Dhaka Platoon beat Cumilla Warriors by 20 runs in BPL
Dhaka Platoon beat Cumilla Warriors by 20 runs in the 6th match of the BPL today, at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka, thanks to a brilliant all-round performance by Sri Lanka’s Thisara Perera, who took 5-30 and scored 42 for Dhaka Platoon.
Dhaka Platoon 180-7 (20 Ovs) – (Tamim Iqbal 74, Thisara Perera 42; Soumya Sarkar 2-39, Mujeeb Ur Rahman 1-15)
Cumilla Warriors 160-9 (20 Ovs) – (Dawid Malan 40, Dawid Malan 37, Soumya Sarkar 35; Thisara Perera 5-30)
Result - Dhaka Platoon won by 20 runs
Cumilla Warriors won the toss and decided to field and Dhaka Platoon took full advantage, scoring an imposing 180-7 in their 20 Overs – Tamim Iqbal 74 and Thisara Perera 42 the main run getters and Soumya Sarkar 2-39 and Mujeeb Ur Rahman 1-15 (off 4 overs), the pick of the bowlers for the Cumilla Warriors.
In reply, Cumilla Warriors scored 160-9, falling 20 runs short in the run chase – Dawid Malan 40, Dawid Malan 37 and Soumya Sarkar 35 the top scorers and Thisara Perera 5-30, the magician with the ball for the Dhaka Platoon.
Dhaka Platoon - Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque (wk), Laurie Evans, Jaker Ali, Thisara Perera, Shuvagata Hom, Shahid Afridi, Mahedi Hasan, Wahab Riaz, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Hasan Mahmud
Bench - Ariful Haque, Raqibul Hasan, Mominul Haque, Luis Reece, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan
Cumilla Warriors - Yasir Ali, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Soumya Sarkar, Dawid Malan, Sabbir Rahman, Dasun Shanaka (c), Mahidul Islam Ankon (wk), Abu Hider Rony, Sunzamul Islam, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Al-Amin Hossain
Bench - Stiaan van Zyl, Kusal Perera, Fardeen Hasan, Sumon Khan, Ifran Hossain
Toss: Cumilla Warriors won the toss and decided to field
Time: 01:00 PM GMT
Venue: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Masudur Rahman, Prageeth Rambukwella Third Umpire: Morshed Ali Khan: Match Referee: Neeyamur Rashid
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