Dynamites come back with thumping victory

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Match 19, Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 2019

Sylhet Sixers vs Dhaka Dynamites

Sylhet Sixers : 158/8 in 20 overs (Warner 63, Liton 27, Jaker Ali 25; Birch 3/42, Shakib 2/34, Russell 1/20)

Dhaka Dynamites : 163/4 in 17 overs (Shakib 61*, Rusell 40*, Narine 20; Irfan 2/38, Lamichhane 1/27, Taskin 1/32)

Result :  Dhaka Dynamites won 6 wickets

Player of the Match : Shakib Al Hasan (Dhaka Dynamites).

Captain Shakib Al Hasan leading from the front as Dhaka Dynamites sealed a clinical 6-wicket victory over the hosts Sylhet Sixers at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet. Following the win, Dhaka remained at the top of the points table with 10 points from 6 matches while Sylhet remained at the sixth spot with 4 points from 6 matches.

Liton Kumar Das started off the Sixers innings with a quickfire 27 off 14. But Dynamites bowlers have slowed down the run-rate by picking up couple of wickets in the middle overs. Sixers skipper scored his second fifty in a row to power his side to a formidable total. He was well supported by Jalker Ali who scored 25. Warner was dismissed after scoring as Sixers posted 158 for 8 in 20 overs. Birch bagged 3 wickets for 42.

Chasing 159, Dynamites lost their both opener Mizanur Rahman and Sunil Narine early. Rony Talukdar too got out cheaply. But a determined Shakib along with Andre Russell have ensured an comfortable win with 6 wickets and 3 overs in hand. Player of the match Shakib was unbeaten on 61 and Russell was on 40. Mohammad Irfan scalped 2 wickets for 38 for the Sixers.