Right-arm pacer Mohammad Saifuddin scalped five wickets in the opening round of the Bangladesh Cricket League on Sunday in BKSP.
Saifuddin was not a part of the Bangladesh team during the T20 World Cup that took place in Australia. But he is under consideration for Bangladesh’s home series against India starting early next month.
Saifuddin is playing the one-day edition of the cricket league for BCB North Zone who bowled first in the first round against BCB South Zone.
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South Zone were bowled out for 199 for all wickets in 43.3 overs with Mohammad Naim scoring 54 off 66 balls with four fours and two sixes, and Towhid Hridoy scoring 66 off 71 balls as well.
For North Zone, Saifuddin bowled superbly and scalped five wickets conceding 30 runs in eight overs. Taskin Ahmed and Shafiqul Islam took two wickets each.
In the other match of the first round, Islami Bank East Zone and BCB Central Zone are taking on each other in BKSP. Islami Bank batted first and scored 254 for all wickets with Yasir Ali Chowdhury scoring 80 for them.
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