The eight-team four-day Bangabandhu 23rd National Cricket League (NCL) began Sunday at four venues in Chattogram, Sylhet and Cox's Bazar
Hosts Sylhet Division are trailing by 74 runs against Dhaka at the end of the first day.
Winning the toss at the Academy Ground of the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium (SICS), Sylhet batted first and were bundled out for 67 runs in 17 overs in the first innings.
In reply, Dhaka scored 176 for all in 41 overs, on the back of a 50 by Shuvagoto Hom, 47 runs by Mahidul Islam Ankon and 35 by Abdul Mazid.
Spinner Enamul Haque Jr grabbed four wickets for 66 runs; Ebadot Hossain claimed three wickets for 34 runs.
Sylhet opened the second innings in the afternoon and scored 35 for 1 in 17 overs to trail by 74 runs.
Hosts Chattogram are trailing by 40 runs against Rajshahi Division at stumps on day one.
Asked to bat first at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram (ZACS), Rajshahi Division were all out for 166 in 41.3 overs.
Towhid Hridoy (68), Sanjamul Islam (21), and Sabbir Rahman (20) were the top run-scorers for Rajshahi.
Nayeem Hasan grabbed four wickets for 42 runs; Irfan Hossain and Mehedi Hasan Rana took two wickets for 24 and 39 runs.
In reply, Chattogram scored 126 for 2 in 33 overs. Yasir Ali and captain Mominul Haque remained unbeaten on 70 and 32 runs.
Taijul Islam bagged two wickets, conceding 46 runs.
Barishal are trailing by 233 runs against Dhaka Metro.
Dhaka Metro opened the innings first and scored 239/10 in 82.5 overs at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium in Cox's Bazar, with Sadman Islam scoring 75 runs, Sharifullah 59 and Abu Hider Rony 38.
Tanvir Islam snatched six wickets for 78 runs; Kamrul Islam took four for 43 runs.
In reply, Barishal scored six runs for one in three overs.
In the second round, Dhaka will meet Rangpur at the SICS. Khulna will face Sylhet at the SICS Academy Ground, Chattogram will play against Barishal at the ZACS; Dhaka Metro will encounter Rajshahi at the SICS Academy Ground.