Shukkur’s ton help BCB HP to pass 300 in the first day


After first day

BCB HP 312/6 in 90 overs (Shukkur 104*, Maruf 87, Saif Uddin 27; Binks 3/47, Gregory 2/30)

BCB HP Team won all of the matches in the ODI series against Northern Territory XI. They enjoyed a good start in the only three day match of the series against the same opponent also. Thanks to Irfan Shukkur’s unbeaten 104, BCB HP posted 312/6 in the first the day. Captain Litan Das declared the innings after end of the day.

BCB HP won the toss in Marrara Cricket Ground, Darwin and elected to bat first. Litan was dismissed for 12 after adding 44 runs opening partnership. Anamul Haque and Nazmul Hossain also could not stay for a long time in the crease. Both of them were dismissed for 19 and 13 respectively. But opener Mehedi Maruf’s 87 from 138 balls helped BCB HP to add some runs in the board. After the departure of Maruf, Shukkur came in the crease and helped BCB HP to take the control of the match. At the end of the day, he scored an unbeaten 104 off 139 balls with 15 boundaries.

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