Rangpur Riders won against Dhaka by 3 runs

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 | 0

Finally Dhaka Dynamites tested the lose against Rangpur Riders. Today in 24th matches of the tournament of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) was hosted at Shere Bangla National Stadium. In the match which has recently finished, Rangpur Riders won against Dhaka by 3 runs. It was a great achievement of Rangpur Riders to manage another most precious victory.

Rangpur Riders won against Dhaka by 3 runs

However, Dhaka Dynamites is one of the most powerful competitor in BPL which is the most successful and current champion of the tournament. They were in the top position on the BPL point table but including last match, they faced two consecutive defeat. In the match against Rangpur Riders, Dhaka won the toss and decided to bowl first. Rangpur could not play the whole 20 overs but in 19.5 over, they got all out by scoring 142 runs. In return, Dhaka also lost all wickets and they almost reached the target but finally finished with 139 runs.

Came to bat with two top openers Chris Gayle and Brendon McCullum, the former Black Caps player scored just 6 runs. This season of BPL, McCullum played just three matches but could not play a long innings. On the other hand, Gayle played very well and scored 51 runs in 28 balls. He was gone by an unfortunate catch. Mithun scored just 22 runs but rest players were unable to made long innings. Finally in 19.5 overs,the innings of Rangpur Riders finished with 142 runs. Captain and icon player Shakib Al Hasan took highest five wickets for the team Dhaka.

Dhaka Dynamites could chase the score successfully if someone could make a long innings. In just 2 runs, Narine was gone who was one of the most potential player. Shakib also did not play well but scored just 11 runs. Jahurul Islam who is the wicketkeeper scored highest 29 runs but Evin Lewis scored 28 runs for the team. Dhaka Dynamites tried hard where Shahid Afridi scored 21 runs in 15 balls. In last over, they were too close to the victory but wickets were not with them. They lost all wickets in 139 runs so far. So, Dhaka Dynamites lost by 3 runs. Rangpur Riders captain Mashrafe Mortaza used total five bowlers where except one, rest four took two wickets each.

After playing 8 matches, Dhaka is n 2nd position with 9 points. On the other hand, Rangpur Riders played 6 matches and is in 5th position so far.

Rangpur Riders will play their next match against Khulna Titans in 24th November, 2017 which will be hosted at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong.

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