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Sikder Group, Bashundhara undertake a new venture - BICL to set up bag plant at Mongla Economic Zone.

Bashundhara Industrial Complex Limited Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir handing over a cheque for up-front payment to PowerPac Economic Zone (Pvt) Ltd Group Director John Haque Sikder as a Land Lease Agreement (LLA) was signed between the two companies at a city hotel on Sunday.

Shanto scripts Rajshahi’s second win

Shanto scripts Rajshahi’s second win

Captain Nazmul Hossain Shanto led from the front with a sublime half-century as Minister Group Rajshahi recorded its second straight victory in the Bangabandhu T20 Cup, securing a six-wicket victory over star-studded Gemcon Khulna at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Thursday, reports BSS.Opting to bat first, Gemcon Khulna put up a moderate 146-6, a score that Rajshahi overhauled with utmost ease, making 147-4 in 17.2 overs.Shanto struck a delightful 55 off 34 with six fours and three sixes to lead the charge. Other batsmen chipped-in-with some little contribution around him to make it two in two for Rajshahi after their two-run victory over Beximco Dhaka in the first match.Shanto lost his opening partner Anisul Islam Emon (2) cheaply as they started chasing the target. Rony Talukdar came up with ably support after initial hiccup as the duo revived the innings with 47-run partnership.Leg-spinner Rishad Hossain removed Rony after his 26 off 20 that included three fours and one six. Rishad later dismissed Shanto too via leg-before with a delivery that was quicker enough to baffle the batsman.Despite being out, Shanto paved the platform of the victory and it was utilized well by Mohammad Ashraful and Fazle Rabbi. Ashraful who ensured the victory with a boundary was not out on 25 off 22 while Fazle Mahmud made 15 ball 24.Rishad Hossain took 2-34 while Al-Amin Hossain and Shahidul Islam grabbed one apiece. Shakib Al Hasan failed to make impact in this match too as he went wicket-less after conceding 27 runs in four overs.Ariful Haque once again rescued Gemcon Khulna from...

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