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Teenager scores 320 runs in BCB's age-level tournament

BKSP's left-handed batter Rifat Beg posing with his bat and helmet after scoring a triple century against Dhaka Metro in the Sheikh Kamal U-18 National Cricket Tournament 2023-24 at Shaheed A. H. M. Qamaruzzaman Stadium in Rajshahi on Sunday — BCB
BKSP's left-handed batter Rifat Beg posing with his bat and helmet after scoring a triple century against Dhaka Metro in the Sheikh Kamal U-18 National Cricket Tournament 2023-24 at Shaheed A. H. M. Qamaruzzaman Stadium in Rajshahi on Sunday — BCB

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Left-handed batter Rifat Beg achieved a historic milestone in the ongoing season of the Sheikh Kamal U-18 National Cricket Tournament 2023-24 by scoring a triple century. This remarkable feat marks the first instance of a triple hundred in this prestigious tournament, reports UNB.

Representing the renowned Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan (BKSP), Rifat showcased his talent against Dhaka Metro U-18 at Shaheed A. H. M. Qamaruzzaman Stadium in Rajshahi on Sunday.

In the first innings of the match, Dhaka Metro struggled, managing only 143 runs. BKSP's captain, Tafsir Arafat Tasib, claimed four wickets, while his teammate Farhan Shahriar secured three dismissals.

In response, BKSP dominated the game, posting a formidable total of 549 runs in their first innings, with Rifat contributing a record-breaking 320 runs from 483 balls, including 29 boundaries and four sixes. His remarkable innings spanned approximately 650 minutes, equivalent to nearly 11 hours.

Fahim Muntasir, Rifat's opening partner, also made a notable contribution with 57 runs, ensuring BKSP's commanding position in the match.

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