Thursday, January 18, 2018 12:30:10 AM
Dhaka Division clinched the Walton 15th National Cricket League crown beating Khulna Division by 5 wickets on the 4th and final day of the four-day first class domestic cricket at Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium in Cox's Bazar on Tuesday.
Dhaka Division confirmed the league title on the second day of the four-day affair securing bonus points with unassailable lead ahead of the 7th round match.
Dhaka Division resumed the 2nd innings Tuesday morning with overnight 96 for 1 and scored the match-winning 224 for 5 in 81.2 overs against Khulna Division.
Night watch batsman Rony Talukdar (45) scored 90 runs off 178 balls with 11 fours and two sixes while another night watch batsman Taiabur Parvez (32) added another 7 runs to complete his innings at 39 runs.
Abdul Majid and Nurul Hasan made not out on 34 and 7 runs respectively.
Mithun Ali, Nahidul Islam, Nizamuddin Ripon and Abdur Razzak took one wicket each for 12, 23, 38 and 65 runs respectively.
Nurul Hasan of Dhaka Division, who scored 101 runs in the first innings, was adjudged man of the match.
Khulna Division vs Dhaka Division
Khulna Division first innings - 243 for all in 81.4 overs; Ziaur Rahman 80, Nizamuddin Ripon 43, Imrul Kayes 39, M Masum 3/69.
Khulna Division 2nd innings - 232 for all in 94 overs; Anamul Haque not out 119, Imrul Kayes 38, Nazimudin Ripon 31, Taiabur Parvez 3/40, Shuvagata Hom 3/59, Nazmul Apu 3/63.
Dhaka Division first innings - 252 for all in 79.2 overs; Nurul Hasan 101, Abdul Majid 42, Rony Talukdar 42, Abdur Razzak 6/101, Nahidul Islam 2/32.
Dhaka Division 2nd innings - 224 for 5 in 81.2 overs (overnight 96 for 1 in 36 overs); Rony Talukdar 90, Taiabur Parvez 39, Abdul Majid not out 34.
In the days' other matches, Rangpur Division beat Barisal Division by an innings and 25 runs at Fatullah Outer Stadium; Chittagong Division defeated Sylhet Division by 258 runs at BKSP ground-3 in Savar; and Rajshahi Division beat Dhaka Metropolis by four wickets at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong.
Barisal Division vs Rangpur Division
Barisal Division first innings - 289 for all in 66 overs; Shohag Gazi 87, Kamrul Islam 52, Shahin Hossain 45, Nuruzzaman 41, Sohrawardi Shuvo 3/74, Sajedul Islam 2/ 22, Tanvir Haider 2/59, Mahmudul Hasan 2/67.
Barisal Division 2nd innings - 229 for 9 in 61.5 overs (overnight 133 for 2 in 38 overs); Shohag Gazi 61, Salman Hossain 42, Shahriar Nafees 36, Sohrawardi Shuvo 3/76, Nasir Hossain 2/16, Sajedul Islam 2/17.
Rangpur Division first innings - 543 for 9 (dec) in 156 overs ; Dhiman Ghosh 149, Tanvir Haider not out 121, Sohrawardi Shuvo 61, Naeem Islam 60, Monir Hossain 5/151, Shohag Gazi 2/187.
Man of the match: Dhiman Ghosh (Rangpur Division)
Chittagong Division vs Sylhet Division
Chittagong Division first innings - 213 for all in 56.4 overs; Md Saifuddin not out 64, Abdullah Al Mamun 40, Ahmed Sadiqur 3/34, Enamul Haque Jr 3/68.
Chittagong Division 2nd innings - 415 for 9 (dec) in 105 overs; Mominul Haque 168, Nazim Uddin 68, Abdullah Al Mamun 42, Ahmed Sadiqur 7/105.
Sylhet Division first innings - 190 for all in 75.3 overs; Rajin Saleh 59, Faisal Hossain 5/36, Ali Akbar 2/71.
Sylhet Division 2nd innings - 180 for all in 76.4 overs (overnight 64 for 1 in 28 overs); Enamul Haque Jr 40, Sayem Alam 39, Younus 5/47, Ali Akbar 3/70.
Man of the match: Mominul Haque (Chittagong Division)
Dhaka Metro vs Rajshahi Division
Dhaka Metro first innings - 126 for all in 37.1 overs; Marshall Ayub 30, Shahid 22, Delwar Hossain 5/41, Forhad Reza 2/19.
Dhaka Metro 2nd Innings - 352 for all in 116.5 overs; Saikat Ali 94, Shadman Islam 85, Elias Sunny not out 55, Asif Ahmed 54, Taijul Islam 5/83.
Rajshahi Division first innings - 207 for all in 62.1 overs; Sabbir Rumman 64, Muktar Ali 39, Abu Bakar Siddiq 4/36, Shahid 3/33.
Rajshahi Division 2nd innings - 275 for 6 in 96.4 overs (overnight 120 for 6 in 50 overs), Sabbir Rumman not out 85, Forhad Reza not out 80, Shahid 2/33, Elias Sunny 2/58.
Man of the match: Sabbir Rumman (Rajshahi Division)
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