Dhaka completed a comprehensive win at the Rangpur Cricket Garden yesterday as they thumped Chittagong by an innings and 99 runs on the third day of the second round of the National Cricket League. Spinner Nazmul Hossain Apu, who picked up nine wickets in the match, was adjudged the player of the match.
At the Shaheed Chandu Stadium at Bogra, Khulna rode on half centuries from Dollar Mahmud and Soumya Sarker to finish the day on 252 for eight and take a 377-run lead against Rangpur.
At the BKSP, Dhaka Metro were in control as they finished on 119 for 2 in their second innings and led Sylhet by 150 runs. Earlier, Sylhet rode on a century from Alok Kapali to post 284.
At the Shaheed Kamruzzaman Stadium in Rajshahi, Barisal were set a target of 369 runs by the hosts. The visitors were struggling at 48 for 2 at the end of the day.
DHAKA: 379 all out in 105 overs
CHITTAGONG: 124 and 156 all out in 52.2 overs (Nafees 42; Nazmul 5-21)
RESULT: Dhaka won by an innings and 99 runs.
KHULNA: 408 and 252 for 8 (Dollar 63, Soumya 60; Sohrawardi 4-54)
RANGPUR: 283 all out in 85.3 overs (Saymon 83; Ziaur 3-35)
DHAKA METRO: 315 and 119 for 2 (Saykat 68; Zayed 1-36)
SYLHET: 284 all out in 115 overs (Alok 110; Sharifullah 3-54)
RAJSHAHI: 330 and 270 for 9 dec (Junaid 83, Jubayer 58; Monir 4-69)
BARISAL: 231 and 48 for 2 (Fazle 17; Taijul 1-7)