KOLKATA: Kalighat Club won its first title of the season defeating Mohun Bagan in the senior knockout championship by 71 runs at the Eden Gardens here on Monday.

Opting to bat, Kalighat put up 279 for eight in 45 overs, thanks to Manoj Tiwary's 59, Sudeep Chatterjee's 55 and Laxmi Ratan Shukla's 53. In reply, Mohun Bagan could manage only 208 in 41.1 overs with Debabrata Das scoring 74.

The scores: Kalighat 279 for eight in 45 overs (M. Tiwary 59, S. Chatterjee 55, L.R. Shukla 53, S. Goswami 47, Sanjib Sanyal three for 51, A. Jhunjhunwala three for 62) bt Mohun Bagan 208 in 41.1 overs (D. Das 74, Sourasish Lahiri four for 38) .

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