Run fest at BCL with 4 tons

Prime Bank South Zone amassed 538-8 replying to 413 runs of Walton Central Zone in their Bangladesh Cricket League game at Fatullah at the end of third day on Saturday thanks to three centuries scored by Shahriar Nafees, Mosaddek Hossain and Sohag Gazi. Resuming on 125-0, South Zone lost the opening batsman Anamul Haque for 83 when the score was 168 but

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Rony strikes ton for Walton

Rony Talukdar, the prolific run scorer of the domestic circuit, struck yet another ton as his side Walton Central Zone finished the first day of their Bangladesh Cricket League match against Prime Bank South Zone with 248-7 at Fatullah on Thursday. Opener Rony scored 106 runs with 19 boundaries and a six while Roqibul Hassan scored 42, Marshal Ayub made 32 and

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Saqlain spins North into final

BCB North Zone moved into the Bangladesh Cricket League final with a crushing 170-run win over Prime Bank South Zone in their last league match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Friday.
They were joined by Walton Central Zone in the final after playing a drab draw against Islami Bank East Zone in Bogra where the two teams were unable to complete their first innings in

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North eye win, draw looms in Bogra

Bangladesh Cricket Board North Zone were eying their first victory in the Bangladesh Cricket League after a solid batting performance was backed by
their bowlers against Prime Bank South Zone at Mirpur on Thursday.
North Zone, who had taken a valuable 86-run first innings lead earlier, rode on

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Marshal, Mehrab into record books

Walton Central Zone’s Marshal Ayub and Mehrab Hossain Jr made their way into the record books as they both registered a double century on the second day of their third round Bangladesh Cricket League match against Islami Bank East Zone on Wednesday.
Marshal and Mehrab, who earlier scored a century each in the tournament, became

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Tail-enders save North blushes

A brilliant century stand from an unlikely pair, Sanjamul Islam and Sajedul Islam, allowed Bangladesh Cricket Board North Zone to get hold of the first day of their Bangladesh Cricket League match against Prime Bank South Zone on Tuesday.
Mainly recognised for their bowling skills, Sanjamul and Sajedul, put up a brave fight

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BCB drops dubious bylaws

After a long dilly-dally the Bangladesh Cricket Board dropped the controversial point system in the Bangladesh Cricket League and reinstated the bylaws that was provided to the franchises initially.
In a comical mistake the BCB provided the franchises and the media two separate bylaws of the tournament, which stoked a major controversy as they had different point counting

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Sohag seals sensational South win

Prime Bank South Zone took the honour of becoming the first side to post an outright win in the Bangladesh Cricket League when they fought back to beat Islami Bank East Zone by 37 runs in Dhaka on Saturday.
Off-spinner Sohag Gazi sealed the dramatic win with his maiden 10-wicket haul in first class competition that helped South Zone dismiss East Zone for 227 runs despite their promising

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Ashraful, Meharb steer Central

Mohammad Ashraful put his poor form behind to hit a century and Mehrab Hossain Jr added another one to give Walton Central Zone a vital first innings lead over BCB North Zone in the Bangladesh Cricket League in Bogra on Friday. In the other match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Nabil Samad claimed 6-81 as Islami Bank East Zone clawed their way back to scent

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Sohag, Razzak spin South to top

Spinners Sohag Gazi and Abdur Razzak enabled Prime Bank South Zone to take a slim 16-run first innings lead over Islami Bank East Zone as they shared 10 wickets between them on the second day of their second Bangladesh Cricket League match at Mirpur on Thursday.
In reply to South Zone’s 248 all out on the opening day, East Zone resumed the second

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Robiul, Anamul lift South

A late blitz by Robiul Islam helped Prime Bank South Zone reach a respectable 248 runs in the first innings on the first day of their second
Bangladesh Cricket League match against Islami Bank East Zone at Mirpur on Wednesday.
Half-centuries from Junaed Siddique and Farhad Hossain took Bangladesh Cricket Board

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Robiul lights up day of draws

The first-round match of the Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL) between Walton Central Zone and Prime Bank South Zone at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium eventually turned out to be a draw at the end of the fourth day yesterday. However, for a moment it seemed as though Robiul Islam’s terrific opening spell, which included four wickets in the very first over of the

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Central Marshal-ling

Walton Central Zone’s Marshal Ayub dominated the third day of the first-round Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL) match against Prime Bank South Zone with a fluent 125 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday. Central Zone eventually declared at 433 for 9 and at the end of the day’s play were leading the game by 59 runs after restricting South zone to

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