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Abahani’s 1st DPL defeat against Khelaghar

 Sports Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 07:48 PM, 7 June 2021  

Celebration of Khelaghar players; Photo: BCB

Celebration of Khelaghar players; Photo: BCB

After winning three matches in a row in the Dhaka Premier League (DPL) this year, Bangladesh domestic cricket’s giant Abahani Limited got a taste of defeat. In the 4th match, Mushfiqur Rahim’s team lost by 8 runs against Khelaghar Samaj Kallyan Samity.

Abahani managed to score 156 runs in 20 overs for the 165-run target set by Khelaghar at BKSP’s No. 3 ground on Monday. 

Naeem Sheikh and Najmul Hossain Shanto both scored 49 runs. However, Mushfiqur Rahim failed with the bat and returned to the dug-out with only 8 runs.

Rony Chowdhury and Khaled Ahmed took two wickets each. Rafsan Al Mahmud also took one wicket.

Earlier, Khelaghar Samaj Kallyan Samity scored 164 runs after losing six wickets. Imtiaz Hossain Tanna scored 66 runs for the team. Mehidy Hasan Miraz scored 33 off 25 balls. 

Abahani’s Arafat Sunny and Mosaddek Hossain took two wickets each. Besides, Mohammad Saifuddin and Tanzim Hasan Sakib got one wicket each.