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NCL: Barishal needs 159 on final day against Rangpur

NCL: Barishal needs 159 on final day against Rangpur

Dhaka- Barishal Division will need to score 159 runs in the second innings on fourth and final day for the victory against Rangpur Division in the fourth round Tier1 match of the National Cricket League (NCL) at Cricket Ground in Rangpur on Thursday.On Wednesday, having a 147-run in the first innings, Rangpur resumed the second innings with overnight score of 77/3 in 47 overs and finished at 229 for all in 104.5 overs as faced blows by Monir Hossain (5/24), Sohag Gazi(2/65) and Kamrul Islam Rabbi’s (2/35) wicket hauls in the innings.

Overnight Mahmudul Hasan (67 off 180b; 2×4) could manage his half century while another overnight batsman Sohrawordi Shuvo was out for 35 off 162 balls with two boundaries.

Dhiman Ghosh scored 31 and skipper Sajedul Islam added unbeaten 27* runs in the innings on the day.Having 147 runs in the first innings, Barishal opened the second innings and scored 41/3* in 15.5 overs, at stumps where Al Amin 11* and Shamsul Islam 4* were sharing the fourth partnership innings.

Robiul Haque (2/19) and Subashis Roy (1/11) were the wicket takers for the Rangpur.

Brief Score
Rangpur 1st innings: 147/10 in 74 overs; Rakin Ahmed 46, Naeem Islam 39, Sohag Gazi 5/40, Monir Hossain 2/11.

Rangpur 2nd innings: 229/10 in 104.5 overs ( overnight 77/3 in 47 overs); Mahmudul Hasan 67, Sohrawordi Shuvo 35, Dhiman Ghosh 31, Rakin Ahmed 30, Sajedul Islam 27*, Monir Hossain 5/24, Sohag Gazi 2/65, Kamrul Islam Rabbi 2/35.

Barishal 1st innings: 147/10 in 50 overs; Rafsan Al Mahmud 40, Kamrul Islam Rabbi 27*, Subashis Roy 5/49, Tanbir Hayder 2/19, Robiul Haque 2/26.Barishal 2nd innings: 41/3* in 15.5 overs, at stumps; Al Amin 11*, Shamsul Islam 4*, Robiul Haque 2/19, Subashis Roy 1/11.UNB