Mohammedan Sporting Club tasted their maiden victory in the 4th Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League (DPDCL) as famed national opener Tamim Iqbal hammered a century of 157 runs in their 24-run win against Kalabagan Krira Chakra at Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan (BKSP) ground-4, Savar on Tuesday, reports UNB.
In another 2nd round match of the 12-team List A league, Al-Amin hit unbeaten century of 106 runs in Prime Bank Cricket Club’s 59 runs win against Khelaghar Samaj Kallyan Samity at BKSP ground-3.
Gazi Group Cricketers notched up a huge eight-wicket victory with 112 balls remaining against Victoria Sporting Club riding on the opening stand of 101 in 19.1 overs shared by Anamul Haque and Jahurul Islam at Khan Saheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah.
Mohammedan SC vs Kalabagan KC
Batting first after winning the toss, Mohammedan collected a mammoth figure of 307/9 in 50 overs riding on the 5th and opening pair contributions of 77 and 73 runs respectively.
Centurion Tamim shared both the 5th and the opening pairs with Shamsur Rahman and Mehedi Hasan Miraz.
Tamim is the record holder of hitting the highest knock in a List A match as a Bangladeshi batsman right now. The previous record also belonged to him, as he had made 154 in an ODI match against Zimbabwe in the year 2009. Tamim is only the cricketer who scored 13th centuries in List A matches.
Tamim also played an extra ordinary innings for Abahani Limited in the last season’s Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League with a bang, making 142 off 132 balls.
Additionally, Tamim reached the milestone of 7000 runs in List A cricket.
Man of the match Tamim faced 125 balls featuring 18 boundaries and seven over boundaries before being caught by Muktar Ali off Sanjit Saha’s bowling at 248/5 in 42.3 overs to depart from the 5th pair that started at 171/4 in 34.4 overs.
Prime Bank CC vs Khelaghar SKS
Prime Bank CC batted first and collected 307/6 in 50 overs with man of the match Al-Amin’s unbeaten innings of 94 balls firing nine boundaries and three over boundaries.
Wicketkeeper batsman Zakir Hasan made a half century of 50 of 38 balls, including five boundaries and two sixes, while Soumya Sarkar and Sabbir Rahman added 39 and 36 runs respectively.
Khelaghar SKS lost all for 248 in 47.1 overs where Nazmus Sadat hammered 56 off 54 balls, including two boundaries and five over boundaries.
Salauddin Pappu scored 41 runs while Amit Majumder (39), skipper Masum Khan (31) and Nazimuddin (30) were the other notable scorers for the side.
Nahidul Islam, Unmukt Chand and Rubel Hossain bagged two wickets each for 31, 35 and 35 runs respectively.
Gazi Group vs Victoria SC
Gazi Group comfortably reached the winning destination scoring 181/2 in 31.2 overs, including opening pair contribution of 101 in 19.1 overs between Anamul Haque and Jahurul Islam, replying to Victoria SC 177 for all in 48.4 overs.
Mominul Haque and skipper Nasir Hossain shared unbeaten innings of 74 in 10.5 overs in the 3rd wicket for Gazi Group.