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.
DKS bolwer Shivang bagged the first hattrick of the season by sending back Badal Banthia (18), Saurabh Sharma and Harindra Yadav in the 43rd over.
In other first division matches Aamir Gani and Sandipan Das won the match for Bhowanipur, Barisha suffered defeat against United Club and Shakir Habib Gandhi's 94 guided Tapan Memorial to victory.
In second division matches chasing a target of 232 runs Friends Sporting Union batter Sankhayan Roy (67) starred with the bat to win the match by 4 wickets against Greer and Calcutta Cricket Club rode on Nishant Dave (93) innings to emerge victorious.
Ballygunge Sporting won their respective match against YMCA (Chow Br), Isolt Roy's four-for helped Howrah Sporting beat aurora Athletic and Gymkhana defeated Measurers Club.
CAB MEDIA DESK