Mohammedan Sporting Club lost their first game of Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League to Shinepukur Cricket Club by five wickets at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah on Monday, before the league is halted by Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) later on the day to tackle coronavirus.
BCB said in a press release sent on Monday evening that the league’s rescheduling plan will be revealed later by the board.
Mohammedan won the toss and opted to bat first and posted 257 runs for eight wickets in 50 overs. Mahmudul Hasan was the highest runs getter scoring 58 while Abdul Mazid and Irfan Sukkur posted 42 and 46 respectively.
Mohor Sheikh and Tanvir Islam bagged two wickets while Robiul Haque and Hasan Morad took one wicket each.
In reply, Shinepukur chased down the target in 49.3 overs scoring 258 for five. They won the game by five wickets riding on the fifties of Tanzid Hasan (59), Robiul Islam (54) and Towhid Rhridoy (50).
Abu Jayed, Abu Hider, Abdur Razzak and Mahmudul Hasan took one wicket each for Mohammedan.
Mohammedan: 257/8 in 50 overs, Mahmudul 58, Irfan 46, Abdul Mazid 42, Tanvir 2/44, Mohor 2/46.
Shinepukur: 258/5 in 49.3 overs, Tanzid 59, Robiul 54, Towhid 50, Abu Jayed 1/43, Abu Hider 1/43, Abdur Razzak 1/57, Mahmudul 1/20.
In the other two matches of the day, Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club beat Khelaghar Samaj Kalyan Samity by 55 runs at BKSP and Prime Bank Cricket Club beat Gazi Group Cricketers by 9 runs at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium.
Brief score of Sheikh Jamal vs Khelaghar:
Sheikh Jamal: 276/9 in 50 overs, Shykat Ali 83, Nasir Hossain 56, Nurul Hasan 58, Irfan 4/43, Khaled 2/48, Masum 2/64
Khelaghar: 221/9 in 50 overs, Jahurul Islam 51, Masum Khan 32, Imtiaz 29, Sohrawordi Shuvo 2/26, Elias Sunny 2/35, Shalahuddin Shakil 2/35
Brief score of Prime Bank Cricket Club vs Gazi Group Cricketers:
Prime Bank: 251/6 in 50 overs, Rony Talukdar 79, Nahidul Islam 53, Nayeem Hasan 46, Mahmudullah 3/53, Nasum 2/40
Gazi: 242/9 in 50 overs, Mahedi Hasan 56, Soumya Sarkar 49, Mahmudullah 32, Akbar Ali 31, Nahidul Islam 2/30, Mustafizur Rahman 2/42, Alok 2/32
Source: United News of Bangladesh