Dhaka kick-off campaign with emphatic victory over Rajshahi

Match 2, Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 2019

Dhaka Dynamites VS Rajshahi Kings

Dhaka Dynamites : 189/5 in 20 overs (Zazai 78, Shuvagata 38*, Narine 38; A. Sunny 2/23, Hafeez 1/15, Qais 1/29)

Rajshahi Kings :  106/10 in 18.2 overs (Hafeez 29, A. Sunny 18, Mustafizur 11*; Rubel 3/7, Mohor 2/24, Russell 1/12)

Result : Dhaka Dynamites won by 83 runs.

Player of the Match : Hazratullah Zazai (Dhaka Dynamites)

Dhaka Dynamites have started the BPL T20 2019 with a dominating victory over Rajshahi Kings on the second match of the day. Dhaka won the match by 83 runs.

Mehidy Hasan Miraz put Dhaka to bat first after winning the toss. Hazratulah Zazai and Sunil Naraine gave Dhaka a flying start with the opening stand of 116 in 10.4 overs. Rajshahi spinners put some fightback in the middle overs but two quick-fire knock from Shuvagata Hom and Andre Russell helped them posting 189 for 5 in 20 overs. Arafat Sunny bagged 2 wickets for 23.

Chasing a big total, Rajshahi were never in the chase as they lost too many wickets in the early overs. Top scorer Mohammad Hafeez scored 29 as other batsmen failed to make any big contributions. Rajshahi were eventually all out for 106 in 18.2 overs. Rubel Hossain picked up 3 wickets for 7.