Dhaka Platoon beat Rangpur Rangers by 61 runs in BPL
Dhaka Platoon convincingly beat Rangpur Rangers by 61 runs in the BPL today at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka and secure a play-off place in the Tournament later stages.
Dhaka Platoon 138 – 8 (20 Ovs) – (Tamim Iqbal 40, Shadab Khan 31; Mustafizur Rahman 3-34, Taskin Ahmed 3-32, Mohammad Nabi 2-21)
Rangpur Rangers 84 (15.3 Ovs) - (Al-Amin 23, Cameron Delport 20; Faheem Ashraf 2-26, Mashrafe Mortaza 2-18, Mahedi Hasan 3-13, Shadab Khan 2-14)
Result – Dhaka Platoon won by 61 runs
Rangpur Rangers won the toss and decided to bowl against Dhaka Platoon who scored a disappointing 138 – 8 in their 20 Overs with Tamim Iqbal 40 and Shadab Khan 31 top scoring; Mustafizur Rahman 3-34, Taskin Ahmed 3-32 and Mohammad Nabi 2-21 were the pick of the bowlers for Rangpur Rangers.
In reply, Rangpur Rangers made a complete mess of the run chase and at 32-4 there was really no way forward. In the end, they totalled just 84 and lost by 61 runs. Al-Amin 23 top scored and Faheem Ashraf 2-26, Mashrafe Mortaza 2-18, Shadab Khan 2-14, and Mahedi Hasan 3-13 did the damage with the ball.
Dhaka Platoon qualify for the play-offs.
Dhaka Platoon - Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque (wk), Mominul Haque, Mahedi Hasan, Ariful Haque, Asif Ali, Thisara Perera, Shadab Khan, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Mahmud
Bench - Shahid Afridi, Wahab Riaz, Raqibul Hasan, Laurie Evans, Shuvagata Hom, Luis Reece, Mohammad Shahid, Jaker Ali, Salauddin Sakil
Rangpur Rangers - Mohammad Naim, Shane Watson (c), Cameron Delport, Lewis Gregory, Mohammad Nabi, Fazle Mahmud, Al-Amin, Jahurul Islam (wk), Taskin Ahmed, Arafat Sunny, Mustafizur Rahman
Bench - Nadif Chowdhury, Mohammad Shahzad, Junaid Khan, Shadman Islam, Zakir Hasan, Tom Abell, Sanjit Saha, Mukidul Islam, Rishad Hossain
Toss: Rangpur Rangers won the toss and decided to field
Time: 12:30 PM GMT
Venue: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Mahfuzur Rahman, Prageeth Rambukwella Third Umpire: Gazi Sohel Match Referee: Salim Shahed
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