Mizanur hits ton in 2nd innings of BCL 4th round

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13 April, 2018 21:04 PM

Mizanur hits ton in 2nd innings of BCL 4th round

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Mizanur Rahman, an opener of North Zone (Bangladesh), continues his epic form in the domestic Cricket smashing another century against the Central Zone (Bangladesh) in the Bangladesh Cricket League second innings in Bagura today.

The right-hand batsman scored a 100-run, smashing four fours and one six in his epic innings in the BCL.

Following on, Mizanur Rahman played an unbeaten innings of 100* off 191 balls while Nazmul Hossain Shanto hit 89 off 152 balls with eight boundaries.

In the play, four centuries dominated the runs-heavy draw between North Zone and Central Zone in Bogra.

Contacted Mizanur Rahman said:  “I will keep this performance and continue to enjoy the game.”

Mushfiqur Rahim scored only his second hundred in Bangladesh domestic first-class cricket while his North Zone team-mate Mizanur Rahman equalled Tushar Imran's five hundreds in the 2017-18 season.

Central Zone's Shadman Islam also reached a hundred in the match during a 200-run opening stand with Saif Hassan who fell for 94. Shadman struck nine fours in his 107 off 239 balls while Saif struck 12 fours and a six in his 243-ball effort.

Marshall Ayub then took over the baton on the second day, top scoring in the game with 132 off 210 balls with 14 fours and a six. He put together a 108 runs for the sixth wicket with Tanbir Hayder before adding a further 67 with Mosharraf Hossain whose unbeaten 83 took Central Zone to a formidable 529 all out spanning the first two days.

North Zone were bowled out for exactly 300 runs in 93.1 overs. Mushfiqur top scored with 111, adding 83 runs for the sixth wicket with Ariful Haque. Mushfiqur struck eight fours and a six in his nearly six-hour stay at the crease.

Pace bowler Ebadat Hossain took career-best figures of 4 for 61 while Abu Hider and Mosharraf took two each.

Asked to follow on on the final day, North Zone reached 213 for 2 before the match was declared a draw. Mizanur was 100 not out, having struck four boundaries and a six in his 191-ball knock. He added 154 runs for the second wicket with Nazmul Hossain Shanto, who made 89 off 152 balls.

Mizanur, Young star of Rajshahi Division, struck three consecutive centuries in first-class cricket. He also played for Duronto Rajshahi in the 2012 BPL tournament where he scored a half-century on debut.

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