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Bashundhara Group Bankers Championship

MTB, City Bank in Cup round final

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 4 December, 2021 12:00 AM
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MTB, City Bank in Cup round final
Former Bangladesh Cricket Board chief selector Faruk Ahmed hands over the player of the match award to City Bank Limited batsman Hadia Zaman Shishir during a match of the T Sports presents Bashundhara Group Bankers Championship on Friday. – SUN PHOTO

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Mutual Trust Bank Limited and The City Bank Limited booked the Cup round final spot after beating their respective opponents in the semifinals of the ongoing T Sports presents second edition Bashundhara Group Bankers Championship at the Bashundhara Sports Complex Cricket ground on Friday.

Mutual Trust beat BRAC Bank Limited by six-wicket in the first semifinal while City Bank defeated First Security Islami Bank Limited by 18-run in the second semifinal of the tournament.

BRAC Bank were restricted to 121 for 6 in 20 overs after being put into the bat first in the first semifinal.

In reply, player of the match Rana Kumar’s fifty helped MTB to surpass the target with six balls in hand and six wickets to spare.

In the day’s second semifinal, City Bank were able to post a challenging 140 for 8 in 20 overs.

In reply, First Security Islami Bank were forced to stop at 122. Former Bangladesh Cricket Board chief selector Faruk Ahmed gave away the player of the match award to Hadia Zaman Shishir of City Bank for his brilliant batting performance.