Rangpur Riders beat Rajshahi Kings in BPL by 6 wickets

Rilee Rossouw 55 for Rangpur Riders today
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Rajshahi Kings won the toss and decided to bat against Rangpur Riders at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram today, in the second BPL match of the day.

Match Summary

Rajshahi Kings 141-8 (Laurie Evans 35, Qais Ahmad 22; Farhad Reza 3-30, Shahidul Islam 2-28)

Rangpur Riders 145-4 (Rilee Rossouw 55, AB de Villiers 37)

Result - Rangpur Riders won by 6 wickets

Batting first, the Rajshahi Kings scored a below par 141-8, with Laurie Evans 35 and Qais Ahmad 22 top scoring; Farhad Reza 3-30 and  Shahidul Islam 2-28 were the pick of the bowlers for Rangpur Riders.

In reply,after losing both Chris Gayle (10) and Alex Hales (16) cheaply, Rilee Rossouw 55 and AB de Villiers 37 all but saw the Riders home in the run chase - Rangpur Riders winning by 6 wickets and more than an over to spare.

 

Rangpur Riders - Chris Gayle, Alex Hales, Rilee Rossouw, AB de Villiers, Mohammad Mithun (wk), Nahidul Islam, Farhad Reza, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Nazmul Islam, Shafiul Islam, Shahidul Islam

Rajshahi Kings - Johnson Charles (wk), Soumya Sarkar, Laurie Evans, Christiaan Jonker, Fazle Mahmud, Mominul Haque, Mehidy Hasan (c), Arafat Sunny, Qais Ahmad, Kamrul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman

 

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