Performer of the Match: Shahzad’s 48 keeps RR alive

Mohammad Shahzad has played the instrumental role as his side Rangpur Riders end losing streak defeating the Barisal Bulls by 29 runs. Shahzad’s 48 set the platform on which latter batsmen capitalized to lift the team total to 154 and their bowlers successfully defended it wrapping up the Bulls for 125.

With Soumya, Shahzad started it well for the Riders as the duo posted 29 runs from 3.2 overs. He then put 76 run with Mohammad Mithun to get his side past 100. The Afghan wicket-keeper batsman missed his 3rd fifty of the season, attempting to flick a fuller on the middle stump from Emrit but missed it to get hit on the pad. His 40-ball 48 was decorated by 4 fours and 1 six.