Monday, February 11, 2013
Ctg & Khulna in final
An all-round performance from Mohammad Saifuddin on the third and final day of the semifinal of the Young Tigers U18 National Cricket Competition led Chittagong to a five-wicket win over Rajshahi at the Shaheed Chandu Stadium in Bogra yesterday. Rajshahi, who had an overnight score of 96 for five, were bowled out for 148 and set a target of 216, which Chittagong overhauled in 38.4 overs.
The Shaheed Kamruzzaman Stadium in Rajshahi was the site of another fine all-round performance as Khulna's Mehedi Hasan followed his 81 with a five-wicket haul to lead his side to a 7-wicket victory over Sylhet in the other semifinal.
SCORES IN BRIEF
RAJSHAHI: First innings 255 for 8 and second innings 148 all out in 78.5 overs (Nazmul 25; Saifuddin 5-38).
CHITTAGONG: First Innings 161 all out and second innings 216 for 5 in 38.4 overs (Tanjid 65, Sumon 50).
Result: Chittagong won by five wickets.
Player-of-the-match: Saifuddin (Chittagong).
SYLHET: First innings 120 and second innings 202 all out in 62.4 overs (Moinuddin 67; Mehedi 5-48).
KHULNA: First innings 229 and second innings 99 for 3 in 27.1 overs (Adnan 65 not out).
Result: Khulna Division won by seven wickets.
Player-of-the-match: Mehedi (Khulna).