Home Today's Paper Most Popular Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Subscription Blog Signin Register
Logo
Monday, December 11, 2017 11:42:04 PM
Follow Us On: Facebook Twitter Twitter Twitter Twitter

AKS BPL

Rangpur Riders in final

By
12th-Dec-2017       
Comments
Share your thought
Post a comment »
Read all () »

Sabbir Hossain :
Rangpur Riders reached the final of the AKS Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Twenty20 Cricket beating Comilla Victorins by 36 runs in their Qualifier-2 match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the city's Mirpur on Monday.
Rangpur Riders will face Dhaka Dynamites in the final at the same venue today. The high-voltage gala final starts at 6.00 pm.
Electing to bat first, Rangpur Riders piled up a mammoth total of 192 for the loss of three wickets in the stipulated 20 overs and then all out Comilla Victorians for 156 off 20 overs.
It may be mentioned that Rangpur Riders resumed their innings with the over-night score of 55 for the loss of one wicket in seven overs.
Rangpur Riders made a shaky start as they lost in-form opener Chris Gayle for just three runs when Rangpur's total was 27.
Then Johnson Charles and Brendon McCullum salvaged their team from danger contributing together 151 runs for the second wicket partnership before Brendon Mc Cullum was cleanly bowled out by Hasan Ali when Rangpur's total was 178 for the loss of two wickets.
Opener Johnson Charles remained unbeaten with 105. His 63-ball hurricane innings was studded with seven sixes and nine fours. Johnson was adjudged the Man of the Match for his match-winning innings.
McCullum hit a superb 78. His 46-ball stormy innings was decorated with nine sixes and one four.
Later, Rangpur failed to make any notable partnership.
Hasan Ali, Mohammad Saifuddin and Mahedi Hasan of Comilla Victorians took one wicket apiece.
Comilla Victorians made a good start as openers Tamim Iqbal and Liton Das contributed 54 runs before Tamim Iqbal was caught at the mid-off by Sohag Gazi off Mashrafe Bin Mortaza.
Tamim Iqbal hit a quick-fire 36 from 19 balls with six fours and a sixer.
Liton Das made a sparkle 39. His 28-ball knock was ornamented with two sixes and three fours. Liton was caught behind by Mohammad Mithun off Isuru Udana when Comilla's score was 96 for the loss of four wickets.
Later, Marlon Samuels and Jos Buttler added together 41 runs for the fifth wicket partnership before Buttler was caught at the deep midwicket by Nazmul Islam off Ravi Bopara when Comilla's total was 137 for the loss of five wickets.
Then Marlon Samuels was caught at the short fine leg by Johnson Charles off Bopara when Comilla's score was 147 for the loss of six wickets.
Samuels and Buttler added 27 and 26 runs to the Comilla's total
After dismissal of Samuels Comilla's hope went into vapour.
Rubel Hossain of Rangpur Riders grabbed three wickets at the cost of 34 runs, while Bopara and Udana bagged a couple of wickets each for 17 and 24 runs respectively.
Besides, Sohag Gazi, Nazmul Islam and Mashrafe Bin Mortaza took one wicket each.

Tariff
Add Rate

News Archive

Inside The New Nation

International »

Chinese billionaire-in-exile wants regime change in Beijing


AFP, New York :Billionaire Guo Wengui, who is seeking asylum in the United States after accusing officials in his native China of corruption, wants "a change of the regime" in Beijing and the introduction of democracy in the world's most populous country."I want to try and to have rule of ...

Editorial »

Aman harvest has no effect on rice market


PASSING the Aman harvest, rice price has not come down as government leaders earlier said and rather gone up to the dismay of the common people all over the country. Though farmers are happy with higher price; although they have suffered production loss at many places due to late receding ...

Cricket »

Players of Comilla Victorians celebrating after dismissal of Chris Gayle of Rangpur Riders during the Qualifier-2 match of the AKS Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Twenty20 Cricket between Comilla Victorians and Rangpur Riders at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the city's Mirpur on Sunday.


Sports »

Members of Rongdhanu RDS, the runners-up of the Hedayet Hossain Memorial Night Cricket Tournament pose for a photo session at Bangladesh Ground in Old Dhaka recently.


Entertainment »

Gauhar makes to sexiest Asian list for fourth consecutive time


For the fourth consecutive year, Bollywood actress and model Gauhar Khan has been voted to the top 10 list of ‘50 Sexiest Asian Women list’ in the world. It is an annual UK poll, which has been released in London recently. The actress, who is known for her choice of ...

City »

Convenor of Nagorik Oikya Mahmudur Rahman Manna speaking at a discussion organised by 'Mayer Dak, a social organisation at the Jatiya Press Club on Sunday with a call to bring back forced disappeared people to their mothers' laps.


International »

Ex-Fox news anchor Huddy claims Trump kissed her


Huff Post :A former Fox News anchorwoman who accused Bill O'Reilly of sexually harassing her in 2011 is now claiming that Donald Trump kissed her on the lips in an elevator.Juliet Huddy said Thursday morning on the "Mornin!!! With Bill Schulz" podcast (which has a paywall) that it happened around ...

Editorial »

Dust pollution takes toll in cities’ air


PRESENCE of dust and pollution in the air of our cities has reached alarming levels. It's happening mainly due to chaotic construction works, poor management and protracted traffic jams. According to Air Quality Index Report of the Department of Environment's (DoE) "Clean Air and Sustainable Project" earlier this month, air ...

Sports »

Chanchal emerges unbeaten champion in Blitz Chess Championship


BSS, Dhaka  :Chanchal Kumar Ghosh emerged as unbeaten champion in the Blitz Chess Championship with 6.5 points after the 7th round game on Friday at E Commerce Club hall room in Uttara. Five players finished in second to sixth position with 5.5 points after the tie breaking system. They are ...

Sports »

First-place Nao Kodaira (center) of Japan stands with second-place Lee Sang-hwa (left) of South Korea and third-place Arisa Go (right) of Japan after the women's 500 meters at a World Cup speedskating event Friday in Kearns, Utah.


Entertainment »

Akshay to back out of Gulshan Kumar's biopic?


 Akshay Kumar, who has films like Padman and 2.0 lined up for 2018, has created a stir after rumors of him stepping out of the film titled Mogul came to the forefront. Mogul is a biopic on the creator of T-series, Gulshan Kumar. According to the rumors, Akshay Kumar and ...

City »

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, among others, at a discussion organised on the occasion of 10th founding anniversary of Bangladesh Kalyan Party at the Jatiya Press Club on Saturday.


Editorial »

Mysterious theft of fertiliser from Govt depots


DESPITE fertile land loss, inclement weather and depleting irrigation water, Bangladesh's agriculture keeps contributing a fifth of the GDP each year. Along with other factors, government's policy support in the form of fertiliser subsidy plays a big part here. But misappropriation of the key agro input such as fertiliser by ...

City »

`National Committee for the Implementation of Prime Minister`s Approved Gazetted Salaries` formed a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Friday to meet its demands.


.

Entertainment »

Are Virat and Anushka getting hitched?


Over the past few days, there are some reports doing the rounds that ace cricketer Virat Kohli and Bollywood starlet Anushka Sharma are getting married. According to these reports, both these love-birds will tie the knot in Italy.  The manager of Anushka has already slammed these reports by saying these ...

 
Items that you save may be read at any time on your computer, iPad, iPhone or Android devices.
 
Are you new to our website? Do you have already an account at our website?
Create An Account Log in here
Email this news to a friend or like someone
Email:
Write a comment to this news