Pentangular cricket in Calcutta


December 27, 2007



Celebrating its 100th year this season, the Calcutta Parsee Club is going to conduct the Jiji Irani Parsee Pentangular cricket tournament from December 21 to 26 at the YMCA and Parsee grounds.

Teams from Nagpur, Jamshedpur, Secunderabad, Surat and Kolkata will take part in the tournament, which will be played on a league basis, and each innings will last 30 overs. J Vatcha, tournament convenor, told reporters at a press conference today: “A number of prominent cricketers are expected to take part in the tournament, including Russi Jeejeebhoy’s sons Ardeshir and Rayomand.”

Fixture: December 21: Surat vs Kolkata (CPC), Nagpur vs Secunderabad (YMCA); December 22: Jamshedpur vs Kolkata (CPC), Nagpur vs Surat (YMCA); December 23: Secunderabad vs Kolkata (CPC); Surat vs Jamshedpur (YMCA); December 24: Nagpur vs Kolkata (CPC); Jamshedpur vs Secunderabad (YMCA); December 26: Secunderabad vs Surat (CPC); Nagpur vs Jamshedpur (YMCA).
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