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Bangabandhu T20 Cup

Khulna gives ‘fighting target’ to Barishal

 Sports Correspondent

 Published: 02:26 PM, 4 December 2020  

Shakib Al Hasan

Shakib Al Hasan

Gemcon Khulna and Fortune Barishal faced off on Friday in the return leg of the Bangabandhu T20 Cup. In the match, Khulna batted first and got a big collection with the help of Zakir Hasan’s half-century. At the end of 20 overs, the team scored 173 runs by losing 6 wickets. 

Barishal captain Tamim Iqbal decided to field after winning the toss at the Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Friday. Jahurul Islam Ami and Zakir Hasan opened the innings for Khulna. 

Khulna lost Ami in the beginning. However, Zakir Hasan did not allow the impact of Ami’s loss. Imrul Kayes joined him. The two scored a partnership of 90 runs. Riyad’s team lost wickets at regular intervals after Kayes was dismissed for 37 runs.

Before returning to the dressing room, Zakir played an innings of 63 runs. Besides, Shakib Al Hasan scored 14 and captain Mahmudullah Riyad scored 24 runs. 

Kamrul Islam Rabbi fired with the ball for Barishal. He took 3 wickets alone. Besides, Taskin Ahmed took two wickets.