Khulna Division became champions of the National Cricket League for the record seventh time when they registered a nine-wicket victory against Dhaka Division in the sixth and final round at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna today.
Khulna remained unbeaten in the league, winning three of the six games while having drawn the rest and accumulated 39.81 points to finish on top of the Tier-1.
Dhaka, who trailed by 100 runs in the second innings, were bundled out for 216 in 86.3 overs after resuming the day on 102 for five. Raqibul Hasan was the top scorer for the side as he played a 227-ball 99-run knock.
Following the exchange, Khulna romped to victory in just 25.4 overs for the loss of a solitary wicket. Opener Anamul Haque remained unbeaten for a 76-ball 79.