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Gazi Group earns first victory in DPL

 Sports Desk

 Published: 08:24 PM, 2 June 2021  

Gazi Group earns first victory in DPL

Gazi Group earns first victory in DPL

Gazi Group cricketers have picked up their first victory in the current edition of the Dhaka Premier League (DPL). In the second match on Wednesday, captain Mahmudullah Riyad and Muminul Haque guide Gazi Gropu to beat Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club by 7 wickets.

After losing the toss at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur, Sheikh Jamal batted first and scored 151 runs for the loss of seven wickets. Mohammad Ashraful and Saikat Ali gave a good start to  Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club.

Saikat Ali 33 off 30 balls before being dismissed while Ashraful made the highest 41 off 35 balls. Skipper Riyad and Mughda took two wickets each for Gazi Group. 

In reply, the Gazi Group lost to two openers Shahadat Hossain and Soumya Sarkar at the beginning of the chase. However, in the middle order, national team Test captain Mominul Haque and Mahmudullah Riyad took the helm of the team. 

Muminul scored 53 off 36 balls with 8 boundaries. However, Mahmudullah Riyad remained unbeaten on 62 off 51 balls with 4 boundaries and 2 sixes.

The star-studded Gazi Group conceded a seven-wicket defeat in their first match against Prime Bank Cricket Club but produced a stellar show in their second game to bounce back into the winning way.