Sunil Narine overwhelmed Chittagong Vikings with figures of 4-0-15-4 and a 16-ball 31, making Dhaka Dynamites one step nearer to another last appearance in the BPL.
Vikings made a unsteady begin with the early dismissal of Yasir Ali however Cameron Delport and Shadman Islam scored 34 off the following 4.3 overs. When that stand was broken, Narine immediately shook them further by expelling Mushfiqur Rahim and Islam in about two overs.
Mosaddek Hossain’s endeavors at saving the innings didn’t exactly take off as he didn’t have bolster at the opposite end, as Narine evacuated Robbie Frylinck and Hardus Viljoen for a run each. Hossain made a battling 35-ball 40 yet Vikings could just get to 135 for 8.
At the point when Narine fell in the fifth over, the Dynamites previously had 44 races to their count. Upul Tharanga then fashioned another 44-run remain with No.3 batsman Rony Talukdar. Khaled Ahmed provoked the enthusiasm of Vikings’ fans, expelling Talukdar and Shakib Al Hasan off progressive conveyances. Be that as it may, Nurul Hasan Kieron Pollard joined to anchor the success, with six wickets and 20 balls to save.
Brief Scores: Chittagong Vikings 135/8 of every 20 overs (Mosaddek Hossain 40; Sunil Narine 4-15) lost to Dhaka Dynamites 136/4 in 16.4 overs (Upul Tharanga 51, Sunil Narine 31; Khaled Ahmed 3-20) by 6 wickets
Rangpur Riders versus Comilla Victorians, Dhaka
Evin Lewis terminated 2015-16 champions Comilla Victorians to the last with a 53-ball 71 – that included five fours and three sixes – as they stripped off 167 keeps running in pursue with seven balls to save. Rangpur Riders who bested the focuses table will presently need to play Dhaka Dynamites in the second qualifier on Wednesday.
In spite of the best endeavors of the Riders troika Chris Gayle (46 off 44), Rilee Rossouw (44 off 31) and Benny Howell (53 not out off 28), Riders could just post 165/5 as the other batsmen couldn’t get moving. The three other batsmen who included – Mehedi Maruf, Mohammad Mithun and Ravi Bopara – made scores of 1, 3 and 3.
Victorians didn’t have that inconvenience as the best four hitters finished the job needing to be done. They were capably driven by Lewis’ paper, while Anamul Haque (39 off 32) and Shamsur Rahman (34 off 15) put in key commitments.
Brief Scores: Rangpur Riders 165/5 out of 20 overs (Benny Howell 53*, Chris Gayle 46, Rilee Rossouw 44; Sanjit Saha 1-14) lost to Comilla Victorians 166/2 in 18.5 overs (Evin Lewis 71*, Anamul Haque 39, Shamsur Rahman 34*) by 8 wickets