Bangabandhu T20 Cup 2020
Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium
Gazi Group Chattogram vs Fortune Barishal
Toss : Gazi Group Chattogram won the toss and decided to field first.
Fortune Barishal : 149/6 in 20 overs (Saif 46, Tamim 43, Afif 28*; Mosaddek 2/16, Sanjit 2/22, Ziaur 2/25)
Gazi Group Chattogram : 153/7 in 18.4 overs (Soumya 62, Shykat 39, Mahmudul 31*; Sumon 2/30, Mehidy 1/32)
Result : Gazi Group Chattogram won by 7 wickets.
Player of the Match : Soumya Sarkar.
Gazi Group Chattogram keep on winning in the Bangabandhu T20 Cup 2020 thanks to another comprehensive victory over Fortune Barishal by 7 wickets. Following the win, Chattogram remained at the top of the points table with 12 points from 7 matches. Barishal on the hand also remained at the bottom of the points table with 4 points from the same number of matches.
Chasing 150, Chattogram’s new opening pair Soumya Sarkar and Shykat Ali started off in a good note with 79 runs before Mehidy Hasan got rid of him on 39. His partner Soumya picked up half-century and all but ended Barishal’s hope to comeback in the match with his 62-run knock. Mahmudul Hasan remained unbeaten on 31 to power his side winning the match with 7 wickets and 8 balls in hand. Mosaddek Hossain was the other unbeaten batsman on 12. Sumon Khan claimed 2 wickets for 30 for Barishal.
Earlier Batting first Barishal managed to post 149 for 6. Tamim Iqbal and Saif Hassan gave them a solid start with 87-run opening partnership. Mosaddek Hossain brought Chattogram in the match by removing both batsmen for 46 and 43 respectively. Despite losing wickets on the other end, Afif Hossain’s cameo 16-ball 28-run knock helped Barishal reaching a formidable total. Mosaddek, Sanjit and Ziaur shared 2 wickets each for Chattogram.