Home Today's Paper Most Popular Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Subscription Blog Signin Register
Logo
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 03:29:04 PM
Follow Us On: Facebook Twitter Twitter Twitter Twitter

DPL Super League

Abahani beat Mohammedan by 3 wkts

By UNB, DHAKA
25th-Dec-2014       
Comments
Share your thought
Post a comment »
Read all () »

League leaders Abahani Ltd made a winning start beating their arch-rivals Mohammedan SC by 3 wickets in a six-team super league battle of the Walton Refrigerator Dhaka Premier Division Cricket at Khan Saheb Osmani Ali Stadium in Fatullah on Wednesday.
In the other opening day matches, 4th ranked Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club notched a massive 9-wicket victory over 3rd ranked Kalabagan Cricket Academy riding on an opening stand of 214 runs in 36.2 overs while 2nd ranked Prime Bank Cricket Club beat defending champions and 5th ranked Legends of Rupganj by 84 runs.
Abahani vs Mohammedan SC
Batting first after winning the toss in the day's match, Mohammedan SC scored 240 runs for 7 in 50 overs spurred by a century of 109 runs by number six Ariful Haque.
Mohammedan faced early jolt losing three top order batsmen-Ejaz Ahmed (19), Tanvir Haider (0) and Md Mithun (2) -- for 34 runs in 5.5 overs while number five Rahmat Shah also returned to the pavilion with a duck with team score at 38 in 8.1 overs.
However, in the fifth wicket stand, number six Ariful Haque pairing with number four Naeem Islam contributed 121 runs in 33 overs to carry the team total to 159 for 5 in 41.1 overs before Naeem Islam was run out scoring 51 runs off 98 balls.
Ariful Haque made his century of 109 runs off 137 balls with 11 fours and a six. Skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza was the other double digit scorer for the side scoring 38 runs off 27 balls with a four and three sixes.
Shubhashish Roy grabbed four wickets for 56 runs while Ziaur Rahman and Nasir Hossain took one wicket each for 32 and 34 runs respectively, all bowled 10 overs.
Chasing 241 for win, Abahani reached the target losing 7 wickets in 49.4 overs guided by number five Nasir Hossain who hit team highest unbeaten 82 runs off 69 balls with five fours and five sixes.
In the beginning, Abahani lost the opening pair of Liton Kumar (2) and Abdul Majid (27) at 33 for 2 in 8.3 overs.
In the third wicket stand, number four Forhad Hossain partnering with Rakibul Hasan repaired the early damage contributing 77 runs in 19.3 overs to carry the team total to 111 for 3 in 28 overs.
Forhad Hossain scored 59 runs off 96 balls with six fours and a six while Rakibul Hasan (29), Chamara Silva (25) and skipper Ziaur Rahman (10) were the other double digit scorers for the side.
Mashrafe Bin Mortaza claimed three wickets for 42 runs in 10 overs while Murad Khan and Rahmat Shah took one wicket each for 38 and 61 runs respectively in 10 and 8.4 overs.
Prime Doleshwar SC vs Kalabagan CA
Sent in to bat first at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur,, Kalabagan Cricket Academy scored a moderate 262 for 9 in 50 overs.
Number six Sabbir Rumman hit team highest 75 runs off 53 balls with six fours and four sixes. Opening batsman Nafees Iqbal scored 70 runs off 110 balls with five fours while Sharif (30) Mehedi Hasan Miraz (30), Nazmul Hossain (18) and skipper Anamul Haque (10) were the other double digit scorers for the side.
Delwar Hossain captured four wickets for 41 runs while Shafiul Islam grabbed two wickets for 55 runs, both bowled 9 overs. Asif Ahmed and Arafat Sunny took one wicket each for 17 and 56 runs respectively in 7 and 10 overs.
Number two Rony Talukdar hit an unbeaten century scoring run-a-ball 132 with 14 fours and five sixes.
Opener Mehedi Maruf made another century scoring 106 runs off 113 balls with seven fours and five sixes before caught by Nafees Iqbal off Mehedi Hasan Miraz. Mominul Haque was the other scorer on not out 17 runs.
Prime Bank CC vs Legends of Rupganj
At BKSP ground-3 in Savar, Prime Bank CC batted first after winning the toss and amassed 304 runs for 7 in 50 overs.
Prime Bank CC started well as their opening pair-Soumya Sarker and Saikat Ali-scored 82 runs in 17.5 overs.
Opening batsman Soumya Sarker scored team highest 81 runs off 90 balls with five fours and four sixes.
In the fourth wicket stand, Talina Kandambi partnering with skipper Mahmudullah contributed 99 runs in 16.3 overs, to carry the team total to 250 runs for 4 in 45.3 overs.
Talina Kandambi hit 71 runs off 49 balls with five fours and four sixes while Mahmudullah scored 52 runs 58 balls with four fours and a six.
Saikat Ali scored 42 runs off 57 runs with six fours while Taiabur Parvez (29) and Shadman Islam (14) were the other notable scorers for the side.
Azhar Zaidi and Sharif Ullah grabbed two wickets each for 47 and 55 runs respectively in 10 and 9 overs. Faisal Hossain, Mosharraf Hossain and Shakib Al Hasan took one wicket apiece for 8, 27 and 65 runs respectively in 1, 5 and 10 overs.
Chasing mammoth 305 runs, Legends of Rupganj were all out for 220 in 43 overs. Number three Abul Hasan scored the team highest 72 runs off 80 balls with three fours and six sixes.
Besides, number five Azhar Zaidi scored 41 runs off 46 balls with two fours and a six while skipper Shakib Al Hasan (31), Alok Kapali (17), Faisal Hossain (16), Nazmul Milon (15) and opener Jahurul Islam (11) were the other double digit scorers for the side.
Forhad Reza grabbed three wickets for 56 runs in 9 overs while Soumya Sarker and Shuvagata Hom took two wickets each for 30 and 53 runs respectively in 5 and 7 overs. Taijul Islam, Mahmudullah and Taskin Ahmed took one wicket apiece for 25, 31 and 32 runs respectively in 5, 10 and 7 overs.
In the 2nd round super league matches on Saturday (Dec 27), Abahani Limited will meet Legends of Rupganj at Fatullah; Prime Bank CC will face Prime Doleshwar SC in Mirpur; Kalabagan Cricket Academy will play Mohammedan SC at BKSP ground-3 in Savar.
In the 3rd round matches on Tuesday (Dec 30), Abahani Limited will take on Prime Doleshwar SC in Mirpur; Prime Bank CC will face Kalabagan CA at Fatullah; and Legends of Rupganj will meet Mohammedan SC at BKSP ground-3 in Savar.

Tariff
Add Rate

News Archive

Inside The New Nation

Editorial »

Death of another prosecution witness : Too difficult to accept as an accident


NO sooner had the Eid vacation come to an end but another murder shocked us all. The decapitated body of Sumon Zahid, a witness in a war crimes case and also the son of martyred journalist Selina Parvin was found dead in the capital's Khilgaon the day before yesterday. There ...

Business & Economy »

A delegation headed by Farzana Chowdhury, CEO of Green Delta Insurance makes a courtesy call with Dr. M Khairul Hossain, the newly appointed Chairman of Security Exchange Commission recently. Additional Managing Director and Company Secretary Syed Moinuddin Ahmed and Deputy Managing Director Wafi S M Khan of the company were also present.


Football »

England beat Tunisia 2-1


AFP, Volgograd :Captain Harry Kane came to the rescue with two goals, the second a dramatic injury-time winner, as England began their World Cup Group G campaign with a stuttering 2-1 win over Tunisia on Monday.  Gareth Southgate's men almost paid a heavy price for missing a slew of first-half ...

Football »

Harry Kane : England's new prince


AFP, Volgograd :Harry Kane rose emphatically to the World Cup challenge in England's opening match against Tunisia, scoring a last-gasp winner to give Gareth Southgate's side lift-off in Russia.It was a remarkable World Cup debut for Kane, who bore the added pressure of the captain's armband and the weight of ...

Entertainment »

I`m indebted to J.P. Dutta for life : Pooja Bhatt


Actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt said she is indebted to veteran director J.P. Dutta for not only making her a part of 'Border' but also for encouraging her to never change. 'Border' on Wednesday completed 21 years of its release and Pooja took to Twitter to thank Dutta for casting her in ...

International »

US won`t be made a migrant camp


President Donald Trump vowed on Monday that the United States would not become a "migrant camp" as he faced mounting pressure to stop families being separated as a deterrent to illegal immigration."The United States will not be a migrant camp, and it will not be a refugee holding facility," Trump ...

City »

Pedestrians passing through a muddy road as the authority concerned does not repair the road for long time. The snap was taken from Bibir Bagicha area in the city's Jatrabari on Tuesday.


Editorial »

Save the flood victims and take adequate measures for post-flood rehabilitation


INCESSANT rainfall in the last few days has triggered floods in the country's East and South East districts. Thousands of people of Moulvibazar, Habiganj, Feni and Chattogram districts have been marooned as floodwater crawled to inundate their homestead and damage crops and livestock. The New Nation recently reported that Khowai, ...

Football »

A Mexico soccer fan celebrates her team victory against Germany after their group F match at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia on Sunday.


Sports »

Federer wins 98th ATP title in Stuttgart


AFP, Germany :Roger Federer claimed his 98th ATP title on Sunday with a 6-4, 7-6 (7/3) defeat of Milos Raonic in the grass-court Stuttgart Cup final.The Swiss great, who will be chasing a ninth Wimbledon triumph next month, beat his Canadian opponent for the 11th time in 14 meetings while ...

International »

US policy on migrant kids `unconscionable`: UN rights chief


AP, Geneva :The U.N. human rights chief is urging the Trump administration to end new policies separating migrant children from their parents after entering the United States from Mexico, saying they've affected nearly 2,000 kids in the last six weeks.Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein says it's "unconscionable" that any country would seek ...

International »

Family separation policy starts dividing Republicans


AP, Washington :The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans and their allies as Democrats turn up the pressure.Former first lady Laura Bush called the policy "cruel" and "immoral" while GOP Sen. Susan Collins expressed concern about it and a former adviser to ...

City »

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina exchanging pleasantries with diplomats at Ganabhaban in the city on Saturday on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Fitr.


Editorial »

Eid Mubarak


EID UL FITR is an important religious event celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting (sawm). The Eid (Muslim religious festival) is the first and only day in the month of Shawal during which Muslims are not permitted to fast. The ...

Cricket »

History-making Afghanistan get baptism of fire in Test cricket


AFP, Bangalore :Afghanistan were handed a bruising introduction to Test cricket by India on Thursday as they capped their astonishing rise from war and refugee camps to joining the sport's elite.Afghan skipper Asghar Stanikzai called it a "very proud moment" as he strode onto the field at Bangalore's M. Chinnaswamy ...

 
Items that you save may be read at any time on your computer, iPad, iPhone or Android devices.
 
Are you new to our website? Do you have already an account at our website?
Create An Account Log in here
Email this news to a friend or like someone
Email:
Write a comment to this news