After magnificent bowling display from the Indian recruit Parvez Rasool, half centuries from Anamul Haque Bijoy and Jahurul Islam paved the way for Gazi Group Cricketers to pick up a huge 8-wicket victory over Victoria Sporting Club in the ongoing Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League (DPL). [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ অপরাজিত থেকেই দলকে জেতালেন নাসির হোসেন]
In reply to Victoria’s paltry total of 177 runs, Gazi Group sailed to victory in just 31.2 overs, scoring 181 runs for the loss of two wickets.
At the Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah, Anamul and Jahurul hit half centuries to build up the perfect basement for a comprehensive win. In the opening partnership, the two batsmen added 101 runs. Anamul scored 50 off 49 balls with the help of 7 fours, while Jahurul’s 71-ball 52-run knock was laced with 6 fours and a sixer.
Mominul Haque and skipper Nasir Hossain also contributed to the victory. They remained unbeaten on 30 and 41 runs respectively. For Victoria, Moinul Islam and Mohammad Arafat shared the two wickets between them.
Earlier in the match, Victoria won the toss and came to bat first, only to face a disappointing batting collapse. Thanks to the fierce bowling from Gazi Group Cricketers, Victoria kept losing wickets in regular intervals. Uttam Sarkar was the topscorer with 29. Indian spinner Rasool snapped up four wickets, conceding only 29 runs. Alauddin Babu and Abu Haider Rony got two wickets each.
Rasool was adjudged the man of the match.
– Jannatul Naym Pieal, Correspondent, bdcrictime.com