Chittagong Vikings beat Dhaka Dynamites by 11 runs and ensure their position on top four on the 37th match of BPL-19. For a wonderful all-rounder performance, Cameron Delport bagged man of the match title.
Chittagong Vikings Inning
Winning the toss Chittagong Vikings Captain Mushfiqur Rahim opted to bat first and started well. Chittagong Vikings two openers Mohammad Shehzad and Cameron Delport picked 42 runs together. As scoring 21 runs from 15 deliveries with 3 fours and a six, Mohammad Shehzad surrendered to Sunil Narine.
Then another opener Cameron Delport made another partnership of 44 runs with Yasir Ali. As for scoring 19 runs from 20 balls, Yasir Ali got beaten to Andre Russell. Chittagong Vikings Captain Mushfiqur Rahim came to the wicket and made 79 runs with opener Cameron Delport.
As but Andre Russell got a Hatrick on the last over. Picking Mushfiqur Rahim, Cameron Delport and Dasun Shanaka respectively on the first 3 delivery of 20th over Andre Russell got his first Hat-trick on BPL-19. After 20 overs Chittagong Vikings got a challenging score of 174 runs.
Dhaka Dynamites Inning
To this challenging score of 175 runs, Dhaka Dynamites started the worst. Opener Sunil Narine went back to the pavilion on the first over with a duck. Then scoring 6 runs Roni Talukdar followed Sunil Narine’s path. Mizanur Rahman also disappointed the Dhaka Dynamites supporters.
Losing 3 wickets Dhaka Dynamites was suffering lots then Captain Shakib Al Hasan and Nurul Hasan steer the team. As their 50 runs partnership broke as scoring 33 runs from 23 balls with a couple of six and fours, Nurul Hasan surrendered to Cameron Delport.
Andre Russell made a storm of 39 runs off 23 balls with 4 fours and pair of sixes before Nayeem Hasan picked him off at 139 runs on the scoreboard. Shakib Al Hasan hit a six to pick his fifty and got beaten to Shanaka on the next ball.
By his wicket, Dhaka Dynamites lost their last hope ends in 163 runs from 9 wickets off 20 overs. Chittagong Vikings beat Dhaka Dynamites by 11 runs and ensure their position on top four. Chittagong Vikings pacer Abu Jayed had 3 wickets for 25 runs. Dasun Shanaka got a couple of wickets. Both Nayeem Hasan and Cameron Delport got a wicket also.
Man of the match
Cameron Delport, “We thought we took the pace of the balls and hit the right lengths. We were happy with 175. Hopefully, we can get two more points and finish in top two.”
Finally, Chittagong Vikings beat Dhaka Dynamites by 11 runs and ensure their position on top four. Their comeback game will be very beneficial for the next matches.