Abahani beat Mohammedan despite Raqibul’s record-breaking 190

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Centuries from Liton Kumar and Nazmul Hossain guided Abahani Limited to clinch victory in the 8th round of Walton Dhaka Premier Division Cricket league 2016-17. Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club and Legends of Rupganj also won their respective matches.

 

Opting to bat first Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club posted 339 for 6 in 50 overs at BKSP-3. Abdul Majid scored 116 runs. Victoria Sporting Club were bowled out for 220 in 45.5 overs as Arafat Sunny picked up 6 wickets for 56. Prime Doleshwar won by 119 runs.

 

Despite Raqibul Hasan’s heroics, Abahani Limited beat Mohammedan Sporting Club by 27 runs at BKSP-4. Batting first Abahani posted 366 for 5 in 50 overs thanks to Liton Kumar and Nazmul Hossain’s century. In reply Raqibul’s 190 (Highest for a Bangladesh batsman in List A cricket) kept the match alive but it wasn’t enough as Mohammedan managed to score 339 for 9 in 50 overs.

 

Legends of Rupganj beat Khelaghar Samaj Kallayan Samiti by 18 runs at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium, Fatullah. Rupganj were all out for 239 in 49.5 overs. Yasir Ali scored highest 59. Chasing 240, Khelaghar were bowled out for 211 in 48.1 overs.

 

Prime Doleshwar SC : 339/6 in 50 overs (Abdul Majid 116, Chathuranga 64, Sharif Ullah 39*, Arafat Sani Jr. 2/48, Mahbubul 2/58, Salehin 1/58)

Victoria SC : 220/10 in 45.5 overs (Shafiul 66, Moinul 64, Arafat Sani Jr. 28, Arafat Sunny 6/56, Marshal 1/21, Mohammad Anamul 1/32)

Result : Prime Doleshwar won by 119 runs.

 

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Abahani Limited : 366/5 in 50 overs (Liton 135, Nazmul Hossain 110, Shuvagata 48*; Taijul 3/57, Shamsur Rahman 1/45, Kamrul 1/78)

Mohammedan SC : 339/9 in 50 overs (Raqibul 190, Asalanka 63, Nazmul Milon 22; Manan Sharma 5/47, Kazi Anik 2/72, Saqlain Sajib 1/45)

Result : Abahani Limited won by 27 runs.

 

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Legends of Rupganj : 239/10 in 49.5 overs (Yasir Ali 59, Raza Ali 46, Hasanuzzaman 36, Tanvir Islam 3/54, Dollar Mahmud 2/35, Masum Khan 1/15)

Khelaghar SKS : 211/10 in 48.1 overs (Nazimuddin 59, Nazmus Sadat 52, Salauddin 38, Naeem Islam 2/16, Mosharraf 2/27, Sharif 1/47)

Result : Legends of Rupganj won by 28 runs.