Easy wins for Partex, Rupali
Partex rode on Niaz Morshed's all-round display as they strolled to an eight-wicket victory over Kathalbagan in the First Division Cricket League at the Dhaka University ground yesterday.
Niaz picked up three wickets first as Kathalbagan were bowled out for 164 runs in 50 overs. Then, Niaz's bat did the talking as Partex blazed to 168-2 from just 26.1 overs.
Rupali Bank too had an easy outing, as they beat Indira Road by eight wickets at the Dhanmondi Cricket Stadium.
Batting first, Zakir Hossain's four-wicket haul helped dismiss Indira for 157 in 43 overs. The bankers took 28.2 overs to reach their target, losing two wickets.
Pappu and Al-Amin smashed half-centuries in Rupali's chase.