Rajshahi Kings won by 7 wickets against Khulna Titans on the second match of the day. Isru Udana won the man of the match title.
Winning the toss Khulna Titans decided to bat first. To the batting on their first inning, Khulna Titan started well. Their openers Paul Stirling and Junaid Siddique picked 40 runs. Then Khulna fell into a batting disaster.
They lost 4 top orders by 64 runs. Then none of the partnership brought light to them. Opener Junaid Siddique picked 23 runs from 18 delivery with four boundaries. David Malan scored 22 from 18 with a four and a six. Losing 9 wickets Khulna through a target of 117 runs.
Srilankan youngster Isuru Udana picked three wickets and the Bangladeshi superstar Mustafizur Rahman got 2. Captain Mehdi Hasan Miraz couldn’t pick wicket but cost 19 runs from 3 overs. Another notable thing is the economic bowling which made their batsman extra comfort.
To the target of such an easier score, Rajshahi couldn’t start well. They lost opener Hafeez at 11 on the scoreboard. Then another opener Mominul made 89 runs partnership with Captain Mehdi Hasan Miraz. Scoring 44 from 43 with 4 boundaries, Mominul backed to the pavilion at 100 on the scoreboard.
At 109 on the scoreboard Zahir khan bold Miraz. Miraz scored 51 from 45 with 6 fours and a six. Then Soumya Sarker (11*) and Laurie Evans reached the target safely costing 18.5 overs and Rajshahi Kings won by 7 wickets.
Finally, Rajshahi Kings won by 7 wickets and Captain Mehedi Hasan Miraz lead from the front. Hope Khulna will come back from the next match.
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