Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club has started with the victory of Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division T20 Cricket League Super League. They lost by a huge margin of 7 wickets to Prime Bank Cricket Club.
Prime Bank batted at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Mirpur yesterday and scored a satisfactory 164 runs. Playing in reply, Sheikh Jamal won by 7 wickets with 11 balls to spare in the monstrous batting of Nurul Hasan Sohan.
After Ashraful returned for 5 runs, Saikat Ali and Imrul Kayes put on 100 runs for the second wicket. Saikat Ali played an innings of 80 runs with 6 fours and 3 sixes in 36 balls. Sheikh Jamal made the stage for victory in his innings. Imrul returned for 44 off 40 balls. When 55 runs from 42 balls were needed to win, captain Nurul Hasan came on the field. Sheikh Jamal left the field with 44 runs in 18 balls with two 4 and 4 sixes. Rubel, Shariful and Nahidul took one wicket each. Beach is the best match.
Earlier, after losing the toss, Prime Bank missed regular captain opener Tamim. Tamim’s substitute Rubel played a personal highest 21-run innings of the tournament. Earlier, Ronnie Talukder (11) and captain Enamul (27) were out, while Mithun and Rakibul’s unbroken 73 run stand helped Prime Bank to 164 for three. Mithun played an unbeaten innings of 64 off 42 balls with 6 fours and 2 sixes. On the other hand, Rakibul Hasan made 34 off 19 balls with four 4s and 1 six. Elias Sunny took two wickets and Ziaur one.
In the other match of the day, after losing the toss in Mirpur, Gazi Group scored 73 runs for 4 wickets in 12 overs. After that it started raining. Due to heavy rain, the ball did not roll on the field for the rest of the match. The match will resume later as the reserve day system is on.