Dhaka – Defending champions BCB North Zone were trailing by 146 runs against Prime Bank South Zone in the 2nd innings with 10 wickets in hand after the 2nd day of the four-day first class Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL) match at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna on Wednesday.Replying to BCB North Zone’s first innings meagre total of 187 all out in 58.3 overs, Prime Bank South Zone resumed the first innings with their overnight score of 115 for 1 in 29 overs and declared the innings piling up 365 for 8 in 105 overs.
Top order national batsman Imrul Kayes, who was in batting with 51 runs on Day-1, hammered polished 107 runs off 165 balls with 13 hits to the fence and two over the fence while another overnight national batsman Anamul Haque scored 89 runs off 173 balls with the help of seven fours and two sixes.
Besides, longer version cricket’s leading performer Tushar Imran contributed 65 runs off 131 balls, including six boundaries and one over boundary, while Mohammad Mithun scored 49 runs off 75 balls, with five fours and one six.
Farhad Reza made the major damage to the South Zone innings claiming five wickets for 57 runs.
In reply, North Zone opened the 2nd innings in the late afternoon and scored 32 for no loss in eight overs with Mizanur Rahman was in batting with 17 and Junaid Siddique on 14 runs.
Earlier on Tuesday, veteran national spinner Abdur Razzak of South Zone reached another landmark of taking five-wicket haul conceding 53 runs to restrict the North Zone to 187 runs.UNB