Rangpur beat Dhaka in dramatic fashion

Rangpur Riders : 142/10 in 19.5 overs (Gayle 51, Mithun 22, T. Perera 15; Shakib 5/16, Afridi 2/39, Mosaddek 1/4)

Dhaka Dynamites : 139/10 in 20 overs (Jahurul 29, Lewis 28, Afridi 21; Shohag Gazi 2/18, Rubel 2/29, Mashrafe 2/30)

Result : Rangpur Riders won by 3 runs.

Man of the Match : Chris Gayle (Rangpur Riders)

Rangpur Riders clinched a nail-biting 3-run victory over Dhaka Dynamites in the 24th match of AKS BPL 2017.

Batting first Rangpur Riders were all out for 142 in 19.5 overs. Apart from Gayle’s blistering knock of 51, no other batsmen stood out as Rangpur lost wickets in regular interval. Shakib Al Hasan led the bowling attack of Dhaka with 5 wickets for 16.

Chasing 141, Dhaka Dynamites were in deep trouble after losing 5 wickets for 75. Despite contributions from Mehedi Maruf, Shahid Afridi and Kieron Pollard, Dhaka fell short of target. Dhaka needed 10 runs in the last over, but Thisara Perera denied them by picking up the last 2 wickets of Dhaka and gave Rangpur a dramatic 3-run win in the last ball of the match. Shohag Gazi, Rubel Hossain, Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and Thisara Perera all shared 2 wickets each for Rangpur.