Sensational Batting Display as Rangpur Riders Win by 6 Wickets
Winning the toss Rangpur Riders opted to bowl first against Khulna Titans at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka today.
Khulna Titans 181-6 (Nazmul Hossain 48, David Wiese 35*; Farhad Reza 4-32)
Rangpur Riders 183-4 (Chris Gayle 55, Alex Hales 55, AB De Villiers 41)
Rangpur Riders won by 6 wickets.
Khulna Titans weren’t short of batters to step up for the team with Brendan Taylor (32), Nazmul Hossain (48), Mahmudullah (29) and David Wiese (35*) all impressing with the bat.
Farhad Reza starred for Rangpur with the ball, taking 4-32 including the important wickets of Hossain and Mahmudullah.
Khulna Titans total of 181-6 didn’t look achievable, unless of course the batting side of Rangpur featured the likes of Chris Gayle (55), Alex Hales (55) and Ab De Villiers (41) who managed to guide Rangpur to a close fought 6 wicket victory.
Khulna Titans - Junaid Siddique, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Al-Amin, Mahmudullah (c), Brendan Taylor (wk), Ariful Haque, David Wiese, Taijul Islam, Yasir Shah, Junaid Khan, Subashis Roy
On the Bench - Paul Stirling, Shariful Islam, Lasith Malinga, Carlos Brathwaite, Dawid Malan, Jahurul Islam, Zahir Khan, Sherfane Rutherford, Mahidul Islam Ankon, Tanvir Islam
Rangpur Riders - Chris Gayle, Alex Hales, Rilee Rossouw, AB de Villiers, Mohammad Mithun (wk), Nahidul Islam, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Farhad Reza, Nazmul Islam, Shafiul Islam, Sohag Gazi
On the Bench - Mehedi Maruf, Ravi Bopara, Nadif Chowdhury, Abul Hasan, Benny Howell, Sheldon Cottrell, Fardeen Hasan, Sean Williams
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