Saturday, March 23, 2019 | ePaper
Central Zone 249/3 at stumps against North Zone
Centurion Shadman Islam shared 200 runs with Saif Hassan in the opening stand partnership, which helped Walton Central Zone to score 249/3 in 90 overs, at stumps, after the first day's play against BCB North Zone in the 4th round of the four-day Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL) at Shaheed Chandu Stadium in Bogra on Tuesday.
Marshall Ayub (20* off 32b; 3x4) and skipper Mahmudullah Riyad (21* off 20b; 2x4) were at the crease when the balls were drawn for the first day.Shoriful Islam got Shadman (107 off 239b; 9x4), was caught behind by Dhiman Ghosh, in the innings 77th overs dismissing the opening pair.Shoriful-Dhiman combination again found another big hitter opener Saif Hassan (94 off 243b; 12x4; 1x6) on 207/3 in 82.3 overs.
Left-handed pacer Shoriful got three wickets for 50 runs while Sunzamul Islam (1/68) sent off Raqibul Hasan with duck to be another wicket taker for the side, elected to bowl first after winning the toss.