Defending champion Abahani Limited made it three in three as they sealed a 14-run win against Borther Union on the 1st day of 3rd round of Walton Dhaka Premier Division Cricket league 2018-19. Lt. Sk. Jamal Dhanmondi Club Ltd. and Prime Bank Sporting Club also won their respective matches on the other two matches of the day.
Batting first, Abahani managed to post 236 for 6 after 50 overs thanks to fifties from Mohammad Saifuddin and Mosaddek Hossain. Saifuddin was remained unbeaten on 59. In reply, Brothers were fell 14 runs short of victory despite Yasir Ali’s fighting knock of 111.
Seikh Jamal picked up their first victory in the season as they went onto beat Shinepukur by 12 runs in a low-scoring thriller. Defending 106, Sheikh Jamal bowlers restricted Shinepukur for just 94 to seal the match as Ziaur Rahman grabbed 5 wickets for 23.
At BKSP-3, Prime Bank comphrnsively beat Rupganj by 9 wickets chasing 164 thanks to Anamul Haque’s unbeaten century.
Walton Dhaka Premier Division League 2018-19
Abahani Limited vs Brothers Union
Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Abahani : 236/6 in 50 overs (Saifuddin 59*, Mosaddek 54, Shanto 44; Naeem Jnr. 2/44, Mehedi Hasan (1) 2/58, Jani 1/28)
Brothers Union : 222/8 in 50 overs (Yasir Ali 106, Sharifullah 21, Sharif 17; Sabbir 2/21, Mashrafe 2/39, Sunzamul 1/26)
Result : Abahani Limited won by 14 runs.
Lt. Sk. Jamal Dhanmondi Club Ltd. vs Shinepukur Cricket Club
Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium, Narayanganj
Sk. Jamal : 106/10 in 35.1 overs (Ziaur 41, Bisht 22, Tanbir 14; Sabbir Hossain 4/28, Shoriful 3/20, Delwar 2/14)
Shinepukur : 94/10 in 26 overs (Sabbir Hossain 26, Kaul 17, Shorawordi 13; Ziaur 5/23, Sakil 4/21, Shahidul 1/32)
Result : Lt. Sk. Jamal Dhanmondi Club Ltd. won by 12 runs.
Legends of Rupganj vs Prime Bank Cricket Club
Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan, Ground-3, Savar
Rupganj : 163/10 in 46.1 overs (Naim 52, Jaker Ali 47, Naeem 15; Kapali 2/12, Mohor Sheikh 2/14, Razzak 2/25)
Prime Bank : 166/1 in 31.3 overs (Anamul 100*, Rubel Mia 44, Chatarjee 15*; Nabil 1/36)
Result : Prime Bank Cricket Club won by 9 wickets.