Styris leads Gazi Tank to victory

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Scott Styris was man of the match!Kiwi all rounder Scott Styris scored a century for Gazi Tank Cricketers as they defeated Cricket Coaching School (CCS) by 5 wickets. After this match, Gazi Tank is in third position in the point table earning six points in four matches.

CCS gathered 255 runs for 7 wickets after choosing to bat first in Mirpur Sher-E-Bangla stadium Tuesday. Salman Hossain scored highest 73 runs in 113 balls with 7 fours. Sri Lankan Jihan Rupasinghe scored the second highest 46 runs more dramatically with 7 fours and 4 sixes. Spinner Arafat Sunny took 3/50 for Gaji Tank.

Regular captain of Gaji Tank Cricketers Mahmudullah Riyad couldn’t play the match due to high fever. Imrul Kayes led the team in place of Mahmudullah.

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Experienced Kiwi all rounder Scott Styris build a strong partnership of 122 runs with the acting skipper Imrul Kayes (54) and guided Gaji Tank up to 190/3.

Styris did 102 runs in just 119 balls with 9 fours and a six. In later part of the match, an unbeaten partnership of 68 runs between Hamidul Islam (23*) and Rakibul (58*) helped Gaji Tank to reach the victory margin.

Off spinner Asif Ahmed took 2/47 for CCS.