Dhaka Dynamites beat Rangpur Riders by 5 wickets in BPL Qualifier 2
Dhaka Dynamites won the toss and decided to field against Rangpur Riders at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka in this crucial BPL Qualifier 2 match.
Rangpur Riders 142 (Ravi Bopara 49, Mohammad Mithun 38, Nadif Chowdhury 27; Rubel Hossain 4-23, Andre Russell 2-31, Qazi Onik 2-21)
Dhaka Dynamites 147-5 16.4 overs (Rony Talukdar 35, Shakib Al Hasan 23, Andre Russell 40*; Mashrafe Mortaza 2-32)
Result – Dhaka Dynamites won by 5 wickets
Rangpur Riders scored a disappointing 142 all out - Ravi Bopara (49), Mohammad Mithun (38) and Nadif Chowdhury (27) the main run getters; Rubel Hossain 4-23, Andre Russell 2-31 and Qazi Onik 2-21 did the damage with the ball for Dhaka Dynamites.
In reply, Dhaka Dynamites had a wobble at the beginning of their innings and in the middle of their innings, however, either side of that, they managed to score quickly and reach the required runs to move on into the Final - Rony Talukdar 35, Shakib Al Hasan 23 and Andre Russell 40* were the stars with the bat – Andre Russell hitting 5x6s in his 19 ball innings.
Dhaka Dynamites - Upul Tharanga, Sunil Narine, Rony Talukdar, Shakib Al Hasan (c), Nurul Hasan (wk), Kieron Pollard, Andre Russell, Shuvagata Hom, Mahmudul Hasan, Rubel Hossain, Qazi Onik
Rangpur Riders - Chris Gayle, Nadif Chowdhury, Mohammad Mithun (wk), Rilee Rossouw, Ravi Bopara, Benny Howell, Nahidul Islam, Farhad Reza, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Nazmul Islam, Shafiul Islam
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