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Anamul, Rabbi star to give South Zone win

  • Published at 08:49 pm December 14th, 2018
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South Zone captain Abdur Razzak is all smiles following their victory over Central Zone at the BCL in Chittagong Friday

In the other match, Islami Bank East Zone and BCB North Zone battled each other to a tame draw in what was a batsman-dominated encounter at Shaheed Kamruzzaman Stadium in Rajshahi

Opener Anamul Haque scored 86 while Kamrul Islam Rabbi took 4/59 to give Prime Bank South Zone a seven-wicket win over Walton Central Zone on the fourth and final day of their fourth round Bangladesh Cricket League match at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong Friday.

In the other match, Islami Bank East Zone and BCB North Zone battled each other to a tame draw in what was a batsman-dominated encounter at Shaheed Kamruzzaman Stadium in Rajshahi. 

Mominul Haque played a fantastic 194-run innings off just 190 deliveries for East Zone. 

South Zone v Central Zone

The day started with Central Zone on 180/5 and Shuvagata Hom (55 not out) and Jaker Ali (10 not out) at the crease. 

From there, they took the score to 218/6 before Shuvagata was dismissed by Rabbi for 71. 

Jaker was then dismissed in quick succession, after being dismissed by Al Amin Hossain with the score on 221/7, and he scored 31.

Mosharraf Hossain scored 12 runs and was dismissed by Mahedi Hasan as he claimed his fourth wicket and finished with figure of 4/63 with the score on 237/8. 

Robiul Haque and Yeasin Arafat would become the last two wickets of Rabbi for six and five runs respectively as the innings ended on 269 after 106.3 overs.

With a paltry target of 134 runs, South Zone lost wickets at regular intervals while Anamul dominated the bowling at the other end. 

Opener Shahriar Nafees (six) and No 3 batsman Fazle Mahmud (three) were both dismissed by Shuvagata with the score on 28 and 41 respectively. 

From there, Al-Amin formed a 53-run partnership with Anamul before departing for 19 with the score on 94/3. 

Anamul and Tushar Imran scored the remaining runs in quick time as they were both not out on 86 and 15 respectively and took South Zone to the second spot in the table with 17.63 points. 

Despite the defeat, Central Zone are still top of the table with 17.93 points.

7TH BCL, ROUND 4, DAY 4

Central Zone 261 & 269 in 97.4 overs (Taibur 68, Shadman 60) lost to South Zone 397 & 134/3 in 32.2 overs (Anamul 86*, Al Amin 19) by seven wickets


POINTS TABLE

Teams    M    W    L    D    Pts

Central    4    1    1    2    17.93

South    4    1    1    2    17.63

East    4    0    0    4    14.77

North    4    0    0    4    14.18


MONDAY’S MATCHES 

North Zone v Central Zone, Rajshahi

South Zone v East Zone, Bogra

Both the games will start at 9:30am