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Raining sixes bring Mashrafe's maiden ton


Mashrafe was excellent with bat.
Mashrafe was excellent with bat

Kalabagan Krira Chakra captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza brings up his very first List A century. He did it against strong Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club in the sixth round of Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium, Fatullah.

Read in Bangla: ছক্কার বৃষ্টিতে মাশরাফির ৫১ বলে ১০৪

Kalabagan KC were at 169/4 in 35.3 overs. Captain Mashrafe joined Mehrab Hossain Junior at the crease. Then he started firing over Sheikh Jamal. He and Mehrab Jnr made 60-run partership for the fifth wicket in very quick time. Mashrafe brought up his fifty in 35 balls with 1 four and 4 sixes.

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Mashrafe’s next fifty came in just 15 deliveries. Mashrafe Bin Mortaza reached to his first List A career century in 50 balls. He got out on the very next ball to Shafiul Islam. He struck 104 off 51 deliveries including 11 sixes and only 2 fours at a strike rate of 203.92. Kalabagan Krira Chakra put 316/7 on board in 50 overs.

This is the fastest hundred in DPL 2015/16 so far. Mashrafe also holds the record of most sixes in an innings in this year’s DPL and the highest strike rate in an innings.

-Ruffin, Correspondent, bdcricteam.com

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