Comilla Victorians beat Rajshahi Kings by 5 wickets in BPL

Shahid Afridi rolled back the years again, with 3-10
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Comilla Victorians won the toss and decided to field against Rajshahi Kings at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka today in the BPL.

 

Match Summary

Rajshahi Kings 124 (18.5 overs) – (Mehidy Hasan 30, Isuru Udana 32; Shahid Afridi 3-10)

Comilla Victorians 130 - 5  (Anamul Haque 40,  Evin Lewis 28)

Result - Comilla Victorians won by 5 wickets

Shahid Afridi rolled back the years again, with 3-10 in his 4 over spell for Comilla Victorians and helped restrict Rajshahi Kings to 124 all out in 18.5 overs. Mehidy Hasan 30 and Isuru Udana 32 top scored for the Kings, having at one stage been 53-5.

In reply, Anamul Haque 40 and Evin Lewis 28 got the Comilla Victorians off to a steady start putting on 67 for the first wicket. However, there was then a bit of a wobble before Shahid Afridi and Liam Dawson got them over the line, Boom Boom finishing it off with a 6!

 

Comilla Victorians - Tamim Iqbal, Evin Lewis, Imrul Kayes (c), Shoaib Malik, Anamul Haque (wk), Shahid Afridi, Liam Dawson, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mahedi Hasan, Abu Hider Rony, Mohammad Shahid

On the Bench - Mosharraf Hossain, Shamsur Rahman, Sanjit Saha, Waqar Salamkheil, Aamer Yamin, Ziaur Rahman

Rajshahi Kings - Mohammad Hafeez, Mominul Haque, Mehidy Hasan (c), Soumya Sarkar, Laurie Evans, Zakir Hasan (wk), Fazle Mahmud, Isuru Udana, Qais Ahmad, Arafat Sunny, Mustafizur Rahman

On the Bench - Christiaan Jonker, Alauddin Babu, Marshall Ayub, Kamrul Islam

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