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Walton win Independence Cup title after BCL

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 16:44, 15 January 2022   Update: 17:12, 15 January 2022
Walton win Independence Cup title after BCL

Walton Central Zone lifted the title of the Independence Cup, the One Day Edition of Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL), beating BCB South Zone by six wickets at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Saturday (January 15).

Batting first after they lost the toss, BCB South Zone set a 164-run target for Walton Central Zone.

In reply, Walton Central Zone reached the target losing four with remaining 45 balls left and secured the title.

Mossadek and Al Amin were unbeaten and they registered an 88-run partnership.

Mossaddek posted 33 runs from 85 balls with two boundaries while Al Amin hit 53 runs off 69 balls with six boundaries.

Soumya Sarkar scored 21 runs from 25 balls with four boundaries while Mzanur Rahman bagged 39 runs off 53 balls with five boundaries and two over boundaries.

Abdul Mazid returned to the pavilion with one run while wicket-keeper Md Mithun posted only four runs from 17 balls.

For BCB South Zone, Nasum Ahmed smashed three wickets for 33 runs with a maiden while Mahedi Hasan got another wicket.

Earlier, BCB South Zone managed to score 163 runs losing all wickets in 50 overs.

Pinak Ghosh hit 35 runs while wicket-keeper Anamul Haque Bijoy scored 20 runs.

Amite Hasan bagged 29 runs and Nahidul Islam posted 31 runs. Towhid Hridoy hit duct while skipper Zakir Hasan registered 14 runs. Kamrul Islam Rabbi scored 12 runs and Farhad Reza got 7 runs.

For Walton Central Zone, Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, Nazmul Islam Apu, Soumya Sarkar, Hasan Murad and Mrittunjoy Chowdhury shared two wickets each.

Walton Central Zone also beat BCB South Zone in four-day match and clinched the title.