Bangabandhu BPL T20 2019
Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium
Dhaka Platoon vs Rangpur Rangers
Rangpur Rangers : 149/9 in 20 overs (Gregory 46, Al-Amin 35, Jahurul 28; Thisara 3/23, Shadab 2/25, Mashrafe 1/17)
Dhaka Platoon : 138/9 in 20 overs (Tamim 34, Mahedi 20, Shadab 16; Junaid 2/22, Taskin 2/25, A. Sunny 2/29)
Result : Rangpur Rangers won by 11 runs.
Player of the Match : Lewis Gregory.
Rangpur Rangers put on a all-round display to seal consoling victory against Dhaka Platoon in the 39th match of Bangabandhu BPL T20 2019. Rangers bowlers restricted the Platoon for 138 for 9 after posting 149. Despite the defeat, Platoon kept their second spot on the points table with 14 points form 11 matches.
Batting first Rangers did not have the start they would expect as they lost skipper Shane Watson and Cameron Delport in the powerplay. Player of the match Lewis Gregory then played an 32-ball 46-run knock to help his side posting a good total. Al-Amin Jnr. and Jahurul Islam chipped in with 35 and 28 respectively to power the Rangers to post 149 for 9. Thisara Perera claimed 3 wickets for 23.
In reply, Tamim Iqbal and Mahedi Hasan gave some valuable runs in the top order with their knocks. But a batting collapse in the middle order cost Platoon the match. Junaid, Taskin and A. Sunny shared 2 wickets each as Rangers disciplined bowling line-up gave them 11 runs win.