Ton-up Mushfiq halts North disintegrate, Mushfiqur Rahim hit a valiant century however his facet BCB North Zone failed to placed them in commanding position against Walton Central Zone on day three of the fourth spherical game of the Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL) the previous day at Shaheed Chandu Stadium in Bogura.
North Zone ended the day on 286 for seven, trailing with the aid of 243 runs but with just sooner or later last of the game, it’s miles believed to destine towards a draw unless Central Zone bowlers give you any magic.
Mushfiqur who become now not out on a hundred and one off 199, smashing seven fours and one six remained the most effective barrier for Central Zone. Mushfiqur’s solo conflict certainly saved North Zone to the sport as the opposite batsmen did not make any effect after Walton Central Zone put up 529 in its first innings.
Barring Mushfiqur, no batsman from North Zone hit even a 1/2-century.
Nazmul Hossain Shanto’s forty five changed into the following quality whilst No. 7 batsman Ariful Haque made forty two. Coming off a blockbuster Dhaka Premier League, wherein, he became the very best run-getter, expectation changed into excessive on Shanto but the youngster failed to bring his begin.
North Zone went to back-foot proper from the start whilst opener Junaid Siddique was disregarded for seven, leaving Shanto and opener Mizanur Rahman dig in deep. Mizanur also were given the begin but became out on 32.
Mushfiqur Rahim got here inside the crease with the side reeling to 83 for two however he saw the wickets tumbling at the opposite stop. He become stable in his technique amid the wickets falling and eventually got the aid from Ariful Haque as they shared 87 runs for the 6th wicket.
With Ariful also failing to make his begin rely, Central Zone’s command in the game ensured in spite of Mushfiqur’s 9th first elegance century.
However speedy bowler Ebadat Hossain become the most a hit bowler for Central Zone with three for 58. Left-arm spinner Mosharraf Hossain Rubel picked up two for 53.
In the day’s other match, Prime Bank South Zone predictably were given them in a position of dominance over Islami Bank East Zone at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium.
At the give up of the day three, South Zone took a good-looking lead of 245 with seven wickets final after their 142 for three in the 2d innings.
Centurion of the primary innings, Tushar Imran turned into batting on forty six with Soumya Sarkar on 29 before the bails were drawn.
Opener Anamul Haque Bijoy again did not make an impact being out on 0 after going through seven balls at the same time as his fellow opener Shahriar Nafees become disregarded for 24. Fazle Mahmud became the opposite top notch scorer for South Zone with 42.
Earlier, resuming the day on 95 for 3, East Zone had been bowled out for three hundred, in reply to South Zone’s first inning overall of 403.
East Zone lost their two overnight unbeaten batsmen Liton Das and Yasir Ali in consecutive overs to kick-start the day in worst feasible way. Liton introduced 15 runs to his in a single day general to be out on 75.
However East Zone changed into in observe-on scare being left to 126 for 6, before Jaker Ali and Mohammad Saifuddin rescued them. They blended for a 104-run however as soon as Kmarul Islam Rabbi broke via with the wicket of Jaker Ali, East Zone crumbled in strain to concede 103 runs lead.
Jaker Ali was the very best scorer for the crew with seventy six off 154, hitting six fours and 4 sixes. Saifuddin changed into stranded on seventy five off 146, with nine fours and two sixes. Rabbi snapped up 4 for 93 at the same time as left-arm spinner duo Abdur Razzak and Nayeem Hasan claimed three wickets apiece.