Riders will face Dhaka Dynamites in BPL final

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 | 0

Rangpur Riders which is one of the most talkative franchise team in ongoing season of BPL. They are reached at the final of 5th season of BPL which is also their first time in final. Rangpur Riders will face Dhaka Dynamites in BPL final. Their final match will be taken place at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka in 12th December, 2017. It will be a day/ night competition considering the local time.

Riders will face Dhaka Dynamites in BPL final

Already, 45 matches in ongoing season of Bangladesh Premier League has finished successfully where most of the teams have played twelve matches in group stage each. In group stage, Dhaka qualified for the qualifier round as the 2nd team where Rangpur was in 4th position. Dhaka did not have to play eliminator round where Rangpur had to beat Khulna Titans in eliminator stage. After that Riders played qualifier two matches and defeat another top contender Comilla Victorians there. Now, between them and the trophy, only Dhaka Dynamites is the main obstacle. So, by defeating Dhaka Dynamites they could touch the title of BPL for the first time. So, they are very desperate this time.

Now, earlier in group stage competition this two teams have faced twice times against each other. In first match, Rangpur won by three runs. Dhaka won the toss and let Riders to bat first. Rangpur scored 142 runs and gou packet in 19.5 overs. Chris Gayle scored highest 51 runs for the team. Shakib Al Hasan took highest five wickets for Dhaka. In return, Dhaka Dynamites got packet by playing complete 20 overs. They finished their innings with 139 runs so far. The match was hosted at Dhaka.

In their 2nd head to head battle, Dhaka Dynamites won by 43 runs. This time also Dhaka won the toss and decided to bat first. They scored 137 runs in selected 20 overs. Shakib AL Hasan scored 47 runs highest for the team DHaka. Rubel Hossain took two wickets for Riders. In return, Rangpur Riders finished their innings with 94 runs. Bopara was the highest scorer who scored 28 runs for Riders. Shakib took two wickets and due to best performance with bat and ball, he was declared as the player of the match.

Now, upcoming match will be their 3rd head to head battle and both teams are favourite in that came. So, the match will be contesting hopefully.

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