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Scintilla BD blitz Sonargaon to reach Plate final

PUBLISHED: 12:00 12 February 2018

Scintilla cricket captain Ahmed Choudhury collects trophy (Pic: Emdad Rahman)

Scintilla cricket captain Ahmed Choudhury collects trophy (Pic: Emdad Rahman)

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The Scintilla bandwagon rolls on as the Bangladesh squad of the illustrious east London cricket team beat Fire of Sonargaon to reach the Plate final of Last Man Stands Bangladesh.

Big performances were required and Scintilla came out flying with guns blazing to reach 205 runs for 1 wicket after 20 overs.

Openers Omar Faruk and Zaman Arif struck 55 and 50 from 35 and 21 balls before Mohammad Ekramul Hoque Chowdhury 18, Shafaet Amin, 30 and Scintilla legend Bellal Hossain Orko wrapped up proceedings with 44 balls from 19 runs.

Despite 60 from Refat E Monzum Refat Fire of Sonargaon were unable to match Scintilla at the wicket and were bowled out 183/6.

Club captain Ahmed Choudhury said: “A fantastic performance from a fantastic select squad.

“Myself and the chairman have reminded ourselves that the next step is silverware in the final as champions - It’s in our DNA.”


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