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Women’s Cricket League: Sylhet Division clinch title for 2nd straight time
Sylhet Office : Sylhet Division clinched the Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL) crown for the 2nd successive time with all-win record securing full 14 points from straight seven matches of the league that concluded on Wednesday at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium here.
Dhaka Division finished runners-up securing 10 points in the 10th version of the league with the participation of eight divisional teams.
This year’s WNCL reverted to a 50-over-a-side event from last year’s Twenty20 league with the participation of eight divisional teams – Dhaka, Chattogram, Khulna, Rajshahi, Sylhet, Rangpur, Barishal and Mymensingh.
Rumana Ahmed of Khulna Division, who scored 205 runs and grabbed 16 wickets in seven matches, was adjudged the player of the league, Mursheda Khatun Happy of Sylhet Division named as the best batter scoring 414 runs, featuring one century and three half centuries while Rumana Ahmed of Khulna Division and Nahida Akhter of Barisal Division were named as the highest wicket-takers grabbing 16 wickets each.
Shorna, a 14 year-old leg-break bowler of Mymensingh Division, was adjudged the most promising player of the league taking 15 wickets in seven matches.