Barisal Division posted their 2nd consecutive victory in a four-day match of the Ispahani Mirzapore Tea 7th National Cricket League beating leaders Rajshahi Division by 115 runs on the 3rd day at the Barisal Divisional Stadium Sunday, reports UNB.
With this win, Barisal Division secured 16 points from six matches, four points behind joint leaders Dhaka Division and Rajshahi Division.
Earlier, Barisal Division resumed their 2nd innings with overnight 181 for 4 in 48 overs and were all out for 320 in 95.3 overs after lunch, setting a target of 228 runs to Rajshahi Division.
Mohammad Shahin of Barisal Division was adjudged man of the match for his 68 runs in the 2nd innings.
Shafaq Al Jabir captured three wickets for 65 runs in 20 overs while Farhad Hossain, also grabbed three wickets for 79 runs in 27 overs.
Earlier, Barisal Division scored 168 runs in the first innings while Rajshahi Division made 261 in the first innings.
Chasing a target of 228, Rajshahi Division started their 2nd innings after lunch and were dismissed for 112 in 42.2 overs amid some tight bowling by Barisal Division bowlers.
Barisal Division first innings - 168 all out 53.4 overs, Nadif Chowdhury 45, Arafat Salauddin not out 24, Kamrul Islam 3/29 and Alamgir Kabir 3/43.
Second innings - 320 for all in 95.3 overs, Shahin 68, Marshall Ayub 54, Nadif 49, Hannan Sarkar 41, Nasiruddin not out 32, Arafat Salahuddin 27, extras 19, Shafaq 3/65, Farhad Hossain 3/79, Kamrul Islam 2/50, Alamgir Kabir 2/70.
Rajshahi Division first innings - 261 for all in 75.2 overs, Naim Islam 102, Farhad Hossain 48, Hasanuzzaman 34, Shahmimul Haque 29, Kamrul Islam not out 17, extras 9, Hannan Sarkar 3/40, Arafat Salauddin 2/30, Monir Hossain 2/31 amd Anisur Rahman 2/36.
Second innings - 112 for all in 42.2 overs, Junaid 24, Naim 18, Shamimul not out 15, Farhad Hossain 13, extras 8, Anisur 3/16, Monir 3/33.
In the day's another match at the Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Dhaka, holders Dhaka Division were trailing by 315 runs in their 2nd innings against Sylhet Division at stumps on day three.
Earlier, Sylhet Division resumed the day with overnight 82 for 4 in 39 overs and were all out for 286 runs in 110.4 overs, setting a target of 338 runs to Dhaka Division.
In reply, Dhaka Division made a slow start in their 2nd innings scoring 22 runs in 17 overs for the loss of one wicket when the bails were drawn for the day.
Anwar Hossain and Kamrul Islam were batting with nine and two runs respectively.
Sylhet Division 1st innings - 203 runs for all in 69 overs, Rezaul 64, Moula 25, Rana Miah 21, extras 45, Talha 3/53, Ashraful Khan 2/14, Mahbubul 2/36.
Second innings - 286 runs for all in 110.4 overs, Golam Mabud 84, Golam Mowla 33, Rana Miah 33, Golam Rahman 26, Ezaz Ahmed 25, extras 28, Talha Jubair 3/35, Sazzad Ahmed 3/42.
Dhaka Division 1st innings - 152 all out in 63 overs (overnight 30 for 2 in 16 overs), Al Shahriar Rokon 60, Mahmudullah 17, Anwar Monir 16, Anwar Hossain batting 15, Talha Jubair 10, extras 12, Hasibul Hossain 5/68, Ashiqur Rahman 3/48 and Monirul Islam 2/11.
Second innings - 22 runs for 1 in 17 overs, Uttam 7, Anwar Hossain batting 9, Kamrul Islam batting 2, Hasibul Hossain 1/7.
Hosts Khulna Division took 87-run second innings lead over Chittagong Division on the third day of a four-day match at Khulna Divisional Stadium Sunday.
Earlier in the day Chittagong Division were all out for 422 in 105 overs, in reply to Khulna Division's first innings 292 runs.