Chattogram clinch fourth successive victory

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Bangabandhu T20 Cup 2020

Match 10

Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium

Gazi Group Chattogram vs Minister Group Rajshahi

Toss : Minister Group Rajshahi won the toss and opted to bowl first.

Gazi Group Chattogram : 176/5 in 20 overs (Liton 78*, Mosaddek 42, Soumya 34; Mukidul 3/30, Anisul 1/22, Farhad Reza 1/44)

Minister Group Rajshahi : 175/7 in 20 overs (Anisul 58, Shanto 25, Mahedi 25; Mustafizur 3/37, Shoriful 2/41, Ziaur 1/3)

Result :  Gazi Group Chattogram won by 1 run.

Player of the Match : Liton Kumar Das.

Gazi Group Chattogram defeated Minister Group Rajshahi by 1-run in a thriller to further strengthened their spot on the points table of Bangabandhu T20 Cup 2020. With this win, they are now top of table with 8 points from 4 matches.

Batting first, Chattogram were off to a another flying start thanks to their in-form opening pair Liton Kumar and Soumya Sarkar. Mukidul Islam broke the partnership of 62 by dismissing Soumya for 34. Rajshahi seemed to make their way into the match by picking up couple of wickets. But a 72-run 4th wicket stand between Liton and Mosaddek Hossain helped Chattogram posting a decent total of 176 for 5. Liton was remained unbeaten on 78 off 53 balls while Mosaddek got out in the last ball of the innings on 42. Mukidul grabbed 3 wickets for 30.

In response, Najmul Hossain and Anisul Islam gave Rajshahi the perfect start with 56 runs in the opening partnership. Anisul’s 54-run knock hold his team in the match as following his departure Chattogram slowly made their way back in the match. But Rony Talukdar almost snatched the match in the last over who played an cameo knock of 13 off 5 including 12 runs in the final over. It was Mustafizur who had the last laugh as he successfully defended 13 runs to give side a victory.