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Mrityunjay Chowdhury shows his class at the death over!

Mrityunjay Chowdhury

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CRICDOT DESK : World-class all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan flashed again when the team needed him. Fifty came glittering from his bat today. Against Chittagong Challengers, the Barisal captain was caught in a devastating manner with the bat. But Chittagong pacer Mrityunjay Chowdhury changed the color of the last innings.

The 20-year-old pacer who took the first hat-trick of the event took 4 wickets for 7 runs today. Barisal stopped at 149 runs. Fortune Barisal, which won the toss and elected to bat, did not have a good start. Munim Shahriar could not use the opportunity in the team. Shariful Islam returned him with 2 runs. Then Chris Gayle and Nazmul Hossain Shanto made a pair of 42 runs from 36 balls.

Caribbean monster Gayle started slowly. In the third over, Will Jacques opened the scoring with a long off. In the next two overs, the English offs pinner was hit by two more sixes and one four, so the Universe boss stopped Miraj with 25 off 19 balls. After that, the 31-run partnership of captain Shakib with Nazmul was frozen. The pair stopped when Shanto Akbar Ali, who made 26 off 29 balls with Afif Hossain’s ball.

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Shakib continues to play in his mood. His companion is Touhid Hriday. On the other hand, Mrityunjay Chowdhury became destructive with the ball. Shakib, who had completed five fours in 30 overs with three sixes, was dismissed by the next ball and started catching death victims. That was the 16th over. Nurul Hasan picked up Sohan (0) in the first over.

The wicket did not come in the next ball. However, in the third and fourth balls of that over, Mrityunjay returned Irfan Shukur (5) and Mujib Ur Rahman (1). He lost 4 wickets for 2 runs in 2 overs. Barisal’s innings stopped with 149 runs in 19.1 overs. Another fast bowler Shariful Islam bowled 2.1 overs and took 2 wickets for only 9 runs.

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