Dhaka Platoon beat Khulna Tigers by 12 runs in BPL
Dhaka Platoon beat Khulna Tigers by 12 runs, in the 31st Match of the BPL 2019/20, at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet today.
Dhaka Platoon 172-4 (20 Ovs) – (Tamim Iqbal 25, Mominul Haque 38, Ariful Haque 37*, Asif Ali 39*; Mohammad Amir 2-27, Aminul Islam 1-15)
Khulna Tigers 160-8 (20 Ovs) – (Mushfiqur Rahim 64, Najibullah Zadran 31; Hasan Mahmud 4-32)
Result – Dhaka Platoon won by 12 runs
Khulna Tigers won the toss and decided to bowl against Dhaka Platoon at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet today.
Put into bat first, Dhaka Platoon scored an above par 172-4, in their 20 Overs, with Tamim Iqbal 25, Mominul Haque 38, Ariful Haque 37*, Asif Ali 39* all coming to run party - Mohammad Amir 2-27 and Aminul Islam 1-15 were the pick of the bowlers for Khulna Tigers and they would have been disappointed to given 40+ runs away off the last 3 overs.
In reply, Khulna Tigers lost opener Aminul Islam early and when Rilee Rossouw was later for 18, the score was 44-4 after 7.1 overs and the run chase looked lost.
Mushfiqur Rahim 64 (off 33 balls) and Najibullah Zadran 31, kept them in with a slim chance of winning and needing 36 runs from 12 deliveries, Mushfiqur Rahim took 12 off the first three balls of the 19th over but was out caught with one over left.
Khulna Tigers ended 160-8 off their 20 overs and lost by 12 runs with Dhaka Platoon now going top of the the BPL table on rate on 12 points.
Dhaka Platoon - Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque (wk), Mahedi Hasan, Ariful Haque, Asif Ali, Mominul Haque, Thisara Perera, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Mahmud, Shadab Khan
Bench - Raqibul Hasan, Laurie Evans, Shuvagata Hom, Mohammad Shahid, Jaker Ali, Salauddin Sakil, Shahid Afridi, Wahab Riaz, Luis Reece
Khulna Tigers - Mehidy Hasan, Rilee Rossouw, Mushfiqur Rahim (c & wk), Shamsur Rahman, Najibullah Zadran, Robbie Frylinck, Shahidul Islam, Aminul Islam, Mohammad Amir, Tanvir Islam, Shafiul Islam
Bench - Najmul Hossain Shanto, Saif Hassan, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Robiul Haque, Aliss Islam, Wanindu Hasaranga
Toss: Khulna Tigers won the toss and decided to field
Time: 08:00 AM GMT
Venue: Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet
Umpires: Tanvir Ahmed, Prageeth Rambukwella Third Umpire: Masudur Rahman Match Referee: Raqibul Hasan
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