Alauddin Babu powers Rupganj to big victory18 April 2023
Allrounder Alauddin Babu smashed a 45 ball-81 as Rupganj Tigers Cricket Club recorded a 56-run victory over Brothers Union in Dhaka Premier League (DPL) on Monday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium.
With 9 points from 111 matches, Rupganj finally finished the league, staying at seventh position. Brothers who had 8 points, put them in eight position.
Put into bat first, Rupganj Tigers amassed 307 before being all out in 50 overs. Alauddin struck four fours and seven towering sixes for his whirlwind knock. Ankit Bawne made 64 while Shamim Patwary hit 53 to contribute in the team's victory also.
Manik Khan claimed 5-50 but couldn't resist the run-fest of Rupganj.
Chasing 308-run target, Brothers were bowled out for 251 in 42.4 overs with Anisul Islam Emon making 52 and Arafat Sunny Junior adding 51. Nayeem Hasan, Nasum Ahmed, Sunzamul islam and Naeem Islam took two wickets apiece.