Dynamites on top with four wickets win against Bulls

Dhaka,  Sun,  04 December 2016
Published : 27 Nov 2016, 21:02:07

Dynamites on top with four wickets win against Bulls

Dhaka Dynamites secured a four wickets victory over Barisal Bulls in their ninth tussle of the fourth Bangladesh Premier League T20 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the city on Sunday, reports UNB.

With this win, Dhaka Dynamites collected 12 points from nine outings, having six wins and three loses, to push down Khulna Titans to the second slot by virtue of more net run rate. Playing nine games, Khulna Titans also collected the same points and has the same win-loss record.

Barisal Bulls collected six points from nine matches having three wins and six loses.  

In the day's match, chasing a target of 133, Dhaka Dynamites reached their destination scoring 135 for 6 in 19.2 overs with West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo's boundary in the innings last ball off Thisara Perera.

Nasir Hossain scored 34 off 29 balls, including two boundaries and one six, while Lankan wicketkeeper-batsman Kumar Sangakkara added 32 off    33 balls firing four boundaries.

Mosaddek Hossain (23), skipper Shakib Al Hasan (22) and Seekkuge Prasanna (10) were the other double digit scorers for the side.

Batting first after winning the toss, Barisal Bulls collected a figure of 132 for 6 in 20 overs with skipper Mushfiqur Rahim top-scoring 36 off 30 balls, including two boundaries.

Rumman Raees added unbeaten 25 off 13 balls, firing two boundaries and one six. Nadif Chowdhury (21), Thisara Perera (unbeaten 15) and Dilshan Munaweera (10) were the other double figure scorer for the side.

Delivering four overs each, Abu Jayed, Ravi Bopara, Shakib Al Hasan and Dwayne Bravo took one wicket each for 12, 23, 31 and 35 runs respectively.

Man of the match: Shakib Al Hasan (Dhaka Dynamites).
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