BCA, PCCA coast to wins
Brothers Cricket Academy (BCA) and Port City Cricket Academy (PCCA) secured comfortable victories in their respective matches in the 'CJKS-Urban American Under-18 T-20 Cricket Tournament' at the MA Aziz Stadium yesterday.
Monirul claimed four wickets for 13 runs as Brothers posted a six-wicket victory over SS Cricket Academy in the first match. Fazlur also chipped in with three for 13 as SS Academy were bundled out for 89 runs in 20 overs.
Tawsif scored the team-highest 41 runs.
In reply, Brothers reached the target in 16.1 overs for the loss of four wickets. Fokruddin hit 40 off 30 balls, featuring three boundaries and two sixes. Al Amin added 18. Akram took two wickets for 13 runs for SS Cricket Academy.
Monirul was adjudged man-of-the-match.
In the second match, a brilliant all-round performance from Rana Hossain helped Port City Cricket Academy beat Independent Cricket Academy by 54 runs.
Rana Hossain made 56 off 54 balls with three boundaries as Port City Cricket Academy scored 142 runs for nine. Shahrukh added 20 runs.
In reply, Independent Academy were bundled out for 88 in 19.3 overs. Rana captured four wickets for 12 runs while Towsif and Rabbi took two wickets each for 16 and 21 runs respectively.
Rana Hossain was adjudged man-of-the-match.
Meanwhile, Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will come to the port city tomorrow to inspire the players.