CAB 1st Div. League: East Bengal need just five wickets to clinch the title on final day

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East Bengal skipper Arnab Nandi and Sourav Mondal during CAB First Division League final at the Eden Gardens. Image Source: XtraTime

 

Kolkata: East Bengal need just five wickets more to win the CAB First Division League final against Town Club when the two teams lock horns again on the third and final day of the match at the Eden Gardens on Sunday. At the end of Day 2 Town Club were tottering at 150 for 5, as they need 217 runs more to win the match against the Red & Gold.

Earlier in the day East Bengal started their innings on 292/7 on Day 2. Skipper Arnab Nandi played a gem of a knock of 94 runs to help East Bengal to reach 366 runs. Sourav Mondal backed his captain well to score precious 66 runs in the first innings.

Came into bat Town lost their wickets in regular intervels against East Bengal. Naved Ahmad (57) was the top scorer for his side. B. Amit rattled the top order of Town Club as he took 3 wickets for just 31 runs. At the end of day’s play Debapriya Ghosh remained not out on 25 alongside Azaz Ansari, who is not out on 5.

On being asked about the situation of the match East Bengal skipper Arnab Nandi said,” The match is seventy percent in our favor and if we have to make it hundred percent the bowlers have to take the wickets of Debariya and Azaz in the first hour of the morning tomorrow. They had helped Town to win a lot of matches earlier. I have the belief on my bowlers that they can get the job done.

The East Bengal captain lauded B.Amit and Sourav Mondal for their brilliant performances.” It’s their misfortune that they have born I West Bengal. If they were from any other state, the duo could already get to play more than 30 first class matches,” said Nandi.

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