Chattogram Challengers beat Cumilla Warriors by 16 runs in BPL
A high scoring encounter saw over 450 runs scored at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram, in the second match of the day in the BPL - Chattogram Challengers coming out on top by 16 runs against Cumilla Warriors.
Chattogram Challengers 238-4 (20 Ovs) – (Chadwick Walton 71*, Imrul Kayes 62, Avishka Fernando 48; Soumya Sarkar 2-41, Soumya Sarkar 1-31)
Cumilla Warriors 222-7 (20 Ovs) – (Dawid Malan 84, Dasun Shanaka 37; Mehedi Hasan Rana 4-28)
Result - Chattogram Challengers won by 16 runs
99 Runs Partnership from just 34 Balls. Incredible batting by Chadwick Walton & Nurul Hasan.— Chattogram Challengers (@ctgchallengers) December 20, 2019
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Cumilla Warriors won the toss and decided to bowl against the Chattogram Challengers, who put on a massive 238-4 in their 20 Overs, thanks to Chadwick Walton 71*, Imrul Kayes 62 and Avishka Fernando 48, who batted brilliantly; Soumya Sarkar 2-41 and Soumya Sarkar 1-31 were the pick of the bowlers for Cumilla Warriors.
In reply, it was always going to be a tall order to chase 239 to win and it proved to be just too much for Cumilla Warriors, who fell just 16 runs short , scoring 222-7 in their 20 Overs – (Dawid Malan 84 and Dasun Shanaka 37 gave it a go with the bat but Mehedi Hasan Rana 4-28 was the hero with the ball for Chattogram Challengers.
Chattogram Challengers - Lendl Simmons, Avishka Fernando, Imrul Kayes (c), Chadwick Walton, Nurul Hasan (wk), Nasir Hossain, Nasum Ahmed, Kesrick Williams, Muktar Ali, Rubel Hossain, Mehedi Hasan Rana
Bench: Mahmudullah, Pinak Ghosh, Jubair Hossain, Enamul Haque jnr
Cumilla Warriors - Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman, Dawid Malan, Dasun Shanaka (c), Yasir Ali, Mahidul Islam Ankon (wk), Abu Hider Rony, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Al-Amin Hossain, Sumon Khan
Bench: Sunzamul Islam, Stiaan van Zyl, Fardeen Hasan, Ifran Hossain
Time: 01:00 PM GMT
Toss: Cumilla Warriors won the toss and decided to field
Venue: Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram
Umpires: Masudur Rahman, David Millns Third Umpire: Tanvir Ahmed Match Referee: Debabrata Paul
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