Metropolis dominate day 2 as Shadman hits ton in NCL


DHAKA, Oct 9, 2018 (BSS)- Opener Shadman Islam hit a
magnificent unbeaten ton as Dhaka Metropolis dominated the
second day as they piled up 312 for 4 at stumps in reply to a
Dhaka Division’s first innings total of 206 in the tier 2
second round four-day match of 20th National Cricket League
held on Tuesday at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah.

Dhaka Metropolis now took a healthy 106-run first
innings lead after the second day’s play and they have six
wickets in hand.

The overnight batsman Shadman composted a brilliant 186
runs off 313 balls laced with 21 boundaries and one over
boundary and he needs only 14 runs to complete his double
hundred. Mehrab Hossain Jr. was the another unbeaten batsman
stayed on the crease with 31, after Dhaka Metropolis resumed
their first innings on the second day with overnight score at
26 for no loss.

Mohammad Ashraful looked set on the crease but missed
the half century narrowly short of just one run.

Pacer Shahadat Hossain captured two Metropolis’s wickets
conceding 54 runs.

Brief score: Dhaka Div. 1st innings – 206 for all,
Taibur 88, Rony 30, Mosharraf 27 , Arafat 7/ 57 and Ashraful

Dhaka Metropolis 1st innings – 312 for 4, Shadman 186
batting, Ashrafil 49, Mehrab 37 batting and Shahadat 2/54.