BSS makes winning start in DRU Cricket
DHAKA, Nov 21, 2023 (BSS)- Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) got off to a
winning start in the Walton-DRU Media Cricket tournament beating the
Financial Express by four wickets in a match held at Paltan ground adjoining
the Bangabandhu National Stadium in the city on Tuesday.
Opting to bat first after winning the toss, The Financial Express posted a
competitive total of 107 from their stipulated six overs and in reply, BSS
reached the target losing one wicket with one ball in hand.
Maloy Kumar Dutta, a senior reporter of BSS, who scored an unbeaten 54 runs, was named the player of the match for his impressive batting performance in the match.
In the other matches of the day, Protidiner Bangladesh (132/2) beat The Daily
Janakatha (71) by 61 runs, Asian TV (30 for no loss) defeated Sangbad
Protidin (29) by six wickets, The Daily Business Standard (106) outplayed DBC
News (71) by 35 runs, The Daily Manab Zamin (128/2) thrashed The New Nation
(45) by 93 runs and The Daily Star(60 for no loss) posted a six-wicket win
over Dhaka Mail (59 for 4).
DRU general secretary Mainul Hasan Sohel, its finance secretary Shakawat
Hossain Sumon, office secretary Kawsar Azam and Sports Secretary Mahbububur
Rahman, former general secretary of the organization Syed Shukur Ali Shuvo,
among others, were present in the prize distribution ceremony.