Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club secured 6th win in the Walton Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League beating Prime Bank Cricket Club by two wickets in the 10th round game at Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan Ground 4 in Savar on Thursday.
Sk Jamal chased down a target of 271 for 8 in 49.5 overs after restricting Prime Bank at 270 for 9 in 50 overs.
Sohag Gazi made a half century of 54 off 62 balls, including four boundaries and three sixes, for the winners while Prashant Chopra (48 off 55b; 5x4; 1x6) and man of the match Elias Sunny (44 off 47b; 3x4; 1x6) were two other top-scorers for the side.
Ariful Haque captured four wickets for 75 runs in 9.5 overs for Prime Bank.
Prime Bank top-order batsmen showed better form with 1st and 3rd stands, but finally could not ripen their fruits due to poor batting demonstration in the lower order.
Skipper Mehedi Maruf and Zakir Hasan shared 94 in 18.5 overs in the opening stand. Abhimanyu Easwaran and Al-Amin shared another 94 runs, but in 16.4 overs in the 3rd stand.
Maruf hit a half century of 61 off 68 balls, including five boundaries and two over boundaries, while Easwaran hammered another half century scoring 54 off 64 balls which witnessed two fours and two sixes.
Al-Amin (42 off 43b; 3x4; 1x6), Zakir Hasan (34 off 56b; 3x4; 1x6) and Asif Ahmed (31 off 30b; 1x4) were other top-scorers for the side that was sent in to bat first.
Pace bowler Shahadat Hossain bagged two wickets for 43 runs in eight overs for the winners.
After round 10, Sk Jamal holding 5th place in the 12-team league table collecting 12 points with six wins and four losses.
Despite the day’s loss, Prime Bank remained above Sk Jamal. The bankers’ side collected 14 points, having seven wins and three losses.