Abu Hider sets easy win for Gazi Group Cricketers

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Young fast bowler Abu Hider
Rony’s 4-wicket haul guided Gazi Group Cricketers to an easy 7-wicket victory over Khelaghar Samaj Kallyan Samity in the first day of ninth round of the ongoing Dhaka Premier League (DPL).

Having elected to bat first at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah, Khelaghar Samaj Kallyan Samity had a good start with opener Robiul Islam Robi’s 65-ball 41 runs knock. But afterwards Abu Hider came up with some fiery bowling which troubled the batting side.

Middle order batsman Amit Majumder was the top scorer for Khelaghar with his 49-run knock. He added 76 runs with Nazimuddin who scored 25. Gazi Group Cricketers Abu Hider took four wickets while Parvez Rasool picked up two wickets.

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Chasing 176, Gazi Group Cricketers lost two top-order batsmen Jahurul Islam and Mominul Haque within five overs. But another opening batsman Anamul Haque who has been great form in the ongoing Dhaka Premier League (DPL), led his side from another side. Bijoy and allrounder Suhrawadi Shuvo added 86 runs together in the second wicket stand.

Although Anamul Haque went back to the pavilion after scoring 67, Suhrawadi stayed on the crease till end with an unbeaten 58 runs knock and confirmed his side’s victory.

For Khelaghar Samaj Kallyan Samity, Tanvir was the only bowler saw success by picking up three wickets.

Brief Scores :

Khelaghar Samaj Kallyan Samity : 175/7 in 43 overs
(Amit Majumder 49, Robi 41, Al Mahamud 28, Abu Haydar 4/35, Rasool 2/34)

Gazi Group Cricketers : 176/3 in 36.1 overs
(Anamul 67, Shorawordi 58*, Rasool 42*, Tanvir Islam 3/31)