With time remaining in the game, it was agreed by the respective parties that a result is impossible, and thus finished the game in a draw
Both the matches in the second round of the Bangladesh Cricket League ended in a draw in the fourth and final day Saturday.
BCB North Zone chasing 284 runs were kept in control as pacer Abu Haider Rony bagged six wickets.
While for Islami Bank East Zone, the decision to impose the follow-on on opponent Prime Bank South Zone backfired as the latter sustained the bowling, and survived on the final day of the game to push the game to a draw.
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East Zone v South Zone
South Zone walked in to bat on the final day with an imposed follow-on and 80 runs behind from the opponent East Zone’s total of 473 in the first innings.
The task to take 10 South Zone wickets for a win was tough for East Zone.
Anamul Haque started the day unbeaten on 47 and converted his innings to his 16th first-class ton, adding 133 to the total.
Opener Shahriar Nafees added 81 to the tally, while veteran Tushar Imran posted 41.
At drinks following the tea interval, South Zone were still batting on 377 for five with a 162-run lead.
With time remaining in the game, it was agreed by the respective parties that a result is impossible, and thus finished the game in a draw.
7TH BCL, ROUND 2, DAY 4
East Zone 473 drew with South Zone 258 & 377/5 in 115 overs (f/o) (Anamul 133, Shahriar 81)