Khulna Tigers beat Rajshahi Royals by 5 wickets in BPL
Khulna Tigers beat Rajshahi Royals by 5 wickets in the 9th Match of the BPL, at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram today thanks to a blazing innings from Mushfiqur Rahim who scored 96 off 51 balls (inc 9x4s and 4x6s)
Rajshahi Royals 189-4 (20 Ovs) – (Shoaib Malik 87, Ravi Bopara 40*; Mohammad Amir 2-36)
Khulna Tigers 192-5 (19.4 Ovs) – (Mushfiqur Rahim 96, Rilee Rossouw 42, Shamsur Rahman 29; Andre Russell 2-14)
Result – Khulna Tigers won by 5 wickets
Khulna Tigers won the toss and decided to field against Rajshahi Royals, who scored a competitive total of 189-4 off their 20 Overs – Shoaib Malik 87 and Ravi Bopara 40* the main run getters and Mohammad Amir 2-36 the top wicket taker for Khulna Tigers.
In reply, Khulna Tigers chased down the required runs with 2 balls to spare, scoring 192-5 in 19.4 Overs – Mushfiqur Rahim 96, Rilee Rossouw 42 and Shamsur Rahman 29 the main run scorers and Andre Russell 2-41 the top wicket taker for Rajshahi Royals.
Khulna Tigers - Najmul Hossain Shanto, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rilee Rossouw, Mushfiqur Rahim (c & wk), Shamsur Rahman, Robbie Frylinck, Aminul Islam, Mehidy Hasan, Shafiul Islam, Mohammad Amir, Shahidul Islam
Bench - Aliss Islam, Tanvir Islam, Saif Hassan
Rajshahi Royals - Hazratullah Zazai, Liton Das (wk), Afif Hossain, Shoaib Malik, Alok Kapali, Ravi Bopara, Andre Russell (c), Farhad Reza, Taijul Islam, Abu Jayed, Kamrul Islam
Bench - Nahidul Islam, Irfan Sukkur, Minhajul Abedin Afridi
Toss: Khulna Tigers won the toss and decided to field
Time; 07:30 AM GMT
Venue: Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram
Umpires: Sharfuddoula, Prageeth Rambukwella Third Umpire: Tanvir Ahmed Match Referee: Akhtar Ahmad
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