15 Apr 2024, 17:58

Sohan leads Sheikh Jamal to 8th victory in DPL

DHAKA, April 15, 2024 (BSS)-Title aspirant Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club put them in second position in the Dhaka Premier League (DPL) after securing a five-wicket win over Partex Sporting Club at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah today.

Captain Nurul Hasan Sohan led the team from the front with 75 ball-76 not out, an innings laced with eight fours and two sixes. 

Taibur Rahman came up with a sterling all-round performance, that included a three-wicket haul for just 19 runs in 10 overs and a match-winning 39 not out while fast bowler Shafiqul Islam claimed 4-32 to also play the vital role in helping the side clinch the victory.

Opting to bat first, Partex were bowled out for 205 in 48.2 overs with Ahrar Amin, making the highest 35. Two other batters-Zahiduzzaman (32) and Tanbir Hyder (30) crossed 30-run mark but none of them could convert into a big knock.

Thanks to Sohan's knock, as Jamal reached winning total of 206-5 in 46 overs. 

Legends of Rupganj stayed in the Super League race by recording a dominating 10-wicket victory over Gazi Tyres Cricket Academy in the day's another match at BKSP-3 ground.

Opener Tawfiq Khan Tushar blasted a 66 ball-114 not out, hammering 12 fours and eight sixes to script the facile victory.
Put into bat first, Gazi Tyres were bundled out for 150 in 44.2 overs, which Legends gunned down in emphatic fashion, thanks to Tushar's century as they cantered to the victory in just 19.2 overs. Tushar's opening partner Shadman Islam was not out on 35.

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