Khulna-Barisal match poised for exciting finish

Both Khulna Division and Barisal Division will seek for victory in the final day of second round in WALTON loT SMART FRIDGE National Cricket League (NCL) 2017-18. After rain washing out the first two days, Rangpur Division batted briefly in the third day. Due wet outfield and overnight rain, match of Dhaka Metro and Sylhet Division was called off without a ball bowled. Rajshahi Division had a good start in reply of Chittagong Division’s big total.

Barisal Division need 371 runs to win with 10 wickets against Khulna Division in the final day. Khulna declared their second innings on 216 for 7 in 49 overs and set a target of 403 runs for Barisal.

Rangpur Division scored 49 without loss in 17 overs in their first innings against Dhaka Division after the third day’s play was delayed due to wet outfield. Wet outfield cancelled first two day’s of play also.

Third day of Tier 2 match between Dhaka Metro and Sylhet Division was also abandoned due to overnight rain and wet outfield.

Rajshahi Division ended the third day on 147 for 1 in 39 overs in their first innings. Jahurul Islam  remained not out on 75 and Nazmul Hossain on 25. Chittagong Division were bowled out for 432 in their first innings.

Khulna Division Vs Barisal Division (Tier 1)

Venue : Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium, Khulna.

Khulna : 444/10 in 124.3 overs (Mahadi Hasan 177, Tushar Imran 132, Anamul 36; Monir 7/85, Tanvir 2/65, Rabbi 1/57) and 216/7 dec. in 49 overs (Tushar 57*, Nurul 57, Mahadi 28, Shohag Gazi 3/78, Rabbi 2/42, Monir 2/70)

Barisal : 258/10 in 80 overs (Nuruzzaman 101, Rafsan 58, Salman 32; Alamin 4/72, Razzak 4/90, Mashrafe 1/32) and 32/0 in 12 overs (Fazle Rabbi 15*, Rafsan 13*, Alamin 0/1)

Dhaka Division Vs Rangpur Division (Tier 1)

Venue : Shaheed Chandu Stadium, Bogra.

Rangpur : 49/0 in 17 overs (Saymon 28*, Jahid 20*)

Match start delayed due to wet outfield.

Dhaka Metro Vs Sylhet Division (Tier 2)

Venue : SKICS and Complex, Cox’s Bazar.

First, second and third day has been abandoned due to wet outfield and overnight rain.

Rajshahi Division Vs Chittagong Division (Tier 2)

Venue Shahid Kamruzzaman Stadium, Rajshahi.

Chittagong : 432/10 in 142.5 overs (Yasir 94, Sazzadul 68, Irfaan Sukkur 65; Shafiul 3/70, Nazmul 2/44, Saqlain 2/76,)

Rajshahi : 147/1 in 39 overs (Jahurul 75*, Myshukur 36, Nazmul Hossain 25*; Karim 1/30)