Kayes, Buttler steer Comilla Victorians to second position

Imrul Kayes scored a valiant 45 in the chase
Imrul Kayes scored a valiant 45 in the chase
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Comilla Victorians 140-4 (Kayes 45) beat
Chittagong Vikings 139-4 (Ronchi 31) by six wickets
14th game, Bangladesh Premier League, Dhaka
Scorecard

Imrul Kayes and Jos Buttler scored 45 and 44 respectively as Comilla Victorians chased down 140 runs against Chittagong Vikings in 18.1 overs with six wickets in hand in the 14th game of the Bangladesh Premier League against Chittagong Vikings in Dhaka on Tuesday.

This mid table clash saw Comilla come out on top this time and you can follow all the latest news on the Best Online Gambling UK and read below how the match unfolded.

Comilla Victorians won the toss and opted to bowl first. Luke Ronchi (31) gave Chittagong a blistering start with his 19-ball knock that had five boundaries and a six but his onslaught was ended by Mohammad Saifuddin (1-30) in the sixth over.

Soumya Sarkar (30) and Dilshan Munaweera (19) struggled to carry forward the momentum while Sikandar Raza (20) too struggled to up the ante before late cameos from Misbah ul Haq (16 not out) and Chris Jordan (16 not out) pushed the total to 139 for four in the 20 overs.

Mohammad Nabi (1-19), Saifuddin, Rashid Khan (1-17) and Dwayne Bravo (1-32) all picked a wicket apiece for Comilla Victorians.

In the chase, Tamim Iqbal (4) fell early but Liton Das (21), Kayes (45) and Buttler (44) consolidated the innings before an eight ball unbeaten cameo from Marlon Samuels (17 not out) helped them reach the target in 18.1 overs with six wickets in hand.

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