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Bashundhara Group Bankers Championship

Eastern Bank, Standard Chartered in bowl round final

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 26th November, 2021 09:39:24 PM
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Eastern Bank, Standard Chartered in bowl round final
Standard Chartered Bank batsman celebrates after scoring a half-century against Bank Asia Limited during a match of the ongoing T Sports presents Bashundhara Group Bankers Championship at the Bashundhara Sports Complex Cricket ground on Friday. Eastern Bank Limited and Standard Chartered Bank reached the bowl round final of the tournament. Eastern Bank Limited beat Prime Bank Limited by 29-run in the first semifinal while Standard Chartered Bank defeated Bank Asia Limited by 9-wicket in the second semifinal. – SUN PHOTO

Eastern Bank Limited and Standard Chartered Bank booked the bowl round final spot after beating their respective opponents in the semifinals in the ongoing T Sports presents Bashundhara Group Bankers Championship at the Bashundhara Sports Complex Cricket ground on Friday. 

Eastern Bank Limited beat Prime Bank Limited by 29-run in the first semifinal while Standard Chartered Bank defeated Bank Asia Limited by 9-wicket in the second semifinal of the tournament.

In the first semifinal, Eastern Bank posted 139 runs for six in 20 overs after being put into bat first. Imon top-scored 33 runs while Zakiul and Rabbani contributed 27 runs and 24 runs respectively.

Lotifur Rahman was remained unbeaten on 17. Abul Hasnat claimed three wickets for Prime Bank.

In reply, Prime Bank lost three early wickets inside 14 runs and later failed to recover the early damage as they were dismissed for 110 runs.

Kamrul Islam Imon was adjudged the player of the match.

In the day’s second semifinal, Bank Asia failed to survive a batting meltdown as they were able to post a modest 83 for 9 in 20 overs. The highest 20 runs came from Royel Mia’s willow.

In response, opener Rabbi took the game away from Bank Asia with a blazing 15-ball half-century. He entertained with four fours and six sixes in a 19-ball 54 blitz to lead Standard Chartered’s comprehensive win.

Standard Chartered’s Raisul Amin who claimed three wickets for 14 was named the player of the match.