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Shinepukur overwhelm Rupganj Tigers

Published : 05 Apr 2024 09:27 PM

Shinepukur Cricket Club trounced the Rupganj Tigers Cricket Club by 10 wickets with a record with reaching the winning target by nine overs in the Dhaka Premier Division Crikcet League on Friday.

Held at the Shere-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, in the 50 overs encounter, Rupganj Tigers Cricket Club after being sent to bat first against the bowling attack of Hasan Murad, accompanied by the veteran Arafat Sunny and Meherob were bundled out for a paltry 110 runs. None of the top orders or the middle orders batters of the Rupganj Tigers Cricket Club could deal with the spin attacks of Shinepukur, as the spinners just demolished taking nine wickets. 

Left-hand bowler Hasan Murad, who captured four wickets haul for second time in the ongoing league, conceded only 21 runs in his 9.4 overs spell.

Arafat Sunny, the veteran spinners was one of the most successful bowlers when he conceded only 10 runs in his nine overs spells.

Mehrob joined the celebration with two wickets when he conceded only eight runs in four overs.  

However, opener Abdullah Al Mamun was the highest scorers with 20 runs followed by captain Farhad Hossain, who scored second highest 19 runs for Rupganj.      

Chasing to the moderate target of 111 runs, Shine Pukur’s openers completed the job in overs when Tanzid Hasan and Jishan Alam remained unbeaten with scoring 48 and 58 runs respectively.

Tanizid his Hasan in his 48 runs innings played only 26 balls with cracking six fours and three sixes.

Jishan Alam, who batted with devastating mood to score 58 runs from 28 deliveries, struck six maximum and four boundaries.