Khulna Titans won by 14 runs

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Saturday, December 9th, 2017 | 0

Khulna Titans and Comilla Victorians both are the top participants in Bangladesh Premier League or BPL in the season. It is the 5th season of BPL where total four seasons of the competition has passed successfully. Comilla Victorians has already touched the most prestigious title of BPL but Khulna yet to claim the glory. BPL is based on Bangladesh where players from around the world used to participate with different franchise teams. This time total seven teams have competed here for the title and Comilla and Khilna are regarded as the top category teams here. In their last head to head meeting, Khulna Titans won by 14 runs against Comilla Victorians. Khulna Titans won the toss and came to bat first. They scored 174 runs by losing six wickets in their innings where Comilla finished their innings by scoring 160 runs so far. They lost total seven wickets. So, Khulna got the most wonderful victory over them.

It was the 39th number of match in the ongoing season of BPL and the season has started in the first week of November, 2017. Comilla was standing on the top position on the point table and won most of the matches. So, they were regarded as the favourite earlier the match. It was staged in 5th December, 2017 at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka where Morshed Ali Khan (Ban) and Riazuddin (Pak) were the field umpires.

Nazmul Hossain Shanto and Klinger opened the innings for Khulna and added 55 runs before their partnership was broken by Al Amin Hossain. Shanto scored 37 runs. Later, skipper Mahmudullah came up and joined with Klinger but Klinger was out with his individual 29 runs. Mahmudullah scored also 23 runs so far. Most of the players did able to score two figure runs where at the end Ariful Haque played a destructive innings and scored 35 runs in 21 balls. Brathwaite also played a little good innings and scored 22 runs. The end of the 20 overs, Khulna Titans scored 174 runs by losing six wickets so far. Al Amin Hossain took highest three wickets for the team Comilla.

On the other hand, Tamim and Mire opened innings for Comilla but in just 1 run, Mire was gone by Mahmudullah. In 2nd wicket partnership, Imrul and Tamim added more than 60 runs when Imrul was gone with 20 runs and Tamim was gone with 36 runs. After their good partnership, there were no effective match winning partnership was made but Shoaib Malik played well. He Samuels almost took the team to victory but no. Malik was gone with 36 runs and Samuels remained not out with 25 runs.

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