Match 23, Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 2019
Rajshahi Kings vs Comilla Victorians
Rajshahi Kings : 176/3 in 20 overs (Evans 104*, ten Doeschate 59*, S. Nafees 5; Dawsan 2/20, Mahedi 1/4)
Comilla Victorians : 138/10 in 18.2 overs (Anamul 26, Tamim 25, Afridi 19; Rabbi 4/10, ten Doeschate 2/15, Qais 2/46)
Result : Rajshahi Kings won by 38 runs.
Player of the Match : Laurie Evans (Rajshahi Kings).
Rajshahi Kings have maintained their winnings streak as Laurie Evans’s maiden T20 century helped them securing 4th win in the UCB BPL 2019, beating Comilla Victorians by 38 runs. Following the win, Rajshashi are at the 4th spot on the points table with 8 points while Comilla are one spot above them for better net run-rate with 8 points.
Kings innings were separated with two parts where they suffer in the early part of the innings by losing 3 wickets for 28 in seventh over. But then player of the match Laurie Evans and Ryen ten Doeschate completely turned things around for the Kings with an unbeaten 148-run stand in the to power them posting a formidable total of 176 for 3 after 20 overs. Evans was remained unbeaten on 104 off 62 balls while ten Doeschate was was on 59. Liam Dawsan grabbed 2 wickets for 20.
Victorians started the chase smoothly but lost the momentum following the departure of two set batsmen Tamim Iqbal and Anamul Haque for 26 and 25 respectively. Kings bowlers were then picking up couple of quick wickets to put further trouble. Shahid Afridi, Dawsan tried but their effort was not enough as Kamrul Islam Rabbi’s 4-wicket haul bowl them out for 138 in 18.2 overs. Rabbi bagged 4 wickets for 10.