NCL: Rajshahi post emphatic innings victory over Ctg

NCL: Rajshahi post emphatic innings victory over Ctg


Dhaka – Rajshahi Division maintained their top spot in the Tier 2 points table of the Walton 19th National Cricket League (NCL) crushing Chittagong Division by an innings and 13 runs in the 5th round match which ended on the 4th and final day at Shaheed Chandu Stadium in Bogra on Monday.Sylhet Division moved up to the 2nd slot from bottom 4th after a brilliant 190-run win against Dhaka Metropolis in another Tier 2 match which ended at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong also on Monday.
Rajshahi vs Chittagong
Replying to Rajshahi’s 403 in the 1st innings, Chittagong — 260 runs in the 1st innings — resumed the 2nd innings with their overnight score of 109/3 in 30 overs and finished on 130/10 in 41.4 overs as man of the match Delwar Hossain captured six wickets for economic 23 runs for Rajshahi.In the day’s play, overnight batsman Tasamul Haque was out on his previous score of 32 and another overnight batsman Sazzadul Haque added four runs more with his previous collection to stay on unbeaten 21 runs in the innings while no other batsman could manage double digit figure on the final day.Delwar Hossain captured nine wickets –3/69 and 6/23 — in the match and with bat he scored 62 runs for Rajshahi.
Bries Score
Chittagong 1st innings: 260/10 in 72.4 overs; Sazzadul Haque 95, Sayeed Sarkar 70, Irfaan Sukkur 31, Forhad Reza 4/86, Shariful Islam 3/49, Delwar Hossain 3/69.
Chittagong 2nd innings: 130/10 in 41.4 overs (overnight 109/3 in 30 overs); Sadiqur Rahman 48, Tasamul Haque 32, Sazzadul Haque 21*, Delwar Hossain 6/ 23, Farhad Reza 2/44.
Rajshahi 1st innings: 403/10 in 134.5 overs; Mizanur Rahman 102, Hamidul Islam 73*, Delwar Hossain 62, Farhad Hossain 43, Wahidul Alam 2/27, Hasan Mahmud 2/77, Mehedi Hasan Rana 2/83, Iftekhar Sajjad 2/94.
Sylhet vs Dhaka Metro
Having 319 runs in the 1st innings, Sylhet resumed the 2nd innings with overnight score of 176/8 in 72 overs and declared the innings on the final day raising their tally to 263/9 in 91.1 overs where overnight batsmen Shahanur Rahman (58) and Abu Jayed (53*) hammered a half century each for the side.Nihaduzzaman bagged four wickets for 96 runs while Elias Sunny took three for 63 runs in the innings.Chasing a target of 323 runs, Dhaka Metro — 259 runs in the 1st innings — opened the 2nd innings and were forced by man of the match Enamul Haque Jr (5/63) and Shahanur Rahman (4/30) to finish the innings on 133/10 in 49.2 overs.Elias Sunny (37*), Saykat Ali (31) and Shamsur Rahman (13) were the double digit scorers for Dhaka Metro.Enamul scalped 10 wickets in the match –5/95 and 5/63 in the 1st and 2nd innings – for Sylhet.

Brief Score
Sylhet 1st innings: 319/10 in 110.2 overs; Imtiaz Hossain 132, Ezaz Ahmed 46, Rajin Saleh 42, Abu Jayed 27, Khaled Ahmed 20*, Shykat Ali 3/53, Sharifullah 3/77, Nihaduzzaman 3/101.
Sylhet 2nd innings: 263/9-dec in 91.1 overs (overnight 176/8 in 72 overs); Shanaj Ahmed 66, Shahanur Rahman 58, Abu Jayed 53*, Alok Kapali 32, Nihaduzzaman 4/96, Elias Sunny 3/63.
Dhaka Metro 1st innings: 259/10 in 77.4 overs; Marshall Ayub 98, Mohammad Ashraful 40, Enamul Haque Jr 5/95, Shahanur Rahman 2/43.
Dhaka Metro 2nd innings: 133/10 in 49.2 overs; Elias Sunny 37*, Saykat Ali 31, Shamsur Rahman13, Enamul Haque Jr 5/63, Shahanur Rahman 4/30.
NCL Tier 2 Points Table
Team M W L D Pt
Rajshahi  5 2 0 3 23
Sylhet  5 1 1 1 12
Chittagong 5 0 1 3 8
Dhaka Met 5 0 1 3 8,UNB news agency


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