Rajshahi Royals beat Chattogram Challengers by 8 wickets in the BPL
Rajshahi Royals had a convincing 8 wicket win over Chattogram Challengers today in the BBL at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka.
Chattogram Challengers 155-5 (20 Ovs) – (Chris Gayle 22, Junaid Siddique 23, Mahmudullah 48*, Nurul Hasan 30; Mohammad Irfan 1-24, Abu Jayed 1-12, Shoaib Malik 1-11, Afif Hossain 1-18, Taijul Islam 1-20)
Rajshahi Royals 156-2 (17.4 Ovs) – (Liton Das 75, Shoaib Malik 43*, Afif Hossain 32)
Result - Rajshahi Royals won by 8 wickets
Rajshahi Royals won the toss and decided to bowl against Chattogram Challengers in this crucial BPL match to see which team would be where in the play-offs.
Chattogram Challengers scored 155-5 in their 20 Overs with Chris Gayle 22, Junaid Siddique 23, Mahmudullah 48* and Nurul Hasan 30 the main run getters and Mohammad Irfan 1-24, Abu Jayed 1-12, Shoaib Malik 1-11, Afif Hossain 1-18 and Taijul Islam 1-20 , the wicket takers for the Royals.
In reply, the Rajshahi Royals stormed to an 8 wicket win, scoring 156-2 in 17.4 Overs, with Liton Das 75, Shoaib Malik 43* and Afif Hossain 32 doing the damage with the bat.
Chattogram Challengers - Chris Gayle, Junaid Siddique, Imrul Kayes, Chadwick Walton, Mahmudullah (c), Nurul Hasan (wk), Liam Plunkett, Rayad Emrit, Rubel Hossain, Nasum Ahmed, Ziaur Rahman
Bench - Muktar Ali, Jubair Hossain, Enamul Haque jnr
Rajshahi Royals - Liton Das (wk), Afif Hossain, Shoaib Malik, Ravi Bopara, Andre Russell (c), Alok Kapali, Farhad Reza, Taijul Islam, Kamrul Islam, Mohammad Irfan, Abu Jayed
Bench: Irfan Sukkur, Nahidul Islam, Minhajul Abedin Afridi
Toss: Rajshahi Royals won the toss and decided to bowl
Time: 07:30 AM GMT
Venue: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Tanvir Ahmed, Prageeth Rambukwella Third Umpire: Moniruzzaman Match Referee: Akhtar Ahmad
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