Gazi, Mohammedan, Shinepukur claim triumphs in DPL

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3 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Gazi, Mohammedan, Shinepukur claim triumphs in DPL

Prime Bank Cricket Club batsman plays a shot during their Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League match against Shinepukur Cricket Club at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah on Tuesday. Shinepukur won by 48 runs. — SUN PHOTO

Gazi Group Crickets triumphed over Uttara Sporting Club by 49 runs (D/L Method) during their Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League (DPL) match at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the capital on Tuesday.

With two 44-run innings from the two openers of Gazi Group Cricketers, Myshukur Rahaman and Mahedi Hasan, Gazi Group scored 235 runs losing 9 wickets. Myshukur hit 7 fours and Mehedi Hasan hit 5 fours for their side.

Though, Shamsur Rahman has been the most successful batsman for Gazi Group with his 51 runs off 55 balls hitting five fours.

Uttara Sporting Club managed to score 138 in 31 overs losing all their wickets during their chase after the target was reduced to 188 in 33 overs for the interruption of rain. Sanjit Saha was the most successful bowler for Gazi Group as he picked up 4 wickets allowing 20 runs in his 7 overs.

Meanwhile, Mohammedan Sporting Club earned full match point during their DPL match against Brothers Union after Brothers refused to resume.

Irfan Sukkur and Avishek Mitra’s 174-run first wicket partnership saw Mohamedan Sporting Club posting 319 runs on the board, the highest total of the day in DPL, losing 9 wickets in 50 overs against Brother Union in Savar.

Mohammedan wicket keeper, Irfan was the highest run getter for his side who scored 92 runs with 10 boundaries and with an over boundary playing 105 balls.

Avishek made a good contribution in their partnership with his 68 runs from 79 balls. Avishek hit 5 fours and one six during his innings.

Raqibul Hasan scored 50 runs from 35 balls hitting six fours and two sixes before pacer Mohammad Sharif picking up his wicket. Sharif and Sajedul Islam picked 3 wickets each for Brothers Union.

After rain interrupted play, Mohammedan was declared winner as Brothers Union refused to play their innings.

Over at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah, Shinepukur Cricket Club won against Prime Bank Cricket Club by 48 runs in their DPL encounter.

With Towhid Hridoy’s 83 runs and Shadman Islams 78 runs innings, Shinepukur posted 245 runs against Prime Bank Cricket Club at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Savar. Towhid Hridoy faced 117 balls and hit 4 fours and one six in making of his innings while Shadman played 94 balls and 6 fours and one six.

After Prime Bank’s innings was delayed due to rain, the target was set 149 runs in 20 overs for them but Prime Bank managed to score only 100 runs losing 9 wickets in 20 overs.

Abhimanyu Easwaran was the most successful batsman for Prime Bank with his 39 runs off 35 balls.

 


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