Third match of BCB HP abandoned due to rain


Northamptonshire Academy : 262 in 49.2 overs (Home 91, Claydon 51, A. King 32; Ahmed 3/31, Jubair 2/41, Abu Hider 2/43)

BCB HP : 102/4 in 21.4 overs (Zakir 50, Tanbir 15*, Maruf 12; Claydon 2/14)

Result : Match abandoned.

Third match of the tour of BCB High Performance (HP) team has been abandoned due to rain.

Batting first, Northamptonshire Academy were bowled out for 262 in 49.2 overs. C. Home scored the highest  knock of 91 runs. S. Ahmed was the most successful bowler with 3 wickets for 31. Jubair Hossain, Abu Hider both picked up 2 wickets each.

Chasing 263, HP team lost their first wicket on 34. Maruf was dismissed after scoring 12. Couple of overs later Claydon got rid of Rabbi on 5. Half-centurion Zakir Hasan was dismissed on 50. Before rain interrupted the play, Haddow bagged the wicket of S. Ahmed.

After rain washed out the first match, BCB HP team secured a 6 wicket victory against Nottinghamshire Second XI in the second match. HP team was supposed to play the fourth match against Lancashire County Cricket Club yesterday.