Chattogram Challengers beat Dhaka Platoon by 16 runs in BPL
Chattogram Challengers beat Dhaka Platoon by 16 runs, at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram, in the second match of the day in the BPL.
Chattogram Challengers 221-4 – (20 Ovs) – (Lendl Simmons 57, Imrul Kayes 40, Mahmudullah 59, Chadwick Walton 27*; Hasan Mahmud 2-55)
Dhaka Platoon 205 – (20 Ovs) – (Mominul Haque 52, Thisara Perera 47, Jaker Ali 27, Mashrafe Mortaza 23 (off 6 balls) - Mehedi Hasan Rana 3-23, Muktar Ali 3-42)
Result – Chattogram Challengers won by 16 runs
Dhaka Platoon won the toss and decided to field against Chattogram Challengers, who took full advantage of batting first, scoring an imposing 221-4 in their 20 Overs – Lendl Simmons 57, Imrul Kayes 40, Mahmudullah 59 and Chadwick Walton 27* were the main run getters and Hasan Mahmud 2-55, the wicket taker for Dhaka Platoon.
In reply, Dhaka Platoon were always behind the run rate and despite a late flourish from skipper Mashrafe Mortaza who hit 23 off 6 balls, the Platoon fell short by 16 runs - Mominul Haque 52, Thisara Perera 47 and Jaker Ali 27 were the other main run scorers and Mehedi Hasan Rana 3-23 and Muktar Ali 3-42, the stars with the ball for the Challengers.
Chattogram Challengers - Lendl Simmons, Avishka Fernando, Imrul Kayes, Mahmudullah (c), Chadwick Walton, Nurul Hasan (wk), Nasir Hossain, Nasum Ahmed, Kesrick Williams, Mehedi Hasan Rana, Muktar Ali
Bench - Jubair Hossain, Pinak Ghosh, Rubel Hossain, Enamul Haque jnr
Dhaka Platoon - Mominul Haque, Anamul Haque (wk), Laurie Evans, Jaker Ali, Asif Ali, Thisara Perera, Shahid Afridi, Mahedi Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Salauddin Sakil, Hasan Mahmud
Bench - Ariful Haque, Raqibul Hasan, Shuvagata Hom, Mohammad Shahid
Toss: Dhaka Platoon won the toss and decided to field
Time: 12:30 PM GMT
Venue: Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram
Umpires: Sharfuddoula, Prageeth Rambukwella Third Umpire: Tanvir Ahmed Match Referee:Akhtar Ahmad
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