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Prime Doleshwar climbed to the second position beating the giant Abahani Limited in their encounter in Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League T20 at Sher e Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur.
Abahani could not make a good start as the batsmen were struggling with the bat chasing the mediocre target 133 runs. Abahani only managed to score 104 runs losing all wickets as a result Prime Doleshwar registered 28-run victory over them.
Mohammad Naim scored 22 runs, then Afif Hossain played a cameo innings of 26 runs of 12 balls, hitting three fours and one six. Mohammad Saifuddin (3), Mushfiqur Rahim (4) and Mossadek Hossain (14) played short innings. Kamrul Islam Rabbi bagged four wickets, bowling 2.5 overs spending 11 runs, he was also adjudged the man of the match. Sharifullah took a couple of wickets for Prime Dolehwar.
Earlier, Prime Doleshwar scored 132 runs losing nine wickets in 20 overs while batting first. The openers Imranuzzaman (23) and Saif Hasan (58) made a good start, putting 30 runs for the opening stand.
Imran Uzzaman returned for 23 runs while Saif extended his innings to hit a fifty, he scored 58 runs off 49 balls aided by one four and 6 sixes. Then Marshal Ayub made 20 runs with Saif forming an important partnership of 54 runs. Apart from them on other batter could cross the double figure.
For Abahani, Mehedi Hasan Rana took three wickets and Mosaddek Hossain, Arafat Sunny and Mohammad Saifuddin got one wicket each.