RU emerge champion in interuniversity cricket tournament

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Rajshahi University (RU) cricket team emerged champions in the Bangladesh Inter University Cricket Tournament 2018 beating Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) by 29 runs, reports UNB.

The final match took place at Rajshahi University Stadium 11:30am on Friday.

Winning the toss RU captain chose to bat first and managed to score 116 runs in the scoreboard for 9 wickets in 20 overs with Sadman Rahmans highest 25 runs for the winners.

In response, SUST team couldnt make any chance from the very beginning of the match while RU bowlers picked up 3 wickets in just 13 runs. Later playing all 20 over SUST team could manage 86 runs for 8 wickets with its captain Rana scoring highest 17 runs for the team.

RU bowler Apu selected as the man of the mach for his 3 wickets in 4 overs by giving just 14 runs.

Khulna University player Al Amin scoring 89 runs, taking 7 wickets and 3 catches in 4 matches, selected as the man of the tournament.

RU Vice-chancellor Abdus Sobhan handed over the champions trophy.

Among others RU pro-vice chancellor Ananda Kumar Saha, proctor Lutfor Rahman, public relation officer Provas Kumar Karmaker, secretary general of the organizing committee Md Asaduzzaman addressed at the prize giving ceremony.

Mentionable, a total of 17 public universities including Dhaka and Chittagong universities participated in the tournament started on 3 March.

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