With fifer against Abahani, Parvez Rasool now highest wicket-taker in Dhaka League

Pic: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB)

Srinagar, April 08: Parvez Rasool on Friday continued his brilliance in the ongoing Dhaka Premier League One-Day Tournament at Dhaka in Bangladesh as he picked a five-wicket-haul against formidable Abahani Limited, which has 5 International players, including current Indian Test star Hanuma Vihari.

Parvez Rasool wreaked havoc by spinning web around the rival batsmen, capturing 5 important wickets by conceding 29 runs in his 9.4 overs, becoming the highest wicket-taker in the tournament with 17 wickets in 8 matches at an economy of 2.87.

Earlier, batting first, Abahani Limited scored a modest total of 177 runs in 45.4 overs. Shamim Hossain top scored with 51 runs off 72 balls, studded with 8 boundaries, while Jaker Ali and Monim Shahriar contributed 32 and 25 runs respectively. Rasool was the pick of the bowlers from Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club (SJDC), who captured 5 wickets, while Sunzamul Islam claimed 2 wickets.

In reply, SJDC chased the target in 48.2 overs, losing 5 wickets in the process, thus won the match by 5 wickets. Robiul Islam Robi top scored with unbeaten 57 runs, while skipper Imrul Kayes contributed 26 runs. Afif Hossain took 2 wickets, while Tanvir Islam and Tanzim Hassan claimed one wicket each.

He also scored unbeaten 65 runs in the match against Prime Bank Cricket Club and hit a six and a boundary when the team needed 12 runs in last over with just one wicket in hand.


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