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Mohammedan continue on winning run

Mohammedan Sporting Club registered their second win in the Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division T20 Cricket League Thursday against Partex Sporting Club at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium.

Partex batted first after winning the toss and posted a challenging total of 157 runs for five wickets in 20 overs.

Abbas Musa, who played only his second T20, hit 64 off 44 balls with five fours and as many sixes, and captain Tasamul Haque also hit a fifty.

For Mohammedan, Taskin Ahmed bagged two wickets while Shakib Al Hasan and Abu Jayed took one wicket each.

In reply, Irfan Sukkur hit an unbeaten 52 off 29 balls with five fours and two sixes and Nadif Chowdhury also remained not out for 27. The batters guided their team to a six-wicket victory with 14 balls to play.

Mahmudul Hasan and Shamsur Rahman also did well with the bat scoring 38 and 19. However, Mohammedan captain Shakib was dismissed for a golden duck.

Mohammedan will take on Prime Bank Cricket Club in their next game at the same venue on June 5, while Partex will take on Old DOHS Sports Club on the same day.

Source: United News of Bangladesh