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East Bengal vs Mohun Bagan Kolkata derby in cricket is one of the most historical matches of Kolkata Cricket.

  • Dec 29, 2023 16:48 IST
    Mohun Bagan earn 8 points against East Bengal

    Mohun Bagan earn 8 points against East Bengal in the Kolkata derby. Sudip Gharami adjudged player of the match for his 64 in the first inning.

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  • Dec 29, 2023 16:10 IST
    Sudip Gharami departs while playing a big shot

    Sudip was looking in tremendous touch as he kept to hitting balls for fun. However, he was caught in deep while trying to hit the ball over the cover region.

    He departed after playing a 24-ball 39.



  • Dec 29, 2023 16:10 IST
    East Bengal all out 169; Mohun Bagan need 155 in the last session 

    Amit Kuila finally departs after playing a blockathon. East Bengal finish at 169. Ayan Bhattacharjee did an outstanding job with an injured leg.

    Mohun Bagan now need 155 in 12 overs and I don't think they will go for the full Monty here.



  • Dec 29, 2023 14:44 IST
    Cat and mouse going on between batters and bowlers

    Ayan Bhattacharjee doing a great job of taking a single in each over to avoid giving strike to Amit Kuila. Meanwhile, Kuila, the last batter of the team has done a tremendous job of playing out balls after balls.

    East Bengal 160/9.



  • Dec 29, 2023 13:41 IST
    East Bengal lose their 9th; Mohun Bagan surely looking full points here

    Avilin Ghosh gets Sumit Mohanta trapped in front as East Bengal lose their 9th.

    East Bengal 150/9



  • Dec 29, 2023 13:33 IST
    Ishan gets Shreyan | East Bengal 148/8

    Ishan Porel got the better of Shreyan Chakraborty. Ishan first rattled Shreyan with some short pitch bowling and then pitched one up to get the outside edge.

    East Bengal now 148/8 with Ayan Bhattacharjee fighting a lone battle for the club.



  • Dec 29, 2023 12:17 IST
    East Bengal lineup falls down like house of cards | Day 3 Lunch 

    After finishing well in the last day, East Bengal could not capitalise on it in the last day of Kolkata Derby.

    Ishan Porel struck early in the day to get rid of Satyaki Dutta. Then Shashank Singh was sent back to the dressing room by Rohit Kumar. Although Sourav Paul tried to hold up one end, he departed soon after completing his fifty (58).

    After that, none of the East Bengal batters could not reach double figure mark except Writtick Chatterjee. Chatterjee also departed after adding 34 to the board.

    At the end of Lunch on Day 3, East Bengal 131/7 with a lead of 118.



  • Dec 28, 2023 20:11 IST
    East Bengal finish the second day at 51/1

    It has been a great fighting comeback from East Bengal. First, they were able to bowled out Mohun Bagan for 189 in the first inning. Although they were struck by an early wicket of captain Abhishek Da, opener Sourav Paul and Satyaki Dutta played out the rest of the day to keep them in contest for at least 4 points tomorrow.

    They now lead by 36 runs in the second inning.



  • Dec 28, 2023 15:30 IST
    Abishek Das goes for a duck; East Bengal 2/1

    Fiery start from Ishan Porel. He cleans up Das' stumps who had no clue whatsoever.



  • Dec 28, 2023 15:12 IST
    Mohun Bagan 189 all out; lead by 15 runs!

    Mohun Bagan have the lead after the end of first inning. They lead by 15 runs. Amit Kuila and Ayan Bhattacharjee with three wickets for East Bengal.



  • Dec 28, 2023 14:43 IST
    Mohun Bagan 189/8 | Tea, Day 2

    Mohun Bagan are at 189/8 as we head on to tea break on Day 2 of the East Bengal vs Mohun Bagan Kolkata Derby at Eden Gardens. They lead by 15 runs now.



  • Dec 28, 2023 14:29 IST
    Amit Kuila gets two in quick succession | Mohun Bagan 181/7

    Amit Kuila first trapped Sayan Shekhar Mondal in front to get the LBW and then got rid of Arnab Nandi caught behind. Mohun Bagan now lead by 7 runs.



  • Dec 28, 2023 13:55 IST
    Mohun Bagan lose their fifth; Aditya Sharma with a brilliant catch in deep

    A six, a boundary and a wicket. Satyaki Dutta has the last laugh against Surul Kanwar. Kanwar who played for Mumbai Indians in the past, tried to go for another boundary but only manage to hand a catch to deep mid wicket.

    Mohun Bagan 166/5.



  • Dec 28, 2023 13:37 IST
    Fourth down for Mohun Bagan: Bal goes for 2; MB: 132/4

    East Bengal get their fourth. Sumit Mohanta from the High Court end brings back one in and gets Suvankar Bal trapped in front.



  • Dec 28, 2023 13:20 IST
    Ayan gets his third; Ankur goes for a well made 48

    Ayan Bhattacharjee gets his third as Ankur Paul lobbed one to the mid off while trying to flick a ball from middle stump.

    Ayan now has his third. Mohun Bagan 132/3.



  • Dec 28, 2023 12:15 IST
    Ayan's stunning outswinger gets Sudip; Mohun Bagan 124/2. Kazi went for a golden duck

    Finally, East Bengal get their first and it's the big wicket of Sudip Gharami. Sudip, who was well set on 64, got beaten by a peach of a delivery from Ayan Bhattacharjee.

    The ball had just pitched on middle and off and then straighten enough to beat the outside edge and went on to hit the off-stump.

    Kazi Junaid Saifi then went for a golden duck to give East Bengal their second wicket.



  • Dec 28, 2023 10:23 IST
    Mohun Bagan cross 50 on Day 2; Sudip, Ankur looking good

    Mohun Bagan looking solid in the morning session of Day 2 at Eden Gardens in the Kolkata Cricket Derby. Both the openers have been solid in leaving the ball and scoring off the bad balls. Sudip unbeaten on 22 and Ankur is unbeaten on 18 at the moment

    Mohun Bagan 54/0.



  • Dec 27, 2023 16:38 IST
    Mohun Bagan 35/0 after Day 1

    Sudip Gharami and Ankur Paul played out the last 11 overs of the day. It was really tough condition to bat but, both the batters were solid enough to play out the day. Mohun Bagan finish the day at 35/0. Ankur Paul (8) and Sudip Gharami (16) remained unbeaten for them.



  • Dec 27, 2023 15:31 IST
    East Bengal 174 all out in the first inning



    Mohun Bagan bundeled out East Bengal for 174 in the first inning of Kolkata Derby.
    Mohun Bagan bundeled out East Bengal for 174 in the first inning of Kolkata Derby.

    Rohit Kumar finishes with 52/4 as East Bengal are all out for 174 in the first inning. Ishan Porel and Sayan Shekhar Mondal took two wickets each for the Mariners.



  • Dec 27, 2023 14:49 IST
    East Bengal 168/8; Tea, Day1



    Sayan Shekhar Mondal and Rohit Kumar were excellent with the balls for Mohun Bagan in the Kolkata derby.
    Sayan Shekhar Mondal and Rohit Kumar were excellent with the balls for Mohun Bagan in the Kolkata derby.

    East Bengal 168/8 at tea on Day 1 at Eden Gardens. Another great session for Mohun Bagan. Four wickets for them as Sayan Shekhar Mondal took two in the session.



  • Dec 27, 2023 14:04 IST
    Rohit gets his third; East Bengal seven down 

    Rohit Kumar gets his third. Ayan Bhattacharjee wasn't able to handle the inswinger from Rohit. The ball first takes the inner edge onto the pad to give an easy catch to Rohit.

    East Bengal 156/7.



  • Dec 27, 2023 13:46 IST
    Amitoze departs for 49; Sayan with a brilliant outswinger gets him



    Sayan Shekhar Mondal in his bowling action in the East Bengal vs Mohun Bagan match.
    Sayan Shekhar Mondal in his bowling action in the East Bengal vs Mohun Bagan match.

    Amitoze Singh departs after a brilliant 49. Sayan Shekhar Mondal has been superb from the high court end. The ball pitched around middle and off and swang just enough to get the off-stump. The ball of the day for sure.

    East Bengal 155/6.



  • Dec 27, 2023 13:22 IST
    Brilliant catch from Sudip Gharami | EB: 146/5



    Sudip Gharami's excellent catch departed Writtick Chatterjee.
    Sudip Gharami's excellent catch departed Writtick Chatterjee.

    A brilliant catch from Sudip Gharami at slip breaks the partnership of Amitoze and Chatterjee. Writtick, who was looking really solid, has to depart after scoring 28. Sayan Shekhar Mondal with the wicket. East Bengal loose their fifth.



  • Dec 27, 2023 12:21 IST
    East Bengal 112/4 at Lunch, Day 1



    Writtick Chatterjee and Amitoze Singh remained unbeaten on Day 1, Lunch.
    Writtick Chatterjee and Amitoze Singh remained unbeaten on Day 1, Lunch.

    East Bengal at 112/4 at lunch on Day 1. Amitoze Singh and Writtick Chatterjee are at the crease at the moment. Rohit Kumar got two wickets for Mohun Bagan while Ishan Porel 2 wickets for the Mariners.



  • Dec 27, 2023 11:45 IST
    Three quick wickets for Mohun Bagan| EB: 80/4

    Three quick wickets for Mohun Bagan. First it was Satyaki Dutta who was struck in front on 22. Post that, youngster Shashank Singh was caught behind on 3. 

    Rohit Kumar with both the wickets for Mohun Bagan.

    Things went from bad to worst as captain Abhishek Das fell short of his crease and was run out on 37 by Sayan Shekhar Mondal.

    Writtick Chatterjee and Amitoze Singh are now at the crease for East Bengal.



  • Dec 27, 2023 10:50 IST
    East Bengal regroup after the early wicket | 51/1 

    East Bengal regroup after the early loss of Sourav Paul. Opener and captain Abhishek Das and Satyaki Dutta are now looking good.

    Mohun Bagan captain Arnab Nandi has tried some bowling changes, but the batters have been solid and scored on any bad balls offered.



  • Dec 27, 2023 09:56 IST
    First wicket gone for East Bengal | 4/1 

    Ishan Porel strikes early for the mariners. In-form Sourav Paul was struck in front of the wicket and the umpire did not hesitate to raise the finger. Great start for Mohun Bagan. Satyaki Dutta comes in at number three for East Bengal.



  • Dec 27, 2023 09:39 IST
    Toss Update 

    Mohun Bagan have won the toss and decided to field first.



  • Dec 26, 2023 19:30 IST
    What's the captains had to say before the match?

    This is the game everyone waits for be it a senior player or a young player. For juinor players, this can be a life changing game for them, if they can do well. Moreover, a derby so early in the season, helps you have the momentum for you if you can get the result in your way.

    Arnab Nandi, captain, Mohun Bagan

    We are following the process. We are not bothered about results. If we win, it will be great things for us. But, the focus is on being disciplined and have paitence for 115 overs. Everyone fit and fine for us as well, which is always a good thing.

    Abhisek Das, captain, East Bengal



  • Dec 26, 2023 19:30 IST
    East Bengal vs Mohun Bagan Cricket Derby | Squads



    East Bengal Squad | Abhisek Das (C), Aishik Patel, Shashank Singh, Subhrajit Das, Suorjit Yadav, Ayan Gupta, Satyaki Dutta, Amitoze Singh*, Mithilesh Das, Akash Ghatak, Sumit Mohanto, Amit Kuila, Roshan Singh, Balkesh Yadav, Amrit Raj Upadhyay, Ayan Bhattacharjee, Vineet Mourya, Sekhar, Singh Chouhan, Sourav Paul, Writtick Chatterjee, Aditya Sharma, Arka Sarkar, Mrityunjay Yadav, Shreyan Chakraborty, Arpan De

    Mohun Bagan Squad | Arnab Nandi (C), Md. Kounain Qureshi*, Sayan Ghosh, Sudip Gharami, Ankur Paul, Avilin Ghosh, Sayan Shekhar Mondal, Sachin Yadav, Suvankar Bal, Taufik Uddin Mondal, Ayush Kumar Singh, Kazi Zunaid Saifi, Ubed Ahmed*, Akash Pandey, Sunil Dalal*, Durgesh Dube, Prakash Roy, Suman Das, Rohit Kumar, Arif Ansari, Ishan Porel. (* marks are for outstation players)



  • Dec 26, 2023 17:51 IST

    Hello and welcome to our East Bengal vs Mohun Bagan Kolkata Derby in Cricket LIVE Blog where we will bring you all the updates, news, scores and images of the match LIVE from Eden Gardens, Kolkata. The match is scheduled to be played from 27th to 29th December, 2023 and will start from 9.30 am.

    East Bengal will take on Mohun Bagan in the first derby of the season in Cricket Assoication of Bengal (CAB) First-Division League at Eden Gardens. Both teams have already played two games in the league and getting a result on their end from this Kolkata Derby game, can surely change the points table of the league.

    In the last match against Town Club, Mohun Bagan had to be happy with only three points and will surely be wanting to beack at winning ways against arch-rival East Bengal. With current first-class players like Sudip Gharami, Ishan Porel, Sayan Shekhar Mondal and others, captain Arnab Nandi will surely be hopeful of turning things around for them.

    As per the reports, after struggling with over rates with only one spinner in the last two games, they might look to bring one extra spinner against East Bengal.

    Meanwhile, East Bengal after drawing out against Kalighat in the last game only had to be satisfied with 3 points. Hence, they will also look for a outright win in the Kolkata derby starting from Wednesday. In the East Bengal vs Mohun Bagan match, Amit Kuila will return for them from the Railways camp and will be available for the match as well.



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