Dhaka Dynamites wins the breathy match against Rangpur for 2 runs. On the first match of the day, Kieron Pollard and Andre Russell made a challenging score and a debuted bowler Aliss Islam’s Hat-trick own the game.
Winning the toss Dhaka Captain Mashrafe Mortaza decided to bowl first. Comparatively, Dhaka’s starting aggrieved the fans. Two dashing openers Hazratullah Zazai and Sunil Narine went to the pavilion by 19 runs. Then Rony Talukdar made a tornado but Shohag Gazi picked him at 18 from 8 balls with two fours and a six. Captain Shakib Al Hasan played a cool Headed inning of 36 runs from 37 balls before Forhad Reza picked him.
But the score became unreachable for the two windies batting monster Kieron Pollard and Andre Russell. Pollard scored 62 runs form only 26 balls with five boundaries and four over boundaries. Russell picked 23 from 13 balls with 3 sixes. Though their batting was predicting for two Hundred. Then Dhaka got a challenging score of 183 runs from their 20 overs.
Shafiul Islam picked three wickets for 35 runs. Shohag Gazi and Benny Howell had 2 wickets each for the cost of 28 and 25 runs.
To the target of this huge score, Rangpur lost their dashing Windies opener Chris Gayle at the 19 on the scoreboard. Then another opener Mehdi Maruf got beaten at 25 on the scoreboard.
Then Rilee Rossouw and Mohammad Mithun made a 121 runs partnership which made the match one-sided. Roussouw made 83 runs from 44 balls with 8 fours and 4 sixes. His set partner Mohammad Mithun scored 49 from 35. His inning had a four and two sixes.
But Aliss Islam picked both of the set batsmen. That made the match more unpredictable. Aliss picked 4 wickets in a row and made the match for Dhaka. On the last three balls of 18th over Aliss picked Mohammad Mithun, Forhad Reza and Mashrafe Mortaza, which is the world record of a hat-trick for any debuted bpwler.
Finally, Dhaka Dynamites wins the breathy match against Rangpur. Which brings a strong position on the top of the point table.
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