Match 8, Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 2019
Rajshahi Kings vs Khulna Titans
Khulna Titans : 117/9 in 20 overs (Junaid 23, Malan 22, Stirling 16; Udana 3/15, Mustafizur 2/18, Soumya 1/6)
Rajshahi Kings : 118/3 in 18.5 overs (Miraz 51, Mominul 44, Soumya 11*; Stirling 1/9, Zahir Khan 1/18, Taijul 1/22)
Result : Rajshahi Kings won by 7 wickets.
Player of the Match : Isuru Udana (Rajshahi Kings).
Rajshahi Kings have registered their first win in UCB BPL 2019 by beating Khulna Titans by 7 wickets thanks to some disciplined bowling and skipper Mehidy Hasan Miraz’s half-century.
Khulna Titans had a good start but after the dimisall of the opening pair, Khulna innings never recovered and only managed to post 117 for 9 in 20 overs. Junaid Siddique was the top scorer with 23. Player of the match Isuru Udana scalped 3 wickets for 15.
In reply, Rajshahi Kings lost Mohammad Hafeez early in their chase. But Mominul Haque’s 44 and Miraz’s 51 guided them to a convincing victory with 7 wickets and 7 balls in hand. Stirling, Zahir Khan and Taijul shared one wicket each for Khulna.