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DPDLT20: Joy’s fighting knock in vain as Gazi seal victory against Old DOHS





ছবি : BCB

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Mahmudul Hasan Joy's unbeaten 85-run great innings has gone in vain as the right-handed batsman brought the fighting total for the team by playing an great knock on the day of the failure of the other Old DOHS batsmen. However, the bowlers of Old DOHS could not take much advantage and the Gazi Group cricketers chased down the target of 138 runs and won by 6 wickets.

Soumya Sarkar and Sheikh Mahedi Hasan, the two openers of Gazi Group, made a good start to chase down the target. However, Mahedi could not settle down as he was batting aggressively. With the help of four fours and a six, the right-handed batsman played a stormy innings of 22 runs off just 10 balls.

Then Mominul Haque gave Soumya great company as 65 runs came from the pair of these two. When Mominul returned with 27 runs off 34 balls with the help of three fours, the partnership broke up. After Mominul’s return, however, Soumya could not last long. The opener bagged two back-to-back half centuries in the last two matches, scored 37 form 35 runs today.

Yasir Ali Rabbi left the field after winning the match for Gazi Group. On the day of winning by 6 wickets, Yasir made 24 runs from 18 balls with one six and four. Besides, the captain of the team Mahmudullah Riyad scored 19 runs from 18 balls.

Earlier, after losing the toss, Old DOHS lost wickets at regular intervals. No one could stand that way except for Joy. Joy picked up a half-century off 40 balls in the procession of the batsmen of Old DOHS.

Nasum Ahmed took two wickets for Gazi Group and Mohiuddin Tareq, Mukidul Islam Mugdha, Mominul and Mahmudullah took one wicket each.