Batting first, Kalabagan reached 246 for 5 in 50 overs. Ashraful made 103 off 137 balls with eight fours and two sixes. He added 163 runs for the fourth wicket with Taibur Rahman who struck 10 fours in his 82 off 93 balls. Riyazul Huda struck three sixes in his unbeaten 13-ball 27.
In reply, Nafees and Salman Hossain put together 172 runs for the second wicket. Nafees made 109 off 142 balls with 13 fours and two sixes, while Salman struck eleven fours in his 83 off 93 balls.
The defeat confirmed Kalabagan’s demotion to the First Division Cricket League in 2018-19. The relegation play-off between Brothers Union and Agrani Bank on April 4 will decide who will join Kalabagan in the lower division next season.