Abu Hider Rony bagged five-for for Walton Central Zone, and Naeem Islam hit a ton for BCB North Zone as the Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL) began on Sunday.
At Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur, Walton Central Zone wrapped up Islami Bank East Zone for 245 all wickets in their first innings, with Shahadat Hossain Dipu, hitting the highest of 72 for them.
For Walton, Abu Hider bagged 5 wickets conceding 93 runs. Hasan Murad scalped three while Robiul Haque took two.
In reply, Central Zone scored four in one over to end day one without any loss.
In the other match in Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram, BCB North Zone batted first and ended day one at 246 for four with Naeem Islam scoring 126 off 297 balls, and he remained unbeaten. The other unbeaten batter is Mahidul Islam Ankon who scored 53.
Earlier, North Zone lost their openers only in seven runs, and within 24 runs, they lost their first three wickets.
In the first round of the event, Walton Central Zone beat BCB North Zone while BCB South Zone beat Islami Bank East Zone.