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.
Resuming the day from overnight score of 415/5, Suvankar played a blinder of an innings which included 33 boundaries and two sixes to take team past 650-run knock.
In the day’s second match at Bengal Cricket Academy in Kalyani, Rishab Mishra (131) struck a fine century to help Mohun Bagan reach 259/3 at stumps against Paikpara Sporting Club.
Resuming the day from 246/5, Paikpara were bowled out for 291 in their first innings. Ayan Bhattacharya was the pick of Mohun Bagan bowlers with four wickets.
In reply, Mohun Bagan paced their innings well with Rishab and Arindam Ghosh (60 not out) and easily reduced the deficit at the end of the day.
In the day’s third match at Aditya Academy in Barasat, lower-order batsman Vishal Joshi struck a brilliant 105 to help Calcutta Customs Club post 275 in their first innings.
In reply, Shambazar Club, in their second innings, were 143/5 trailing by 48 runs at stumps after their first innings score of 84.
In the day’s fourth match at the Deshbandhu Park Ground, Kolkata, Tapan Memorial Club were trailing by 333 runs after being bowled out for 179 in their first innings after defending champions Bhowanipur Club posted a massive 512/8.
After centuries from Bhowanipur’s Abhishek Raman and Abhisek Das in the first day, Aamir Gani (55) and Pradipta Pramanik (53) stepped up to take team past 500-run mark.
In the day’s fifth match at JU 2nd Campus Ground, Salt Lake, East Bengal lead by 96 runs in their second innings at stumps against Barisha Sporting Club.
Resuming the day from 123/3, Barisha Sporting were bowled out for 215, thanks to a fine bowling by Akash Pandey (4-65)
In reply, East Bengal, in their second innings, were 148/4, after their first innings score of 163.
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