Rajshahi Kings turn over the table toppers Chittagong Vikings in BPL
Chittagong Vikings won the toss and decided to field against Rajshahi Kings at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram today in 2nd BPL match of the day.
Rajshahi Kings 198-5 (Johnson Charles 55, Laurie Evans 36, Ryan ten Doeschate 27, Christiaan Jonker 37*; Khaled Ahmed 2-32)
Chittagong Vikings 191-8 (Mohammad Shahzad 49, Yasir Ali 58, Sikandar Raza 27; Mustafizur Rahman 3-28)
Result - Rajshahi Kings won by 7 runs
Batting first, the Rajshahi Kings made a competitive 198-5 with Johnson Charles 55, Laurie Evans 36, Ryan ten Doeschate 27 ( inc 4x6s in 12 balls) and Christiaan Jonker 37* (inc 3x6s off 17 balls) all contributing with the bat; Khaled Ahmed 2-32 was the pick of the Vikings bowlers.
In reply, Mohammad Shahzad hit a brisk 49 (3x4s and 5x6s in 2balls) and Yasir Ali 58 helped Chittagong Vikings get into a position to win this exciting run chase – however, despite a rapid 29 (15 balls) from Sikandar Raza they just fell short, losing by 7 runs - Mustafizur Rahman 3-28 was the pick of the Rajshahi Kings bowlers.
Chittagong Vikings - Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Yasir Ali, Cameron Delport, Sikandar Raza, Mushfiqur Rahim (c), Najibullah Zadran, Mosaddek Hossain, Nayeem Hasan, Khaled Ahmed, Robiul Haque, Abu Jayed
Rajshahi Kings - Laurie Evans, Soumya Sarkar, Fazle Mahmud, Johnson Charles (wk), Mominul Haque, Ryan ten Doeschate, Christiaan Jonker, Mehidy Hasan (c), Arafat Sunny, Kamrul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman
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