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).
In another high-voltage semifinal match Kalighat Club ended the second day on a strong note with a 316-run lead over East Bengal.
Kalighat posted a mammoth 428/6 in their quota of overs as Ravikanth Shukla scored unbeaten 129 and Aritra Chatterjee made 54. EB bolwet Writtick Chatterjee bagged 3 wickets.
East Bengal ended the day on 113/2 with Ranjot Singh (23*) and Sayan Sekhar Mondal (25*) unbeaten on the wicket.
CAB MEDIA DESK