Dominant Chattogram crush Khulna to claim top spot

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Bangabandhu BPL T20 2019

Match 33

Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet

Khulna Tigers vs Chattogram Challengers

Khulna Tigers : 121/10 in 19.5 overs (Russouw 48, Mushfiqur 29, Frylinck 17; Rubel 3/17, Mehedi Hasan 3/21, Kesrick 2/19)

Chattogram Challengers : 124/4 in 18.1 overs (Junaid 38, Simmons 36, Imrul 30*; Frylicnk 2/20, Miraz 1/10, Aliss 1/27)

Result : Chattogram Challengers won by 6 wickets.

Player of the Match : Mehedi Hasan Rana.

Chattogram Challengers put on a all-round display in their last match in the Sylhet phase against Khulna Tigers and grabbed the top spot on the points table. Challengers chased down the target of 122 with ease by winning the match with 6 wickets and 11 balls remaining.

Chattogram were off to a solid start in the chase with a 69-run stand between Lendl Simmons and Junaid Siddique. Aliss Islam broke the partnership by removing Simmons with a return catch in his ball on 36. But Junaid’s 36 and skipper Imrul Kayes’s unbeaten 30 ensured easy victory despite losing couple of wickets cheaply. Robbie Frylinck scalped 2 wickets 20.

Earlier Khulna were all out for 121 in the 20th over as Challangers bowlers were on top form throughout the innings. Rilliee Russouw was the highest scorer with 48 but other batsmen struggled for runs as 8 batsmen were out in single digits. Rubel Hossain and player of the match Mehedi Hasan Rana shared 3 wickets each.