Rony Talukdar, the opener for the Dhaka division of the National Cricket League (NCL), scored the first century of the 25th season of the National Cricket League (NCL) by hitting 102 runs off 112 balls against Rangpur on the first day of their matchup in the Tier 1 competition at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka today.
Prior to his departure as the penultimate batsman, Rony came close to carrying his bat all the way through the innings, but Rangpur bundled out Dhaka for just 166 runs.
Nobin Islam, a pace bowler for Rangpur, finished with a score of five for 28. This made him the team’s best bowler.
Rony began his morning by punching the ball into the covers for a four, and he continued to deal in boundaries, hitting 19 fours against the seaming and swinging duke ball. Meanwhile, wickets continued to fall in regular succession at the other end.
They were bowled out for a pitiful total, and just two other Dhaka batsman reached double digits before they were dismissed.
In response, the reigning champions Rangpur finished the day with 133 runs for three wickets, and Mim Mosaddek remained undefeated on 55 runs.
Pinak Ghosh and Mominul put on a second wicket partnership of 191 for Chattogram division against Barishal in a Tier 2 encounter in Chattogram at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium; nevertheless, both batters fell short of scoring a hundred during the game.
Sohag Gazi changed the tide in favour of Barishal by first getting Mominul caught at short-leg for 94, and then shortly after that, he got Yasir Ali run out for nothing. Sohag Gazi was the one who swung the tide.
After that, Gazi unleashed a wonderful delivery that got under Pinak’s defensive push to hit the stumps for 96.
As a result of Chattogram’s decline from 198 for 1 to 238 all-out, Gazi finished the game with five wickets for 54 runs, and Kamrul Rabbi picked up two. At the end of the day, Barishal’s score was 28 for 2.
Dhaka Metro reached 242 for 9 in the Tier 1 game that was played at the Sylhet Academy Ground in Sylhet. This was accomplished as opener Shadman Islam and veteran Naeem Islam each scored fifty runs, with the latter remaining undefeated on 65 at the end of the game.
At the Shaheed Kamruzzaman Stadium in Rajshahi, Khulna division managed 288 runs before running out of wickets during their match against Rajshahi. Afif Hossain scored 63 runs off of 50 balls, while Mohammad Mithun scored 56 runs, and Anamul Haque Bijoy scored 47 runs.
Al-Amin Hossain, a fast bowler for Rajshahi, took two wickets in four overs as Rajshahi reached 15 for 2 at the end of their innings.