Arindam and Debabrata celebrates after 100 run partnership
Arindam and Debabrata celebrates after 100 run partnership

Salt Lake City, May 8,2019: Mohun Bagan reached Quarter Final of CAB Knock Out Championship Tournament by beating B.N.R. by 123 runs thanks to the brilliant batting of Arindam Ghosh (94) and magical bowling by the Bagan spinners. Batting first Bagan posted a huge score of 287/7. In reply B.N.R was all out for 164 runs in the 41.2 overs.

Bagan started the day well by winning the toss at the Jadavpur University Salt Lake Campus ground and electing to bat first. Bagan lost Vivek Singh (19) in the fifth over. Jayojit (19)and Captain Sudip Chatterjee (38) steadied the innings. After their departure Bagan lost Writtick (37) too soon and was at 141/5 in 29 overs. Then came the mammoth 105 runs partnership between Arindam and Debabrata (53) to boost the Bagan score. Arindam scored 94 with 13 boundaries and one six.

Arindam Ghosh in action
Arindam Ghosh in action

While chasing a huge score of 288 B.N.R. was never allowed to settle. They lost wickets at regular intervals. Rajkumar Paul took two back-to-back wickets in the 14th over. Tuhin took 3 wickets to defunct the B.N.R. middle order. B.N.R. lost their way and was all out for only 164 runs in 41 overs. Arindam Ghosh was awarded Man of the Match for his excellence with the bat. Mohun Bagan will play Eastern Railway in the quarter final of the CAB knock out championship. 

Arindam receiving the Man Of The Match accolade
Arindam receiving the Man Of The Match accolade

SCORE CARD

Mohun Bagan Athletic Club: 287/7 4(50 overs)

B.N.R. : 164/10 (41.2 overs)

MOHUN BAGAN A.C won by 123 runs

Player Of The Match : Arindam Ghosh

Team List : Sudip Chatterjee (C), Vivek Singh, Jayojit Basu, Arindam Ghosh, Debabrata Das, Wrttick Chatterje, Tuhin Banerjee, Sourav Mondal, Sumanta Gupta, Rajkumar Paul, Nilkantha Das

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