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Big wins for North and South


Dhaka – Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) North Zone and Prime Bank South Zone secured big win against their rivals in the 2nd round of the four-day match Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL), both ended on day 3 at two separate venues in the country on Monday.North Zone notched an innings and 50 runs victory against defending champion Walton Central Zone that held at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong.South Zone crushed Islami Bank East Zone by an innings and 44 runs which held at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium.North Zone vs Central Zone Replying to North Zone score of 502/10 in the 1st innings, Central Zone resumed the 1st inning on the day with overnight score of 120/3 in 35 overs and finished at 233/10 in 61.1 overs to follow on. Overnight batsman Saif Hassan was the notable scorer in the innings scoring 93 off 164 balls, including 11 boundaries and two over boundaries.Farhad Reza captured four wickets for 38 runs while Sunzamul Islam bagged three for 64 and Yasin Arafat took two for 48 runs.Trailing by 269 runs, Central Zone opened the 2nd innings to avoid innings defeat, but Sunzamul Islam’s stunning wicket haul of 9/85 held them at 219/10 in 57.4 overs.Nurul Hasan hit a century of 113 off 111 balls, including 13 boundaries and three over boundaries.Sunzamul was adjudged man of the match for his nine-for in 29.4 overs.Brief score:North Zone 1st innings: 502/10 in 141.1 overs; Junaid Siddique 181, Dhiman Ghosh 61, Nasir Hossain 55, Ariful Haque 50, Suhrawadi Shuvo 46, Taibur Rahman 3/33, Shahidul Islam 3/114.Central Zone 1st innings: 233/10 in 61.1 overs (overnight 120/3 in 35 overs); Saif Hassan 93, Nurul Hasan 37, Farhad Reza 4/38, Sunzamul Islam 3/64.Central Zone 2nd innings: 219/10 in 57.4 overs; Nurul Hasan 113, Marshall Ayub 32, Sunzamul Islam 9/85. South Zone vs East Zone Replying to South Zone 1st innings score of 403 runs, East Zone (144/10 in 43 overs in the 1st innings) resumed the 2nd innings with overnight score of 74/5 in 37 overs to avoid an innings defeat, but were unfortunate finishing at 215/10 in 77.3 overs.Abul Hasan and skipper Alok Kapali were the notable scorers with 64 and 48 runs respectively in the 2nd innings.Man of the match Abdur Razzak captured six wickets for 44 runs in the 2nd innings while Sohag Gazi took two for 66.South Zone 1st innings: 403/10 in 96.5 overs; Anamul Haque 89, Ziaur Rahman 72, Tushar Imran 62, Sohag Gazi 46, Ebadat Hossain 3/85, Abul Hasan 2/84, Khaled Ahmed 2/86.  East Zone 1st innings: 144/10 in 43 overs; Abul Hasan 48, Yasir Ali 42, Rubel Hossain 5/22, Mustafizur Rahman 2/32, Sohag Gazi 2/39.East Zone 2nd innings: 215/10 in 77.3 overs(overnight  74/5 in 37 overs); Abul Hasan 64, Alok Kapali 48, Abdur Razzak 6/44,   Sohag Gazi 2/66.UNB


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