Rajshahi Kings romp to a 5 wicket win over Sylhet Sixers in BPL

Laurie Evans 76 for Rajshahi Kings today
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Sylhet Sixers won the toss and decided to bat against Rajshahi Kings at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram today, in the second BPL match of the day.

Match Summary

Sylhet Sixers 189-5 (Nicholas Pooran 75*, Sabbir Rahman 45, Afif Hossain 29; Kamrul Islam 2-30)

Rajshahi Kings 190-5 (Laurie Evans 76, Ryan ten Doeschate 42, Johnson Charles 39; Sohail Tanvir 2-27)  

Result – Rajshahi Kings won by 5 wickets

Sylhet Sixers scored a competitive 189-5 in their 20 overs with Nicholas Pooran 75*, Sabbir Rahman 45 and Afif Hossain 29 top scoring - Kamrul Islam 2-30 was the pick of the Rajshahi Kings bowlers.

Nicholas Pooran innings of 75 not out, included 6x4s and 6x6s, off just 31 balls and was a sensational knock, in the circumstances, as the Sixers were 88-3, off 11 overs, when he came to the crease.

In reply, Rajshahi Kings romped to a 5 wicket win with 2 overs to spare with Laurie Evans 76, Ryan ten Doeschate 42 and Johnson Charles 39 starring with the bat and Sohail Tanvir 2-27 the pick of the bowlers for the Sixers.

Sylhet Sixers - Liton Das (wk), Afif Hossain, Jason Roy, Sabbir Rahman, Nicholas Pooran, Mohammad Nawaz, Nabil Samad, Alok Kapali (c), Sohail Tanvir, Taskin Ahmed, Ebadat Hossain

Rajshahi Kings - Johnson Charles (wk), Soumya Sarkar, Laurie Evans, Ryan ten Doeschate, Christiaan Jonker, Shahriar Nafees, Mehidy Hasan (c), Arafat Sunny, Kamrul Islam, Zakir Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman

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