Evin Lewis made a century and Comilla Victorians beat Khulna Titans by 80 runs. That brought them top position on the point table, crossing over Chittagong Vikings. Of course, Evin Lewis won the man of the match title.
Comilla Victorians Inning
Winning the toss Comilla Victorians Captain Imrum Kayes opted to bat first. Two openers Tamim Iqbal and Evin Lewis picked 58 runs off 7.2 overs. Scoring 25 runs from 29 deliveries with 3 balls and a six, Dashing opener Tamim Iqbal became a pickup to Mahmudullah. Wicket Keeper batsman Anamul Haque made a golden duck on the next delivery.
Then Captain Imrul Kayes made a huge partnership of 97 runs with another opener Evin Lewis. As Kayes became a pickup to Shafiul Islam. Comilla Victorians Captain Imrul Kayes scored 39 runs from 21 deliveries with 4 fours and pair of sixes. Then Thisara Perera made a tornado of 11 runs from 4 balls and Brathwhite sent him back to the pavilion. After him, Shaheed Afridi survived 2 balls only.
Shamsur Rahman made 28 runs from 15 deliveries with a four and pair of sixes. But in the meantime Opener, Evin Lewis made the fourth century on BPL-19. This Caribbean batting monster made an unbeatable inning of 109 runs from only 49 deliveries with 5 fours and 10 sixes.
After 20 overs Comilla Victorians got a defendable score of 237 runs. Khulna Titans Captain Mahmudullah and Carlos Brathwhite got two wickets each. Shafiul Islam had the rest wicket.
Khulna Titans Inning
As Comilla Victorians scored such an unreachable score but Khulna Titans started well. Their 55 runs opening partnership off 5.3 overs was really indicating something impossible. But scoring 27 runs from 24 deliveries with 4 fours and a six, Junaid Siddique became a pickup to Mehdi Hasan.
Dawid Malan scored 13 runs and Khulna Titans Captain couldn’t steer their team. Then another opener Brendon Taylor became a pickup to Shahid Afridi just after celebrating his fifty, at 78 runs on the scoreboard. He made his inning with 5 fours and a six. As Khulna Titans lost 4 wickets by 116 runs.
Carlos Brathwaite and Nazmul Islam made 28 runs, losing their wickets none of the batsmen couldn’t survive on the Comilla Victorians bowlers. Though Wahab Riaz’s Hatrick accelerate the victory. Comilla Victorians bagged for 157 runs with 7 balls in hand. Officially, Evin Lewis made a century and Comilla Victorians beat Khulna Titans by 80 runs
Both Wahab Riaz and Shahid Afridi got three wickets and lead the wicket-taking festival. Each Mohammad Saifuddin, Mehdi Hasan, and Thisara Perera had a wicket also.
Man of the match
Evin Lewis, “The team needed a big score from me; unfortunately I got an injury but I still looked to push on. On any day you want to go hard, but if your partner is going hard as well it helps to take out some pressure. The guys batted really well around me and gave me a lot of support which helped in the victory. “
Finally, Evin Lewis made a century and Comilla Victorians beat Khulna Titans by 80 runs. Comilla Victorians climbed over the top position on the point table.