Agrani Bank defeat Kalabagan Krira Chakra by six wickets in the Relegation League match at BKSP’s Savar despite Mohammad Ashraful’s fourth ton in the Dhaka Premier League this season.
Batting first Kalabagan posted 246 runs on the board for the loss of five wickets after losing a few quick wickets early on before Ashraful and Taibur Rahman’s 134-run fourth-wicket partnership allowed them to reach a fighting total. Ashraful’s fourth ton in this season DPL -- a 137-ball 103 -- contained eight fours and two sixes.
Taibur contributed with 117-ball 82 with 10 fours. In reply, Agrani’s Shariar Nafees and Salman Hossain came out on top against the Kalabagan bowlers as the former struck a 142-ball 109 and the latter scored a 93-ball 83.
Ultimately, Agrani notched the target in 45.5 overs with six wickets to spare.