Abahani lose Mohammedan to World Cup glory
Mohammedan-Abahani fight between two arch-rivals: Abahani wins this fight easily in the Dhaka Premier Cricket League. They lost by 45 runs to the arch-rivals. Abahani won the World Cup with great talent on the day of the victory.
In the match, Abahani, who scored an impressive 304 runs in the first innings, Sabbir Rahman, Mohammad Mithun and Mosaddek Hossain Saikat played a major role in making this collection.
So Sabbir played a wonderful innings of 64 in 53 balls. Mithun smashed 56 off 52 balls and hit 54 off 57 balls.
All-rounder Saifuddin was also bright. He has great brightness with bat and ball. Earlier, batting first with 41 runs in 35 balls. Then took the ball one wicket.
In response to Abahani's huge collection, Mohammedan stalled an innings of 259 runs. Former national player Rakibul Hasan played an extraordinary innings of 96 runs in 79 balls but could not avoid the team rate. And Mohammad Ashraful scored 68 runs in 85 balls.
Beat off Mohammedan's win on the beach 36 and Mashrafe, with three wickets for 40 runs. Besides, Soumya Sarkar got two wickets for 40 runs.
Abahani: 304/7 (Souvenir 17, Sabbir 64, calm 36, Mithun 56, beach 54 *, Saifuddin 41; Shafiul 63/3, Rahatul 41/2).
Mohammedan: 259 (Raqibul 96, Ashraful 68, Sohag 28, Saikat 36/3, Mashrafe 40/3, Saifuddin 46/1, Soumya 40/2).