South Zone pile pressure on East

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East Zone were dismissed for 273 in reply to South Zone’s 486 in the first innings. South Zone skipper Abdur Razzak was the star performer with the ball, as the veteran left arm spinner took seven wickets to give South Zone a lead of more than 200

BCB South Zone finished day three 338 runs ahead with two wickets still in hand during the Bangladesh Cricket League final against Islami Bank East Zone at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury stadium in Chittagong Monday.

East Zone were dismissed for 273 in reply to South Zone’s 486 in the first innings. South Zone skipper Abdur Razzak was the star performer with the ball, as the veteran left arm spinner took seven wickets to give South Zone a lead of more than 200.

Razzak finished the innings with brilliant bowling figures of seven for 102 in 33 overs.

East Zone’s Tanzid Hasan Tamim, an U19 World Cup winner, impressed with the bat as the young left hander scored and impressive 82 runs off just 87 deliveries, with seven fours and two sixes.

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South Zone started their second innings with a massive lead of 213 runs, but they lost regular wickets and finished the day eight wickets down after scoring 125 runs.

Left arm pacer Abu Hider bowled well and took four wickets for East Zone, while Hasan Mahmud and Ruyel Mia took two wickets each.  

The experienced Mahmudullah, who scored 1 in the first innings, was unable to score big in the second innings as well. He was dismissed after scoring 17 off 11 deliveries.

Number nine batsman Mahedi Hasan is still batting on 41 after day three, while skipper Razzak was unbeaten on 1.