Rangpur Riders demolish Dhaka Dynamites by 8 wickets in high scoring run chase in BPL

AB de Villiers 100* for Rangpur Riders today
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Dhaka Dynamites won the toss and decided to bat against Rangpur Riders at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram today in the BPL.

Match Summary

Dhaka Dynamites 186-6 (Rony Talukdar 52, Kieron Pollard 37*; Farhad Reza 2-32)

Rangpur Riders 189-2 (Alex Hales 85*, AB de Villiers 100*; Andre Russell 2-30)

Result - Rangpur Riders won by 8 wkts

Batting first, Dhaka Dynamites scored a competitive 186-6 with Rony Talukdar 52 and Kieron Pollard 37* the top scorers and Farhad Reza 2-32 was the pick of the bowlers for Rangpur Riders.

In reply, Rangpur Riders swept to an impressive win, with Alex Hales 85* and AB de Villiers 100* batting superbly after the Riders were 5-2, at one stage, with in form Chris Gayle and Rilee Rossouw back in the pavilion. Hales and de Villiers put on an unbeaten 3rd wicket partnership of 184 in 16.3 overs - Rangpur Riders winning with 8 balls to spare. Rangpur Riders now go top of the BPL table.

Dhaka Dynamites  - Hazratullah Zazai, Sunil Narine, Rony Talukdar, Shakib Al Hasan (c), Kieron Pollard, Andre Russell, Shuvagata Hom, Nurul Hasan (wk), Rubel Hossain, Shahadat Hossain, Qazi Onik

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

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