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.
Argha Sengupta led Belgachia United bowling attack with a four-for to bundle Calcutta Police Club for 191 runs in the first innings, Krishnendu starred for Kidderpore Sporting with a fine century and opponents Eastern Railway bowler Raju Halder takjng his good form forward with the ball took 4 wickets,
Monoharpukur Milan Samity made 304 on day one as Subham and Prabahan Sur hit half-centuries against United Club.
United's Parvej Alam (5-109) and Rishav Chowdhury (4-81) shared 9 wickets between them while bowling.
Ballygunge United batters did well to post 377 on the opening day while Dilshad Khan was the highlight of Calcutta Port Trust bowling with five-wikcet haul in another match.
In second division league Dipak Prasad played a whirlwind 116-ball 165 to take Shibpur Institute to a mammoth 398/9 against Taltala Ekata Sangha, who lost 3 quick wickets for 17 runs while batting.
Cricket Club of Bhowanipore won against Uttar Palli Milan Sangha riding on Arijit Mukherjee five-for, Excelsior amassed 357/9 against Bantra powered by Priyoshis Das' 146 and another centurion of the day Swapnil Das (141) took Howrah Sporting to 354.
CAB MEDIA DESK