Dhaka Platoon beat Sylhet Thunder by 24 runs in BPL
In the 8th match of the BPL, played today at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka Platoon beat Sylhet Thunder by 24 runs mainly thanks to some great batting from Anamul Haque 62, Tamim Iqbal 31 and Thisara Perera 22* and top bowling from Mashrafe Mortaza 2-29 and Hasan Mahmud 2-24.
Dhaka Platoon 182-4 (20 Ovs) – (Anamul Haque 62, Tamim Iqbal 31, Thisara Perera 22*; Mosaddek Hossain 1-16)
Sylhet Thunder 158-7 (20 Ovs) – (Mosaddek Hossain 60*; Mashrafe Mortaza 2-29, Hasan Mahmud 2-24)
Result - Dhaka Platoon won by 24 runs
Sylhet Thunder won the toss and decided to field and Dhaka Platoon took full advantage, scoring a competitive 182-4 in their 20 Overs – Anamul Haque 62, Tamim Iqbal 31 and Thisara Perera 22* the top run getters and Mosaddek Hossain 1-16 the pick of the bowlers for Sylhet Thunder.
In reply, Sylhet Thunder never really got going and lost wickets regularly reaching 158-7 in their 20 overs with Mosaddek Hossain top scoring with an unbeaten 60* - Mashrafe Mortaza 2-29 and Hasan Mahmud 2-24 were the stars with the ball for Dhaka Platoon.
Dhaka Platoon - Anamul Haque (wk), Tamim Iqbal, Mahedi Hasan, Laurie Evans, Thisara Perera, Shadab Khan, Wahab Riaz, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Jaker Ali, Ariful Haque, Hasan Mahmud
Bench - Shahid Afridi, Shuvagata Hom, Raqibul Hasan, Mominul Haque, Luis Reece, Asif Ali
Sylhet Thunder - Andre Fletcher, Johnson Charles, Rony Talukdar, Mohammad Mithun (wk), Shafiqullah Shafiq, Mosaddek Hossain (c), Nayeem Hasan, Krishmar Santokie, Nazmul Islam, Delwar Hossain, Ebadot Hossain
Bench - Jeevan Mendis, Nazmul Hossain Milon, Naveen-ul-Haq, Mohammad Sami, Sohag Gazi, Monir Hossain, Abdul Mazid, Sherfane Rutherford, Ruyel Miah
Toss: Sylhet Thunder won the toss and opt to bowl
Time12:30 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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