Bangabandhu BPL T20 2019
Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium
Rajshahi Royals vs Sylhet Thunder
Sylhet Thunder : 91/10 in 15.3 overs (Mithun 20, Mosaddek 20, Rony Talukdar 19; Kapali 3/17, Farhad Reza 2/9, Bopara 2/10)
Rajshahi Royals : 95/2 in 10.5 overs (Liton 44*, Afif 30, Malik 16*; Nayeem 1/16, Naveen 1/19)
Result : Rajshahi Royals won 8 wickets.
Player of the Match : Alok Kapali.
Rajshahi Royals clinched another comfortable victory as they made it two in two as they defeated Sylhet Thunder in the 5th match of Bangabandu BPL T20 2019. Sylhet on the other end suffered their second defeat in the tournament.
Batting first, Sylhet faced batting collapse following a 35-run opening stand between Rony Talukdar and Johnson Charles. Thye lost the next 9 wickets for just 56 runs and were all out for 91 in 15.3 overs. Player of the match Alok Kapali picked up 3 wickets for 17.
Rajshahi had a bad start in the small chase as they lost Hazratullah Zazai in the first over without scoring. Then Liton Kumar Das and Afif Hossain made an 62-run stand to ensure a easy win for the Royals. Afif was dismissed on 30 but Liton remained unbeaten on 44 as they won the match by 8 wickets with 55 balls remaining. Shoaib Malik was not out on 16. Nayeem Hassan and Naveen-ul-Haq shared one wicket each for the Thunder.