Gazi five-for in vain as KCA march to victory
Sohag Gazi's 5-63 was in vain as Kalabagan Cricket Academy crushed Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club by 96 runs. The offpsinner, who had been suspended from bowling in international cricket in October, picked up his first five-for of the season, but KCA rode on Mahmudul Hasan's 81 and Nafees Iqbal's 64 to put up 239 for 8 in 50 overs.
Dhanmondi Club were bowled out for 143 runs in 40 overs with Amit Mazumder's 51 the only big knock. Mohammad Sharif and Bishwanath Halder took three wickets each.
Legends of Rupganj suffered their first defeat in this season's Dhaka Premier Division, losing to Brothers Union by five wickets in BKSP-3. The loss does not affect their standing at the top of the points table.
Batting first, Rupganj were all out for 192 in 49.1 overs with Mosharraf Hossain's 80 off 87 balls holding the innings together. Asif Hasan took three wickets. Brothers reached the target in 47.2 overs with Nazimuddin and Joe Denly hitting 51 each.
Enamul Haque jnr took 4 for 37 to help Prime Bank Cricket Club beat Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club by six wickets. Doleshwar were all out for 190 runs in 48 overs and Dawid Malan was the top-scorer with 70.