Both South Zone and East seems to have trouble to follow their opponents track as the second day of Bangladesh Cricket League remains uncertain. But batting-first looks like the winners’ choice, as Both Central Zone and North Zone remained leading the match.
First day was not particularly great for Walton Central Zone, but day two was especially good as they have stopped Prime Bank South Zone one run short and made them to follow-on.
Shariar Nafees and Fazle Mahmud both were promising but neither could achieve a ton. Mahmud particularly missed his chance as he was caught out by Liton at nervous ninties.
Mosharraf was excellent as he devastated the middle order of South Zone, al catch outs. He took out four batsmen.
In the other match of the day at Shahid Kamruzzaman Stadium in Rajshahi, BCB North Zone’s mountain of 445 made Islami Bank East Zone nervous as they seemed to be overwhelmed and lost four wickets before reaching 150 runs .
Both Jahurul and Naeem got out and nobody else able to match up to their stamina, but North Zone was already plenty reach at runs. Hasan Mahmud bagged four wickets and remained the best bowler but that didn’t stop North Zone be become less challenging.
Meanwhile East zone was in trouble since the beginning as they lost three wickets between 30 runs. Opener Rony Talukdar scored a half-century so far, but only Tassamul Haque remained on the crease as fifth batsman. Ebadat and Sunzamul took two wickets each.
Score: Central Zone (1st inn.) – 282 (Majid 141*, Amin 3/65); South Zone (1st inn.) – 281 (Mahmud 94, Mosharraf4/53); (2nd inn.) – 2 (Liton 2, Saif 0)
Score: North Zone (1st inn.) – 445 (Naeem 137, Hasan 4/84) East Zone (1st inn.) – 125/4 (Talukdar 54, Sunzamul 2/17)