Rangpur Riders demolish Dhaka Dynamites by 8 wickets in high scoring run chase in BPL
Dhaka Dynamites won the toss and decided to bat against Rangpur Riders at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram today in the BPL.
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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