Match 42, Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 2019
Dhaka Dynamites vs Khulna Titans
Khulna Titans : 123/9 in 20 overs (Wiese 30, Rubel 2/27)
Dhaka Dynamites : 124/4 in 14.5 overs (Tharanga 42, Narine 35; Mahmudullah 2/14)
Result : Dhaka Dynamites won 6 wickets.
Player of the Match : Upul Tharanga (Dhaka Dynamites)
Runners-up of last season, Dhaka Dynamites booked their place in the BPL 2019 playoffs as the fourth team with a emphatic 6-wicket win against Khulna Titans. Dynamites will now face Chittagong Vikings in the Eliminator on February 4.
Opting to bat first, Titans batsmen struggled again in their last match in the season and managed to post a low total of 123 for 9 after 20 overs. David Wiese’s 30 were the top score for the Titans. Rubel Hossain and Shakib Al Hasan claimed two wickets each.
In reply despite losing 4 wickets, Dynamites never looked uncomfortable in the chase as two opener Upul Tharanga and Sunil Narine set the tone in the start. Player of the match, Tharanga scored 42 off 30 balls while Narine was dismissed after scoring a quick-fire 13-ball 35-run knock. Nurul Hasan and Kieron Pollard then finished off the chase with ease in 14.5 overs. Nurul was unbeaten on 27 and Pollard was on 9. Mahmudullah took 2 wickets for 13.