Mar 01 , North Zone put themselves six points ahead of second-placed South Zone in the Bangladesh Cricket League points table after their innings-andrun win over Central Zone in Sylhet.
Central Zone were bowled out for in their first innings, as left-arm spinner Sunzamul Islam extended his good form with 5 for 45, his second five-for of the tournament so far.
Farhad Reza took 3 for Saif Hassan's 63 was the lone half-century in Central Zone's innings.
Naeem top-scored with off balls that included 20 boundaries and a six. He added runs for the fifth wicket with Shanto, who made off balls, including 18 fours.
Naeem then added runs for the seventh wicket with Dhiman, who struck 14 fours in his Dhiman was also part of a run partnership for the ninth wicket with Alauddin Babu, who chipped in with a ball Naeem's was his third successive hundred, and fourth overall, in the tournament, and took his run tally in the series to Saif replied with a second fifty in the game, but Central Zone couldn't wipe out their deficit and were bowled out in 76 overs.
Saif's ball 70 included eight fours and two sixes.
Tanbir Hayder also struck Babu took four wickets while Sunzamul took three to take his match haul to 8 for They finished the game with three points, while South Zone took only one point. Imrul Kayes, who is attempting to prove his fitness for a spot in the second Test squad in Colombo, struck off balls that had 18 fours and two sixes.
Anamul Haque made 58 but the rest of the South Zone batsmen crumbled. East Zone replied well, declaring on for 7, which gave them a lead of runs. Afif Hossain made off balls with the help of 17 fours.
Tasamul Haque missed out on a century by two runs, while Alok Kapali 66 , Mohammad Saifuddin 50 not out and Rahatul Ferdous 60 not out also struck fifties. On the final day, South Zone moved to for 5 in 96 overs, with nearly all their batsmen getting starts.