Did Ariful Haque’s direct run out of Afif Hossain’s throw make the difference in the match? Mohammedan then needed 39 runs from 29 balls to win against Abahani. Ariful was connecting well with the bat. But while taking a risky double, the right-handed batsman got run out by Afif’s great throw. With the return of Ariful, who scored 26 runs with 3 sixes in a 14-ball innings, Mohammedan’s chances of victory also went away. In the end Mohammedan lost by 8 runs after not being able to match the equation of more runs per ball
Abahani won the first match of Dhaka Premier Division Cricket Super League by 8 runs. Batting first, Abahani scored 258 runs for 7 wickets in 50 overs. Mohammedan’s innings stopped at 250 after losing 9 wickets.
Mosaddek Hossain was the hero of Abahani’s victory in the match held at Mirpur Sherebangla Stadium. This all-rounder took 63 runs off 70 balls with the bat and 4 wickets off 51 runs with the ball. Batting first, Abahani lost 3 wickets for 43 runs.
Zaker Ali contributed along with Mosaddek on the way to cross the total of two and a half hundred runs from there. The right-handed wicketkeeper-batsman played an innings of 63 runs off 82 balls. Nama Afif scored 36 off 40 balls and Pakistani batsman Khushdil Shah scored 29 off 25 balls.
Mohammedan lost the wickets of Soumya Sarkar, Imrul Kayes and Kamindu Mendis after scoring 12 runs in the run chase. From there, first Ariful Islam and then Mahmudullah raised the possibility of Mohammedan’s victory.
The in-form Mahidul scored 88 runs off 113 balls leaving the team at 172 runs. Mahmudullah also got out after two overs, scoring 54 runs off 63 balls. After the two steady batsmen were dismissed, Ariful trusted Mohammedan. But Abahani won by 8 runs after running him out.
Gazi Group and Prime Bank won like Abahani on the first day of Super League in Dhaka Premier Division Cricket. Gazi Group Cricketers won by a huge margin of 7 wickets by bowling out Sheikh Jamal for 89 runs at the Khan Saheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatulla.
Prime Bank defeated Legends of Rupganj by 173 runs in BKSP’s third ground. Batting first, Prime Bank scored 330 runs for 6 wickets. Right-handed opener Shahadat Hossain scored 104 runs and left-handed opener Zakir Hasan scored 106 runs. 222 runs were also scored in the opening pair of the two.
After the first day of the Super League, Abahani has topped the points table. Mosaddek’s 22 points in 12 matches. Sheikh Jamal points 20 in an even match.
Prime Bank (16 points), Legends of Rupganj (16 points), Gazi Group Cricketers (13 points) and Mohammedan (13 points) are in the next places respectively.
Mohammedan And Naeem is running.
Abahani got their ninth win by beating Agrani Bank by 9 runs in Fatulla. The most successful team in Dhaka cricket scored 267 runs before being all out in the last ball of the 50th over. The in-form Enamul Haque managed to score 28 runs today. However, his partner Mohammad Naeem continues to score fifty in the opening pair. Naeem scored 79 runs off 75 balls after getting his fifth consecutive fifty. This is his eighth fifty in 10 matches in this league. Naeem is the league’s top run-getter with 719 runs at an average of 102.71 and a strike rate of 95.48.
Mosaddek Hossain scored the second highest 52 runs in the Abahani innings. Afif Hossain, who was dropped from the national team, scored 31 runs off 30 balls today.
Agrani Bank, who lost in the run chase at the end, could score 258 runs for 6 wickets after playing the entire 50 overs. Opener Azmir Ahmed scored 60 off 63 balls, Ilyas Sunny scored 57 off 80 balls and captain Marshall Ayyub was unbeaten on 58 off 71 balls.
Mashrafe’s Legends of Rupganj got their eighth win by defeating Dhaka Leopards by 1 run in a thrilling match in Mirpur. Parvez Hossain, Sabbir Rahman and Chirag Jani’s fifties made Rupganj 268 runs for 8 wickets.
Leopards were smelling the victory with Pakistani batsman Umar Amin’s century in the run chase. The new team needed 7 runs in the last over with 5 wickets in hand. Umar Amin and Suhrawardy Shubo were at the crease. However, Indian all-rounder Chirag Jani gave only 5 runs in the first 5 balls. 1 ball 2 runs, standing in such an equation, the batsman Sohrawardy, who was on strike, pushed Padimori towards midwicket. But short midwicket fielder Parvez Hussain broke the non-striking end wicket by running with the ball. Umar Amin ended up unbeaten on 128 off 133 balls.
Tawhid Hriday could not play in the first five matches of Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi in the Dhaka Premier League due to the busyness of the national team. On the first day of this month, playing the first match in the Dhaka Premier League, he could score only 2 runs against Mohammedan.