Rajshahi triumph in the first round

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Only Rajshahi Division sealed victory in the first round of Walton loT SMART FRIDGE National Cricket League (NCL). Both of the tier 1 matches were drawn. Other match of tier 2 between Dhaka Metro and Chittagong Division was also ended in draw.

Rain interrupted the final day of Rangpur Division and Khulna Division match. Khulna were all out for 495 runs in their first innings in reply of Rangpur’s 471. Anamul Haque was dismissed after scoring 216. Nasir Hossain bagged 5 wickets for 70. Before the match was called off, Rangpur added 37 for 4 in 8 overs in the second innings. Mashrafe Bin Mortaza picked up 3 wickets for 12. Anamul Haque has been adjusted man of the match for his career best knock.

Other match of tier 1 between Dhaka Division and Barisal Division was ended in draw after rain washed out the final day. Dhaka scored 309 for 2 in 90 overs in their first innings.

Sazzadul’s knock of 82 helped Chittagong Division to save the match against Dhaka Metro. Chasing 384, Chittagong scored 193 for 4 in 66 overs. Sharif Ullah picked up 2 wickets for 66. Nihad Uz Zaman has been adjusted man of the match for his 5-wicket in the first innings.

Rajshahi Division beat Sylhet Division by 6 wickets in tier 2 thanks to Farhad Hossain’s half-century. Rajshahi chased down the target of 212 in 51.2 overs by losing 4 wickets. Top scorer Farhad scored 70. Junaid Siddique scored 46 while Myshukur remained not out on 37. Shahanur grabbed 2 wickets for 31. Sayem Alam has been adjusted man of the match for his 6 for 32 in the first innings.

Rangpur Division vs. Khulna Division (Tier 1)

Venue : Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium, Khulna

Rangpur Division : 471/10 in 120.3 overs (Naeem Islam 135, Dhiman Ghosh 105, Shorawordi 89; Alamin 4/102, Razzak 3/126, Tushar 1/31) and 37/4 in 8 overs (2nd innings) (Jahid Javed 27*, Mashrafe 3/12)

Khulna Division : 495 in 138.4 overs (Anamul Haque 216, Robiul Islam Robi 100, Tushar Imran 54; Nasir Hossain 5/70, Shorawordi 2/138, Naeem 1/9)

Result : Match called off Due to wet outfield.

Man of the Match : Anamul Haque (Khulna Division)

 

Dhaka Division Vs Barisal Division (Tier 1)

Venue :  SKICS & Complex, Cox’s Bazar

Dhaka Division : 309/2 in 90 overs (Rony Talukdar 121, Saif Hasan 106*, Rakibul 45*; Monir 1/73, Tanvir 1/75)

Result : Match abandoned due to rain and Wet outfield.

 

Chittagong Division Vs Dhaka Metro (Tier 2)

Venue : Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong

Dhaka Metro : 344/10 in 118.5 overs (Ashraful 104, Mehrab Jr. 66, Saykat 38; Nayeem Hasan 4/84, Mehedi Hasan nm2/59, Belal 1/68) and 169/6 (dec.) in 45.2 overs (2nd innings) (Marshal Ayub 74*, Asif 57, Sharif Ullah 13, Mehedi Hasan 3/37, Belal 2/53, Shakhawat 1/4)

Chittagong Division : 130/10 in 50.5 overs (Pinak 28, Iftekhar 23, Mehedi 16; Nihad Uz Zaman 5/45, Sharif Ullah 2/37, Ali Ahmed 1/20) and 11/0 in 3.4 overs (2nd Innings) (Pinak 8*, Mahabubul 3*) and 193/4 in 66 overs (2nd inning) (Sazzadul 82, Tasamul 46*, Pinak Ghash 35; Sharif Ullah 2/66, Saykat 1/10, Nihad Uz Zaman 1/67)

Result : Match Drawn.

Man of the Match : Nihad Uz Zaman (Dhaka Metro)

 

Rajshahi Division Vs Sylhet Division (Tier 2)

Venue : Shahid Kamruzzaman Stadium, Rajshahi

Sylhet Division : 128/10 in 68.3 overs (Imtiaz 38, Shahanur 17, Alok Kapali 15; Saqlain Sajib 3/26, Forhad Reza 3/33, Muktar 2/12) and 162 in 75.5 overs (2nd innings) (Rajin Saleh 39, Shahanur 30, Abul Hasan 25; Saqlain 3/27 Forhad Reza 3/28, Shariful 2/38)

Rajshahi Division : 79/10 in 27.4 overs (Junaid 22, Jahurul 19, Myshukur 15; Sayem Alam 6/32, Abul Hasan 3/24, Abu Jayed 1/12) and 212/4 in 51.2 overs (Farhad Hossain 70, Junaid 46, Myshukur 37*; Shahanur 2/31, Abu Jayed 1/43, Abul Hasan 1/58)

Result : Rajshahi Division won by 6 wickets.

Man of the Match : Sayem Alam (Sylhet Division)