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Junaid stars as Rajshahi Division win NCL title

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Players of Rajshani Division team, the champions of the Walton National Cricket League (NCL) pose with the championship trophy at the Shaheed Kamruzzaman Stadium in Rajshahi on Thursday.



Junaid Siddique scored a match winning unbeaten knock of 120-run saw Rajshahi Division team won title of four-day Walton National Cricket League (NCL) beating Barishal Division team by six wickets in the tier-1 match held on Thursday at Shahid Kamruzzaman Stadium in Rajshahi.
The title also meant that they equaled Rangpur Division's haul of six NCL titles and equaled the record for most NCL titles in the domestic circuit.
Chasing a winning target of 284 runs set by Barishal Division, Rajshahi Division coasted to the target for the loss of four wickets. Thanks to Junaid Siddique for his impressive knock of 120 runs that helped Rajshahi to chase down the target easily after Rajshahi Division resumed their second innings on the fourth day with overnight score at 182 for 2.
The overnight batsman Junaid hit 17 boundaries during his 281-ball stay on the crease while skipper Jahurul Islam supported him with 64-run off 108-ball that studded with five boundaries and three over boundaries.
Tanvir Islam was the pick of Barishal bowlers as he claimed two Rajshahi's wickets conceding 61 runs.
Junaid Siddique of Rajshahi Division was named the player of the match for his impressive batting performance in the match.
At Shahed Chandu Stadium in Bogura, the tier-1 match between Khulna Division and Rangpur Division was ended in a draw. Moinul Islam of Khulna Division was named the player of the match.
At Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium academy ground no 2 in Cox's Bazar, the tier 2 match between Sylhet Division and Dhaka Division was ended in a draw.
Rajin Saleh of Sylhet Division was named the player o the match for his impressive batting performance.
At Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium in Cox's Bazar, the match between tier-2 match between Chattogram Division and Dhaka Metropolis was ended in a draw.
Brief score:
Barishal Division - 97 for all, Al-Amin 25, Mohor Sheikh 5/24, Shafiqul 3/20)
2nd innings - 346 for 6, (Al-Amin 97, Nuruzzaman 45, S. Nafees 33, Forhad Reza 4/59, Mohor Sheikh 3/94 and Sabbir 1/5)
Rajshahi Division - 160 for all, (Junaid 78, Farhad Reza 32, Jahurul 25, Monir 5/14, Shohag Gazi 2/29, Rabbi 2/71)
2nd innings - 284 for 4, Junaid 120 n.o Jahurul 64, Sabbir Hossain 49, Mizanur 30; Tanvir 2/61.
Brief score:
Khulna Division Vs Rangpur Division
Khulna Division 1st innings - 261 for all, Moinul 54, Ziaur 40, Nurul 36, Tanbir 3/14, Sajedul 3/58, Robiul 3/62.
2nd innings - 282 for all, Soumya 83, Moinul 55, Nurul 52,Tanbir 3/40, Robiul 2/10, Shuvo 2/10 and Mahmudul 2/64.
Rangpur Division 1st innings - 249/ for 8 (dec.), Dhiman 50 n.o, Shuvo 48, Mehedi 42, Razzak 4/62, Soumya 1/20, Ziaur 1/32.
2nd innings - 184 for 6, Rakin 74, Mehedi 50, Shuvo 25, Mehedi 3/17.
Brief score:
Sylhet Division vs Dhaka Division:
Sylhet Division 1st innings - 238 for all, Rajin 67, Jaker 55, Shahanur 29, Shahadat 3/64, Saif 2/13, Shuvagata 2/35.
2nd innings) - 303 for 6, Rajin Saleh 87, Jaker 77 n.o, Shahnur 70, Kapali 39; Shahadat 2/43 and Shuvagata 2/52.
Dhaka Division 1st innings - 346 for all, Abdul Majid 104, Mosharraf 50, Raqibul 40, Enamul Haque Jr. 5/87, Ebadat 2/59 and Imran 1/42.
Brief score:
Dhaka Metro vs Chattogram Division
Venue: Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium Academy Ground, Cox's Bazar
Dhaka Metro 1st innings - 328 for all Marshall 110, Sharifullah 40, Azmir 35; Naeem Hasan 4/98, Shakhawat 3/105, Hasan 2/70.
2nd innings - 261 for 6 (dec.), Shamsur 121, Ashraful 43, Azmir 20, Shakhawat 2/75.
Chattogram Division 1st innings - 345 for all, Sadikur 101, Pinak 76, Yasir Ali 64, Abu Hider 4/97, Onik 3/64 and Ashraful 2/85.
2nd innings - 142 for 4, Irfan 44, Pinak 26, Tasamul 26 n.o, Sajjadul 26, Asif Hossain 2/29.

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