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Dhaka Dynamites clinch playoffs spot


MNA Sports Desk: Dhaka Dynamites routed Rajshahi Kings by 99 runs in the 36th match of the 5th Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 to register their 6th win in the league at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Saturday. Batting first after winning the toss, Dhaka Dynamites posted a score of 205 for 5 in 20 overs spurred with the tournament’s highest partnership in any stand, till date, of 129 in 13.1 overs between Sunil Narine and Joe Denly in the opening wicket pair and restricted the defending runners-up Rajshahi Kings on 106 for all in 18.3 overs. Man of the ...

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Khulna beat Rajshahi Kings by 68 runs

Rajshahi Kings

MNA Sports Desk: Khulna Titans regained the top spot of the 5th Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) beating Rajshahi Kings by 68 runs at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Cricket Stadium on Monday. Khulna restricted Rajshahi Kings to 145 thanks to Shafiul Islam’s five-wicket haul after posting this edition’s highest score of 213 runs spurred by half centuries from Afif Hossain and man of the match Nicholas Pooran. The previous highest total in this edition BPL was 211/5 which was scored by Chittagong Vikings with Sikandar Raza’s 95 — the highest individual score in this edition — against Sylhet Sixers at the ...

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Buttler, Kayes set up win for Victorians

Comilla Victorians

MNA Sports Desk: Comilla Victorians recorded their second win in Bangladesh Premier League T20 when they registered an overwhelming nine-wicket victory over Rajshahi Kings on Sunday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. With the day’s victory, Comilla Victorians secured four points from three matches while Rajshahi Kings remained at their previous credit of two points from four outings. Chasing a paltry winning target of 116 runs set by Rajshahi Kings, Comilla hardly had to sweat as they comfortably reached home making 120 runs for the loss of one wicket with 29 balls remaining. English batsman Jos Buttler hit a match-winning fifty ...

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Sylhet Sixers shine with all-win start

Sylhet Sixers

MNA Sports Desk: Sylhet Sixers kept continuing their winning march in the BPL as they beat Rajshahi Kings by 33 runs at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. Sylhet set the target of 206 runs which is the highest till date, and restricted the Rajshahi to 172/8 in 20 overs. Tharanga became the most half-centurion till date in the tournament with three successive half centuries, hitting 50 runs in the day’s match, following 51 for a four-wicket win against Comilla Victorians and 69* for a marvelous nine-wicket victory against defending champions Dhaka Dynamites in the tournament opener. The Sri Lankan ...

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Dhaka Dynamites clinch BPL title with 56-run win

Dhaka Dynamites

MNA Sports Desk: Dhaka Dynamites clinched the Bangladesh Premier League, as they dismantled Rajshahi Kings to win by 56 runs in front of a full house in Mirpur. This is the third triumph for a Dhaka franchise in four BPLs, with the Gladiators having won in the 2012 and 2013 editions. Rajshahi, one of two new franchises this season, were left dejected after having made a late dash into the final by beating Chittagong Vikings and Khulna Titans in the playoffs. Rajshahi won the toss and put Dynamites in to bat, who scored 159/9 in 20 overs. Opener Evin Lewis ...

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