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12:00 AM, November 09, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:13 AM, November 09, 2018

Dhaka ascend, Barishal fall

Rajin Saleh calls time on career

After the six-wicket defeat against Rajshahi in the last round Barishal Division were demoted to Tier-2 in the National Cricket League while Dhaka Division were promoted to Tier-1 after they managed to draw against Sylhet Division yesterday.

Defending champions Khulna were under threat of being demoted to Tier-2 in the last game if they were beaten, but managed to draw against Rangpur, who finished the season as runners-up with 24.59 points, well behind Rajshahi's 35.81.

Sylhet skipper and former Bangladesh captain Rajin Saleh announced his retirement from first-class cricket having scored 87 as Sylhet ended the final day on 303 for six.

In the other Tier-2 game Shamsur Rahman struck his 15th hundred on the final day as Dhaka Metropolis and Chattogram Division game also ended in a draw.

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