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Shakib`s Mohammedan earns hard-fought victory in DPL opener

 Sports Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:39 PM, 31 May 2021  

Shakib`s Mohammedan earns hard-fought victory in DPL opener

Shakib`s Mohammedan earns hard-fought victory in DPL opener

Ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan lead Mohammedan Sporting Club had to toil hard for their victory in their opening game of the Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier League (DPL).

After a brief scare, they however overcame the hurdle of Shinepukur Cricket Club by three wickets with one ball to spare at BKSP-4 ground today.

Being sent to bat first, Shinepukur was restricted to 129-7 but they kept them in the match until Mohammedan overhauled the target with 129-7 in 19.5 overs.

Captain Shakib Al Hasan played the key role in the victory. After grabbing 2 wickets for 29 in four overs, he also hit 22-ball 29 with two fours and one six, which earned him the man of the match award.

Opener Parvez Hossain Emon was the highest scorer for Mohammedan with 39 runs while Shamsur Rahman Shuvo scored 24.

As the match was in balance till the last over, Abu Haider Rony struck six in the penultimate ball to help Mohammedan win the game.

For Shinepukur, opener Tanzid Hasan was the top scorer with 30. Robiul Islam scored 25 and Sumon Khan was not out on 23.

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