Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | ePaper

East Zone trailing by 308 runs against South Zone

  • Print


Islami Bank East Zone were trailing by 308 runs in the first innings against Prime Bank South Zone after the 2nd day of the four-day 4th round match of the 6th Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL) at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday.
In reply to Prime Bank South Zone's 403 runs in the first innings, Islami Bank East Zone scored 95 for 3 in 33 overs after the 2nd day's play.
Prime Bank South Zone resumed the first innings in the morning with overnight score of 299 for 7 featuring 130 runs by veteran all-rounder Tushar Imran and were all out for 403 runs in 104.4 overs, despite 63 and unbeaten 44 runs by two lower order batsmen Delwar Hossain and Nurul Hasan.
Earlier, sent in to bat first on Tuesday, Prime Bank South Zone faced an initial batting collapse losing two national coloured openers -- Anamul Haque (6) and Shahriar Nafees (17) -- cheaply for 44 runs in 16.4 overs, but former national cricketer Tushar Imran pairing with one down Fazle Mahmud repaired the early damage scoring 165 runs in the 3rd wicket stand enabling the team to score a fighting total.
Number four batsman Tushar Imran, who regained his rhythm in the season, hammered a polished innings of 130 runsoff 221 balls featuring 15 fours and one six while Fazle Mahmud contributed 161-ball 89 runs, hitting 11 fours and a six.
Top order national coloured batsman Mohammad Mithun made a patient 56-ball 22 runs with three hits to the fence.
Khaled Mahmud, who grabbed two wickets for 67 runs on Tuesday, finally grabbed four wickets for 84 runs while Mohammad Saifuddin and Abu Jayed claimed two wickets each giving away 67 and 90 runs respectively.
In reply, Islami Bank East Zone opened the first innings in the afternoon and scored 95 for 3 in 33 overs with opener Liton Das contributing unbeaten 60 runs off 104 balls with the help of seven boundaries.
Besides, another opener Afif Hossain scored 22-ball 14 runs hitting three fours while former national skipper Mohammad Ashraful made a patient 59-ball 12 runs with boundary.
Kamrul Islam Rabbi picked up two wickets for 33 runs while veteran spinner Abdur Razzak took one for 22 runs.

More News For this Category

 Kohli, Tendulkar among others express grief

Kohli, Tendulkar among others express grief

On Sunday morning, Sri Lanka woke up to a devastating six explosions across churches and hotels. Around 180 people have been feared dead with more casualties being reported.All these places

Injuries to fast bowlers main concern: Walsh

Injuries to fast bowlers main concern: Walsh

Bangladesh pace bowling coach Courtney Walsh said that the coaching staff is concerned about the injuries to their fast bowlers ahead of the World Cup, starting from May 30. Three

Khan and Nabi spearhead Naib-led Afghanistan World Cup squad

Khan and Nabi spearhead Naib-led Afghanistan World Cup squad

AFP, Kabul :Spin sensation Rashid Khan and all-rounder Mohammad Nabi will spearhead Afghanistan's assault on the World Cup after a 15-man squad was announced on Monday.Seaming all-rounder Gulbadin Naib will

Shakib stays back in India to play IPL

Shakib stays back in India to play IPL

Bangladeshi ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has decided to play in the IPL instead of joining Tigers' World Cup camp, a top cricket board official said Monday."We've spoken with him

India fines cricketers for 'sexist' chat show remarks

AFP, New Delhi :India's cricket board on Saturday fined players Hardik Pandya and Lokesh Rahul $29,000 each for making sexist remarks on a TV chat show that saw them

Ton-up Kohli hails Moeen for crucial IPL win

Ton-up Kohli hails Moeen for crucial IPL win

AFP, Kolkata :Virat Kohli scored his first Indian Premier League (IPL) century of the year, then paid tribute Saturday to Royal Challengers Bangalore teammate Moeen Ali for setting up

Abahani keep them in the hunt of DPL title

Defending champions Abahani Limited stayed on course of the Dhaka Premier League (DPL) title by securing their third straight victory in the Super League phase as they recorded an effortless

Amla and Markram in South Africa's World Cup squad

Amla and Markram in South Africa's World Cup squad

AP, Johannesburg :South Africa kept faith in Hashim Amla and gambled on Aiden Markram as both made the Cricket World Cup squad on Thursday.There were doubts over the inclusion of

Sohan leads Sheikh Jamal for crushing victory over Mohammedan

Sohan leads Sheikh Jamal for crushing victory over Mohammedan

Captain Nurul Hasan Sohan struck an unbeaten 83 to lead Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club for a comfortable seven-wicket victory over Mohammedan Sporting Club in their third match of Super League

Rupganj hit back to winning-way to consolidate top spot

Rupganj hit back to winning-way to consolidate top spot

Taskin Ahmed's 4-54 was complemented by Shahriar Nafees's unbeaten 113 as Legends of Rupganj consolidated its top spot in Dhaka Premier League (DPL) with a seven-wicket victory over Prime Doleshwar