Khulna Tigers beat Cumilla Warriors by 92 runs in the BPL
Khulna Tigers beat Cumilla Warriors by 92 runs in the BPL and moved into the play-off position at number 4 in the BPL Points Table.
Cumilla Warriors 126-9 (20 Ovs) – ( Upul Tharanga 32, Fardeen Hasan 22; Shahidul Islam 3-27, Aminul Islam 2-19, Mohammad Amir 2-24)
Khulna Tigers 218-2 (20 Ovs) – (Mehidy Hasan 74 (retired hurt) , Mushfiqur Rahim 98*, Rilee Rossouw 24; Mujeeb Ur Rahman 1-18, Ifran Hossain 1-38)
Result – Khulna Tigers won by 92 runs
Cumilla Warriors won the toss and decided to bowl against Khulna Tigers which they would regret a little later in the day as Khulna Tigers hit an impressive 218-2 in their 20 Overs, with Mehidy Hasan 74 (retired hurt), Mushfiqur Rahim 98* and Rilee Rossouw 24 the main run getters and Mujeeb Ur Rahman 1-18 and Ifran Hossain 1-38, the wicket takers for Cumilla Warriors.
In reply, Cumilla Warriors were never really in the run chase and limped to 118-9, requiring 101 in the last over to win!
Khulna Tigers move into 4th position in the BPL points table and should make the play-offs and Cumilla Warriors finish their tournament with a disappointing performance.
Khulna Tigers Squad: Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mehidy Hasan, Rilee Rossouw, Mushfiqur Rahim(w/c), Najibullah Zadran, Shamsur Rahman, Robbie Frylinck, Mohammad Amir, Shafiul Islam, Shahidul Islam, Aliss Islam, Hashim Amla, Aamer Yamin, Alauddin Babu, Tanvir Islam, Saif Hassan, Aminul Islam, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Robiul Haque
Cumilla Warriors Squad: Stiaan van Zyl, Sabbir Rahman, Dawid Malan(c), Soumya Sarkar, Mahidul Islam Ankon(w), Yasir Ali, David Wiese, Abu Hider Rony, Sunzamul Islam, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Al-Amin Hossain, Sumon Khan, Ifran Hossain, Robiul Islam, Upul Tharanga, Fardeen Hasan
Toss: Cumilla Warriors won the toss and opt to bowl
Time: 01:00 PM GMT
Venue: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Gazi Sohel, Prageeth RambukwellaT hird Umpire: Tanvir Ahmed Match Referee: Mujibul Haque
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