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Nasir, Rubel star in NCL

  • Published at 08:33 pm November 11th, 2019
NCL

All the four matches of the round were heavily affected by inclement weather.

Nasir Hossain scored a century Rubel Hossain got seven-four and young medium pacer Mukidul Islam ended with five wickets in the third day of the ongoing round of National Cricket League at different venues yesterday. 

But, all the four matches of the round were heavily affected by inclement weather.

Rangpur v Dhaka 

Rangpur’s medium pacer Mukidul Islam added bagged three more wickets in the morning with his two previous day scalps to finish with a five-for and instigated a Dhaka batting collapse that gave Rangpur a vital first innings lead at Shaheed Chandu Stadium, Bogra. 

The 19-year old Mukidul finished with 5-37 that resulted Dhaka crumbled to be bundled out for 222 resuming on 195-5 replying Rangpur’s 234 in the first innings. 

Later in the day, Nasir remained not out on 104 off 205 balls to help his side finish the day on 200-5, a total lead of 212 runs. 

Dhaka Metro v Sylhet Division

At Shahid Kamruzzaman Stadium, Rajshahi, Metro bowlers did a commendable job early in the morning as they restricted Sylhet, who resumed on 322/6, for 351 and allowed only a 40-run first innings lead. 

Metro, who made 311 in the first innings, were on 245/4 on stumps thanks to 80 from opener Azmir Ahmed and not out 73 from Marshall.

Khulna Division v Rajshahi Division

After only 12 overs of play in the first two days, the third day at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur saw a full day of actions when Khulna dominated the proceedings thanks to an outstanding bowling performance of Rubel. 

Rubel, who has played 26 Tests and 101 ODI for Bangladesh, returned with his best innings figure in a first-class match as he grabbed 7/51 opening the bowling. His devastating spell bundled out Rajshahi for a paltry 151 before Khulna ended the day on 154/4 already ensuring the first-innings lead. 

Meanwhile, no play was possible even in the third day at Barisal Divisional Stadium where Barisal Division is hosting Chittagong Division. 

21ST NCL, ROUND 5, DAY 3

Tier 1

Rangpur 234 & 200/5 in 81 overs (Nasir 104*, Taibur 2/27) lead Dhaka 222 (Raqibul 67, Mukidul 5/37) by 212 runs

Khulna 154/4 in 54 overs (Amit 59, Muktar 2/26) lead Rajshahi 151 (Sunzamul 48, Rubel 7/51) by 3 runs 

Tier 2

Dhaka Metro 311/8d & 245/4 in 75 overs (Azmir 80, Enamul jr. 2/80) lead Sylhet 351 (Amite 125, Shahidul 3/63) by 205 runs