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BCL: BCB North Zone take 127-run lead against Walton Central Zone


Dhaka – Lower order batsman Dhiman Ghosh scored the 3rd century after Naeem Islam and Nazmul Hossain Shanto enabling BCB North Zone to take a 127-run lead over Walton Central Zone scoring 537 runs in the first innings on the 3rd day of the Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL) at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Monday.Replying to Walton Central Zone first innings total 181 runs, BCB North Zone resumed the first innings with overnight 422 for 6 and piled up the comfortable total (537) in 134.5 overs.Night watch batsman Naeem Islam, who was in batting with 133 runs, contributed 142 runs off 285 balls with 20 fours and one six while another night watch batsman Dhiman Ghosh (63) completed the ton scoring 113 runs off 132 balls hitting 14 fours.Besides, tail-ender Alauddin Babu scored 54 runs off 67 balls hitting one four and four sixes.Mosharraf Hossain grabbed three wickets for 125 runs while Sharifullah, Shahadat Hossain Rajib and Mohammad Sharif took two wickets each conceding 65, 111 and 125 runs respectively.In reply, Walton Central Zone opened the 2nd innings and scored 229 for 8 in 64 overs featuring 70 runs in the opening stand.Opener Saif Hassan contributed 70 runs off 98 balls with eight fours and two sixes, another opener Abdul Mazid scored 43 runs off deliveries with six hits to the fence and one over the fence while lower order Tanvir Hyder remained not out on 42 runs off 71 balls, hitting six fours and one six.Alauddin Babu captured four wickets for 55 runs.Brief score:Walton Central Zone 1st innings: 181/10 in 63.5 overs; Saif Hassan 63, Taibur Rahman not out 40, Sunzamul Islam 5/45, Farhad Reza 3/41.2nd innings : 229 for 8 in 64 overs; Saif Hassan 70, Abdul Mazid 43, Tanvir Hyder not out 42, Alauddin Babu 4/55. BCB North Zone 1st innings: 537 all out in 134.5 overs (Overnight 422/6 in 109 overs), Naeem Islam 142, Nazmul Hossain Shanto 123, Dhiman Ghosh 113, Tanvir Hyder not out 42, Junaid Siddique 41, Moshrraf Hossain 3/125, Sharifullah 2/ 65,  Shahadat Hossain 2/111.and Mohammad Sharif 2/125.


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