Legends of Rupganj had the golden opportunity to go four clear of Abahani Limited but rued their missed chance as Lt. Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Limited instead emerged victorious
Legends of Rupganj failed to extend their lead at the top as they lost to Lt. Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Limited by four wickets in their Dhaka Premier League match in Fatullah Wednesday.
Rupganj had the golden opportunity to go four clear of Abahani but rued their missed chance as Sheikh Jamal instead emerged victorious.
Taking first guard, Rupganj were skittled out for a below-par 171 in 49.3 overs, Mohammad Naim (58) registering the only innings of significance.
Abahani Limited went two points close to Dhaka Premier League table-topper Legends of Rupganj following the Sky Blues’ 45-run win over arch-rival Mohammedan Sporting Club Limited Wednesday at BKSP.https://t.co/VHHmdExslm#ABAHANI #MOHAMMEDAN #DPL #DHAKALEAGUE #BCBTIGERS #TIGERS— Dhaka Tribune Sports (@Sport_DT) April 17, 2019
Khaled Ahmed led the demolition act taking four wickets, while Taijul Islam took a couple.
In reply, Sheikh Jamal lost wickets at regular intervals early in their innings but Elias Sunny (58) and Tanbir Hayder (43 not out) ensured victory with nine balls to spare.
Sheikh Jamal are now fourth in the standing.
Sk Jamal 172/6 in 48.3 overs (Elias 58, Tanbir 43*) beat Rupganj 171 in 49.3 overs (Naim 58, Khaled 4/31) by four wickets