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Table-topper Abahani keep winning

  • Published at 08:22 pm February 17th, 2018
Table-topper Abahani keep winning
Abahani Limited continued their stay at the top of the points table of the Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League 2017-18 season following their five-wicket victory over Legends of Rupganj at BKSP Saturday. Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club are second in the standing after their six-wicket win against Brothers Union at BKSP. In the third game of the day, Kalabagan Krira Chakra registered their maiden victory of the season as they beat Gazi Group Crickets by 55 runs in Fatullah’s Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium. Abahani v Rupganj Batting first, Rupganj posted a challenging 247 runs for the loss of eight wickets in their stipulated 50 overs, riding on opener Abdul Mazid’s 114-ball 89, featuring half a dozen fours and five sixes. Abahani paceman Taskin Ahmed bagged three wickets. In reply, the Sky Blues reached the destination with two overs to spare, thanks to a fine 143-run opening wicket partnership between Saif Hasan (78) and Anamul Haque (77). Player of the match Saif struck 10 boundaries and a sixer in his 82-ball knock while the right-handed Anamul smashed six fours and a couple of over boundaries in his 89-ball innings. Doleshwar v Brothers Asked to bat first, Brothers were all out for 214 in 46.5 overs, opening batsman Mizanur Rahman top-scoring with a 79-ball 71, featuring nine fours and two sixes. Medium-pacer Ryan ten Doeschate and leg-spinner Fazle Mahmud bagged three wickets each for Doleshwar. In pursuit of the target, Doleshwar reached the shore with 13 deliveries remaining, player of the match Fazle scoring the highest 73 for his side. Spinner Alok Kapali picked up three wickets for Brothers. Kalabagan v Gazi Group Invited to take first guard, Kalabagan posted 232 losing seven wickets in their allotted 50 overs, Akbar-ur-Rehman top-scoring with a 111-ball 80, including seven fours and two sixers. In reply, Gazi Group were skittled out for 177 in 45.1 overs, player of the match Akbar causing the most damage taking four wickets. Opening batsman Imrul Kayes’ 78-ball 74 went in vain for Gazi Group. DPL, ROUND 4 Gazi Group 177 in 45.1 overs (Imrul 74, Akbar 4/35) lost to Kalabagan 232/7 (Akbar 80, Taibur 50) by 55 runs Doleshwar 215/4 in 47.5 overs (Fazle 73, Kapali 3/47) beat Brothers 214 in 46.5 overs (Mizanur 71, Ten Doeschate 3/38) by six wickets Abahani 253/5 in 48 overs (Saif 78, Anamul 77) beat Rupganj 247/8 (Mazid 89, Taskin 3/61) by five wickets   MONDAY'S MATCHES Khelaghar v Shinepukur, BKSP 3 Mohammedan v Agrani Bank, Mirpur Prime Bank v Sk Jamal, BKSP 4 All the matches will start at 9am   POINTS TABLE Teams M W L P NRR Abahani 4 4 0 8 1.580 Doleshwar 4 3 1 6 -0.225 Rupganj 4 2 2 4 0.341 Agrani Bank 3 2 1 4 0.329 Sk Jamal 3 2 1 4 0.122 Brothers 4 2 2 4 -0.550 Shinepukur 3 1 2 2 0.328 Prime Bank 3 1 2 2 0.138 Kalabagan 4 1 3 2 -0.365 Mohammedan 3 1 2 2 -0.440 Gazi Group 4 1 3 2 -0.488 Khelaghar 3 1 2 2 -0.749