Another fifer from all-rounder Mohammad Saifuddin has helped Abahani Limited to secure another comprehensive victory in the Super League third round of Walton Dhaka Premier Division League 2018-19. Legends of Rupganj and Lt. Sk. Jamal Dhanmondi Club Ltd. have won the other two matches of the day. Following the win, Rupganj remained at the top of the points table with 24 points from 14 matches.
Batting first Prime Bank Cricket Club were all out for 226 as Saifuddin scalped 5 wickets for 32. Alok Kapali was the highest scorer with 80. In reply, Abahani chased down the target in 44.4 overs with 6 wickets in hand. Nazmul Hossain played an unbeaten match-winning knock of 77 while Indian recruit Wasim Jaffer contributed with 64.
Lt. Sk. Jamal Dhanmondi Club Ltd. beat Mohammedan Sporting Club by 7 wickets as skipper Nurul Hasan guided his side to a easy win with a unbeaten 83 in the target of 160 set by Mohammedan at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium, Narayanganj.
Shahriar Nafees’s unbeaten 113 has helped Legends of Rupganj to get back to the winning ways against Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club at Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan, Ground-3. Doleshwar were bowled out for 205 as Taskin Ahmed struck 4 wickets for 54. Rupganj then sealed the match 7 wickets and 34 balls remaining.
Walton Dhaka Premier Division League 2018-19, Super League (Round 3)
Abahani Limited vs Prime Bank Cricket Club
Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Prime Bank: 226/10 in 49.3 overs (Kapali 80, Nayeem 51, Monir 19; Saifuddin 5/32, Soumya 2/42, Mashrafe 2/50)
Abahani: 228/4 44.4 overs (Shanto 77*. W Jaffer 64, Mithun 33*; Nayeem 2/49, Ariful 1/27, Razzak 1/68)
Result: Abahani Limited won by 6 wickets.
Lt. Sk. Jamal Dhanmondi Club Ltd. vs Mohammedan Sporting Club
Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium, Narayanganj
Mohammedan: 159/10 in 44.4 overs (Tushar 56, Liton 26, Ashraful 21; Tanbir 4/16, Khaled 2/32, Nasir 1/20)
Sk. Jamal: 163/3 in 33.3 overs (Nurul Hasan 83*, Imtiaz 54, Munaweera 15; Shafiul 1/12, Shohag Gazi 1/22, Saqlain 1/36)
Result: Lt. Sk. Jamal Dhanmondi Club Ltd. won by 7 wickets
Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club vs Legends of Rupganj
Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan, Ground-3, Savar
Doleshwar: 205/10 in 45 overs (Shykat 72, Saif 37, Taibur 27; Taskin 4/54, Shahid 3/37, R Dhawan 2/32)
Rupganj: 208/3 in 44.2 overs (S. Nafees 113*, Mehedi Maruff 41, Naeem Islam 32*; Manik 1/32, )
Result: Legends of Rupganj won by 7 wickets.