Thursday, March 22, 2018 12:53:16 AM
Rajshahi Division outclassed Barisal Division by 131 runs in the 15th National Cricket League on the 4th and final day at Shaheed Kamruzzaman Stadium in Rajshahi on Sunday.
The day's two other matches ended in draw between Khulna Division and Rangpur Division at Shaheed Chandu Stadium in Bogra, and between Dhaka Metro and Sylhet Division at BKSP ground-3 in Savar.
Replying to Rajshahi Division's 330 and 270 for 9 (Dec) in two innings,
Barisal Division (first innings 231) resumed the 2nd innings with overnight 48 for 2 and were all out for 238 runs in 104.4 overs to concede a 131-run defeat.
Iftekhar Nayeem of Barisal scored 75 runs off 179 balls with 12 fours in the 2nd innings.
Delwar Hossain claimed 4 wickets for 38 runs while Shafiul Islam grabbed 3 wickets for 34 runs.
Junaid Siddique of Rajshahi, who scored 43 runs in the first innings and 83 runs in the 2nd innings, was adjudged man of the match.
Brief Score: Rajshahi Div Ist innings: 330 all out in 97.2 overs; Hamidul Islam 83, Taijul Islam 64, Jubair Ahmed 48, Junaid Siddique 43, Kamrul Islam 3/61.
2nd Innings: 270 for 9 (dec) in 73.3 overs; Junaid Siddique 83, Jubair Ahmed 58, Monir Hossain 4/69, Kamrul Islam 3/58.
Barisal Div Ist Innings: 231 all out in 67 overs; Kamrul Islam 50, Muktar Ali 4/45, Dilwar Hossain 3/43.
2nd Innings: 238 for all in 104.4 overs, Iftekhar Nayeem 75, Delwar Hossain 4/38, Shafiul Islam3/34.
In Bogra, Khulna Division, with first innings total 408 runs, resumed the 2nd innings with overnight 252 for 8 in 63 overs and scored 256 for 9 (dec) in 63.4 overs.
In reply, Rangpur Division, with 283 runs in the first innings, opened the 2nd innings on Sunday and scored 266 runs for 4 wickets in 84.4 overs at stumps on the final day to settle for a draw.
Naeem Islam hammered an unconquered 104 runs off 194 balls with 10 fours.
Tushar Imran of Khulna, who scored a century with 129 runs in the first innings and made 54 in the 2nd innings, was adjudged man of the match.
Brief Score: Khulna Division Ist Innings: 408 for all in 118.3 overs, Tushar Imran 129, Nizamuddin Ripon 58, Nazmus Sadat 57, Ziaur Rahman 54, Soumya Sarker 45, Ariful Haque 4/94.
2nd Innings: 256 for 9 (dec) in 63.4 overs (overnight 252 for 8 in 63 overs); Dollar Mahmud 63, Soumya Sarker 60, Tushar Imran 54, Suhrawardi Shuvo 5/58.
Rangpur Division Ist Innings: 283 for all in 85.3 overs; Saimon Ahmed 83, Ahmedul Kabir 59, Sajedul Islam 42, Ziaur Rahman 3/35, Nahidul Islam 3/50.
2nd Innings: 266 for 4 in 84.4 overs; Naeem Islam not out 104, Tanvir Haider not out 52.
At BKSP, Dhaka Metro, with 315 runs in the first innings, resumed the 2nd innings with overnight 119 for 2 and scored 293 runs for 7 (dec) in 99 overs. Asif Ahmed hammered a century scoring 106 not out off 238 balls with eight fours in the 2nd innings.
Sylhet Division (first innings 284) opened the 2nd innings on Sunday and scored 72 for one wicket in 18 overs at stumps on the final day to settle for a draw.
Alok Kapali scored 110 runs in the first innings for Sylhet Division and was adjudged man of the match
Brief Score: Dhaka Metro Ist Innings: 315 for all in 110.1 overs; Mehrab Hossain Jr 54, Abu Bakkar Siddiq 48, Sharif Ullah 48, Nabil Samad 4/111.
2nd Innings: 293 for 7 (dec) in 99 overs (overnight 119 for 2 in 40 overs); Asif Ahmed not out 106, Saikat Ali 76, Nabil Samad 3/78.
Sylhet Division Ist innings: 284 for all in 115 overs; Alok Kapali 110, Rajin Saleh 48, Sharif Ullah 3/54.
2nd Innings: 72 for 1 in 18 overs; Sayem Alam not out 36, Imtiaz Hossain 32, Rumman Ahmed not out 2, Sharif Ullah 1/21.
Earlier, on Saturday, Dhaka Division beat Chittagong Division by an innings and 99 runs on the 3rd day of the four-day match at Cricket Garden in Rangpur.
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