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Scintilla put Bow Green to the sword

77Emdad Rahman

The Scintilla Seniors returned to winning ways after a 157 run victory over Bow Green.

At West Ham sports ground Scintilla opted to bat after winning the toss.

With the English national team regaining The Ashes at Trent Bridge, the inspired ECCL champions rediscovered their devastating staying power at the crease to reach 320/10 from 42.1 overs.

Too scorer was Zishan Abedin who fell agonisingly short of a century with 95. Ashraful Jony added 45, Abul Hasib 22, Ashfaqur Nobel 31, Ahmad Norharif Hamidon 30, Tanin 21 contributed to the score.

Ricky took 4/66 for Bow Green who comfortably reached 163/10 after tea. Top scorers were Ricky with 22, and Dribbie, 25.

Hasib took 1/16 (3 overs), Rifat 2/14 (3 overs), Zishan 2/14 (5.1 overs), Ayaz 1/18 (5 overs), Tanin 2/27 (5 overs) and Sajal 2/34 (4 overs).

Man of the Match Zishan Abedin said: “A great win and it was nice to step into the team and make such a great knock. I was fortunate on a few occasions and also had tremendous support.”

Captain Ayaz Karim added: “The key today was how solid the top and middle order was. We have worked on our technique, fitness and mental strength and today we have seen success. It was a solid performance throughout. We need to end the season with positive performances in our remaining games.”