Anamul Haque Bijoy hit a half-century following his century in the previous game as Abahani Ltd clinched their second straight victory in the ongoing Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League (DPL) 2022-23, the 50-over club-based tournament beating Shinepukur Cricket Club by 10 runs in D/L method in Fatullah on Sunday.
The other two matches of the day were abandoned due to a wet outfield and bad light. The match between Abahani and Shinepukur was interrupted by rain several times before producing a result. Due to a morning shower, the match was reduced to 33-over-affair and put into bat first, Shinepukur amassed 196-8 with Sazzadul Haque Ripon making the highest 36.
Bijoy skipped fielding for taking part in a convocation ceremony as he graduated from the American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB) with teammate Shakib Al Hasan.
In Mirpur, the match between Rupganj Tigers and Mohammedan Sporting Club was abandoned before the former dominated the proceedings.
The match between Gazi Group Cricketers and Dhaka Leopards was cut short to 40 overs before it was further reduced to 20 overs. Being sent to bat first, Gazi Group put up 97-3 in 20 overs. However, Leopards were 77-4 in 13.1 overs before the match got abandoned.