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  • Published at 08:21 pm March 23rd, 2019
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Shinepukur's Sabbir Hossain raises his bat during their DPL match against Uttara Sporting in Fatullah Saturday

With only one victory each, Shinepukur Cricket Club, Khelaghar Samaj Kalyan Samity and Uttara Sporting Club are at the bottom of the points table

Boosted by the all-round efforts of Sabbir Hossain, Shinepukur Cricket Club notched their first win of the season as they defeated Uttara Sporting by eight wickets at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah.

Asked to take first guard, Uttara Sporting folded for 145 in 44.4 overs after a joint effort by the Shinepukur bowlers.

Right-arm pacer Sabbir led the attack with three wickets, followed by Rakibul Hasan’s two. 

Middle-order batsman Minhajul Abedin scored the highest for his side, an unbeaten 51, in his second List A game.

Later, Sabbir continued the form with the bat but was unfortunate to miss out on his maiden ton in the format after getting dismissed for 99. 

Naimul Islam removed Sabbir to break the opening stand of 117.

Opener Shadman Islam made 36, while Sabbir in his 72-ball innings struck seven boundaries and as many over boundaries to guide Shinepukur to victory, which came with 24.5 overs to spare.  

With only one victory each, Shinepukur, Khelaghar Samaj Kalyan Samity and Uttara Sporting are at the bottom of the points table.

ROUND 5

Shinepukur 149/2 in 25.1 overs (Sabbir 99, Shadman 38) beat Uttara Sporting 145 in 44.4 overs (Minhajul 51*, Sabbir 3/27) by eight wickets