2nd round of BCL cricket begins Monday

2nd round of BCL cricket begins Monday


Dhaka – The 2nd round of the first class 6th Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL) featuring a four-day affair begins on Monday at two separate venues across the country.BCB North Zone will play Islami Bank East Zone at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium while Prime Bank South Zone will face Walton Central Zone at Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan Ground-4 in the 2nd round match.

Earlier in the first round, BCB North Zone featuring a century by man of the match Jahurul Islam (158) crushed Walton Central Zone by nine wickets despite a ton by Rakibul Hasan (105).In the first round match, Islami Bank East Zone featuring a double century by man of the match Mominul Haque (258) and a ton by Zakir Hasan (119) settled for a draw against Prime Bank South Zone for which Tushar Imran (105) and Mosaddek Hossain (110) hit ton in addition to veteran spinner Abdur Razzak’s six-wicket haul in the first and three wickets in the 2nd innings.With the feat, Abdur Razzak emerged as the country’s highest wicket taker in the first class cricket grabbing 499 wickets with an average of 29.11 playing 112 matches while Tushar Iman of the same team (Prime Bank South Zone) will need another 35 runs to be the 1st Bangladesh player to reach the landmark of 10,000 runs in the first class league as he has 9965 in the bag with an average of 42.04 in 153 matches.UNB news agency


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