball as well bagging 2 crucial wickets leaking just 16 runs. Opponents Howrah were restricted to 60/7.


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CAB President promises more meets at
the NCC-OSF Meet inauguration



5th April 2022
The NCC Inter Office Cricket League- cum-Knockout Tournament got off to a grand start at Eden Gardens today with CAB President Avishek Dalmiya promising more such initiatives in near future.
The meet was inaugurated in presence of Mr Avishek Dalmiya, Hony. Secretary Snehasish Ganguly, Vice- President Naresh Ojha, Treasurer Debasish Ganguly, CAB chief curator Sujan Mukherjee at Eden Gardens today.
"All of you know how Covid has affected cricket over the last two and half years because of which we were forced to suspend several tournaments. But this year our sole effort has been to hold and complete as many tournaments as possible be it men's, women's or emerging players' at all group and division levels. Office Sports is one of the important tournaments for us and we understand it's importance for the players well beyond their playing career. So we are very happy to restart the tournament. I wish all the teams very best and look forward to competitive and attractive tournament," said CAB President Avishek Dalmiya on the occasion.


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Office sports tournament to begin



5th April 2022
NCC Inter Office Cricket league and knockout tournament organised by the NCC and Office Sports Federation (W.B) will commence from tomorrow.
The Cricket Association of Bengal president Avishek Dalmiya, vice president Naresh Ojha, treasurer Debasish Ganguly and other committee members met with Office Sports Federation (W.B) Hony general secretary Pradip Kr Basu and hony treasurer Pranab Kr Bhattacharya to oversee all the preparations preparations ahead of the start of the tournament with 24 teams at Eden Gardens today.


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Siliguri, Hooghly in Inter district
Women's Open T20 semifinals



4th April 2022
Hooghly put up a disciplined bowling show to clinch a narrow 5-run victory against Burdwan while Siliguri won by the virtue of spin of coin after their match with Murshidabad was abandoned due to rain in CAB Inter district Women's Open T20 quarterfinals today.
Batting first Hooghly posted 90/7 in their quota of overs as Sansthita Biswas higehst-scored with a patient 28.


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CAB frst division qualifier championship begin;
two seven-fors in second division



4th April 2022
Uddipan Mukherjee (89) and Abhishek Gupta (66) played crucial roles with the bat as Calcutta Customs put up a challenging 351/4 at the end of the first day and Ballygunge United bowler Karan Singh bagged 5 wickets against United Club in CAB first division qualifier championship today.
In other first division matches Rajasthan Club riding on Mayukh Biswas 57 not out made 210/5 against Indian Boys Athletic, Aikya Sammilani restricted Ananda Bazar SC to 257/4.
Umesh Yadav's fiery from continued as the National Athletic bowler picked up 7 wickets against Aurora Athletic while SK Siddik of Gymkhana bagged as many wickets with White Border in CAB second division league.


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Howrah enter semifinals



3rd April 2022
Tithi Das put up an all-round show as Howrah defeated North 24 Pargana by 28 runs toda to enter CAB Inter district Women's Open T20 semifinals.
Electing to bat first Howrah amassed 121/6 in their quota of overs as Tithi slammed 46-ball 40 containing 3 boundaries and 1 six.
Later while bowling Tithi took 1 wicket while Priya Pandy continued her good form with the ball taking 3 to restrict opponents North 24 Pgs for 93/9.


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Avijit's unbeaten ton helps Belgachia
beat Sporting Union



3rd April 2022
Belgachia United batter Avijit Mondal played a match-winning 106 not out to successfully chase down 275-run target set by Sporting Union with 4 wickets in hand today in CAB first division league.
After bundling out opponents Calcutta Port Trust for 224 runs riding on Mitrakant Singh Yadav five-for Bhukailash Sporting with the help of Tathagath Singh (85) Saurabh Srivastav (51*) half-centuries won the match by 6 wickets.


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Bowlers' day in first division



2nd April 2022
CAB first division league saw one six-wicket haul and 3 five-wicket hauls being registered in 4 matches played today.
Belgachia United bowler Abhishek Sakuja picked up 6 wickets against Sporting Union to bundle them for 274 runs. Sporting batter Aishik Patil slammed a patient 182-ball 101.
BNR bowlers Anirban Gupta and Santanu Das bagged 5 wickets apiece as Netaji Subhas Institute could reach 190 while Bhukailash Sporting rode on Mitrakant Singh Yadav's five for to restrict Dalhousie to 247 all out. Bhukailash ended the day on 72/2.


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Calcutta Customs reach first division group B&C league final;
Calcutta University bowler Ananda takes 7 wickets



1st April 2022
Calcutta Customs reached CAB first division group B&C league after beating Eastern Railway Sports Association by 2 wickets today while Ananda Sharma of Calcutta University Institute picked up 7 wickets to skittle out Balak Sangha for 291 runs in CAB second division league.
Customs bundled out Eastern Railway by 274 runs in the first innings and later chased Shuvam Dey's patient 141-ball 82 crafted with 14 boundaries followed by Chirag Pathak's crucial half-century to enter the finals.
Sahapur Sporting take full points in one day after their opponents Friends Athletic could score only 54 runs as Sonu Mahato registered a 5-wicket haul.


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Calcutta University bowler Ananda takes 7 wickets



1st April 2022
Ananda Sharma of Calcutta University Institute picked up 7 wickets to skittle out Balak Sangha for 291 runs Sahapur Sporting take full points in one day after their opponents Friends Athletic could score only 54 runs as Sonu Mahato registered a 5-wicket haul today in CAB second division league.
Batters shine for Ariadaha Sporting as they posted a mammoth 503 riding on Sayan Bhowmik (123) and Rohit Paul (136) centuries against High Court, Calcutta Ramgers set a 307-run target for WB Police Sports, Saurabh Jaiswal with a fluent 106 powered Taltala Institute to 393 and International Club posted 400-plus as the end of the first day's play thanks to Chandrahas Dash's unbeaten 151.


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Priya guides Howrah to victory



31st March 2022
Howrah secured a narrow victory by 6 runs against South 24 Pargana powered by Priya Pandy's match-winning four-for today in CAB Inter district Women's Open T20.
In other matches Dakshin Dinajpur defeated Uttar 24 Pargana by 4 runs, Susmita Saha with a fluent 56 not out helped Midnapore beat Chandernagore and Siliguri won by 8 wickets via VJD method against Cooch Behar.


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All-round Bengal overcome Tripura



31st March 2022
Bengal U25 team took full points against Tripura after beating them by 280 runs on the third day in Col CK Nayudu trophy today.
Ankit Mishra registered a 6-wicket haul to bundle Tripura for a paltry 142 runs in the second innings after Bengal declared on 320/5 earlier.
Resuming the day on 100/1 Sudip Gharami went on to smash 154-ball 104 and got crucial support from Agiv Pan (53*) to help Bengal post 320/5.


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Kuila takes 8 as Kalighat recahes final



30th March 2022
Ami Kuila ripped through Aikya Sammilani batting lineup with 8 for 28 as Kalighat reached the finals of CAB first division group B&C league with a 9-wicket win today.
In another semifinals match Eastern Railway 238/7 against Calcutta Customs while in first division relegation games Dalhousie beat Netaji Subhas Institute by 236 runs thanks to Vishal Roy took 5 wickets, Belgachia rode on Wasif Ahamed six-for ti defeat Calcutta Port Trust and Bhukailash won against Sporting Union.


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North 24 Pargana win by 9 wickets



30th March 2022
North 24 Pargana thrashed South 24 Pgs by 9 wickets in a low scoring affair today in CAB Inter district Women's Open T20.
Put to bat first South 24 Pgs managed 73/8 in their quota of overs, which was later comfortably chased down by North in 10.3 overs losing just one wicket.
In another match Bristi Majhi highest scored for Howrah to chase down 87-run target set by Midnapore with 7 wickets in hand.


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All-round Pradipta earns Bengal first innings lead



30th March 2022
Pradipta Prananik starred with the ball on the second day with a five-wikcet haul after slamming a crucial fifty earlier to help Bengal U25 take first innings lead against Tripura in Col CK Nayudu trophy today.
Resuming the day on 23 for no loss Tripura were bundled out for 158 runs chasing Bnegal's first innings total of 260 runs.


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Priyanka hits unbeaten ton as Nadia post 229



29th March 2022
Priyanka Bala slammed unbeaten ton as Nadia piled up a huge 229/1 against Birbhum and registered a 174-run victory in CAB Inter district Women's Open T20 today.
Along with Priyanka, Jhumia Khatun and Mita Paul hit fluent half-centuries while Birbhum were restricted to 55/4.


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CAB first division relegation matches begin



29th March 2022
Benlgachia United piled up 396/8 on the first day of CAB first division league's relegation matches powered by a fluent Sayan Mukherjee 159 while opponents Calcutta Port Trust bowler Ganpat Sharma took 6 wickets.
Another 6-wicket taker of the day was Dipanjan Mukherjee of Netaji Subhash Institute as they bundled Dalhousie Athletic Club for 342 runs and Tollygunge Agragami skittled out BNR for 332 thanks to Abhishek Krishna Srivastava five-for.


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Pradipta takes Bengal to 260



29th March 2022
All-rounder Pradipta Pramanik hit a crucial 53 as Bengal U25 posted 260 against Tripura in their second Col CK Nayudu trophy match at Delhi today.
Electing to bat first Bengal were reduced to 73/3 losing Shakir Habib Gandhi (14), Ankur Paul (45) and skipper Kazi Junaid Saifi (4) early.


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Priyanka's all-round show win it for Siliguri



28th March 2022
Skipper Priyanka Kurmi put up an all-round show with 3 wickets and unbeaten 37 with the bat yo power Siliguri to a 8-wicket win against Jalpaiguri while skipper Mita Paul and Iti Sarkar starred with the bat again for Nadia in CAB Inter district Women's Open T20 kicks today.
Mita scored 68 while Iti made 72 not out to power Nadia to a huge 189/1 in their quota of overs and later bundled opponents for 52 runs and Barsha Das four-for win it for Hooghly.


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Bagan, Bhowanipore victorious



28th March 2022
Rajkumar Pal took 3 wickets as Mohun Bagan defeated Aryan Club by an innings and 102 runs to get back to winning ways in CAB first division league today.
Aryan were bundled out for 142 runs in the second innings. Bagan did well with the bat too putting up 357/9.
In another match Bhowanipore emerged victorious against Paikpara Sporting by 6 wickets.


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CAB Inter district Women's Open T20 kicks off



27th March 2022
Birbhum, Howrah, Siliguri, Jalpaiguri, Nadia, North 24 Pargana, Burdwan and Hooghly emerged victorious on the opening day of CAB Inter district Women's Open T20 today.
Birbhum defeated Malda by 4 wickets powered by Preysee Pandey 51 and Prativa Rana, Priti Chowdhury starred with the bat to win it for Hooghly.
Nadia beat Murshidabad by 132 runs thanks to Mita Paul (44) and Iti Sarkar (30) opening stand. Mouli mondal took 3 wickets, highest for Nadia to bundle opponents for a paltry 42 runs.


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Vikash takes 9 against George
Telegraph; Prinann hits fourth ton for Bagan



27th March 2022
Vikash Singh ripped apart George Telegraph batting lineup with nine-wicket haul to help Police AC take 10 points from the match while Prinann Dutta's purple patch continued as the Mohun Bagan batter slammed fourth century to take first innings lead against Aryan Club today in CAB first division league match at Eden Gardens.
George were bundled out for a paltry 82 runs in the second innings as they Vikash made their batters' life miserable. The Police AC bowler took 9 wickets leaking just 39 runs as Police AC won by an innings and 34 runs.


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Bagan's Subham bags hattrick against Aryan



26th March 2022
Mohun Bagan bowler Subham Sarkar registered a hattrick against Aryan at Eden Gardens while Aamir Gani bagged 5 wickets to hand Bhowanipore first innings lead on day one of CAB first division league today.
Mohun Bagan skittled out Aryan Club for 113 runs as Sumit Mohanta bagged 4 wickets while Subham took 2 wickets on the last two balls of the 52nd over by removing Aryan batters Rajarshi Mitra, Rajiv Kesari and sent back Priyank Bengani on the first ball his next over to complete his hatrick. Bagan ended the first day on 91/1.
Vikash Singh bagged 5 wickets to hand Police AC early advantage against George.


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First Div relegation ties to commence on Mar 29



25th March 2022
The First Division Relegation round matches for the cricket season 2021-22 will start from March 29.
The teams to play the round are Bhukailash Sporting Club, Calcutta Port Trust Sports Club, Dalhousie Athletic Club, Tollygunge Agragami, Belgachia United Club, Sporting Union, BNR Recreation Club and Netaji Subhas Institute.


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Bengal secure 3 points



25th March 2022
Bengal U25 team took 3 points from their Col CK Nayudu opener against Jammu & Kashmir by the virtue of first innings lead after it resulted in a draw today at Delhi.
Bengal bowlers defending a mammoth first inning total of 512 runs bundled opponents J&K for 393 runs. Md kaif took 3 wickets, highest among Bengal bowlers while skipper Kazi Junaid Saifi and Ravi Kumar picked up 2 wickets apiece.


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Bengal close to secure first innings lead



24th March 2022
Bengal U25 team reduced Jammu & Kashmir to 375/9 to lead by 137 runs at the end of the third day's play in Col CK Nayudu trophy mtach today at Delhi.
Defending a first innings total of 512 runs Md Kaif bagged 3 wickets while skipper Kazi Junaid Saifi took 2 to get Bengal closer to secure the first innings lead.
J&K skipper Subham Singh Pundiar smashed a gritty 121 off 258 balls.


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Kalighat thrash DKS



24th March 2022
Kalighat Club thrashed Dakshin Kolkata Sansad by 207 runs thanks to Abhishek Mitra's fluent century and Aritra Chatterjee five-for today in CAB fiest division league.
Kalighat batting first amassed 461/5 as Abhishek made 129 while Writam Porel missed out on a well-deserved ton by 5 runs. Aritra ripped through DKS batting line up to bundle them for 254 as Tanay Bag's fighting 126 went in vain.


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Gritty Sumanta earn Barisha 3 points;
Sujit bags 7 wickets for Town



23rd March 2022
After being enforced follow-on and losing 3 quick wickets for just 39 runs in the second innings it was Barisha Sporting batter Sumanta Gupta who batted with grit and determination to not only score a match-saving 103 but also snatch 3 points against maidan giants East Bengal in CAB first division league today.
Chasing 282-run target set by EB in the first innings Barisha were bundled for 124 at first and later were reduced to 100/5 on the final day. Sumanta along with Sayan Kumar (63) salvaged a draw for Barisha while EB bowler Prabhat Maurya took 5 wickets.


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Lower order shine with the bat as
Bengal lead by 386 runs



23rd March 2022
Bengal U25 team posted 507 in the first innings powered by a solid batting show from their lower order batters followed by steady bowling performance to reduce opponents Jammu & Kashmir to 121/3 and end the second day of Col CK Nayudu trophy opener with 386-run lead today at Delhi.
Resuming the day on 331/4 Bengal lost their skipper Kazi Junaid Saifi on 64, all-rounder Pradipta Pramanik in the first over of the day and youngster Abhishek Porel (45) going back just 9 balls later made things worse.


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Raman, Koushik hit tons as Bhowanipore
fightback against Bagan



22nd March 2022
Abhishek Raman and Koushik Ghosh starred with the bat hitting centuries to lead Bhowanipore's fightback after opponents Mohun Bagan posted a huge 545/8 in CAB first division league today.
Bagan resuming the day on 331/6 rode on Arnab Nandi's unbeaten 131 to reach 500-plus total. Bhowanipore on the other hand riding on Raman, Koushik tons ended the day on 282/2.
George Telegraph posted 391 thanks to Anupam Toppo (128) and Deganta Neogi (141) tons and in reply Aryan lost 6 wickets for 148 runs. Earlier Aryan bowler Rajarshi Mitra bagged 5 wickets.


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Bengal pile up 331 on day one



22nd March 2022
Powered by Sudip Gharami's fluent century and blistering fifties from Ankur Paul, skipper Kazi Junaid Saifi Bengal U25 posted a mammoth 331/4 against Jammu & Kashmir at the end of first day's play in Col CK Nayudu trophy opener today at Delhi.
Put to bat first Bengal suffered early setback losing youngster Shakir Habib Gandhi in the fourth over. However a 163-run second wicket stand between Sudip and Ankur not only steadied Bengal batting but also laid the foundation for a big score.


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Town Club in driver's seat thanks to Geet five-for



21st March 2022
Geet Puri ripped through Shambazar Club batting lineup with a five-for to help Town Club take first innings lead at the end of the first day's play in CAB first division league today.
Town bundled Shambazar for 116 runs at first and later scored 118/5 at the end of the day's play.
Experienced Bagan batter Prinann Dutta continued good form with the bat slamming a fine century today against Bhowanipore to take his team to 331/6 on day one while their arch-rivals East Bengal managed tp score 230/6 against
In another group A match George Telegraph batters Anupam Toppo (128) and Diganta Neogi (133*) hit ton to pile up 328/2.


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Shibpur Institute become CAB second
division one day champion



20th March 2022
Shibpur Institute defeated Calcutta Cricket Club by 21 runs in a high-voltage final to become CAB second division one day tournament champion today at Eden Gardens.
Shibpur elected to bat first after winning the toss and amassed a fighting 300/8. While chasing Calcutta Cricket Club were restricted to 279/9 as Sudeep Bhatter's fighting 86 went in vain.
Calcutta CC got off to a good start while chasing with skipper Aadit Osatwal scoring a fluent 43 before being removed by Raja Yadav.
Sudeep during his gritty knock was involved in three crucial partnerships till Anup Barik caught him off Mithun Dutta.


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Khader win it in one day for Calcutta Police



20th March 2022
Md Khader five-for powered Calcutta Police to victory in one day against Kidderpore Sporting while IABC posted 348/9 against Kalighat Club riding on Parmit Singh's 143 in CAB first division league today.
After bundling Kidderpore for 139 runs IABC chased it down with 9 wickets in hand as Priyanshu Srivastava stayed unbeaten on 88. Calcutta Port Trust bowler Tibrit Roy took 5 for 39 as they ended the day on 107/4 chasing 186-run target set by YMCA (Coll Br), United Club amassed 385/8 against Sporting Union on day one and Ballygunge United skittled out Bhukailash for 212 runs.


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Jhulan joins select 200 club



19th March 2022
Veteran Indian pacer Jhulan Goswami today emerged as the second women cricketer to play 200 ODI matches.
In the process, she joined her teammate Mithali Raj in the elite list. The match against Australia marked the 200th ODI in the career of Jhulan that began in 2002 against England in Chennai.


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Hooghly win inter district senior one day tournament



17th March 2022
Skipper Arnab Nandi's all-round show powered Hooghly DSA to become CAB inter district senior one day tournament by defeating Nadia in the finals today at Eden Gardens.
Arnab slammed unbeaten fifty while batying first to take Hooghly to a challenging 253/7 in their quota of overs and starred with the ball too bagging 3 wickets later.
While chasing Nadia lost experienced opener Arnab Sikdar early. Soumyajit Roy (33) and Suprodip Debnath (41) did well to steady the ship.


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Jhulan sets new record



17th March 2022
Cricket's wonder woman Jhulan Goswami today set a history defining milestone becoming the first lady cricketer to pick 250 wickets in the 50 overs version of the game.
Hailing the achievement CAB President Avishek Dalmiya said, "Jhulan is not only Bengal's pride, she is perhaps the best ambassador for woman's cricket globally. Her success and records she has broken or set, in a career spanning two decades, speaks for her abundant talent.


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Jharkhand enter quarterfinals



16th March 2022
Jharkhand entered quarterfinals of Ranji trophy by the virtue of first innings lead as their pre-quarterfinal encounter with Nagaland resulted in a draw at the end of the final day at Eden Gardens today.
Jharkhand maanged to score 880 in the first innings and after bundling their opponents for 289 runs on the fourth day Saurabh Tiwary's men chose to bat again.


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Abhishek six-for win it for Rajasthan Club



16th March 2022
Rajasthan Club registered a thumping 110-run victory all thanks to Abhishek Tamang who bagged 6 wickets for 68 runs in CAB first division league today.
Defending a total of 319 runs Rajasthan bundled opponents Calcutta Customs for 209 runs.
Tollygunge Agragami batter Abhishek Krishna Srivastava's gritty ton went in vain as they lost to Kolkata Union chasing a 400-plus target, Anadabazar Sc won thanks to Surojit Yadav half-century, Vikas' unbeaten century powered Md Sporting to victory and Dalhousie Club, Aikya Sammilani registered comfortable victories.


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Jharkhand take first innings lead to
virtually seal quarterfinals spot



15th March 2022
An all-round Jharkhand team virtually qualified fpr the quarterfinals of the Ranji trophy after taking lead in the first innings and emding the fourth day with 723-run lead against Nagaland today in pre-quarterfinal match at Eden Gardens.
After posting a mammoth 880 in the first innings Jharkhand bowlers did well to bundle Nagaland for 289 runs in the first. Batting again in the Second innings Jharkhand ended the day on 132/2.


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Jayveer 145 powers Aikya Sammilani to 409



15th March 2022
Aikya Sammilani posted a challenging 409/7 against Kumartuli Institute thanks to Jayveer's fluent 145 while Md Sporting bowler Saumya Pakray registered 5-wicket haul in CAB first division league today.
Kumartuli bowler Sandeep Chauhan starred with the ball bagging 5 wickets. Dalhousie amassed 345/8 riding on Abhinav Sharan (82) half-century against Wari, Kolkata Union piled on 417/9 to throw tough challenge towards Tollygunge Agragami.
BR Subhradeep was the highest scorer for Kolkata Union with 151-ball 95. Rajasthan Club batters did a decent job by posting 319/7 against Calcutta Customs and Anandabazar SC bundled BNR for 217.


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Ankit seven-for earn Barisha 10 points



14th March 2022
In a dominating display Ankit Sharma starred for Barisha Sporting with the ball to bag 7 wickets in the second innings to overcome Shambazar by 34 runs after conceding first innings lead in CAB first division league today.
Ankit took total 11 wickets in the match to bundle opponents for 173 runs in the second innings to single-handedly earn 10 points for Barisha.
In another match Tapan Memorial kept things tight for maidan giants East Bengal to take 7 points from a drawn match thanks to first innings lead.


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Jharkhand post 880



14th March 2022
Inching closer to the quarterfinals spot Jharkhand batters have already done their part by posting the highest first innings score in first-class cricket at Eden Gardens with 880 runs and later bolwers reduced Nagaland to 130/4 to end the third day with 750-run lead in Ranji trophy pre-quarterfinal today.
Shahbaz Nadeem showing off his batting skills slammed 177 while Jharkhand tailender Rahul Shukla did a commendable job by remaining not out on 85.
Put to bat Nagaland lost 4 wickets in the 58 overs played today with S Munde was highest scorer with 96-ball 39 among the top order batters.


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Tapan Memorial in driver's seat against EB;
Bantra batter Arnab hits unbeaten double ton



13th March 2022
Tapan Memorial will aim to secure crucial first innings lead after on an eventful CAB first division match day they reduced East Bengal to 197/5 defending a 397-run total today.
Gaurav Chauhan slammed unbeaten 108 to take Tapan to 397/7 in the first innings while EB bowler Sandipan took 4 wickets.
Another group A match of the day saw Shambazar take 1-run first innings lead against Barisha. Barisha bowler Aniket Mishra took 4 wickets, highest for his team.


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Youngster Kushagra hits 266 as Nagaland wilt



13th March 2022
Jharkhand led by 17-year-old Kumar Kushagra double ton and Shabaz Nadeem's fluent 123 not out buried Nagland under pile of runs by posting a mammoth 769/9 on the second day of Ranji trophy pre-quarterfinal match at Eden Gardens.
Resuming the day on 112 the Jharkhand youngster added 128 runs and 166 runs with Anukul Roy (59) and Shahbaz Nadeem to keep the plate group toppers' bowlers at the bay.
Later Kushagra's audacious innings came to an end while trying to hit big off Khrievisto while experienced all-rounder Nadeem went on to take Jharkhand over 700-run mark.


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Shakir shines as Tapan Memorial dominant against EB



12th March 2022
Bengal wicket-keeper batsman Shakir Habib Gandhi made a gritty 265-ball 82 to power Tapan Memorial to 232 losing just 3 wickets against East Bengal at the end of the first day's play in CAB first division league today.
Tapan openers Shakir and Kuldeep Devatwal stood for 272 balls adding 86 runs as EB bowlers failed to make much impact. Sandipan took 2 wickets, highest for EB.
In another group A match Shambazar lost two wickets for 56 runs after bundling Barisha Sporting for 227 runs thanks to Toufiq's 3 for 45.


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Virat, Kushagra shine with bat as Jharkhand
post 400-plus on day one



12th March 2022
Virat Singh and Kumar Kushagra hit tons to keep Nagaland bowlers at the bay on the first day of the only Ranji trophy pre-quarterfinal match to post 402/5 at Eden Gardens today.
Nagaland playing an Elite side for the first time elected to field after winning the toss and did well to reduce Jharkhand to 64/2 in 15 overs.
Kumar Suraj with a 91-ball 66 steadied the ship and laid foundation for a big total while Jharkhand skipper Saurabh Tiwary was removed by R Jonathan on 29.


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Police AC take 6 points against Mohun Bagan



10th March 2022
Police AC in a dominating display powered by Kaushik Maity six-for and Kaushik Giri half-century took 6 points against Mohun Bagan by the virtue of first innings lead after the match was drawn while Paikpara Sporting thrashed George Telegraph by an innings and 178 runs to bag full 10 points in CAB first division league today.
Paikpara bowler Souvick Ghosh was at his best bagging five-wicket hauls in both innings to bundle opponents George for 113 and 143 runs.
Bhowanipore Club despite posting a mammoth 437/7 in the first innings failed to bundle Aryan in the second innings as the the match resulted in a draw. Bhowanipore got 8 points from the game while Aryan took 2.


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Kaushik bags six as Police AC take lead against Mohun Bagan



9th March 2022
Kaushik Maity helped Police AC take crucial first innings lead against Mohun Bagan by taking 6 wickets to bundle their opponents for 275 defending 293 in CAB first division league today.
Abhimanyu Easwaran scored 72 for Bagan and Police AC ended the day on 23 for no loss.
Bhowanipore declared on 437/7 and in reply Aryan lost 4 wickets for 106 runs. Abhishek Bose fought a lone battle to stay unbeaten on 61 while Paikpara piled on 434/7 against George Telegraph thanks to Sonu Naubagh (145) century.


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Koushik, Raman hit tons as Bhowanipore
pile on runs against Aryan



8th March 2022
Bhowanipore amassed 310 losing just one wicket as top order batters Koushik Ghosh and Abhsihek Raman kept opponents bowlers at the bay to hit unbeaten centuries today in CAB first division league match at BCA Kalyani.
Despite losing opener Abhishek Das in the first ball of the innings the duo batted with confidence to stich 310-run partnership while Aryan bowling attack remained toothless.
Koushik stayed unbeaten on 147 crafted with 25 boundaries and Raman scored 203-ball 153 not out.
Maidan giants Mohun Bagan ended the first day on 25 for no loss after bundling out Police AC in the first innings for 293 runs.


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Biswajit guides Dakshin Kalikata Samsad to victory



7th March 2022
Biswajit Bhuiyan's gritty 162 guided Dakshin Kalikata Samsad to a 6-wicket victory against Calcutta Port Trust chasing a 347-run target today in CAB first division league.
IABC won against Bhukailash Sporting thanks to Arnab Ghosh five-for, Raju Halder took 4 wickets as Eastern Railway Sports Association defeated United Club. ER batter Somen Chakraborty's fighting ton went in vain.


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Bengal reach knockouts



6th March 2022
Bengal maintained their winning momentum to make it three wins in a row in Ranji trophy thanks to their bowlers who worked hard on a final day wicket that was not offering much to bundle Chandigarh and win the match by 152 runs today.
Chasing a 413-run target to win in the second innings Chandigarh already lost two batters on the third day for 14 runs and they were bundled out for 206 runs at the end of the final day to top the Elite group B table with 18 points.


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East Bengal, Barisha draw



6th March 2022
East Bengal and Barisha Sporting matches in CAB first division resulted in draw as both teams took 7 points by the virtue of taking the first innings lead.
Aditya Varma (85*) and Subhankar Bal (58*) took EB to 377/3 in reply to Town Club 's first innings score of 273 runs and Barisha bundled Tapan Memorial for 192 runs to take lead.
In group B&C matches Kalighat Club won in one day thanks to Aritra Chatterjee's four-for while in other matches Ravi Singh hit 120 to inspire Calcutta Port Trust to 346, Rahul Sen highest scored for Monohar Pukur Milan Samity by smashing 111.


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Rajasthan Club Budding Women's T-20 Challenger Cup 2021 won
by team Maa Saroda



5th March 2022
Team Maa Saroda put up an all-round show to beat team Sister Nivedita by 7 wickets in the final of Rajasthan Club Budding Women's T-20 Challenger Cup 2021 today at Rajasthan Club Ground.
Cricket Association of Bengal president Avishek Dalmiya, Medical committee chairman Pradip Kr Dey, Women's National selector Mithu Mukherjee, Women's cricket committee chairman Shyama Dey (Shaw), member Purnima Chowdhury, Women's Selection Committee chairman Chandana Mukherjee, members Keya Ray, Sujata Sinha and Soumya Chakraborty, Hony. Secretary, MMTSBWCC were present during the final match followed by prize distribution ceremony.


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Dominant Bengal move closer to knockouts spot



5th March 2022
With a huge 399-run lead and two early wickets in the last hour of the today's play Bengal will be looking up to their bolwers to finish the job and seal a spot in the Ranji trophy knockouts tomorrow.
Chasing a target of 413 runs Chandigarh were reduced to 14/2 quickly as Mukesh Kumar and Ishan Porel picked up 1 wicket apiece.
At the end of the third day's play highest scorer for Bengal against Chandigarh Anustup Majumder said: "The best is yet to come. Yes we have got a big total on the biard in this match but we have not been able to be consistent with the bat. It always feels good to score runs for Bengal."
"Wicket is slow now, bowlers will have to work hard to dismiss. We have faith in iur bowlers, they have won us last two matches, kept us in the hunt. Even though there won't be much help for them but we are confident our bowlers will get rest of the wickets tomorrow to win this tie," he added.


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Two tons put Barisha in control



5th March 2022
Ayush Pandey and Priyank Patel tons helped Barisha Sporting post a fighting 340-run total on the board against Tapan Memorial while East Bengal bowler Rohit Kumar bagged six-for today in CAB first division league match.
Resuming the day on 210/4 Ayush hit a fluent 113 after Priyank went back scoring 111 while out to bat Tapan Memorial lost 5 wickets for 130 runs in 31 overs.


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Bengal lead by 304 runs



4th March 2022
Bengal posted 437 runs in their first innings and reduced opponents Chandigarh to 133/6 at the end of the second day's play to stay on the driving seat with a lead of 304 runs in their final group league Ranji trophy match today.
Resuming the day on 329/6 Sayan Sekhar Mondal put up a defiant show with unbeaten 97 to stich two crucial partnerships for Bengal.
Bengal all-rounder Sayan who went on to shine with the ball later in the day said: "Feeling wonderful to get back for Bengal, very happy to contribute for my team and we are focused to win. Initially today the ball was moving and Manoj da (Tiwary) guided me throughout. He asked me to be patient, take my time to get set on the wicket and runs will come. Not thinking much about the missed opportunity (missing out on well-deserved century), happy to contribute for Bengal."


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Suman bags 6 as Calcutta customs
thrash Md Sporting by 249 runs



4th March 2022
Calcuta Customs steamrolled Md Sporting in CAB first division league group B&C matches by 249 runs as Suman Das made opponents batters’ life miserable with 6 for 34 today.
Customs batting first posted a mammoth 405/6 riding on Prasanth Bhandari’S well-made 86 and in reply Md Sporting were bundled out for a paltry 156 runs. In the two group A matches started today Priyank Patel’s unbeaten ton took Barisha Sporting to 210/4 at the end of the day against Tapan Memorial and East Bengal restricted Town Club to 186/5 riding on Rohit Kumar four-for. Ompal Boken highest scored for Town Club by smashing a 119-ball 96.


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Easwaran, Anustup shine as Bengal post
329 on day one



3rd March 2022
Skipper Abhimanyu Easwaran led from the front with a fluent century while experienced campaigner Anustup Majumder missed out on a well-deserved hundred as Bengal put up a dominating show batting first to post 329/6 at the end of the first day's play in Ranji trophy against Chandigarh today.
Put to bat first Easwaran and Anustup added 193 runs off the third wicket after Bengal were reduced to 42/2 in 16 overs to set the foundation for a big score. Easwaran went back after scoring a fine 172-ball 114 while Anustup's gritty innings came to an end on 95.
Bengal skipper said: "It feels good to score 300-plus runs on the first day, it gives us the advantage, let's us control the game more. We did a pretty decent job while batting today, losing a couple of wickets less would've made things even better. How Anustup Majumder played today was very important for us, we stitched a good partnership. Manoj Tiwary and Sayan Sekhar Mondal made a crucial partnership that gotten us closer to the total we expected. It was a decent day for us."


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Bagan, Police AC, Bhawanipore win



3rd March 2022
Police AC thrashed Aryan Club by 10 wickets to take 10 points home while Mohun Bagan, Bhawanipore Club got 7 points each after winning their respective matches in CAB first division league today.
Arka Sarkar who smashed a fluent half-century with the bat have bagged 4 wickets in the second innings was adjudged player of the match for Bhawanipore who took first innings lead against George Telegraph.
Match between Mohun Bagan and Paikpara Sporting was also ended in draw. Experienced Rajkumar Pal picked up 5 wickets for Bagan today.


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Bengal look to book knockout spot with a win



2nd March 2022
An upbeat Bengal side inspired by two back-to-back victories in Ranji trophy will take on Chandigarh in their final group stage match in order to seal a place in the knockouts with a victory starting from tomorrow at Cuttack.
Bengal have shown a lot of character, bowling attack powered by their pacers Ishan Porel, Akash Deep and Mukesh Kumar have kept Abhimanyu Easwaran's men dominant at crucial times while all-rounder Shahbaz Ahamad, youngster Abhishek Porel gave Bengal edge with extraordinary performances.


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Belgachia win thanks to Abhishek seven-for



2nd March 2022
Abhishek Shakuja of Belgachia United ran riot through opponents Monohar Pukur Milan Samity by taking 7 wickets leaking 68 runs to win the CAB first division league match by 131 runs today.
Police AC bowlers Vikas Singh bagged 6 against Aryan Club to bundle them for a paltry 114 in the first innings and enforced follow-on leaving them reeling on 31/2 in the second innings.
Police AC posted 270 batting first and Vikas starred with the ball while defending the total taking 6 for 33. Agniv Pan handed Bhowanipore much-needed first innings lead with an unbeaten ton by powering them to 368/5d against George Telegraph.


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Bagan dominant thanks to Prinann ton;
YMCA post 400-plus riding on two centuries



1st March 2022
Maidan giant Mohun Bagan's decision to bat first after winning the toss worked out perfectly as they posted 213 losing just 3 wickets powered by unbeaten Prinann Dutta ton against Paikpara Sporting today in CAB first division league match at BCA Kalyani.
YMCA (Coll Br) buried IABC under pile of runs thanks to Ankit Dabas (158) and Rahul (114) centuries by amassing 404 all out in their innings while Kalighat ended the day on 64/1 after wrapping up Calcutta Pirt Trust for 222.
Other notable performances of the day were Bhawanipore bowler Prayas Roy Burman bagging 5-wicket haul against George Telegraph to bundle them 198 runs, Taha Ali carrying on his good form with the bat by smashing a fluent 141-ball 101 for Ballygunge United while opponents Dakshin Kolkata Samsad bolwer Aditya Sharma picked up 4 wickets.


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Bengal win two in a row



27th February 2022
Bengal beat Hyderabad by 72 runs to pick up their second straight win in the Ranji Trophy today.
CAB President Avishek Dalmiya congratulating the team on their back-to-back wins in Ranji Trophy first against Baroda and now Hyderabad said: "To win is always good, but to win in such dominant fashion is special. I would like to pat the boys for their steely jawed determination especially the way the fast bowlers have been doing their jobs. I also congratulate the entire coaching unit for instilling this belief and winning mentality in the boys."
CAB Hony Secretary Snehasish Ganguly lauding the Bengal team for their second straight victory said: "The team won convincingly and with enough daylight left. I urge the team to keep the winning momentum. It's a habit they should imbibe. I take this opportunity to congratulate the entire Bengal team, Arun Lal, Sourashis Lahiri and the support staff for their incisive planning and implementation of their strategy. They should continue to treat each match by merit.


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Advantage Bengal



26th February 2022
After gritty show from the batters Bengal pacers did a fine job to take 3 wickets in quick succession to end the third day in dominating position with 222-run lead in Ranji trophy today at Cuttack.
Bengal's second innings total of 201 runs was crafted by Shahbaz Ahamad's fine half-century and patient knocks from Ritwik Roy Chowdhury (41) and Anustup Majumder (42).
Put to bat again Hyderabad batters looked helpless in front of Bengal pace attack as Ishan Porel, Mukesh Kumar and Akash Deep picked up 1 wicket each to leave their opponents reeling on 16/3 as the match approaches final day tomorrow.


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Tapan Memorial, Barisha earn 7 points



26th February 2022
Tapan Memorial and Barisha Sporting got 7 points from their CAB first division league matches by the virtue of first innings lead againstand Shambazar and Town Club respectively after both matches resulted in draw at the end of final day's play.
Kuldeep Dewatwal hit unbeaten 105 to help Tapan declare on 243/9 chasing 237 earlier posted by Shambazar. Rohit Deivedi bagged 5 wickets for Shambazar.


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Bengal take crucial first innings lead



25th February 2022
Bengal took a crucial 37 first innings lead against Hyderabad bowling them out for 205 after scoring 242 in their first essay at Barabati stadium today.
Bengal’s total was propped up by a 76 run sixth wicket partnership after the top order flattered to deceive yet again. Ritwik Roy Chowdhury (33), Sayan Sekhar Mondal (34) and Anustup Majumdar (29) all got starts but could not convert them into big scores.
It was left to Shahbaz and Abhishek Porel to do the clean-up act yet again. Shahbaz scored a fine 40 ably supporting the inform Abhishek Porel who was bowled by Ravi Teja for 73. By then Bengal had reached a position of relative safety.


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Bengal in driver's seat thanks to
Abhishek, Mukesh



24th February 2022
Abhishek Porel continuing superb form in the tournament scored his second Ranji trophy half-century to take Bengal to 242 while pacer Mukesh Kumar took two quick wickets in 9 overs Baroda batted today.
Put to bat Hyderabad lost Akshat Reddy, Tilak Verma before they could open their accounts as Mukesh breathed fire to reduce opponents to 15/2 as Bengal lead by 227 runs.
Youngster Abhishek said: "I tried to stay positive, played with positive intent and tried to perform what I have practiced so far. Disappointed to not make it bigger for my team, miscued the delivery. There was no extra pressure. I was confident, in the last match also have done the same job while coming to bat late."


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Bowlers shine in first division league



24th February 2022
Tapan Memorial spinner Ramesh Prasad and Town Club bolwer Soumyadip Mondal were at their best with the ball as both of them registered five-wicket haul in their respective games in CAB first division league (group A) today.
Experienced spinner Ramesh helped Tapan Memorial bundle Shambazar for 237 runs at the end of the first day's play.
Ramesh removed both Shambazar openers Manu (22) and Toufik (33) after they put up a 48-run opening stand. Ramesh finished with a figure of 5-71.


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Upbeat Bengal face Hyderabad task



23rd February 2022
Confident from their fightback against Baroda, Bengal will be eager to continue their winning momentum when they take on Hyderabad in their next Ranji trophy game starting from tomorrow at Cuttack.
Bengal have shown great character aa they bounced back to chase 349 after being bundled out for 88 runs in the first innings while Hyderabad defeated Chandigarh by 217 runs.
Bengal head coach Arun Lal's said on the eve of the match: "I have told them it was a terrific victory, great character, great fighting spirit in the last match but it's gone, now we need to focus on the next game. We have to take it day by day, hour by hour so that we can play our best cricket and focus. There's no option to get carried away with one win. We nade the last match difficult for ourselves but did exceedingly well to out of it. Let's focus on the fact that we have a long way to go."


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Md Sporting become inaugural Bengal
Women's T20 Blast champion



23rd February 2022
Md Sporting riding a purple patch in the tournament won the inaugural Byju's Bengal Women's T20 Blast defeating Rajsthan Club by 7 wickets at BCA Kalyani today.
Batting first Rajasthan could only put up 94 runs on the board in front of some disciplined pace and spin bowling from Md Sporting who later chased down the runs losing 3 wickets and enough overs to spare.
To make it more memorable CAB President Avishek Dalmiya, Secretary Snehasish Ganguly, Treasurer Debasish Ganguly, Jt Secy Debabrata Das, VC, Kalyani University Manas Kr Sanyal and other committee members were present for the closing ceremony of the 17-day long tournament.


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YMCA's Akhilesh, United bowler Parvej register 6-wickets hauls;
CU bowler Ananda Sharma takes 7 wickets in second division



23rd February 2022
YMCA (Coll Br) and United Club emerged victorious in their respective CAB first division group B&C matches thanks to their bowlers Akhilesh Yadav and Parvej Alam who registered six-wicket hauls in their respective matches.
YMCA bundled out Dakshin Kalikata Samsad for 370 runs as Akhilesh ran riot with six for 82 and Ankit Dabas hit a match-winning century while chasing to win the match by 3 wickets.
Defending a total of 452 runs Parvej played a pivotal role to all out Belgachia United for 366 runs. Belgachia batter Ajmer Singh' fighting ton went in vain.


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Bagan take 10 points



22nd February 2022
Mohun Bagan in a dominating display thrashed George Telegraph by one innings and 12 runs to take 10 points from CAB first division league today while Paikpara, Police AC got 7 points each from their respective matches which resulted in draw.
Sayan Ghosh bagged 4 wickets to restrict George to 151/9 in the second innings. Aryan batter Ashray Jha's fighting 126 not out went in vain as Shiva Singh starred with a five-wicket haul for Paikpara.


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Skipper Dhara helps Rajasthan Club
join Md Sporting in final



22nd February 2022
In the highest scoring match of the inaugural Byju's Bengal Women's T20 Blast Rajsthan Club chased down 176-run target set by East Bengal riding on captain Dhara Gujjar's match-winning knock to reach the finals along with Md Sporting who also sealed a spot beating Town Club today.
Earlier East Bengal openers Rumeli Dhar and Tithi Das kept Rajsthan bowlers at the bay to score 175 for no loss in their quota of overs.


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Prinann, Aditya tons help Bagan take
first innings lead



21st February 2022
Prinann Dutta and Aditya Patel kept George Telegraph bowlers at the bay smashing centuries on the second day of CAB first division league match to give Mohun Bagan a much-needed first innings lead today.
Prinann made 141 and Aditya scored 135 as Bagan declared on 397/6 after bundling their opponents for 234 runs in the first innings.


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Md Sporting finish group stage on top



21st February 2022
Susmita Ganguly put up an all-round show as Md Sporting registered a 5-wicket victory against Rajasthan Club in their last Byju's Women's T20 Blast group stage match today at BCA Kalyani to finish on top of the table. East Bengal are placed at second with 24 points- 8 behind table toppers while Rajasthan Club and Town Club are third and fourth respectively with 20 points. These four teams have qualified for the knockouts.


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India sweep T20 series 3-0



20th February 2022
India completed 3-0 T20 series cleansweep against West Indies after Indian pacers and a clinical Suryakumar Yadav won the last game by 17 runs at Eden Gardens today.
West Indies top order, chasing a target of 186 runs seemed clueless in front of Indian pacers as they were reduced to 100/6 in 11.5 overs.
Nicholas Pooran who has been really consistent with his bat has proved his worth in the WI side with a 41-ball 61 while Romario Sheperd (29) shown his all-round skills with 3 sixes and one boundary.


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Satyaki takes six as Customs crush
Netaji Subhas Institute



20th February 2022
Calcutta Customs steamrolled Netaji Subhas Institute by 144 runs as Satyaki Dutta ran riot with a six-wicket haul while Md Sporting lost against ABP Sports Club in CAB first division league openers today.
Batting first Customs posted a decent 206 and in reply NS Institute was skittled out for 62 runs as Satyaki finished with a extraordinary figure 6-22. In another match Md Sporting chasing a mammoth target of 407 runs was restricted to 286/4 at the end of the day as ABP SC won by higher run rate.
Mohun Bagan playing their first match of the tournament lost an early wicket to finish the day on 11/1 after bundling out George Telegraph for 234 runs. Amit Oz was the highest scorer for George while Sayan Ghosh and Subham Kumar picked up 3 wickets apiece for Bagan.


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Shahbaz, Abhishek script fairytale win
for Bengal



20th February 2022
In a mother of turnarounds, Bengal lifted itself out of the ignominious wormhole, of being bowled out for 88 in the first essay, to chase down 350 in the second with enough daylight on the shores of Mahanadi against Baroda in their opening league tie of the Raji Trophy.
Having inherited a deficit of 88 runs from the first innings, Bengal needed to chase 350 runs after Baroda were restricted to 255 in their second. Skipper Abhimanyu Easwaran showed determination upfront scoring a patient 79 even as Sudip Gharami and Writtick Chatterjee departed cheap. But in company of Anustup Majumdar (33) and then the latter in company of Manoj Tiwari (37) took Bengal to 176 for five.


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All-round Sneha win it for Town Club against East Bengal



19th February 2022
Sneha Gupta starred in both departments as Town Club won by 5 wickets against East Bengal in a Byju's Bengal Women's T20 Blast match today at BCA Kalyani.
Chasing a target of 109 runs Town Club inspired by opener Sneha Gupta's fluent 41 and 3 wickets won the natch with 3 balls left to play.
Parna Das (28*) and Anamika Das (24) added crucial runs in the middle to guide Town towards victory after Sneha's departure. Earlier Sneha picked up 3 wickets for 20 runs.


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Skipper Easwaran leads Bengal's fightback



19th February 2022
Bengal captain Abhimanyu Easwaran was at his usual best by staying unbeaten on 79 at the end of the third day's play after bowlers provided a platform to fightback by bundling Baroda for 255 runs in Ranji trophy opener today at Cuttack.
Chasing a target of 349 runs to win Bengal got off to a good start with a 89-run opening stand between youngster Sudip Gharami and skipper Easwaran.
Bengal skipper lauded the efforts put in by the bowling unit: "I would like to appreciate the way our bowlers have bowled they are the ones who brought us back in the game. Our bowlers have been bowling for two days back-to-back and I think all of them have done commendable jobs. We know that we couldn't live up to our reputation in the first innings but we have worked hard, had belief and our bowlers have given us the chance to turn it around. It's now about good batting, if we can bat well in the first hour tomorrow we can chase it down and go for win."


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Ananda Bazar post 400-plus against Md Sporting



19th February 2022
Ananda Bazar SC posted a mammoth 406/4 against Md Sporting at the end of the first day's play of CAB first division league match thanks to Dibyendu Chakraborty's unbeaten ton today.
In other matches Rajasthan Club bowler Swarnendu Ghosh and Metaji Subhas Institute's Akash Sengupta picked up 4 wickets apiece to to bundle BNR for 267 and Calcutta Customs for 206 in their respective matches.
Kumartuli Institute was inspired by Sourav Halder century as they ended on 378/7 against Dalhousie while Aikya Sammilani's score was 85/2 at the end of the day after bundling Tollygunge Agragami for 177.


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India seal series against WI



18th February 2022
India beat West Indies by eight runs to win the second T20 match of the three match series at Eden Gardens today.
In the process India became only the second team with 100 T20 international wins.
With 186 for five on the board, India always looked the favourite. However, WI put on a good show only to finish at 178 for three. India thus sealed the series 2-0.
West Indies won the toss and elected to bowl. India exactly did not have a great start with Riston Chase and Sheldon Cottrell both bowling with discipline.


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Seth's five-for puts Baroda in driver's seat



18th February 2022
Baroda bolwer Atit Seth bagged 5 wickets to earn advantage for his team against Bengal at the end of the second day's play in Ranji trophy today at Cuttack.
Bengal resuming the day on 24/1 having restricted Baroda to 181 all out in the first innings, were bundled out for 88 as Seth and Lukman Meriwala shared 8 wickets between them.


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East Bengal take 10 points;
Kolkata Union batter Sourav hits 185



18th February 2022
East Bengal completed their dominating victory over Shambazar by 8 wickets to take 10 points home from CAB first division league match while Tapan Memorial inspired by KD and Gaurav Chauhan tons drawn against Town Club.
After bundling Shambazar for 116 runs in the second innings EB ended the match on 32/2.


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Md Sporting join EB at top



17th February 2022
Md Sporting inspired by skipper Mita Paul's fluent 42 defeated Aryan Club by 7 wickets to move to the top alongside East Bengal with 20 points in Byju's Bengal Women's T20 Blast today at BCA Kalyani.
Earlier Vanitha VR (38) and Prativa Rana (31*) took Aryan to 115/4 in their quota of overs.


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Bengal pacers at it again



17th February 2022
Bengal pace attack led by Ishan Porel reiterated their dominance by sharing total 9 wickets between them and bundle Baroda for 181 runs within the first day of Ranji trophy opener today at Cuttack.
Bengal batted for 13 overs and ended the day on 24/1 losing skipper Abhimanyu Easwaran early.
Ishan registered a four-wicket haul while Mukesh Kumar, Akash Deep took 3 and 2 wickets respectively after Baroda opening pair put up a decent 42-run partnership to put up resistance till 14.1 over.


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Sandipan bags five as East Bengal dominant



17th February 2022
Sandipan registered five-wicket haul as East Bengal ended the second day of their CAB first division league opener by reducing Shambazar to 94/9 in the second innings today.
Shambazar now have a lead of 9 runs, a wicket in hand and a whole day to survive while EB would want to wrap things up early with their full force. EB bowler Shreyan Chakraborty starred in the second innings too taking 3 wickets for 22 runs.
Tapan Memorial fought back with Gaurav Chauhan (82*) and KD (68*) half-centuries after Town Club posted a mammoth 430/9.


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Red ball cricket resumes in local league



16th February 2022
CAB First and second Division tournament league resumed today after long hault due to Covid19 and Kalighat won their opener against YMCA (Coll Br) by 10 wickets thanks to Pritam Chakraborty's 6-wicket haul in group B&C matches while Shreyan Chakraborty bagged four-for for East Bengal in group A matches today.
Pritam bagged 6 for 26 to bundle YMCA for 67 runs which was easily chased down by Kalighat. East Bengal bundled Shambazar for 171 runs and ended the day on 81/3.


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India carve facile victory



16th February 2022
India motored home reaching 162 for four with seven balls to spare against West Indies chasing 157 in the first of the three T20 ties at Eden Gardens today.
Suryakumar Yadav and Venkatesh Iyer batted intelligently after the visitors pulled the brakes on Indian innings with three quick wickets. The duo put on a partnership of 48 runs for the fifth wicket as they remained unbeaten on 34 (18 balls) and 24 (13 balls) respectively to see India home.
Earlier, India began on a blistering pace with Rohit Sharma sending the WI fielders on a leather hunt. Before blinking, he reached 40 off just 19 balls. Ishan Kishan made a fine 35 before being caught in the deep of Roston Chase. Virat Kohli flattered to deceive once again as he holed out to Pollard at long on for 17 off Fabian Allan.


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Buoyant Bengal looking at winning start
to Ranji campaign



16th February 2022
Bengal set to lock horns with Baroda in their Ranji trophy opener in an Elite Group B match tomorrow at Cuttack.
After missing the silverware by conceding the first innings lead to Baroda in the last edition of Ranji trophy which was in 2019-2020, Bengal under their young skipper Abhimanyu Easwaran will be poised to end the wait.
Bengal batting lineup has a decent blend of youngsters and experienced names in their ranks. Experienced campaigners Manoj Tiwary, Anustup Majumder, Sudip Chatterjee, Abhishek Kumar Raman being in the squad along with promising youngsters Ritwik Roy Chowdhury, Abishek Porel, Sudip Kumar Gharami, Abishek Das, Kazi Junaid Saifi and Sakir Habib Gandhi ready to perform at the top level, Bengal are expected to give the opponent bowlers a tough time.


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India confident ahead of the WI T20 series



15th February 2022
Brimming with talent and infused with renewed vigour, Rohit Sharma’s Team India will look to begin their quest for the T20 World Cup some eight months away with this three-match home series against West Indies at the Eden Gardens here tomorrow.
Even in the absence of K L Rahul and Washington Sunder, India has a formidable side only if they can shake off the ghost of the last T20 World Cup when they were riddled by the opening puzzle, plagued by the middle-order muddle and all-rounder dichotomy.


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Sasthi shines as Aryan win



14th February 2022
Aryan Club defeated Town Club in a fighting Byju's Bengal Women's T20 Blast match thanks to Sasthi Mondal who smashed 69 not out today at BCA Kalyani.
Earlier Town made 108/6 in their quota of overs while Sasthi put up a dominating show with the bat by smashing 69 off 71 balls containing 10 boundaries.
Jhumia Khatun bagged 2 wickets for Md Sporting. In another match Md Sporting won against Kalighat Club by 5 wickets.


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Hooghly, Nadia enter inter district one day final



14th February 2022
Hooghly defeated Howrah by 2 wickets while Nadia registered a thumping 72-run victory against Burdwan to qualify for the finals of CAB inter district one day tournament today.
Ayan Gupta (95) and Rajkumar Pal (74*) half-centuries powered Nadia to 275/7 batting first. Rajkumar played a blistering 38-ball 74 crafted with 6 boundaries and as many sixes while Tanmoy Pramanik added crucial 42 runs in the middle.
Rajkumar starred with the ball too bagging 2 wickets while Tanujit Acharjee picked up 4 wickets to bundle Burdwan for 203 runs and seal a spot in the finals.


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Calcutta Cricket Club in CAB second division final



14th February 2022
Calcutta Cricket Club entered the finals of CAB second division one day tournament beating Taltala Institute by 4 wickets today.
After being reduced to 77/3 chasing a target of 275 runs Aranya Deb Sarkar mastered the chase with a fluent 115-ball 87 along with two crucial innings from Tirtha Roy (44) and Harsh Biyani (47*).
Earlier batting first Taltala Institute made 274/7 in their quota of overs thanks to wicket-keeper Rakesh Dutta's 70-ball 92 crafted with 6 sixes and 4 boundaries.
Vivek Singh and Sk Janishar Akhtar picked up 2 wickets for CC Club.


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Burdwan, Nadia, Howrah, Hooghly in inter district
one day semifinals



13th February 2022
Burdwan, Nadia, Howrah and Hooghly DSA made their way into the semifinals of CAB inter district senior one day tournament by winning their respective matches today.
Aamir Gani (5-16) and Pritam Chakraborty (4-17) ran riot through Uttar Dinajpur batting lineup to help Howrah win by 6 wickets after bundling their opponents for a paltry 76 runs.
Sonu Narayan starred with the bat by smashing a fluent 100 off 117 balls craftez with 10 boundaries and 1 six as Hooghly posted 300-plus total batting first against Cooch Behar.
Somuya Pakray (4-35) and Ronit Ghosh (3-57) shared 7 wickets between them to bundle Cooch Behar for 247 runs to earn Hooghly a spot in the semifinals.


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Town Club defeat East Bengal



13th February 2022
Town Club registered 7-wicket victory against East Bengal as Anamika Das scored a match-winning 45-ball 44 under pressure today in Byju's Bengal Women's T20 Blast at BCA Kalyani.
Batting first EB made 94/9, Town bolwers Sneha Gupta and Rupal Tewary bagged 2 wickets apiece. Skipper Rumeli Dhar highest scored for East Bengal with 29 off 28 balls.
Town chased the target with 7 balls left to play.
In another match of the day Ananya Halder inspired Rajsthan Club to a thumping 7-wicket win over Aryan Club.


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Md Sporting beat EB thanks to Mita



12th February 2022
Md Sporting skipper Mita Paul continued her superb form to hand East Bengal their first defeat in the Byju's Bengal Women's T20 blast today at BCA Kalyani.
EB scored 113/5 in their quota of overs. Bristi Majhi (22) and Ankita (22) added some useful runs while Mita opening the innings for Md Sporting stayed unbeaten till the end on 49 off 57 balls along with Srabani Paul (23) to finish the match with 5 balls left to play.
In another match of the day Town Club inspired by a fluent 42 by Sneha Gupta won against Kalighat Club by 7 wickets.


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Shibpur Institute, Calcutta Cricket Club, Talatala
and CC Bhowanipore in second division one day semifinals



12th February 2022
Shibpur Institute, Calcutta Cricket Club, Talatala Institute and CC Bhowanipore won their respective matches today to reach CAB second division one day semifinals.
Taltala rode on Paramjit Singh's all-round brilliance as he smashed a whirlwind 29-ball 54 not out and bagged 3 wickets while bowling, to defeat Bata Sports by a huge margin of 128 runs.
In another match, after posting 225/8 batting first Shibpur bowler Monomit Mitra registered a match-winning four-wicket haul against Ballygunge Sporting Association.
Monomit took 4 wickets for 39 to help Shibpur win by 29 runs.


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Mita, Bidisha shine as Md Sporting win



11th February 2022
Mita Paul and Bidisha Dey picked up 3 wickets apiece to help Md Sporting defeat Aryan Club by 7 wickets and Kalighat Club emerged victorious against Rajasthan Club in Byju's Bengal Women's T20 Blast today at BCA Kalyani.
Put to bat first Aryan lost their skipper Vanita VR (5) early off Bidisha while Sasthi Mondal stedied the ship with a patient 27 off 48 deliveries.
Prativa Rana (28) and Jhumia Khatun (19) added some useful runs in the middle to take Aryan to 95/8.


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EB, Aryan victorious



10th February 2022
East Bengal continued their winning momentum to make it three victories in a row while Aryan Club registered their first victory in the Byju's Bengal Women's T20 Blast today at BCA Kalyani.
Ankita led a successful chase for East Bengal with 37-ball 45 along with Puja Rajak's in 27 not out against Rajasthan Club and win it by 5 wickets.
Earlier Rajasthan made 107/8 as Sanshita starred with the bat hitting a fluent 48 off 43 deliveries while EB bowler Shreyoshi Aich bagged 3 wickets.


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Abhishek, Pranab help Ballygunge
Sporting thrash Howrah Union



10th February 2022
Local cricket resumed as Ballygunge Sporting Association thrashed Howrah Union by 231 runs in CAB Second Division One day pre quarterfinal today.
Batting first Ballygunge Sporting posted a mammoth 306/6 in their quota of overs as Abhishek Mitra scored a fluent unbeaten century.
Ballygunge were even more ruthless while bowling as Howrah Union were bundled out for a paltry 75 as Pranab Prasad danced through their batting lineup with a five-for.


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Bristi shines as EB continue winning run



9th February 2022
Bristi Maji starred with the bat as East Bengal (Women's) defeated Kalighat Club (Women's) by 22 runs in Byju's Bengal Women's T20 Blast today at BCA Kalyani.
Put to bat first EB made 125/4 as Bristi made a fighting 41 off 50 balls crafted with 3 boundaries while Aparna Mondal (20) and Tithi Das (15*) added some crucial runs.
East Bengal bowlers put up a dominating show to take wickets in regular intervals and restrict opponents to 103/7 while Gouher Sultana's fighting 31 went in vain.


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Skipper Mita leads Md Sporting to victory



8th February 2022
Md Sporting defeated Rajasthan Club by 19 runs thanks to skipper Mita Paul's unbeaten 68 in Byju's Bengal Women's T20 Blast match today at BCA kalyani.
Put to bat first Md Sporting posted a challenging 132/3. Opening the innings gor Md Sporting Mita stayed unbeaten till the end while Priyanka Bala (22) and Titas Sadhu (25*) added some crucial runs.


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EB, Aryan lock horns in
Bengal Women's T20 Blast opener



6th February 2022
East Bengal and Aryan Club have locked horns many times before in the history of Bengal cricket. They will clash again tomorrow but it won't be just another match but a statement of advancement by Women's cricket in Bengal.
The inaugural edition of Byju's Bengal Women's T20 Blast presented by the Cricket Association of Bengal, powered by Fancode will kick off tomorrow at BCA Kalyani with this match.
The tournament will see 6 clubs crafted with 90 talented women cricketers from different age groups through players' draft process today at Eden Gardens earlier.


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463 people donate blood on 94th Foundation Day of CAB



3rd February 2022
A total of 463 people donated blood on the occasion of the 94th Foundation Day at the Eden Gardens here today.
Talking about the day, CAB President Avishek Dalmiya said: "Even 72 hrs back we were not sure whether we would be able organise the 94th Foundation Day. But then our respected Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee opened the gates for sports and we were overjoyed. The office bearers put their heads together and all committee members also joined in. In the next day and half we worked on a war footing to organise the blood donation camp and also organised a small programme for the members. To have almost 500 people coming and donating blood on such a short notice shows their love for CAB and respect for this tradition."


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Arindam Basu



90 players picked in inaugural edition
of Bengal Women's T20 Blast



2nd February 2022
The inaugural edition of Byju's Bengal Women's T20 Blast presented by the Cricket Association of Bengal, powered by Fancode saw 90 talented women's cricketers from different age groups being picked into 6 teams at players' draft process today at Eden Gardens.
The first ever players' draft for Women's cricket got off to a classy start with CAB president Avishek Dalmiya delivering the inaugural address with representatives from the respective teams being present at a glitzy affair. CAB Jt secy Debabrata Das, Tour, Fixture & Technical committee chairman Subhankar Ghosh Dastidar, Players' benevolent and benefit fund committee chairman Santanu Mitra, Women's National selector Mithu Mukherjee, Women's cricket committee chairman Shyama Dey (Shaw), Women's Selection Committee chairman Chandana Mukherjee and BCCI match referee Moumita Chakraborty were present on the dias.


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Porel called, CAB congratulates



21st January 2022
Bengal's wicketkeeper batsman Abhishek Porel has been called up as one of the five cricketers called to join the Covid affected Indian squad as backup in the West Indies for the U19 World Cup.
Congratulating Abhishek on his call-up, CAB President Avishek Dalmiya said: "He was earlier in the grooming under Pranab Roy and had performed brilliantly as U-15 player against Bangladesh. Since then there was no looking back. After that he has been playing top notch cricket for Bengal u19 and has shown a lot of promise. We are hopeful that he would turn out to be a fine cricketer in days to come."


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An emergent virtual Apex Council Meeting was held today
during which the following decision was taken:



4th January 2022
All forms of local cricket conducted or held under the aegis of the Cricket Association of Bengal will be put on hold till 15.1.22.
This includes first div, second div, age group tournaments, women's cricket and all forms of cricket in the districts.
The health and safety of the cricketers is the top priority and the decisions have been taken seeing the current spike in pandemic and the resultant prevalent situation.
The CAB is also taking all steps to begin vaccination of cricketers between the age group of 15 and 18 as per state government guidelines and protocols.





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Ronit fifer wins it for Aikya Sammilani



2nd January 2022
Ronit Ghosh ripped through Tollygunge Agragami batting lineup to power Aikya Sammilani to a 5-wicket victory in CAB first division One Day tournament today.
Earlier Tollygunge were bundled out for 184 runs, Ronit finished with a figure of 5 for 24 runs.
Aikya Sammilani chased the target down in 37.2 overs as they finished on 187/5.
In another match Md Sporting clinched a 13-run victory against Calcutta Customs Club thanks to unbeaten century by Balzur Rahaman and a 3-38 from bowler Pawan.


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Tollygunge Agragami, Aikya Sammilani victorious



1st January 2022
Aikya Sammilani defeated Calcutta Customs while Md Sporting lost to Tollygunge Agragami in CAB first division One Day tournament today.
Earlier Tollygunge Agragami restricted Md Sporting to 163/9 thanks to Aditya Suresh's 3 for 35.
Abir Das hit a match-winning 69-ball 61 to help Tollygunge win by 3 wickets.


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All-round Baranagar victorious



31st December 2021
Baranagar SC rode on Anurag Roy half-century and Animesh Pathak four-for to defeat Bani Niketan by 86 runs today in CAB second division tournament.
Batting first Baranagar amassed 211/5 as Anuraga made 61 and Tabish Tahereen added crucial 46 runs.
While chasing Bani Niketan opener Vatshal Chaubey fought a lone battle with 44-ball 53 while Baranagar bowler Animesh took 4 wickets for 29 runs to turn the match in favour of his team.


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CAB to organise free medical camp for
Bengal players



31st December 2021
The Cricket Association of Bengal reiterating it's commitment towards the well-being of the players and people associated with the game, is going to organise a Health check-up camp in association with Narayana Health from 3-5 January.
CAB President Avishek Dalmiya said: "All the cricketers who play for Bengal, committee members, umpires, scorers, observers and other important stakeholders are going to get their health checkup done at this camp. It was the desire of Honourable Chief Minister of West Bengal earlier that there should be health checkup of all the players and that process has been initiated."
"Before start of a season it's important for the players to get their health checkup done to avoid any kind of sudden problem on or off the field. We have seen some unfortunate events occurring in recent times and with this camp we are working to avoid the same, to take precautions if needed. I thank Narayana Health for joining hands with us for this important cause," said Snehasish Ganguly, Hony. Secretary CAB.


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CAB Curator's course begins



30th December 2021
Curator's course organised by The Cricket Association of Bengal kickstarted from today at Eden Gardens in order to keep up with the steep growth of demands at the new grounds, development of infrastructure and for the betterment of the game.
“CAB is in the process of developing grounds at Gayeshpur, Visva-Bharati University, North Bengal University, Dumurjala and possibly an additional facility at Kalyani to keep pace with the increasing demands for more full size cricket venues for new upcoming tournaments”, CAB President Avishek Dalmiya said.


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CAB extends date of player registration to 31 January



30th December 2021
The Cricket Association of Bengal keeping the interest of the players during this pandemic situation in sight has decided to extend the players' registration date from 31 December, 2021 to 31 January, 2022.
Since vaccination of U18 age group has been allowed by the authorities, request was made by the clubs to the association at the Apex Council meeting to extend the date of registration as they have not registered as many U18 players earlier because at that point of time the policy was not approved and they did not want to take any chances.
Now when the vaccination is allowed extention of registration date considering the pandemic situation will allow more young budding talents to get a scope and a platform.


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Siddharth bags 7 wickets on final day
ensure Bengal quarterfinals spot



30th December 2021
Bengal already qualified for the knockouts today defeated Andhra by 57 runs riding on fiery bowling performance by Siddharth Singh ensured a spot in the quarterfinals in Cooch Behar trophy today.
Resuming the day with 243-run lead Siddharth picked up 7 wickets leaking 64 runs to run riot through Andhra batting lineup and bundle them for 186 runs.
Earlier thanks to ruthless bowling performance by Toufik Uddin, who bagged 7 wickets in first innings helped bundle Andhra for 294 runs after Bengal posted 316 in the first innings.


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Update on today’s CAB Apex Council Meeting:



29th December 2021
A lot of important decisions were taken today at the Apex council meeting.
It was unanimously approved that first and second division leagues will commence on and from 10 January. All the groups for both the leagues were approved too. In fact there's going to be more groups this time because of the extraordinary circumstances we are going through.
The rules and regulations of the district One day tournament was also ratified. The tournament is already in progress, few of the matches are being played in Kolkata this time. We have given a lot of importance to the district cricket, the selectors have been asked to watch the games that happen here so that we can unearth more talents.


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The Cricket Association of Bengal







Cooch Behar win thanks to ton-up Joy



29th December 2021
Joy Routh hit a blistering 72-ball 137 not out to single-handedly guide Cooch Behar to victory against Malda in CAB inter district one day tournament today.
Chasing a target of 217 runs Joy put up a dominating show with the bat to hit 9 sixes and 12 boundaries to win the match by 7 wickets.
Birbhum secured a 1-wicket win against Bankura thanks to Sachin Singh (52) and Babar Ali's (42) late surge while Chandannagore were beaten against Midnapore by 5 wickets.


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Toufik takes 7 as Bengal in driver's seat



29th December 2021
Bengal ended the third day with a lead of 243 runs thanks to ruthless bowling performance by Toufik Uddin, who bagged 7 wickets in one innings to help bundle Andhra for 294 runs today in Cooch Behar trophy.
Put to bat in the second innings Bengal made 221 thanks to Abhishek Porel's gritty 90. Andhra bowler Sk Adik Hussain bagged 4 wickets.
Earlier resuming the day on 237/4, Andhra batters could add only 57 runs before Toufik rattled their batting lineup to end with a figure of 7-108.


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Prinann shines as Bagan win



29th December 2021
Mohun Bagan continued their winning run by beating Monohar Pukur Milan Samity, Town Club registered big win over Ananda Bazar Sc in CAB first division One Day tournament today.
Bagan batting first posted 253/6 thanks to Prinann Dutta's 95-ball 84 and in reply Monohar Pukur were restricted to 169/7 as Jayojit Basu starred with a 3 for 18.
Town rode on Naved Ahamed's 89 to defeat Ananda Bazar for 107 runs.


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Town, Ananda Bazar victorious



28th December 2021
Sambit Roy's unbeaten century helped Ananda Bazar SC win against IBAC, Town Club rode on Suprodip Debnath's gritty 94 to beat Wari today in CAB first division One Day tournament.
Rajasthan Club thrashed Dalhousie by 9 wickets after a quick chase thanks to Yuvraj Keshwani's 55 not out.
Sambit made 102 not out along with Dibyendu Chakraborty's 80* to help Ananda Bazar post a fighting 264/3 while in reoly IBAC were bundled out for 135. Arin Roy took 4 wickets for the winning team.
Town won by a big margin of 123 runs against Wari while Sk Ajharuddin's six-wicket haul went in vain as Shambazar lost against Calcutta Police.


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Bengal lead by 79 runs



28th December 2021
Bengal bolwers restricted Andhra to 237/4 before rain played spoilsport to halt the second day's game in Cooch Behar trophy today.
Andhra opener S Venkata Rahul remained unbeaten on 92 along with skipper Hemanth Reddy (71*).
Toufiq Uddin was the highest wicket-taker for Bengal with 3 for 75 and Milind Mondal bagged 1. K Raju added useful 60 for Andhra.


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Bhupinder bags 5 as Burdwan continue winning run



28th December 2021
Burdwan defeated Bankura by 137 runs thanks to Bhupinder Singh's 5-wicket haul to continue winning momentum in CAB inter district one day tournament today.
Abhishek Banerjee's fluent 60 along with crcuial knocks from Nikhil Sinha (49), Aishik Patel (48) and Meraj Ansari (44) helped Burdwan post 304/7.
While defending Bhupinder ripped through Bankura batting lineup to bundle them for 167.


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Batters keep Bengal dominant



27th December 2021
Bengal U19 batters put up a dominating show against Andhra to post 316 all out at the end of the day's play in Cooch behar trophy last group match today.
Having already qualified for the knockouts Bengal put to bat first got off to a good start thanks to Rohit Ram (54) and Toufiq Uddin (52).
Skipper Abhishek Porel (76) continued his good form with another fluent half-century and Shashank Singh accompanied him with a patient 124-ball 73 to take Bengal over 300.


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CAB Inter district one day tournament kicks off



27th December 2021
Burdwan DSA won their first match comfortably by 8 wickets while Midnapore and Uttar Dinajpur match tied on the opening day of CAB inter district one day (senior) tournament today.
Midnapore inspired by Sajal Dash (90) and Somen Mahanti (70) half-centuries posted 236 while opponents' bowler Arnab Mandal put up a fiery show bagging 5 wickets. In reply U Dinajpur were also bundled out after levelling the score to split the points.
In the other match Sanjuv Kr Singh (4-17) and Bhupinder Singh (3-24) shared total 7 wickets between them to bundle Birbhum for 121 runs.


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Ton-up Manoj wins it by 10 wickets for Bagan



27th December 2021
Manoj Tiwary struck an unbeaten ton to guide Mohun Bagan to a 10-wicket victory YMCA (Coll Br) after a spirited bowling display in CAB first division One Day tournament today.
Put to bat first YMCA were bundled out for 173 runs thanks to Nilkantha Das four-for and while chasing Manoj made 103 not out while Abhimanyu Easwaran stayed unbeaten on 56 to earn a massive victory.
Sandeep Tomar was another star with the bat today hitting 82-ball 133 not out for Town Club against IBAC, Shambazar rode on Agniva Mukhopadhyay (76) and Samik Karmakar (74*) half-centuries to defeat Rajasthan Club.


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Sudip, Easwaran shine as Bagan win



26th December 2021
Maidan giant Mohun Bagan started off on a winning note as Sudip Chatterjee and Abhimanyu Easwaran half-centuries helped them overcome BNR Club by 60 runs at Eden Gardens in CAB first division One Day tournament today.
Sudip scored 62 and Easwaran made 50 to help Mohun Bagan post 270/7 batting first and Sayan Ghosh dominated by bagging 3 wickets to restrict BNR to 210/8.
Narayan Rana starred with ball for BNR with 3 wickets.


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Sayan takes 5 as EB continue winning run



25th December 2021
East Bengal continued their winning momentum as Sayan Sekhar Mondal bagged 5 wickets in CAB first division One Day tournament today.
East Bengal bundled Tapan Memorial for 157 runs and with the help of Sudip Gharami's unbeaten 78 won the match with 9 wickets left.
Belgachia were victorious by 76 runs thabks to Zubair Ali Khan's four-for and a well made 78 by Abhishek Choudhary against Calcutta Port Trust.
In ithwr matches Police Ac and Bhowanipore were victorious.


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Sudip, Ankur centuries hand EB massive win



24th December 2021
East Bengal powered by Ankur Paul and Sudip Kumar Gharami centuries thrashed Kolkata Union Sporting by 156 runs and Gaurav Chauhan hit unbeaten 122 to help Tapan Memorial emerge victorious in high scoring CAB first division One Day tournament today.
East Bengal posted 304/1 as Ankur made 106 and Sudip made 145 not out while opponents Kolkata Union Sporting were restricted to 148/9. Tapan Memorial too amassed 300-plus total as Kaif made 80 along with Gaurav's ton to post 339/5 and later bundled out Police AC for 243 runs.


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East Bengal get off to winning start; DKS
bolwer Shivang bags hattrick



23rd December 2021
East Bengal playing their first match in CAB first division One Day tournament rode on Sudip Gharami (79*) and Subhankar Bal (51*) half-centuries to beat Police AC by 6 wickets while Calcutta Port Trust thrahsed Sporting Union by 166 runs and all-round Dakshin Kalikata Samsad won by 9 wickets today.
Batting first Port posted 277/5 and Sayan Singh took 5 wickets bundle Sporting Union for 111 runs. Shivang Chatterjee and Manoj Barik picked up 4 wickets apiece and while chasing Pratap Ghatak smashed unbeaten 92 DKS's win over Bhukailash.


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Bowlers win it on final day for Bengal



23rd December 2021
Bengal needed to bundle Hyderabad on the fourth day of Cooch Behar trophy to win the match after conceding first innings lead and bowlers ran riot through opponents' batting line up to bundle them for 145 runs to qualify for the knockouts.
Bengal declared on 383/9 in the second innings with a huge 296-run lead thanks to Rahul Chowdhury's gritty ton and skipper Abhishek Porel's dominating batting.
Bengal U19 coach Devang Gandhi said: "It was a team effort, commitment and character. It wouldn't have been possible without cohesive effort from the boys. Porel and Toufik have been contributing throughout the tournament but what was heartening to see was Rahul Chowdhury coming out under pressure and score a hundred which laid the foundation for a big lead in the second innings. Our fast bowlers contributed on a flat pitch, Suddharth Singh bowled a crucial spell. It was so heartening to see the boys came back hard after conceding the first innings lead.


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Ton-up Kazi hand Barisha big victory



22nd December 2021
Kazi Junaid Saifi hit a match-winning 126 not out to help Barisha Sporting Club defeat Bhukailash Sporting by 8 wickets in CAB first division One Day tournament today.
Batting first Bhukailash posted 251/7 thanks to Deepak Mahato's blistering 76-ball 105 not out which was later successfully chased down by Kazi along with Sumanta Gupta's unbeaten 63.
In another first division match Amitabh Kahar starred with the ball to bag a 5-wicket haul as United Club emerged victorious against Dakshin Kalikata Samsad.


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Bengal take 296-run lead



22nd December 2021
Bengal U19 side put up a solid batting performance as Rahil Chowdhury made 121 not out to help them take a lead of 296 runs against Hyderabad at the end of the throd day's play in Cooch Behar trophy today.
Bengal posted 383/9 thanks to a fluent century by Rahul along with half-centuries from skipper Avishek Poreland Shashank Singh in their second innings.


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Hyderabad take lead



21st December 2021
Sayed Irfan Aftab and Toufik Uddin starred with the ball as Bengal bundled out Hyderabad for 306 to take a 87 run lead in the first innings of Cooch Behar trophy match today.
Resuming the day on 18 for no loss Aravelly Avanish (64), Vignesh Reddy (59) and C Venkatesh (50) half-centuries powered Hyderabad to 306.


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Abhishek, Asif tons win it for Aryan



21st December 2021
Abhishek Bose and SK Asif Hussain centuries helped Aryan defeat George Telegraph Sports Club today in CAB first division One day tournament today.
Batting first Aryan amassed a huge 314/6 thanks to Abhishek's 122 and 113 by Asif while in reply George were restricted to 172/7.
Kalighat Club continued their winning run defeating Ballygunge United as Writam Porel (73*) and Shreyansh Ghosh (62*) ensured victory with blistering batting while Mushaib Siddiqui four-for guided Kidderpore Sporting to victory.


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Dipa shines as CAB Green win Women's One Day
tournament



21st December 2021
Dipa Das hit a match-winning 49 to defeat Yellow team by 4 wickets in high-voltage CAB Women's One Day tournament final at Barasat today.
Green team won the toss and put Yellow to bat first. Yellow team could manage 144 losing all wickets as Green bowlers put a disciplined show.
Titas Sadhu and Rupal Tiwary picked up 2 wickets for Green team. Hrishita Basu was the highest run-getter for Yellow with 38 off 63 balls while Priyanka Bala (27), Sasthi Mondal (21) and Tapati Mondal (22*) added some crucial runs.


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Yellow team lock horns with Green in CAB
Women's One Day final



20th December 2021
Mallika Roy impressed with a four-for while skipper Priyanka Bala hit a match-winning 52 not out to guide Yellow team into the finals of CAB Women's One Day tournament today.
Yellow will face already qualified Green team in the finals tomorrow at Barasat ground tomorrow.
Batting first Grey team were restricted to 158/9 as Mallika took 4 wickets leaking 22 runs while Bristi Majhi hit 126-ball 64 before being run out by Shreya Karar.


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Aritra, Mithilesh help Kalighat beat Aryan



20th December 2021
Kalighat Club defeated Aryan Club by 7 wickets thanks to their bowling duo Aritra Chatterjee and Mithilesh Das while Bullygunge United, Eastern Railway Spoets Association and Kidderpore Sporting emerged victorious in their respective CAB First division One Day tournament today.
Aritra took 4 wickets while Mithilesh bagged 3 as Kalighat bundled out Aryan for 132 runs at first and Sreevats Goswami smashed a 35-ball 51 not out along with Writam Porel' unbeaten 35 to win the match by 7 wickets.


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Bengal player Ravi Kumar in India U19
World Cup squad



19th December 2021
Bengal U19 bolwer Ravi Kumar has been selected to represent India in upcoming ICC Under 19 Men’s Cricket World Cup to be played in the West Indies as announced today.
Another Bengal youngster Amrit Raj Upadhyay has been included as stand by player for the tournament.
An elated Ravi said: "I am very happy and excited to be a part of India U19 team. When I was selected for Bengal U19 my aim was to get selected for India. I gave my everything, learned with every step and worked hard. The journey till here has been great, with the support from CAB, President Avishek Dalmiya, my coaches, support staff and want to thank them."


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Sansthita powers Green to victory



19th December 2021
Sansthita Biswas continued her good form with the bat hitting an unbeaten 63 to guide CAB Green team to victory against Red team by 9 wickets today in CAB Women's One Day tournament.
Red team batting first were bundled out for 103 runs as Green bolwer Megha Ghosh bagged 3 wickets.


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Suraj takes six as Aryan win CAB first division opener



18th December 2021
Suraj Sindhu Jaiswal ran riot through Ballygunge United batting lineup with a 6-wicket haul to hand Aryan Club a mammoth 128-run vicrory and Kalighat Club thrashed George Telegraph by 234 runs on the first day of CAB first division One Day tournament today.
Batting first Aryan amassed 244/7 thanks to Priyank Bengani (83) half-century and in reply Ballygunge were bundled out for 116 as Suraj took 6 for 21 runs.


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Sansthita, Rukmini hand Green team comfortable
victory



17th December 2021
Rukmini Roy starred with the ball while Sanshita Biswas hit fluent half-century to guide CAB Green team to a 9-wicket victory against Grey team in CAB Women's One Day tournament today.
Batting first Grey team were bundled out for 97 runs as Rukmini picked up 3 wickets leaking 4 runs and bowled 6 maiden overs from her quota of 10 overs.


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Dipak hits ton as Shibpur win big



17th December 2021
Shibpur Institute rode on a fluent Dipak Prasad century followed by 4-wicket haul by Amit Banerjee to defeat WB Association of Deaf by 143 runs today in CAB Second Division One Day tournament today.
Dhiman Mondal scored 75-ball 115 to help Abasar post 246/8 and Prasanto Bhakat registered a 5-wicket haul while defending to bundle Cricket Club of Dhakuria for 210 runs.


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Ton-up Mita guides Maroon to victory



16th December 2021
CAB Maroon skipper Mita Paul smashed unbeaten 100 as they defeated Orange team by 24 runs today in CAB Women's One Day tournament.
Batting first Maroon team scored 195/8 thanks to skipper Mita who scored 100 not out off 152 balls containing 8 boundaries and 1 six.


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Grey team victorious



15th December 2021
Grey team defeated Maroon team by 11 runs as Mita Paul's century went vain in CAB Women's One Day tournament today. Batting first Grey team amassed 176 all out thanks to skipper Parna Paul's 59. Koyel Sutradhar bagged 4 wickets for Marron. While chasing Maroon skipper Mitali Paul fought a lone battle with 100 off 122 while wickets kept falling at the other end.


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Sayed bags 5 as Bengal U19 thrash Tripura
by 9 wickets



15th December 2021
Bengal U19 team continued their dominating show in Cooch Behar trophy by thrashing Tripura by 9 wickets today.
Bengal resuming the day with 16-run lead Sayed Irfan Aftab took 5 wickets for 34 runs to bundle Tripura for 138 runs in the second innings to set a target of 92 runs to win.
Earlier in the first innings Tripura made 190 and in reply Bengal took first innings lead with 237 thanks to skipper Abhishek Porel's ton.


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Sansthita shines as Green team win



14th December 2021
Sansthita Biswas's unbeaten half-century helped CAB Green defeated Orange by 9 wickets in CAB Women's One Day tournament today.
Earlier Rukmini Roy and Piyali Ghosh bagged 3 wickets apiece to restrict Orange team to 108/9.
Sansthita made 51 not out off 70 balls to help Green team win in 25.4 overs.


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Porel hits ton as Bengal lead by 16 runs



14th December 2021
Bengal U19 skipper Abhishek Porel hit a classy 102 to help Bengal finish the second day with a 16-run lead over Tripura in Cooch Behar trophy match today.
Resuming the day on 32 for no loss Bengal posted 237 losing all wickets thanks to Porel's 102.
Put to bat again Tripura ended the day on 31 losing 2 wickets as Toufiq Uddin and Sayed Aftab picked up 1 wicket apiece.


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A win's not enough for Bengal



14th December 2021
Bengal defeated Karnataka in their must-win tie by 4 wickets only to see them not qualifying on net runrate for the next riund of Vijay Hazare trophy today.
The proverbial spanner in the wheel was thrown when Tamil Nadu lost miserably to Baroda and Pondicherry defeated Mumbai ending Bengal's hopes of qualifying for the knockouts.
With 12 points from 5 games four teams Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Bengal and Pondicherry were placed in the same order in the table according to their respective runrates. More than two teams being on the same points brought the net runrate into play.


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Red team enter Women's One Day semis for 190



13th December 2021
CAB Red team defeated Pink team by 4 wickets to reach the semifinals of CAB Women's One Day tournament today.
Batting first Pink posted 100/8 in their quota of overs as Jhumpa Roy played crucial 30 unbeaten.
Red team rode on Payal Vakharia's 23 along with skipper Prativa Rana's 19 not out to win the match in 32.3 overs.


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Bowlers shine as Bengal bundle Tripura for 190



13th December 2021
Bengal bowlers Siddharth Singh, Debopratim Halder and Sayed Irfan Aftab picked up 3 wickets apiece to bundle Tripura for 190 runs in the first innings of a Cooch Behar trophy match today.
Sayed drew the firts blood removing Tripura opener before they could add any runs on the scoreboard. Durlab Roy fought with a patient 62 till he was removed by Siddharth.


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Ton-up Anustup, Shahbaz hand Bengal crucial victory



12th December 2021
Bengal defeated Mumbai in a must-win Vijay Hazare trophy match by 67 runs (VJD method) thanks to classic centuries from Anustup Majumder and Shahbaz Ahamad in Trivandrum today.
Batting first Bengal amassed mammoth 318/7 as Anustup smashed 110 off 120 deliveries while Shahbaz scored 97-ball 106. In reply Mumbai were restricted to 223/8 in a rain curtailed match.
Bengal coach Arun Lal said: "Absolutely marvelous batting by Anustup. He was shades of what we saw two years ago, fantastic. We lost the toss, there was a little juice in the wicket and he playes freely, fabulous intent. The partnership with Shahbaz has been magnificent. Good to see Shahbaz among runs and at the top Abhsihek gave us a good start, played fearless cricket."


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Sandipan's all-round show helps North 24 Pgs win
Inter District T20 tournament



12th December 2021
North 24 Pgs Champs rode on their skipper Sandipan Das' all-round brilliance along with brilliant bowling display by the bowlers to win Byju's Bengal Inter District T20 tournament beating Nadia Super Dazzler by 27 runs today at BCA Kalyani.
CAB President Avishek Dalmiya, Secretary Snehasish Ganguly, Jt secy Debabrata Das and other committee members were in the attendance during the high-voltage Sunday summit.
CAB President said: "We want to give utmost importance to the cricketers from the districts because we want the players to get best of the facilities, best infrastructure that we have so that they can prosper, can come out and play good cricket and thereby have a good future. I think it's very important from an association point of view that more players come up and get adequate spotlight. That is one of the reasons we thought that the tournament should be enhanced and be telecasted. We have seen more than a few lakh viewers fro every game which is very encouraging."


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Nadia, North 24 Pgs in Inter District T20 final



11th December 2021
Nadia Super Dazzlers beat South 24 Pgs Tigers by 14 runs while North 24 Pgs Champs emerged victorious against Burdwan Blues by the virtue of toss of coin after the match ended in a draw to set up a Sunday summit in Byju's Bengal Inter District T20 tournament today.
A dramatic last over in the second semifinal match forced the match into a draw with two runouts on the last two deliveries while North 24 Pgs were chasing a target of 137 runs.
Batting first Burdwan made 136/7 Subham Chatterjee's 67 and in reply North's scores were levelled losing all wickets.


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Bengal lose to TN



11th December 2021
Tamil Nadu rode on Dinesh Karthik's 85 and Raghupathy Silambarasam's four-for to beat Bengal by 146 runs in Vijay Hazare trophy today.
Batting first TN posted 295/8 and in reply Bengal were bundled out for 149 runs to make their route to knockouts harder.
Losing Sreevats Goswami in the second over was an early crisis that was partially managed by Abhishek Das' patient 30 but the chase got harder with Bengal losing next 6 wickets for just 51 runs.
Writtick Chatterjee (16), skipper Sudip Chatterjee (15), Kaif Ahamed (10), Ritwik Roy Chowdhury (12) and Shahbaz Ahamad (5) went back without contributing much to the scoreboard.


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Yellow team win



10th December 2021
CAB Yellow team defeated Red's by 16 runs in CAB Women's One Day tournament today at Barasat.
Put to bat first Yellow team posted a fighting 103/4 in their quota of overs as Bidisha Roy (24*) and Hrishita (20*) played crucial roles.
In reply Red team could only manage 87/9 as Yellow bowlers out up a dominating show.
Shreya Karar bagged 3 wickets and Tapati Paul took 2 to disrupt Red's chase.


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Bengal's Amrit, Ravi in U19 Asia Cup squad



10th December 2021
Bengal U19 bolwers Amrit Raj Upadhyay and Ravi Kumar have been selected to by all-India Junior Selection Committee for the 20-member India U19 squad for the upcoming ACC U19 Asia Cup to be played in the UAE from 23rd December.
"I congratulate the two young cricketers on behalf of CAB, on being selected. We are hopeful that they will prove their merit. At CAB we have always stretched on producing young cricketers and finding out young talents. This selection only shows that we are moving in the right direction," said CAB President Avishek Dalmiya.
Left arm spinner Amrit and medium fast bowler Ravi have been on top of their game in the recent times with both being in the recently concluded U19 Triangular Series in Kolkata.


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South 24 Pgs, Burdwan reach semifinals



10th December 2021
Burdwan Blues and South 24 Pgs Tigers reached the semifinals of Byju's Bengal Inter District T20 tournament today at Kalyani.
Abhishek Banerjee's unbeaten 53 and 3 wickets by Arka Sarkar powered Burdwan to a 9-wicket victory over Daredevil Dakshin Dinajpur.
Batting first DD were restricted to 73/9 which was later easily chased down by Burdwan with 8.3 overs left to play.
In another match Sourav Mondal registered a 4-wicket haul to help South 24 Pgs restrict Siliguri Bikash to 123/8. In reply Mrinmay Nayak led with 33-ball 42 to beat Siliguri by 7 wickets.


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Sanjoy bags 5 as Nadia beat Howrah



9th December 2021
Sanjoy Sadhukhan picked up 5 wickets to help Nadia Super Dazzlers defeat Howrah Diamonds by 47 runs in Byju's Bengal Inter District T20 tournament today at Kalyani.
Batting first riding on Tapan Koiri's 66 Nadia posted a mammoth 194/7. Howrah bowler Kaushik Maity picked up 5 wickets.
In reply Howrah could only manage to score 147/9 as Ankur Paul's fighting 68 went in vain. Sanjoy bagged 5 wickets for 23 runs to rattle Howrah batting lineup.
In another match North 24 Pgs beat Hooghly Rivers by 12 runs.


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Bengal lose by VJD method



9th December 2021
Bengal lost their second Vijay Hazare trophy match today by VJD method by 8 runs against Pondicherry today in Trivandrum.
In a rain curtailed match Bengal rode on Shahbaz Ahamad's blistering 85 not out to post a fighting 264/8 in their quota of overs and in reply Pondicherry were at 132/2 when the match was forced to stop due to rain.
After reducing Pondicherry to 42/2 thanks to Mukesh Kumar and Shahbaz's early strikes, Bengal's opponents stiched a 90-run partnership as Pavan Despande (62) P Dogra (41) remained unbeaten till the end to win the match by VJD.
Earlier Abhishek Das (8) and Kaif Ahamad went back quickly without contributing much while seasoned campaigner Sreevats Goswami made 45 and skipper Sudip Chatterjee scored 27.


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Bengal U19 go top



9th December 2021
The Cooch Behar trophy match between Bengal U19 and Uttrakhand ended in a draw today as Bengal bagged 3 points from it to go top of the Elite group D table with 10 points.
Resuming the day on 65/3 in the second innings Uttrakhand batted the whole day today to post 291/8 at stumps and draw the game.
Siddharth Singh starred in the second innings with the ball too registering 6-wicket haul to take total 10 wickets from the match.
Earlier Abhishek Porel century along with Siddharth's fabulous bowling ensured Bengal dominate the match and took a 39-run first innings lead.


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Burdwan, South 24 Pgs win in Inter District



8th December 2021
Burdwan Blues and South 25 Pgs Tigers emerged victorious in their respective matches today in Byju's Bengal Inter District T20 tournament at Kalyani.
Batying first Burdwan posted 140/9 and in reply Jalpaiguri were restricted 104/7 as Abhijeet Bhagat bagged 3 wickets.
In other match Kaushik Giri hit 41 to help South 24 Pgs post a fighting 156/7. Tigers' bowlers did well to bundle Midnapore out for 133 to get full points.


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Abhsihek, Siddharth put Bengal U19 in driver’s seat



8th December 2021
Skipper Abhishek Porel led from the front with a classy ton and Siddharth Singh bagged 3 wickets to put Bengal U19 team in the driver’s seat against Uttarakhand at the end of the third day’s play in Cooch Behar trophy tday at New Delhi.
Resuming the day on 180/3 Abhishek hit a fine 144 off 215 balls to take Bengal to 383 all out in reply of Uttarakhand’s 344 in the first innings. Put to bat again Uttarakhand openers put up a 49-run stand till Siddharth sent Aniket S Malik (19) back to break the partnership and later bagged two more wickets to restrict opponents to 65/3 at the end of the day’s play.


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All-round Bengal win Vijay Hazare opener against Baroda



8th December 2021
A confident Bengal side put up a dominating all-round show to defeat Baroda by 27 runs in their Vijay Hazare trophy opener at Trivandrum today.
Opener Abhisek Das and Kaif Ahamed half-centuries powered Bengal to 230 losing all wickets and in reply Baroda were bundled out for 203 runs as Akash Deep took 3 wickets.
Bengal head coach Arun Lal said: “Our batters should have gotten more runs but in the morning it was not easy because of the moisture. At 230 we were about 30 runs short. The wicket became better in the afternoon but it kept a little low all the time. Writtick Chatterjee was exceptional, gave us breakthrough at the right time removing two set batters.


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Toufiq, Siddharth shine as Bengal steady



7th December 2021
Bengal U19 were in steady position at the end of the second day with 180/3 on the scoreboard against Uttarakhand in Cooch Behar trophy match today at New Delhi.
Earlier after resuming the day on 258/6 Uttarakhand were bundled out for 344 runs as Bengal bolwer Siddharth Singh registered a four-wicket haul whileToufiq Uddin and Milind Mondal bagged 2 wickets apiece.


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Bengal take on Baroda in Vijay Hazare
opener



7th December 2021
Bengal under the captaincy of Sudip Chatterjee would start their Vijay Hazare trophy campaign against Baroda tomorrow at Trivandrum.
Bengal team has played good cricket recently, reached Syed Mushtaq Ali knockouts before losing the quarterfinals by super over against Karnataka.
Bengal head coach Arun Lal said: "We are going into a different tournament, a different format of the game that we haven't played in a long time. We have prepared well for this. I think we have a well balanced team. We are relying on Anustup, Sudip, Sreevats to hold the team together with their vast experience"


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Bangladesh U19 Triangular Series champion



7th December 2021
An unbeaten Bangladesh U19 side emerged winner of the U19 Triangular Series by thrashing India U19 B team by 181 runs today at Eden Gardens today.
Bangladesh put to bat first amassed 234 losing all wickets riding on Aich Mollah's 91-ball 93. In reply India were bundled out for a paltry 53 runs to lose the final by a huge margin.


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Bengal U19 restrict Uttarakhand to 258/6



6th December 2021
An upbeat Bengal U19 team restricted Uttarakhand to 258/6 at the end of the first day's play in Cooch Behar trophy today at New Delhi.
Electing to bat first Uttarakhand batter Yash Shukla made a patient 150-ball 95 to take Uttarakhand to a fighting score.
Bengal bowlers Toufik Uddin and Milind Mondal picked up 2 wickets apiece.


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Baroda beat Bengal U25



6th December 2021
Baroda defeated Bengal by 25 runs in Mens U25 State A Trophy quarterfinals today at Bangalore today.
Bengal elected to bowl first after winning the toss and bundled out Baroda for 206 runs. In reply Bengal 191 runs losing all wickets which ended their campaign.
Bengal lost Sudip Gharami (6) early in the chase while skipper Kazi Junaid Saifi (60) along with Ankur Paul (44) steadied the ship.


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