DPL 2023

Legends of Rupganj confirm DPL Super League

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Publish Date: 18:00 Monday, April 10, 2023

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Mashrafe Bin Mortaza led Legends of Rupganj became the third team to confirm the super league of Dhaka Premier League (DPL) after Abahani Limited and Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club following a five-wicket victory over Prime Bank Cricket Club at BKSP-4 ground today.

The victory helped Rupganj achieve 14 points in nine matches that guaranteed a place in super league.

Pacer Abdul Halim was instrumental in the victory, grabbing three wickets for 34 runs.

Halim was complemented by his captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza who scalped 2-25 as Rupganj bundled Prime Bank out for just 128 in 36.2 overs after putting them into bat first.

Nasir Hossain was the top-scorer for the side with 31 while national player Yasir Ali Chowdhury made 28 when he needed a big score to boost his confidence.

Legends for Rupganj couldn’t make it cakewalk but still raced to the victory in 24.4 overs, making 129-5 for their seventh victory. Fardeen Hasan Oney made team-high 47 while Irfan Shukkur added 31 ball-34 to hasten the victory.

Offspinner Mahedi Hasan and pacer Rejaur Rahman Raja bagged two wickets apiece.