Dhaka, Oct 10 (UNB) – Liton Kumar Das of Rangpur Division hammered 203 in the second innings of 319*/2 in 49 overs, at stumps, to reduce his side’s trail to 119 runs against Rajshahi Division after third day’s play in the Tier1 match of the 20th National Cricket League (NCL) at Shaheed Kamruzzaman Stadium in Rajshahi on Wednesday.
Mahmudul Hasan [72* off 81b; 9x4] and Rangpur skipper Sajedul Islam [2* off 2b; 2x4] were at the crease when the bails were drawn for the third day.
Replying to Rajshahi’s 589/4-d in 150 overs in the first innings, Rangpur opened the second innings, having 151 runs in the 1st innings, on third day and crossed the 300-run mark spurred by opener Liton’s partnerships innings of 219 off 27.1 overs and 98 off 21.3 overs in the second and opening stand with unbeaten Mahmudul Hasan and Jahid Jabed [35 off 69b; 5x4] respectively.
Liton played a stormy innings of 142 to fire 32 boundaries and four over boundaries before being caught by Sabbir Rahman off spinner Taijul Islam, on 317/2, leaving just two balls to play for the day.
Earlier, Rajshahi resumed the 1st innings with overnight score of 419 for 2 in 116 overs and played 34 overs more on the day before declaring the innings with a lead of 438 runs as overnight Junaid Siddique completed an unbeaten century of 100* off 199 balls, including six boundaries.
Another overnight batsman Farhad Hossain [62 off 90b; 5x4; 1x6] and skipper Jahurul Islam [55 off 50b; 6x4] completed half centuries while Sabbir Rahman added unbeaten 15* runs.
Rangpur 1st innings: 151/10 in 59.4 overs; Naeem Islam 60, Sohrawordi Shuvo 29, Mohor Sheikh 3/37, Farhad Reza 3/39, Shafiqul Islam 2/31.
Rangpur 2nd innings: 319*/2 in 49 overs, at stumps, Liton Kumar Das 203, Mahmudul Hasan 72*, Jahid Jabed 35, Sajedul Islam 2*, Shafiqul Islam 1/60, Taijul Islam 1/98.
Rajshahi 1st innings: 589/4-d in 150 overs (overnight s 419/2 in 116 overs); Nazmul Hossain Shanto 173, Mizanur Rahman165, Junaid Siddique 100*, Farhad Hossain 62, Jahurul Islam 55, Sabbir Rahman 15*, Sajedul Islam 1/78, Mahmudul Hasan 1/81, Ariful Haque1/86, Sohrawordi Shuvo 1/103.
Dhaka, Oct 10 (UNB) – Khulna Division at stumps with a 50-run lead in the first innings against Barishal Division after the third day’s play in the Tier 1 match of the 20th National Cricket League (NCL) at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna on Wednesday.
Overnight batsman Afif Hossain [81* off 132b; 8x4; 1x6] was at the crease when the bails were drawn for the rain hit third day’s play.
Replying to Barishal 1st innings of 299/10 in 102.2 overs, holders Khulna resumed the 1st innings on third day with overnight score of 199/6 in 75 overs and raised their tally to 349* for 7 in 116.1 overs where overnight 7th stand between centurion Ziaur Rahman and Afif and shared a partnership innings of 155 off 44 overs.
The bottom-run Khulna’s all-rounder Zia played an innings of 112 off 246 balls, including 13 boundaries and one six, before being bowled out by Mosaddek Hossain on their team total.
Barishal 1st innings: 299/10 in 102.2 overs; Nuruzzaman 74, Shahriar Nafees 41, Al-Amin Hossain 3/67, Abdur Razzak 3/121.
Khulna 1st innings: 349*/7 in 116.1 overs, at stumps, (overnight f 199/6 in 75 overs); Ziaur Rahman112, Afif Hossain 81*, Mohammad Mithun72, Kamrul Islam Rabbi 2/44, Sohag Gazi 2/100, Mosaddek Hossain 1/23.
Dhaka, Oct 9 (UNB) - The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Tuesday announced a 15-member final squad of Bangladesh for the ICC Women’s World T20 beginning in West Indies on November 9.
Bangladesh will play hosts West Indies in one of the three opening day matches.
Bangladesh squad: Salma Khatun, Rumana Ahmed, Jahanara Alam, Fargana Haque, Khadija Tul Kubra, Fahima Khatun, Ayesha Rahman, Shamima Sultana, Nahida Akter, Panna Ghosh, Ritu Moni, Sanjida Islam, Nigar Sultana, Lata Mondol and Sharmin Akter Supta.
Besides, four more cricketers are in the standby lists. They are Sharmin Sultana, Surya Azmin, Shaila Sharmin and Sultana Khatun.
Dhaka, Oct 9 (UNB) – Opening batsman Shadman Islam scored a century enabling Dhaka Metropolis team to score 312 runs for 4 in 102 overs to take a 106-run lead over Dhaka Division in the first innings on the 2nd day of the 2nd round Tier-2 four-day match of the National Cricket League at the Khan Saheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah on Tuesday.
Earlier on the first day (Monday), Dhaka Metropolis left arm spinner Arafat Sunny grabbed seven wickets for 57 runs to bundle out Dhaka Division for 206 runs in 75 overs in the first innings despite number six batsman Taibur Rahman’s 88 runs, Rony Talukder’s 30 and Moshrraf Hossain’s 27 runs.
Replying to Dhaka Division’s poor first innings total, Dhaka Metro team resumed first innings on Tuesday morning with their overnight total of 26 for no loss in 13 overs and scored a good total (312/4) featuring 137 runs in the 4th wicket stand by Shadman Islam and former national skipper Mohammad Ashraful.
Shadman Islam, who was in batting with just four runs, played an entertaining innings of unbeaten 186 runs off 313 balls, hitting 21 fours and one six while number five batsman Mohammad Ashraful added another useful 49 off 138 balls with the help of four fours and one six.
Besides, number six Mehrab Hossain Junior scored an unconquered 37 off 97 balls with three fours and a six while opener Shykat Ali (4) made 54-ball 23 runs, including three boundaries.
Pacer Shahadat Hossain claimed two wickets for 54 runs.
Dhaka, Oct 9 (UNB) – Rajshahi Division, riding on two centuries by openers Nazmul Hossain Shanto and Mizanur Rahman, scored 419 runs for 2 in 116 overs to take a comfortable 268-run lead in the first innings against Rangpur Division on the 2nd day of the four-day Tier-1 2nd round match of the National Cricket League at Shaheed Kamruzzaman Stadium in Rajshahi on Tuesday.
Replying to Rangpur Division’s first innings total of 151 all out in 59.4 overs, hosts Rajshahi Division resumed the first innings with their overnight total of 99 for no loss in 27 overs and piled up a huge total (419) contributing 311 runs in 77 overs in the opening stand.
Opener Shanto, who was batting on 37 runs, hammered a century contributing a polished 173 off 313 balls featuring 23 boundaries while another opener Mizanur Rahman (59) made another ton scoring 165 runs off 216 deliveries with 22 hits to the fence.
National coloured top order batsman Junaid Siddique and Farhad Reza were in batting with 39 and 26 runs respectively when the bails were drawn for the 2nd day (Tuesday).
Ariful Haque and Mahmudul Hasan took one Rajshahi wicket each conceding 56 and 67 runs respectively.
Brief score: Rangpur Division first innings- 151 all out in 59.4 overs; Naeem Islam 60, Suhrawardy Shuvo 29, Mahmudual Hasan 18, Liton Das 17, Mohon Sheikh 3/37, Farhad Reza 3/39, Shafiul Islam 2/31.
Rajshah- Division first innings- 419 for 2 in 116 overs (overnight 99 for no loss in 27 overs); Nazmul Hossain Shanto 173, Mizanur Rahman 165, Junaid Siddique not out 39, Farhad Reza not out 26, Ariful Haque 1/56 and Mahmudul Hasan 1/67.