The daily Kalerkantho booked their place in the quarter-final of the BSJC Media Cricket Tournament 2018, organised by Bangladesh Sports Journalists Community and sponsored by Step Footwear, on Tuesday.
Kalerkantho have been awarded a walkover win as their opponent Bangladesh Television (BTV) did not appear at Bangabandhu Outer Stadium in the capital today.
Officially Kalerkantho will be considered as the winners with two-wicket margin according to the tournament bylaws. With two wins in two matches, Kalerkantho entered the quarter-final as group champion.
Kalerkantho will face Channel24 to reach the semi-final on Thursday.
Earlier, Kalerkantho beat Bdnews24 by one wicket in their first match of the tournament.
The six-day long tournament featuring 24 media houses divided into eight groups was inaugurated on Saturday.
The champion will receive Tk30,000 while the runners-up side will pocket Tk20,000.