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Chattogram register victory in NCL

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 22 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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Chattogram register victory in NCL

Chattogram Division completed a narrow four-wicket victory over Rajshahi Division in their opening tier-2 match of the 23rd National Cricket League at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Wednesday.

Needing only 62 runs to win on the final day, Chattogram were left struggling at 38-6 before Yasir Ali, who smashed a hundred in the first innings, rescued his side with unbeaten 38 runs and took Chattogram to 78-6 to clinch the victory.

For Rajshahi, left-arm spinner Sunzamul Islam claimed 4-42 in the second innings to finish the match with 9-141.

Chattogram earlier scored 349 runs in their first innings while Rajshahi made 166 and 259 runs respectively. Meanwhile, the tier-1 match between Rangpur and Khulna and the other tier-2 match between Dhaka Metropolis and Barishal ended in draws in Sylhet and Cox’s Bazar respectively.