All round performance from Taijul Islam helped Mohammedan Sporting Club to notch a thrilling victory in the 9th round of Walton Dhaka Premier Division Cricket league 2016-17. Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club and Abahani Limited also won in their respective matches.
Mohammedan Sporting Club beat Partex Sporting Club by 2 wickets at BKSP-3. Batting first Partex were bowled out on 229 in 49.3 overs. Rakin Ahmed scored unbeaten 46. Chasing 230, Mohammedan were in trouble when they lost 7th wicket on 152 runs. Then Taijul and Sajedul Islam’s 76 run partnership in the 8th wicket gave Mohammedan victory in the 49th over. Taijul Islam remained unbeaten on 57 from 51 balls including 4 fours and 2 sixes.
Fifties from Sharif Ullah and Marshal Ayub helped Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club to beat Legends of Rupganj by 29 runs at BKSP-4. Prime Doleshwar were bowled out for 276 in 50th over. Mosharraf Hossain grabbed 5 wickets for 57. Despite Naeem Islam and Hasanuzzaman’s half-century, Rupganj managed to score 247 for 6 in 50 overs.
Opting to bat first Victoria Sporting Club were all out on 130 in 42.4 overs at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium, Fatullah. Arafat Sani Jr. scored highest 47 while Manan Sharma picked up 4 wickets for 21. Saddam Islam and Liton Kumar’s half-century guided Abahani Limited to a comprehensive 8 wicket victory.
Mohammedan Sporting Club Vs Partex Sporting Club (BKSP-3)
Partex SC : 229/10 in 49.3 overs (Rakin 46*, Irfaan Sukkur 40, Sajjad Hossain 36, Kamrul Islam 3/54, Taijul 2/36, Asalanka 2/53)
Mohammedan SC : 234/8 in 48.2 overs (Taijul 57*, Asalanka 47, Rakibul 34, Jatin Saxena 2/36, Imran Ali 2/36, Bishwant 1/35)
Result : Mohammedan Sporting Club won by 2 wickets.
Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club Vs Legends of Rupganj (BKSP-4)
Prime Doleshwar SC : 276/10 in 49.5 overs (Sharif Ullah 82, Marshal 60, Shahriar Nafees 31, Mosharraf Hossain 5/57, Raza Ali 2/46, Sharif 2/69)
Legends of Rupganj : 247/6 in 50 overs (Naeem Islam 78, Hasanuzzaman 50, Yasir Ali 44, Sharif Ullah 3/32, Habibur 1/23, Arafat Sunny 1/56)
Result : Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club won by 29 runs.
Abahani Limited Vs Victoria Sporting Club (Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium, Fatullah)
Victoria SC : 130/10 in 42.4 overs (Arafat Sani Jr. 47, Mehdi Mahbub 37, Mohaiminul 11, Manan Sharma 4/21, Saifuddin 2/18, Ariful Hasan 2/18)
Abahani Limited : 134/2 in 20.5 overs (Saddam 58*, Liton Kumar 50, Saif Hasan 19*, Arafat Sani Jr l. 1/18, Imran 1/37)
Result : Abahani Limited won by 8 wickets.