In the second round of the Super League of ongoing Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League (DPDCL), Abahani Limited beat Mohammedan Sporting Club by 45 runs at BKSP ground in Savar on Wednesday, reports UNB.
Mosaddek Hossain, who recently got the chance in the World Cup squad of the Tigers, showed an all-round performance to seal the match for Abahani.
Abahani won the toss and decided to bat first. They have accumulated a mammoth total of 304 for seven wickets in 50 overs.
Sabbir Rahman, Mohammad Mithun and Mosaddek Hossain contributed most with the bat as they scored 64, 56 and 54 respectively. Along with them, Najmul Hossain Shanto and Mohammad Saifuddin scored 36 and 41 respectively. Despite two superb knocks from Raqibul Hasan and Mohammad Ashraful, Mohammedan tumbled for 259 all-out in 46.3 overs and eventually they lost the game by 45 runs.
In the other match in Fatullah, Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club beat Legends of Rupganj by four wickets. It was Rupganj's first defeat after nine consecutive wins.
Rupganj won the toss and batted first. They posted 171 all-out in 49.3 overs. Mohammad Naim was the best batsman for Rupganj as he hit 58 with two fours.
In reply, Sheikh Jamal lost Imtiaz Hossain (5), Dilshan Munaweera (2), Nasir Hossain (4) in just 20 runs. But Elias Sunny hit a fifty to continue chasing the target hitting a fifty (58).
In the other match at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club battered Prime Bank Cricket Club by seven wickets in the low-scoring affair.
Doleshwar won the toss and sent Prime Bank to bat first, who capitulated for 169 all-out in 48.1 overs. Two of their first three batsmen returned with a duck. They lost three wickets in nine runs.
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