Dhaka Premier League
The ongoing Dhaka Premier League’s first phase ended on Friday (April 15). The Super League phase and relegation league play-offs will start on Monday. The winner of the Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League 2022 will be decided in the Super League phase. On the other hand, the bottom two teams in the relegation play-offs will be relegated to the first division of the cricket league. The performances of the teams in the first phase as well as the favourites to win DPL 2022 are discussed in this article. Outcomes of the first phase of the DPL 2022 Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club finished top of the first phase with an impressive 9 wins out of 10. Abahani Limited and Legends of Rupganj won 7 matches in the first phase. Thanks to net run rates, Abahani surpassed Rupganj for second place. Prime Bank, Rupganj, and Gazi Group finished fourth, fifth, and sixth in the standings. Mohammedan Sporting Club failed to finish in the top six as they finished seventh in the points table. Read Dhaka Premier League: Super League begins on April 18 DPL 2022: First Phase Points Table Teams Match Win Lose Points NRR Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club 10 9 1 18 +0.619 Abahani Limited 10 7 3 14 +0.416 Legends of Rupganj 10 7 3 14 +0.344 Prime Bank Cricket Club 10 6 4 12 +0.680 Rupganj Tigers Cricket Club 10 5 5 10 +0.100 Gazi Group Cricketers 10 5 5 10 -0.228 Mohammedan Sporting Club 10 5 5 10 -0.243 Shinepukur Cricket Club 10 4 6 8 -0.320 Brothers Union 10 3 7 6 -0.484 City Club 10 3 7 6 -0.509 Khelaghar Samaj Kallyan Samity 10 1 9 2 -0.467 Source: https://www.espncricinfo.com/ Read Mohammedan’s Mushfiqur set to play for Sheikh Jamal Who are the favourites to win DPL 2022? Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club, Abahani Limited, Legends of Rupganj, Prime Bank Cricket Club, Rupganj Tigers Cricket Club, and Gazi Group Cricketers advanced to the Super League phase. On the other hand, Brothers Union, City Club, and Khelaghar Samaj Kallyan Samity were the bottom three clubs in the points table. Let’s take a look at which clubs are in the best positions to win the Dhaka Premier League. Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Sheikh Jamal are in a very good position to clinch the DPL 2022 after earning 18 points in the first phase. Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi can clinch the league if they win at least three out of five matches. Therefore, it’s Sheikh Jamal’s league to lose. Abahani Limited One of the favourites, Abahani Limited, have 14 points to its name. Abahani have to focus on winning all of the matches in the Super League in order to be in a better position to win the tournament. They will, however, have to rely on the results of the Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club and the Legends of Rupganj. Read IPL 2022: Delhi’s Mustafizur Rahman eyes to end his wicket drought Legends of Rupganj Like Abahani, Rupganj also have a fair chance to win the 2022 DPL competition. However, the Legends of Rupganj can’t afford to lose points in this Super League round as Sheikh Jamal already have a good edge over them. Prime Bank Cricket Club Prime Bank have 12 points, and they do have an outside chance to clinch the trophy. However, Sheikh Jamal, Abahani, and Rupganj will all have to drop significant points if Prime Bank want to win the competition. Rupganj Tigers Cricket Club The Rupganj Tigers have 10 points, which will not be good enough to put up a fight for the championship race. They will aim to finish in the top three in the Super League stage. Read Root quits as England test cricket captain after 5 years Gazi Group Cricketers Gazi Group didn’t do well in the first phase. They lost five matches and won five, earning 10 points in 10 matches. Gazi Group can only hope to better their position in the final Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League 2022 points table. Verdict After examining the current situation in the league points table, it is clear that Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club have a better chance among the six participating teams in the Super League. However, it will undoubtedly be a competitive round, as all of the teams are keen to win the Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League 2022.
The Super League stage of the Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League is set to begin on April 18, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) confirmed on Saturday. A total of six clubs— Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club, Legends of Rupganj, Abahani Limited, Prime Bank Cricket Club, Rupganj Tigers Cricket Club and Gazi Group Crickters— will participate in this phase of the Dhaka League. Mohammedan Sporting Club who had roped in some big names of Bangladesh cricket has failed to qualify for the Super League. Two of their players— Mushfiqur Rahim and Mehidy Hasan Miraz— will play the Super League for Sheikh Jamal. Mohammedan ended up as the seventh team with only 10 points from five wins in 10 matches. Each of the five rounds of the Super League will have a reserve day. In the first round matches, Sheikh Jamal will take on Gazi Group, Legends of Rupganj will play against Rupganj Tigers, and Abahani will take on Prime Bank Cricket Club. Read: Mohammedan’s Mushfiqur set to play for Sheikh Jamal City Club, Brothers Union and Khelaghar Samaj Kalyan Samity will take part in the Relegation phase of the league. The two teams who will end up being at the bottom will be relegated from the event, they won’t be able to participate in the next season of the league directly. Sheikh Jamal ended up the league phase of this season of Dhaka League as the best team with 18 points from nine wins in 10 matches while Abahani became number two in the points table with 14 from seven wins in 10 matches. Veteran batter Naeem Islam scored the highest runs of this season so far— 749 from 10 matches with two centuries and five fifties. He is representing Legends of Rupganj. Prime Bank’s Anamul Haque Bijoy also hit two centuries and five fifties and scored 728 runs in this season of the league. Parvez Rasool of India who has been playing for Sheikh Jamal has scalped 20 wickets so far in 10 matches while Rakibul Hasan of Prime Bank is right after him with 19 wickets in 10 matches.
The Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League, a 50-over domestic cricket event, is all set to begin on Tuesday In this year’s league, a total of 11 Dhaka-based clubs are participating. Prime Doleshwar, a regular participant of the league, is not going to play this year. Nizamuddin Chowdhury, the CEO of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), has said that the club did not mention any specific reason behind their decision to pull out from the league. The first few rounds of the Dhaka League will miss the services of the national team players who are busy touring South Africa. “We have a strong team, and our main goal is to qualify to the Super League phase,” Mohammad Ashraful, the captain of Brothers Union told the reporters on Monday. “We haven't qualified to the Super League for a long time.” READ: Can’t express my feelings in words: Nigar Sultana after historic win against Pakistan Mohammedan Sporting Club captain Shuvagata Hom said they also have a good team that can win the title. “We will miss the national team players in the first few rounds which is very unfortunate. Still, we have a good set up and we are up to play well,” he said. Akbar Ali, the U-19 World Cup-winning captain of Bangladesh, will lead Gazi Group Cricketers in this year’s Dhaka League. “It’s a long event. So we are looking forward to making a good start. For now, the fixture of the first two rounds has been finalized. We would like to do well in these two matches first,” Akbar said. READ: SA vs BAN ODI Series 2022: Five Potential Players to Step Up for Bangladesh Walton, the largest electronics goods manufacturer in Bangladesh, is the sponsor of the Dhaka League. This is the 10th time they are patronizing the Dhaka League cricket. A trophy unveiling ceremony took place on March 14 at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. All the captains of the participating teams were present at the ceremony. The participating teams are: Abahani Limited, Mohammedan Sporting Club, Gazi Group Cricketers, Legends of Rupganj, Rupganj Tigers, Prime Bank Cricket Club, Brothers Union, Khelaghar Samaj Kalyan Samity, Shinepukur Cricket Club, Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club, City Club,
Abahani Limited won the title of the Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Divison Twenty20 Cricket League beating Prime Bank Cricket Club by eight runs on Saturday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. It was Abahani’s record 21st title of Dhaka’s top-flight cricket event, and three in a row. Ahead of this game, both Abahani and Prime Bank had equal points, and thus, their last match on the Super League stage became a final. Abahani won the toss and opted to bat first. They posted a challenging total of 150 runs for seven in 20 overs. In later, wrapped up Prime Bank for 142 for nine in 20 overs, and won the game by eight runs. Mohammad Saifuddin, the right-handed pacer and left-handed batsman, starred in this match scoring 21 off 13 balls and taking four wickets conceding 36 runs in four overs. Also read: Abahani seal top spot beating Prime Doleshwar Prime Bank’s Alok Kapali remained unbeaten for 34 off 17 deliveries, but his effort went in vain as Shahidul Islam defended 16 runs off the last over. Prime Bank needed 55 runs in the last 30 balls to lift the title against, but they only could manage 46 runs. In the last two overs, Prime Bank needed 32 runs. Alok hit Saifuddin for a six and four to score 16 runs, and they needed 16 off the last over. The first ball was as high as his shoulder, but the leg-umpire refused to call it a no-ball. Alok looked unhappy, and off the last five balls, he only managed seven runs. Rubel Mia was the highest runs getter for Prime Bank scoring 41, but he faced as many as 43 balls. His slow batting eventually led Prime Bank to the dire need to score quickly at the late of the order. Saifuddin was tremendous with the ball. Despite conceding nine runs per over, he picked up wickets in crucial times. Mehedi Hasan Rana also did well with the ball taking two wickets. Also read: Abahani, Prime Bank, Prime Doleshwar in Pole Position to Win DPL T20 2021 Earlier, Abahani lost their first wickets before adding any run on the board. Inside the first two overs, they lost both their openers— Mohammad Naim and Munim Shahriar— for 0 and 3 respectively. Liton Das, one of the mainstays of Abahani, in the absence of Mushfiqur Rahim, also failed to do well as he fell for 19. But in the fourth-wicket stand, Najmul Hossain Shanto and Mosaddek Hossain added 70 runs. Shanto scored 45 off 40 while Mosaddek added 40 off 39 balls. Coming into bat at seven, Saifuddin posted 21 off 13 balls with two sixes. He helped Abahani touched the 150-run mark. For this all-round performance, Saifuddin won the player of the match award. Saifuddin ended up Dhaka League scalping 26 wickets in 16 matches with the best of taking four wickets conceding 18 runs. He also did well with the bat scoring 94 runs at the strike rate of 138.26. He batted at the late order in most of the matches.
Prime Doleshwar, Prime Bank, Abahani Ltd, Legends of Rupganj, Brothers Union, and Old DOHS all won their respective matches in the fifth round of the DPL T20 on June 8. This round of the DPL saw a number of exciting matches. Shakib Al Hasan-led Mohammedan Sporting Club have now lost two games in a row while unbeaten Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club continue to lead the league points table. Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mosaddek Hossain, and RahatulFerdous were among the good performers in this round. This article discusses all the results of the fifth round of the DPL T20 2021. Winners of the fifth round of the DPL T20 2021 The Dhaka Premier League's fifth round matches were all held on Tuesday. Let's take a look at this round's outcomes. Mohammedan Sporting Club vs. Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club Result: Prime Doleshwar won by 22 runs Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club beat Mohammedan Sporting Club by 22 runs in a rain-affected match at BKSP, Savar and hold the top spot in the DPL T20 2021 points table. Batting first, Prime Doleshwar scored 78-4 in the allotted 6 overs. Hard-hitting opener Imran Uzzaman hammered 41 off just 14 balls, featuring 5 huge sixes. Shamim Hossain also contributed 29 runs in 16 balls. Pacer Abu Jayed Rahi, who bowled only 1 over and picked up 2 wickets was the most impressive bowler for Mohammedan. In chase, Mohammedan Sporting Club only managed to score 56 for 4. Skipper Shakib Al Hasan played a 22- run knock, while Shafiqul Islam bagged 3 wickets for Prime Doleshwar. Read Bio-bubble breach: Shakib gets away from punishment Prime Bank Cricket Club vs. Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Result: Prime Bank won by 7 wickets Prime Bank registered their fourth victory of the season after beating Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club by 7 wickets on Tuesday at BKSP, Savar. They are currently in the second position in the points table. Opting to bat first, Sheikh Jamal only managed to score 133-9 with veteran Sohrawordi Shuvo scoring the highest 34 runs for the team. National side pacers Rubel Hossain and Mustafizur Rahman bagged two wickets each for Prime Bank. Prime Bank had to work hard to seal the victory as they reached the winning target in 19.3 overs for the loss of 3 wickets. Rony (48), Tamim (23), Anamul (35) and Mithun (21) all made notable contributions with the bat. Salauddin Sakil took two wickets for Sheikh Jamal. Read:Mahmudullah, Rubel, Nurul Spark in DPL T20 2021 Abahani Limited vs. Gazi Group Cricketers Result: Abahani Ltd won by 7 wickets Hot favourites Abahani Ltd returned to a winning streak in the fifth round after a disappointing loss in the previous round. They came out victorious against a strong Gazi Group side on Tuesday at SBNCS, Mirpur. Batting first, Gazi Group made 150-8 thanks to a 78-run opening stand between Mahedi Hasan (43) and top scorer Soumya Sarkar (67). But they couldn’t capitalize the platform set by the opening pair and eventually had to settle for a challenging total to defend. Leg-spinner Aminul Islam Biplob was brilliant with the ball for Abahani, he picked up two wickets for only 19 runs in 4 overs. Abahani chased down the target with two overs to spare for the loss of only 3 wickets. An unbeaten 105-run stand between Mr. dependable Mushfiqur Rahim (53*) and all-rounder Mosaddek Hossain’s (50*) eased the victory for Abahani. Legends of Rupganj vs. Shinepukur Cricket Club Result: Legends of Rupganj won by 14 runs After three consecutive defeats, Legends of Rupganj sealed their first win of the season against Shinepukur Cricket Club at SBNCS, Mirpur. In a rain-curtailed match, Rupganj made 81-6 in their allocated 12 overs. Sunzamul Islam (24) was the top scorer for Rupganj, while pacer Sumon Khan took 3 wickets for 20 runs. In chase, Shinepukur made only 67 for the loss of 6 wickets. Wicket-keeper batsman Mahidul Islam Ankon (30) was the highest scorer for Shinepukur Cricket club. Player of the match winner Nabil Samad was outstanding with the ball, he picked up 3 valuable wickets for Rupganj. Read: Fifties from Mushfiqur, Mosaddek power Abahani’s win Brothers Union vs. Partex Sporting Club Result: Brothers Union won by 33 runs In Savar, Brothers Union registered second consecutive victory after winning their fifth-round fixture against Partex Sporting Club by 33 runs. Batting first, Brothers Union scored 147/8 in 20 overs. RahatulFerdous made the highest 54 runs and Naeem Islam scored 34. Pacer Shahadat Hossain (2/26) was the most effective bowler for Partex. Partex Sporting Club’s chase faltered as they were bowled out for 114 with a ball in hand. Dhiman Ghosh scored the highest 44 for his side, while Player of the Match Rahatul Ferdous snatched 4 wickets for Brothers Union. Old DOHS Sports Club vs. KhelagharSamajKallyanSamity Result: Old DOHS Sports Club won by 17 runs Old DOHS Sports Club won against KhelgharSamaj Kallyan Samity by 17 runs on Tuesday at BKSP, Savar. Batting first, Old DOHS put up 120/4 runs on board to defend. Opener Anisul Islam Emon (44) was the top scorer for the side. For Khelaghar, pacer Khaled Ahhmed took 3 wickets for 24 runs. Due to rain interruption, the target was revised to 121 in 13 overs. Chase the revised target, Khelaghar managed only 103-5 and lost the match quite comprehensively. Captain Jahurul Islam made the highest 37 runs while Rakibul Hasan bagged two wickets for Old DOHS. Read: Mohammedan suffer second defeat Bottom Line Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club remain in first place with 9 points after the fifth round of the DPL T20 2021. On the other side, Prime Bank Cricket Club and Abahani Limited are in second and third place respectively with 8 points. Prime Doleshwar have been in excellent form from the beginning of the competition, and they are a strong contender for the championship. Meanwhile, national team cricketers have started regaining their form gradually to play well in the DPL T20 2021.
The fourth round of the DPL T20 was held on June 7 with a one-day break and the tournament has become more competitive. Prime Doleshwar, Prime Bank, Gazi Group, Sheikh Jamal, Brothers Union, and Khelaghar won their respective matches in this round. Big teams like Abahani and Mohammedan suffered their first defeats in the tournament. On the other side, Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club is still undefeated after four consecutive wins. National stars Mahmudullah Riyad, Nurul Hasan Sohan, and Rubel Hossain, all played well in the fourth round. The outcomes of the fourth round of the DPL T20 2021 are discussed in this article. The winners of the DPL T20 2021 fourth round All fourth-round matches of the Dhaka Premier League were held on Monday. Let's have a look at the results of this round. Shinepukur Cricket Club vs Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club Result: Prime Doleshwar won by 4 wickets Veteran all-rounder Farhad Reza-led Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club played their fourth-round match against Shinepukur Cricket Club on Monday at SBNCS, Mirpur. Reza’s aggressive batting display guided Prime Doleshwar to seal their third victory of the season and they have now climbed to the top of the points table. Batting first, Shinepukur scored 162/7 in the allotted 20 overs. Young wicket-keeper batsman Mahidul Islam Ankon scored the highest 44 off 32 runs for the team. For Prime Doleshwar, Shamim Hossain and Rejaur Rahman picked two wickets each. In reply, PDSC reached the target with two balls in hand for the loss of 6 wickets. Skipper Farhad Reza played an unbeaten 27* off 11 balls knock while came into bat at no.6 and secured the victory for his side. Mohor Sheikh picked up two wickets for Shinepukur CC. Read Dhaka Premier Division T20 Cricket League 2021: Confirmed Fixtures Prime Bank Cricket Club vs Partex Sporting Club Result: Prime Bank won by 72 runs Prime Bank Cricket Club continued a good run of form in the ongoing DPL T20 cricket league as they beat Partex Sporting Club by 72 runs in their fourth-round match at BKSP, Savar, and moved up to the second position in the standings. Opting to bat first, Prime Bank managed to score 167/5 in 20 overs. Veteran Tamim Iqbal made 47 runs while hammering 3 huge sixes player of the match-winner Mohammad Mithun contributed the highest 57 runs for the side. Leg-spinner Jubair Hossain (1/22) was the most successful bowler for Partex. In chase, Partex were bowled out for 95 in just 17.2 overs. Opener Abbas Musa hammered 29 with a strike rate of 223.07. But after his departure, Partex innings fell apart and Prime Bank wrapped them up with 16 balls in hand. Skiddy pacer Rubel Hossain bagged 4 wickets for 30 runs in his 4 overs spell. Read Taskin, Abu Jayed overshadow Mustafizur’s five-for Legends of Rupganj vs Gazi Group Cricketers Result: Gazi Group won by 7 wickets In Savar, Gazi Group beat Legends of Rupganj quite comprehensively by 7 wickets and registered their second victory of the season. Opting to field first, Gazi Group restricted Legends of Rupganj to 132/8 runs in 20 overs. Mehedi Maruf (24) was the top scorer for Legends of Rupganj. Skipper Mahmudullah Riyad was outstanding with the ball for Gazi Group, he picked up 2 wickets for 19 runs. In chase, Gazi Group Cricketers reached the winning target with 13 balls to spare. Soumya Sarkar (53) and Mominul Haque (34) made valuable contributions with the bat for Gazi. The national team capped player Mohammad Shahid (1/22) was the most successful player for Rupganj. Read BCB to investigate MSC's potential breach of bio-bubble Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club vs Mohammedan Sporting Club Result: Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi won by 16 runs Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club registered their second victory of the season after winning their fourth-round match against Shakib Al Hasan’s Mohammedan Sporting Club by 16 runs at the SBNCS, Mirpur. Batting first, Sheikh Jamal put up 161/5 runs on board to defend thanks to wicket-keeper batsman Nurul Hasan’s blazing 66 off 34 and Ziaur Rahman’s 35 off 17 balls knocks. Shakib Al Hasan did what he usually does with the ball, he picked up 2 wickets and conceded only 12 runs in 4 overs. In chase, Mohammedan only managed to score 145/8 in 20 overs. Nadif Chowdhury scored highest 57, while Mohammad Enamul bagged 3 wickets for 13 runs. Nurul Hasan won man of the match award for his outstanding batting. Read Mushfiqur, Naim guide Abahani to easy win Brothers Union vs Old DOHS Sports Club Result: Brothers Union won by 2 runs Brothers Union beat Old DOHS Sports Club by 2 runs in a closely-contested match in Savar. It was Brothers second victory of the season. Batting first, Brothers Union scored 139/5 in 20 overs. Middle order batsman Myshukur Rahaman made highest 68 runs, while Al Islam took 2 wickets for Old DOHS. In chase, Old DOHS managed to score 137 despite losing only 3 wickets. Opener Anisul Islam Emon scored highest 64 runs. Rahatul Ferdous (1/15) was the best among Brothers Union bowlers. Read Shahadat returns to competitive cricket as BCB accepts his appeal Khelaghar Samaj Kallyan Samity vs Abahani Limited Result: Khelaghar SKS won by 8 runs Khelaghar Samaj Kallyan Samity stunned hot favorite Abahani after winning the contest by 8 runs in Savar on Monday. Opting to bat first, Khelaghar made a challenging 164/6-run in 20 overs. Opener Imtiaz Hossain (66) and Mehidy Hasan Miraz (33) played two crucial innings for Khelaghar. Abahani’s two spinners – Arafat Sunny and Mosaddek Hossain took two wickets each. Abahani finished their innings 8 runs short of victory while chasing the target. They scored 156/5. Mohammad Naim and Najmul Hossain both scored 49 runs each, while Khaled Ahmed and Rony Chowdhury both picked up 2 wickets each for Khelaghar. Bottom Line Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club leads the standings with 7 points after the fourth round of the DPL T20 2021. On the other hand, Prime Bank Cricket Club, Abahani Limited, and Mohammedan Sporting Club are in second, third, and fourth positions, with 6 points each. These four teams will definitely be on the list of favourites to win this year's event, even though the tournament has just started. How the national team players are performing is the most important thing for the BCB and despite expectations, players from the national side set up are still not able to perform at their best. Read Dhaka League T20: Khelaghar shock Abahani
On Wednesday, the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Mirpur hosted three second-round matches, where Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club, Gazi Group Cricketers, and Prime Bank Cricket Club won their respectivematches.The remaining second-round matches scheduled to take place on Thursday at the same venue. Bangladesh's Test captain Mominul Haque showed his T20 batting skill by playing a decisive knock for the Gazi Group Cricketers, who is generally overlooked for limited-overs cricket. Mominul's innings helped Gazi Group to seal their first victory of the DPL 2021 season. This article has discussed the outcomes of all the matches of DPL T20 2021 held on Wednesday (June 02, 2021). The winners of the DPL T20 2021 second round Three matches were completed in the second round, while the remaining three matches are scheduled to be held at the SBNCS, Mirpur on Thursday. Let's take a look at the outcomes of the matches. Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club vs Gazi Group Cricketers Result: Gazi Group Cricketers won by 7 wickets Gazi Group Cricketers lost their season-opening match against Prime Bank by 7 wickets but came back strong in the second-round match against Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club. They beat Sheikh Jamal by 7 wickets at the SBNCS, Mirpur and opened their account in the points table. Batting first, Sheikh Jamal scored 151 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. Veteran Mohammad Ashraful scored the highest 41 runs for the team. For Gazi Group, Mukidul Islam and skipper MahmudullahRiyad bagged took two wickets each. In reply, the Gazi Group reached the winning target with 7 balls to spare for the loss of only 3 wickets. Tigers' Test captain Mominul Haque played a scintillating 54 off 36 balls innings, including 8 boundaries. While Man of the match-winner MahmudullahRiyad made 62 runs. Mominul-Riyad pair contributed 97 runs in the third wicket and eased the victory for Gazi Group. Read: Shakib, Mustafizur unlikely to play in the remainder of IPL 2021 Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club vs Khelaghar Samaj Kallayan Samity Result: Prime Doleshwar Sporting Clubwon by 19 runs Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club sealed their first victory of the season after came out victorious against KhelagharSamajKallayanSamity on Wednesday at the Mirpur stadium. Batting first, Prime Doleshwar made a challenging 149/6 in 20 overs. Opener Imran Uzzaman played a blazing 40 off 17 balls knock, featuring 4 huge sixes. Masum Khan and Khaled Ahmed picked up two wickets each for the Khelaghar side. In the chase, KhelagharSamajKallayanSamity were bowled out for 130 runs in exact 20 overs. Farhad Hossain made the highest 33 runs, while Kamrul Islam, Rejaur Rahman and EnamulHaque all took 2 wickets each for Prime Doleshwar. Wicket-keeper batsman Imran Uzzaman won the player of the match award for his crowd-pleasing innings. Read: ICC announces major changes to cricket world cup format Shinepukur Cricket Club vs Prime Bank Cricket Club Result: Prime Bank won by 3 wickets Prime Bank Cricket Club reached the top of the DPL T20 2021 points table after beating Shinepukur Cricket Club by 3 wickets in their second-round match at Mirpur cricket ground. Batting first, Shinepukur were bowled out for 119 runs in exact 20 overs. Off-spinner NayeemHasan and Monir Hossain were brilliant with the ball. The Player of the match winner Nayeem picked up 3 crucial wickets for 24 runs, while Monir gave away only 15 runs in his 4 overs and also bagged two wickets. Skipper TowhidHridoy (29) was the top scorer for Shinepukur. Prime Bank reached the target with 3 balls in hand. Opener Tamim Iqbal made the highest 32 runs and RonyTalukdar contributed 26 runs as well. Tanvir Islam bowled superbly for Shinepukur, snatched 3 wickets for only 12 runs in his 4 overs spell. Bottom Line Following a one-day break due to severe weather, the T20 format Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League 2021 resumed on June 2. No match was held at BKSP because the fields were unfit for play. When there is minimal rain, the outfield becomes unsuitable for playing due to BKSP's lack of a systematic drainage system. Therefore, the BCB should pay close attention to this matter. Meanwhile, there is yet to be seen a run-fest contest in the DPL T20 2021. Hopefully, the tournament will become more competitive as the season progresses. Read: DPL T20 2021: Shakib Al Hasan Shines in First Round
Dhaka Premier Division T20 Cricket League's second season began on Monday. Mohammedan Sporting Club, Prime Bank, Sheikh Jamal, and Abahani Limited won their respective matches. The remaining two matches of the day had no results because of the persistent rain. Shakibhad a good outing in the first round of DPL, which indicates that he will return to his usual form after a poor performance in the last Sri Lanka series. Mohammedan came out victorious in that match thanks to his all-around performance. Who performed well at the end of the first round of DPL T20 2021 is discussed in this article. The winners of the DPL T20 2021 first round Four matches were completed at the end of the first round, while the remaining two matches were stopped due to inclement weather. Let's take a look at the outcomes of the matches. Shinepukur Cricket Club vs Mohammedan Sporting Club Result: Mohammedan won by 3 wickets Shakib Al Hasan-led Dhaka Mohammedan Sporting Club played their first match at BKSP in Savar. Mohammedan beat Shinepukur Sporting Club by three wickets with one ball in hand and enjoys a perfect start to the tournament, earning all three points. Batting first, Shinepukur scored 125 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. TanzidHasan scored the highest 30 runs for the team. For Mohammedan, skipper Shakib and fast bowler Yasin Arafat took two wickets each. In reply, Mohammedan reached the target in 19.5 overs for the loss of 7 wickets. Opener Parvez Hossain Emon scored 39 runs and Shakib added valuable 29 runs. Captain Shakib won the player of the match award for his all-round performance. Read: Top 5 Most Followed Athletes Across Social Media Platforms Gazi Group Cricketers vs Prime Bank Cricket Club Result: Prime Bank won by 7 wickets Prime Bank Cricket Club also played their first match at BKSP ground and beat Gazi Group Cricketers by 7 wickets. Batting first, Gazi Group scored 91/5 runs in the allotted 12 overs. Zakir Hasan played an unbeaten 26* runs knock for the side, while Mustafizur Rahman and Nayeem Hasan picked up two wickets each for Prime Bank. In reply, Prime Bank reached the target with 16 balls to spare thanks to man of the match winner Tamim Iqbal’s scintillating 46 off 22 balls knock. Off-spinner MahediHasan bagged two wickets for Gazi Group. Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club vsKhelaghar KS Result: Sheikh Jamal won by 22 runs Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Clubcomfortably beat Khelaghar KS by 22 runs at the SBNCS, Mirpur and earned full 3 points. Batting first, Sheikh Jamal made 166 runs for the loss of 6 wickets. Both Shykat Ali and veteran Mohammad Ashraful scored 38 runs each, while pacer Khaled Ahmed picked up two wickets for Khelaghar. In chase, Khelaghar only managed to score 144/8 in the allocated 20 overs. Imtiaz Hossain (26) was the top scorer for Khelaghar. On the other side, veteran spinner Elias Sunny bagged highest 3 wickets for Sheikh Jamal. Read: Dhaka Premier Division T20 Cricket League 2021: Confirmed Fixtures Partex Sporting Club vsAbahani Limited Result: Abahani Ltd won by 7 wickets (D/L method) Mr. dependable Mushfiqur Rahim-led Abahani Ltd played their first match at the SBNCS, Mirpur against Partex Sporting Club and won the contest by 7 wickets (D/L method). Batting first, Partex only scored 120/5 in 20 overs. Skipper TasamulHaque played a crucial 65*-run knock. For Abahani, left-arm orthodox spinner Taijul Islam was sensational with the ball. Taijul picked up 2 wickets for 12 runs in 4 overs. Due to rain, the match referee cut the second innings to 10 overs and set a target of 70 runs for Abahani.In chase, Mushfiqur Rahim’s unbeaten 38* runs knock guided Abahani to the victory with 4 balls in hand. Brothers Union vs Prime Doleshwar SC Result: No Brothers Union scored 127/7 in 18.4 overs before the match was called off due to bad weather. Junaid Siddique made the highest 48 runs, while Sharifullah and Kamrul Islam picked up two wickets each for Prime Doleshwar. Old DOHS Sports Club vs Legends of Rupganj Result: No Old DOHS scored a huge 171/4 in 20 overs thanks to MahmudulHasan Joy’s unbeaten 78* off 55 balls knock. But the second innings was not held due to persistent rain. Bottom Line The T20 World Cup will be held at the end of this year. Bangladesh will play four T20 series against Zimbabwe, England, Australia, and New Zealand respectively prior to the ICC's mega tournament. Therefore, the DPL T20 2021 is an important competition for regular members of the national team to prepare well ahead of these series. They will be able to prepare themselves by participating in this month-long tournament. Read: Who is more likely to win the Copa America 2021 between Argentina and Brazil?
The Dhaka Premier Division T20 Cricket League will begin on May 31 (Monday). The week-long tournament will continue till June 6. The first T20 format Dhaka Premier League was held in 2019. The DPL T20 tournament was also poised to take place last year, but it was cancelled due to the coronavirus epidemic. The competition was initially slated to begin on May 6 but was postponed for three weeks due to a nationwide lockdown. There are a total of 12 teams in this year's competition. This article contains the full fixtures for the Dhaka Premier Division T20 Cricket League 2021.
Walton has been announced the title sponsor of Dhaka Premier League, for the ninth straight year. Twelve Dhaka-based clubs are taking part in the Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division T20 Cricket League, which starts Sunday. "Walton has been with us for a long time, and they will sponsor this year's Dhaka Premier League as well," Kazi Inam Ahmed, the chairman of Cricket Committee of Dhaka Metropolis, said today at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. Read Dhaka Premier Division T20 Cricket League 2021: Confirmed Fixtures "We would like to contribute to cricket as much as possible," Walton Executive Director Uday Hakim told the media. The Bangladesh Cricket Board already revealed the fixture of the first five rounds of the competition. As per the fixture, six matches will take place on May 31, and on June 1, 3, 4 and 6. The matches will be played in three different venues – Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium and BKSP Ground-3 and Ground-4. Read Sheikh Jamal register easy win vs Khelaghar Due to the Covid-19 situation, all the participating players are going to stay in four different hotels in a bio-secured bubble during the event.