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Shakib all-round brilliance powers Rupganj to beat Gazi



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Shakib al Hasan's all-round brilliance propelled Legends of Rupganj to a comprehensive 196-win against Gazi Group Cricketers at BKSP-3 Ground, Savar on Tuesday.

Chirag Jani bagged five wickets for the winning side to thump Gazi to only 97 runs in 29.2 overs.

Akm Husna Habib Mehedi was the highest run-getter for Gazi, he scored 32 off 50 deliveries. SM Meherob Hasan played a knock of 27 0ff 56.

Apart from Jani, Al Amin Hossain and Naeem Islam bagged two wickets each and Shakib got one.

Rupganj posted 293-9 after opting to bat first, Shabbir Rahman missed his ton for ten runs. He smashed 90 off 83 balls which featured 6 fours and 3 sixes. 

Then Shakib played a stormy knock of 59 off 29, having struck 6 fours and three sixes while Naeem scored 42 in 68 balls. 

Maraj Mahbub Niloy, Rakibul Atik, Syed Khaled Ahmed picked two wickets each for Gazi.