Key takeaways from the general around of NCL 2021-22
Dhaka Department lifted the NCL tier-1 trophy after seven years after they beat the opposite home powerhouse Khulna Department via 179 runs within the ultimate around. Dhaka has now received six NCL titles, degree with Rajshahi Department, whilst Khulna is on height of the record with seven trophies.
Chattogram Department bagged the one promotion spot from tier-2 after their drawn sport towards Dhaka City, taking their tally as much as 31.60 issues.
Barishal Department captain Fazle Mahmud completed because the match’s top-scorer, with 603 runs at a mean of 60.30. His 188 and unbeaten 71 within the drawn sport towards Rajshahi Department took him to the highest of the run-getters’ record forward of Sylhet’s younger gun Amite Hasan. Mahmud struck 17 fours and a six all over his 356-ball effort within the first innings.
Amite made a career-best 186 towards Rangpur, taking his tally to 590 runs at a mean of 59.00, with two centuries and two fifties. He struck 19 fours all over his close to nine-hour marathon within the ultimate around.
Rangpur’s Myshukur made 157 off 316 balls with 14 fours towards Sylhet. Zakir answered with 122 off 248 balls with 14 fours towards Rangpur.
Farhad struck ten fours and 6 sixes all over his 111-ball 99 towards Barishal whilst younger Dipu, a part of Bangladesh’s Beneath-19 Global Cup-winning facet, struck a career-best 159 off 306 balls towards Dhaka Metro.
Chattogram’s promotion had so much to do with left-arm spinner Hasan Murad and offspinner Nayeem Hasan. The pair took 33 and 32 wickets respectively to steer the NCL’s bowling charts. Left-arm spinner Nazmul Islam’s 32 wickets helped Dhaka to the tier-1 name.
Dhaka’s Taibur Rahman took 5 for 40 in the similar sport, whilst left-arm fast Ruyel Mia took 5 for 120 for Barishal towards Rajshahi.
The Dhaka-Khulna come across was once the one one who yielded an outright consequence within the ultimate around. Batting first, Dhaka made 335 earlier than bowling out Khulna for 213. Dhaka declared on 256 for 8 in the second one innings, leaving Khulna with a mountain to climb at the ultimate day. Khulna controlled to bat out 89.1 overs at the ultimate day, however have been sooner or later bowled out for 199 runs.
Issues to contemplate
Dhaka’s 179-run win over Khulna helped them leapfrog Rangpur who have been main the tier-1 issues desk for the previous few rounds of the contest. However their drawn sport towards Sylhet value them dearly.
Chattogram were given their promotion after their drawn sport towards Rajshahi. If Barishal had overwhelmed Rajshahi, they, too, would have were given with regards to promotion. Seven-time champion Khulna, alternatively, are actually demoted to tier-2 subsequent season.
The selectors may wish to imagine the likes of Mahmud and Mazid for no less than the Bangladesh A aspects after their wholesome returns within the NCL. Amite and Murad is also at the radar of the selectors.
Mohammad Isam is ESPNcricinfo’s Bangladesh correspondent. @isam84