Dhaka – Walton Central Zone finished the first inning with 529 runs against BCB North Zone on the 2nd day in the 4th round of the four-day Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL) at Shaheed Chandu Stadium in Bogra on Wednesday.Central Zone resumed the first innings on the day with overnight score of 249/3 in 90 overs and added 280 off 84.1 overs more for the cost of seven wickets where overnight batsman Marshall Ayub hit 132 off 210 balls, including 14 boundaries and one six, before being caught Junaid Siddique off Ariful Haque on their team collection at 433/7 in 150.1 overs.
M Ayub shared a 108 off 37-over partnership innings with Tanbir Hayder (46 off 116b; 5×4) in the 6th wicket to carry the team collection to 366/6 in 129 overs, starting from 258/5 in 92 overs, before Tanbir was lbw by Sunzamul Islam.
Number-8 batsman Mosharraf Hossain (83* off 131b; 13×4) was another big hitters on the day while another overnight batsman and skipper Mahmudullah Riyad was out for 26 runs.
Ariful Haque got four wickets for 79 runs while Shoriful Islam (2/96), Sunzamul Islam (2/127) and Farhad Reza (1/68) shared five wickets in the innings.
BCB North Zone opened the innings on the day and played one over, delivered by Abu Hider, with no collection. Mizanur Rahman (0*) and Junaid Siddique (0*) were at the crease when the bails were drawn for the second day.
Earlier on day one, centurion Shadman Islam (107 off 239b; 9×4) shared a partnership of 200 off 77 overs with Saif Hassan (94off 243b; 12×4; 1×6) in the innings opening stand.
Walton Central Zone 1st innings: 529/10 in 174.1 overs (overnight 249/3 in 90 overs); Marshall Ayub hit 132, Shadman Islam 107, Saif Hassan 94, Mosharraf Hossain 83*, Tanbir Hayder 46, Ariful Haque 4/79, Shoriful Islam 2/96, Sunzamul Islam 2/127, Farhad Reza 1/68.
BCB North Zone 1st innings: 0/0* in 1 over, at stumps; Mizanur Rahman 0*, Junaid Siddique 0*.UNB