Rangpur Riders won by 9 wickets against Comilla Victorians on the 41st match of BPL-19. Ravi Bopara bagged three wickets and man of the match title
Comilla Victorians Inning
Winning the toss Comilla Victorians Captain Imrul Kayes opted to bat first. Maybe Comilla Victorians batsman didn’t agree with the captain. Dashing opener Tamim Iqbal went back to the pavilion at second ball of their inning with a duck.
Then another opener Anamul Haque made 16 runs with before Nahidul Islam sent him back to the pavilion. As Shamsur Rahman also disappointed adding only two runs and Comilla Victorians Captain made a golden duck. Sri Lankan hard heater Thisara Perera also surrendered to Rangpur Riders captain Mashrafe Mortaza at 23 runs on the score.
Losing 5 Wickets by 23 runs Comilla was counting the time to be all-out. Then Liam Dawson and Ziaur Rahman made 33 runs partnership on the 6th wicket. Ravi Bopara picked Ziaru Rahman scoring 18 runs from 24 balls with a couple of fours.
Abu Haydar Roni, Wahab Riaz were picked early and scoring 21 runs from 25 balls with a couple of fours and a six Liam Dawson also surrendered to Ravi Bopara. From 16.3 overs Comilla Victorian’s inning ends in 72 runs for all wickets.
Ravi Bopara got 3 wickets for 7 runs and leads the wicket-taking festival of Comilla Victorians batsman. Both Nahidul Islam and Mashrafe Mortaza picked a couple of wickets. Each Shahidul Islam and Minhazul Abedin Afridi got a wicket also.
Rangpur Riders Inning
To the target of the lowest score on the t-20 era, Rangpur Riders lost their opener Mehedi Maruf. Scoring 5 runs from 5 balls with a four Mehedi Maruf surrendered to Sanjit Saha. Then another opener the Caribbean batting monster, Chris Gayle reached the target with Protea batting sensation AB de Villiers.
Though Chris Gayle took 30 balls to score 35 runs with 3 fours and couple of sixes AB de Villiers played 22 balls to score 34 runs with 4 fours and couple of sixes. Rangpur Riders win the match with 63 balls in hand. Rangpur Riders won by 9 wickets against Comilla Victorians on the 41st match of BPL-19
Man of the match
“Been out of the team for 6-7 games now. Have a very good squad, so it’s difficult to break into it. We fielded and bowled well. I stole the Man of the Match but the bowlers at the top bowled really well.”
Since Rangpur Riders won by 9 wickets against Comilla Victorians on the 41st match of BPL-19. Hope Comilla Victorians will take the revenge in top four matches.