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DPDLT20: Irfan shines with the bat in Mohammedan’s win against Partex



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Mohammedan Sporting club beat Partex Sporting club by 6 wickets in Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division T20 League at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur.

Mohammedan reached the target of 158 runs losing four wickets with 14 balls remaining. Irfan Sukkur’s half-century and Nadif Chowdhury sensible batting helped the side to clinch another victory.

The duo remained unbeaten on the crease, Irfan played a stormy innings of 52 runs off 29 balls aided by five fours and 2 sixes. However, premier all-rounder Shakib al Hasan was returned for a naught in the very first ball getting bowled by Tasamul Haque.

Then Shamsur Rahman scored 19 runs , the openers Parvez Hossain Emon (17) and Mahmudul Hasan (38).  The Partex skipper Tasamul bagged three wickets and Imran Ali got one wicket.

Earlier, Partex won the toss and decided to bat first, they set the target of 158 runs losing five wickets. Partex were in trouble after losing the wicket of opener Sayem Alam, though Abbas Musa (64) and captain Tasamul (59) tackle the early push by setting a partnership of 95 runs. Both made fifties before their dismissals.

Shafiul Hayet remained unbeaten on 18 runs, apart from them no other batsman could settle down on the pitch. Shakib and Abu Jayed picked up one wicket each and Taskin Ahmed bagged two wickets for the team.

Brief Score:

Mohammedan: 158/4 ( Irfan 52*, Mahmudul 38, Tasamul 3/18) beat Partex 157/5 (Musa 64, Tasamul 59, Taskin 2/33) by 6 wickets.