Sonargaon Cricketers and Brothers Union confirmed their super-six berths in the AKTEL Premier Division Cricket League beating their respective rivals in the 11th and final round at different venues Monday, reports BDNEWS.
At the BKSP ground-2, Brothers Union outplayed Mohammedan Sporting Club by five wickets and moved into the six-team super league putting the City Club behind with a head to head count.
Last year's runners-up City Club, who conceded a 53-run defeat to league leaders Old DOHS at Comilla Stadium Monday, now have to wait for the result of the match between Biman Bangladesh Airlines and Kalabagan Krira Chakra.
After the final round, Old DOHS remained on the top with 20 points, four points ahead of Victoria Sporting Club, who collected 16 points.
Mohammedan SC and Sonargaon Cricketers shared the third-place with 14 points each while Brothers Union, Biman Bangladesh and City Club earned 12 points each.
Abahani Limited, Kalabagan KC secured 8 points each, Agrani Bank and Indira Road six points each and Orient collected two. However, Bangladesh Biman and Kalabagan KC played a match less than others.
Top six teams will play the super-league while the bottom three teams will play the relegation league and two teams will be relegated from the premier league to first division.
SONARGAON VS VICTORIA
Batted first, Victoria SC were bundled out for a paltry 94 in 26.2 overs as pacer Mahbubul Alam Robin captured five wickets for 26 and Tapash Kumar Baisya grabbed three wickets for 27.
Sonargaon reached home making 100 for 3 in 24.4 overs as skipper Mohammad Ashraful hitting an unbeaten 48 off 58 balls with five fours and one six.
BROTHERS VS MSC
After being sent into bat first, the Mohammedans scored 142 for nine in the stipulated 41 overs riding on Indian Sandeep Sarma's 59. Hannan Sarkar (6), Habibul Bashar (11), Khaled Masud (1) were cheaply out.
Brothers Union reached the target making 144 for five in 37.4 overs as Pakistani Rashed Hanif and Marshal Ayub put 48 and 41 runs respectively.
DOHS VS CITY
Opted to bat first, holders Old DOHS piled up a mammoth 284 for nine in 50 overs as Steve Tikolo hit a superb 98 off 112 with a dozen of boundaries. Manjarul Islam Rana scored a fine 69 off 95 balls with four fours and three sixes.
City Club, in reply, were all out for 231 in 48.3 overs as Khaled Mahmud made a league's third hattrick after Nahidul Haq Shawon and Jaffar Qureshi.
ABAHANI VS ORIENT
Abahani, who would remain out from the super-league for the first time, were all out for 134 in 39.3 overs after opting to bat first. Skipper Niamur Rashid topscored with 44 and Jahangir Alam made 20.
Orient Club, in reply, reached the target making 135 for seven in 36.4 overs as opener Masum-Ud-Dowla hit unbeaten 67 off 109 balls that five times hit the fence.
Mahmudul Haq and Feroz Alam made 20 runs each.
INDIRA VS AGRANI
Agrani Bank scored a moderate 229 for all in 46.4 overs riding on two half-centuries from openers Imtiaz Hossain (50) and Rakibul Hasan (72).
A significant 89-run stand for the seventh wicket between Reazul Haq and Nazmul Hossain enabled Indira Road to reach home making 231 for seven in 47.5 overs.
Nazmul scored 66 off 65 with seven fours and three sixes.