Dhaka keep winning streak

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Bangabandhu T20 Cup 2020

Match 17

Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium

Beximco Dhaka vs Gemcon Khulna

Toss : Gemcon Khulna won the toss and opted to bowl first.

Beximco Dhaka : 179/7 in 20 overs (Sabbir 56, Naim Sheikh 36, Akbar 31; Shohidul 2/31, Hasan 1/23, Mashrafe 1/26)

Gemcon Khulna : 159/10 in 19.3 overs (Jahurul 53, Shamim 24, Mahmudullah 23; Robi 5/27, Rubel 2/30, Muktar 2/35)

Result : Beximco Dhaka won by 20 runs.

Player of the Match : Sabbir Rahman.

Beximco Dhaka maintained their good run in the competition with third win in a row. Robiul Islam Robi’s fifer helped Dhaka to beat Gemcon Khulna by 11 runs in the 17th match of Bangabandhu T20 Cup 2020.

Dhaka were off to a flitting start as Naim Sheikh played an quick-fire knock of 36 off just 17 balls including 4 sixes in a over of Shakib Al Hasan. Then Sabbir Rahman who came back to the playing eleven in this match added 64 runs with Al-Amin and keep the scorecard running.

Then Akbar Ali changed the match with a 14-ball 31-run knock to power Dhaka posting 179 for 7. Sabbir was the highest scorer with 56. Shohidul Islam grabbed 2 wickets for 31 for Khulna.

Khulna top order again struggled for runs except as they were reduced to 95 for 6 in 14th over. Jahurul was the only batsmen looked in good touch and scored 53. Later Shamim Hossain played a cameo knock of 24 in 9 balls but it was not enough chase down the target. Eventually Khulna were all out for 159 in 19.3 overs. Robi scalped 5 wickets for 27.

Dhaka will face Fortune Barishal in their next match on December 12.