Sports, Cricket

Abahani defeat Mohammedan

Published : 02 Apr 2024 10:04 PM

An economical three-wicket haul from pacer Tanzim Hasan Sakib and half-centuries from Jaker Ali and Mohammad Naim propelled Abahani Limited to an eight-wicket victory over arch-rivals Mohammedan Sporting Club (MSC) in the ongoing Dhaka Premier League at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah on Tuesday. 

Right-arm pacer Tanzim picked up three wickets for 31 runs to limit MSC to 190-9. Mahmudullah was the lone warrior for Mohammedan, scoring 54 off 83 deliveries. 

Taskin Ahmed bagged two wickets as well. In reply, Naim scored a 62-ball-63 to lay a great platform for Abahani. Jaker (78 off 90) smashed six sixes and four fours and finished the chase. Afif Hossain was unbeaten on 39 off 38.