BPL 2017: Gayle ton powers Rangpur to victory over Khulna in eliminator

December 8, 2017
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BPL 2017

DHAKA: Chris Gayle scored a century as Rangpur Riders thrashed Khulna Titans by eight wickets in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) eliminator at Dhaka on Friday.

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RANGPUR RIDERS INNINGS

Over 15.2: Rangpur Rider 171/2 (win by eight wickets)

Chris Gayle 126 (51b)
Mohammad Mithun 30 (36b)

And Chris Gayle powers Rangpur Riders to a eight-wicket win over Khulna Titans in the eliminator. He scored 126 from 51 balls with 14 sixes in the match.

Over 15.2: Nazmul Hossain Shanto to Gayle, SIX

Over 15.1: Nazmul Hossain Shanto to Gayle, SIX

End of 15th over: Rangpur Riders 159/2 (require 9 runs to win)

Mohammad Mithun 30 (36b)
Chris Gayle 114 (49b)

Jofra Archer conceded four runs in the over.

End of 14th over: Rangpur Riders 155/2 (require 13 runs to win)

CH Gayle 113 (48b)
Mohammad Mithun 29 (31b)

Chris Gayle took his six count of the match to 12 in the over bowled by Mahmudullah.

Over 13.6: Mahmudullah to Gayle, SIX

Over 13.5: Mahmudullah to Gayle, SIX

Chris Gayle takes his score into three figures. A brilliant century for the West Indies batsman. 

End of 12th over: Rangpur Riders 135/2 (require 33 runs to win)

Mohammad Mithun 23 (23b)
Chris Gayle 99 (44b)

A six and a four scored by Chris Gayle in the over.

Over 11.4: Afif Hossain to Gayle, SIX

Over 11.1: Afif Hossain to Gayle, FOUR

End of 11th over: Rangpur Riders 121/2 (require 47 runs to win)

Chris Gayle 87 (40b)
Mohammad Mithun 21 (21b)

Gayle added two more sixes to his tally in the over bowled by Carlos Brathwaite.

Over 10.4: Brathwaite to Gayle, SIX

Over 10.1: Brathwaite to Gayle, SIX

End of 10th over: Rangpur Riders 104/2 (require 64 runs to win)

Mohammad Mithun 20 (20b)
Chris Gayle 73 (35b)

Afif Hossain was greeted with a boundary by Mohammad Mithun on his first ball of the match. He gave seven runs in the over.

Over 9.1: Afif Hossain to Mohammad Mithun, FOUR

End of 9th over: Rangpur Riders 97/2 (require 71 runs to win)

Mohammad Mithun 15 (15b)
CH Gayle 72 (34b)

Twelve runs score for Mohammad Irfan’s second over of the match.

Over 8.2: Mohammad Irfan to Gayle, SIX

End of 8th over: Rangpur Riders 85/2 (require 83 runs to win)

Mohammad Mithun and Chris Gayle scored a boundary each in the over.

Over 7.3: Brathwaite to Mohammad Mithun, FOUR

Over 7.1: Brathwaite to Gayle, FOUR

End of 7th over: Rangpur Riders 72/2 (require 96 runs to win)

Mohammad Mithun 6 (9b)
Chris Gayle 58 (27b)

Irfan went for 13 runs in the over as Gayle struck two sixes in the overs.

Over 6.4: Mohammad Irfan to Gayle, SIX

Over 6.1: Mohammad Irfan to Gayle, SIX

End of 6th over: Rangpur Riders 59/2 (require 109 runs to win)

Mohammad Mithun 6 (8b)
Chris Gayle 45 (22b)

Gayle and Mithun picked up 11 runs from the sixth over bowled by Abu Jayed.

Over 5.1: Abu Jayed to Gayle, SIX

End of 5th over: Rangpur Riders 48/2 (require 120 runs to win)

Mohammad Mithun 2 (5b)
Chris Gayle 38 (19b)

Twenty runs came from the over bowled by Jofra Archer as Gayle hit two fours and a six.

Over 4.4: Archer to Gayle, FOUR

Over 4.2: Archer to Gayle, SIX

Over 4.1: Archer to Gayle, FOUR

End of 4th over: Rangpur Riders 28/2 (require 140 runs to win)

Chris Gayle 23 (14b)
Mohammad Mithun 2 (4b)

Just two runs taken by Rangpur batsmen.

End of 3rd over: Rangpur Riders 26/2 (require 142 runs to win)

Mohammad Mithun 1 (2b)
Chris Gayle 22 (10b)

Bowling change worked for Khulna Titans as Jofra Archer picks up two key wickets for the side.

WICKET: Brendon McCullum c Ariful Haque b Archer 0 ( 2b 0X4 0X6). Rangpur Riders 25/2 in 2.4 overs. Next batsman: Mohammad Mithun.

WICKET: Sohag Gazi b Archer 1 (4b 0X4 0X6). Rangpur Riders 24/1 in 2.2 overs. Next batsman: Brendon McCullum

End of 2nd over: Khulna Titans 24/0 (require 144 runs to win)

Chris Gayle 22 (10b)
Sohag Gazi 1 (2b)

Chris Gayle dealing in fours and sixes. Mahmudullah went for 14 runs in his first.

Over 1.5: Mahmudullah to Gayle, SIX

Over 1.3: Mahmudullah to Gayle, FOUR

Over 1.2: Mahmudullah to Gayle, FOUR

End of 1st over: Rangpur Riders 10/0 (require 158 runs to win) 

Sohag Gazi 1 (2b)
Chris Gayle 8 (4b)

And Chris Gayle gets going in the first over as he hit the first six of the Riders innings. Ten runs scored in the first over of the innings bowled by Abu Jayed.

Over 0.3: Abu Jayed to Gayle, SIX

 

KHULNA TITANS INNINGS

End of 20th over: Khulna Titans 167/6

Carlos Brathwaite 25 (9b)
Jofra Archer 6 (3b)

So Lasith Malinga concedes 12 runs and dismisses Nicholas Pooran in the over. Khulna Titans end up with 167/6 on the scoreboard in their 20 overs.

Over 19.4: Malinga to Archer, FOUR

WICKET: Nicholas Pooran lbw b Malinga 28 ( 22b 2X4 1X6). Khulna Titans 155/6 in 19.1 overs. Next batsman: Jofra Archer.

End of 19th over: Khulna Titans 155/5

Nicholas Pooran 28 (21b)
Carlos Brathwaite 20 (6b)

Eleven runs scored from Rubel Hossain’s fourth over as Nicholas Pooran scored the two fours.

Over 18.2: Rubel Hossain to Pooran, FOUR

Over 18.1: Rubel Hossain to Pooran, FOUR

End of 18th over: Khulna Titans 144/5

Nicholas Pooran 18 (16b)
Carlos Brathwaite 19 (5b)

Carlos Brathwaite hammered Lasith Malinga to all corners of the ground. Reminded us of his knock in the final of ICC World T20 2016 against England.

Over 17.4: Malinga to Brathwaite, FOUR

Over 17.3: Malinga to Brathwaite, FOUR

Over 17.2: Malinga to Brathwaite, SIX

End of 17th over: Khulna Titans 127/5

Carlos Brathwaite 4 (1b)
Nicholas Pooran 16 (14b)

Khulna batsman scored 11 runs in the over bowled by Rubel Hossain but lost the wicket of Ariful Haque as well.

Rubel Hossain to Brathwaite, FOUR

WICKET: Ariful Haque c Bopara b Rubel Hossain 29 ( 30b 3X4 0X6). Khulna Titans 122/5 in 16.4 overs. Next batsman: Carlos Brathwaite.

Over 16.3: Rubel Hossain to Ariful Haque, FOUR

End of 16th over: Khulna Titans 116/4

Ariful Haque 25 (28b)
Nicholas Pooran 15 (11b)

Eight runs came for Khulna in Malinga’s second over as Ariful Haque hit him for a boundary.

Over 15.5: Malinga to Ariful Haque, FOUR

End of 15th over: Khulna Titans 108/4

N Pooran 14 (10b)
Ariful Haque 20 (23b)

Seven runs taken from Mashrafe Mortaza’s fourth and final over.

End of 14th over: Khulna Titans 101/4

Ariful Haque 17 (20b)
N Pooran 10 (7b)

Nine runs taken from Ravi Bopara’s second over as Ariful Haque scored the boundary.

Over 13.3: Bopara to Ariful Haque, FOUR

End of 13th over: Khulna Titans 92/4

Ariful Haque 11 (16b)
N Pooran 8 (5b)

Nine runs came from Sohag Gazi’s third over as Nicholas Pooran deposited the ball into the stands.

Over 12.2: Sohag Gazi to Pooran, SIX

End of 12th over: Khulna Titans 83/4

Nicholas Pooran 1 (2b)
Ariful Haque 10 (13b)

Michael Klinger hit Ravi Bopara for a boundary but was bowled out two balls later.

WICKET: M Klinger b Bopara 21 ( 26b 1X4 0X6). Khulna Titans 82/4 in 11.4 overs. Next batsman: Nicholas Pooran.

Over 11.2: Bopara to Klinger, FOUR

End of 11th over: Khulna Titans 76/3

Michael Klinger 15 (22b)
Ariful Haque 10 (13b)

Runs drying up in the match. Nazmul Islam gives away three singles in his third over.

End of 10th over: Khulna Titans 73/3

Michael Klinger 13 (18b)
Ariful Haque 9 (11b)

Rubel Hossain went for six runs in his second over.

End of 9th over: Khulna Titans 67/3

Michael Klinger 9 (15b)
Ariful Haque 7 (8b)

Michael Klinger and Ariful Haque picked up four singles from Nazmul Islam’s second over.

End of 8th over: Khulna Titans 63/3

Michael Klinger 7 (11b)
Ariful Haque 5 (6b)

Khulna Titans batsmen picked up six runs from the eighth over of the match bowled by Rubel Hossain.

End of 7th over: Khulna Titans 57/3

Ariful Haque 1 (2b)
Michael Klinger 5 (9b)

Mahmudullah struck a boundary and a six before falling to Nazmul Islam in the over.

WICKET: Mahmudullah c Sohag Gazi b Nazmul Islam 20 ( 6b 2X4 2X6). Khulna Titans 56/3 in 6.4 overs. Next batsman: Ariful Haque.

Over 6.3: Nazmul Islam to Mahmudullah, FOUR

Over 6.2: Nazmul Islam to Mahmudullah, SIX

End of 6th over: Khulna Titans 45/2

Lasith Malinga struck in the first over as he disturbs the Afif Hossain’s furniture but also conceded a six and a four as well.

Over 5.5: Malinga to Mahmudullah, FOUR

Over 5.4: Malinga to Mahmudullah, SIX,

WICKET: Afif Hossain b Malinga 11 (9b 1×4 1×6). Fall of wicket: Khulna Titans 34/2 in 5.3 overs. Next batsman: Mahmudullah. 

End of 5th over: Khulna Titans 33/1

Afif Hossain 11 (6b)
Michael Klinger 4 (8b)

Afif Hossain hitting boundaries from the get go. He hit the first six of the Khulna innings as well.

Over 4.5: Mashrafe Mortaza to Afif Hossain, SIX

Over 4.1: Mashrafe Mortaza to Afif Hossain, FOUR

End of 4th over: Khulna Titans 21/1

Michael Klinger 4 (8b)

Seven runs came for Khulna Titans but they lost the wicket of Nazmul Hussain Shanto in Sohag Gazi’s second over of the match.

WICKET: Nazmul Hossain Shanto c & b Sohag Gazi 15 (16b 3×4 0x6) SR: 93.75. Fall of wicket: KT 21/1 in 3.6 overs. Next batsman: Afif Hossain. 

Over 3.2: Sohag Gazi to Nazmul Hossain Shanto, FOUR

End of 3rd over: Khulna Titans 14/0

Michael Klinger 2 (5b)
Nazmul Hossain Shanto 10 (13b)

Just three singles taken from Mashrafe Mortaza’s second over.

End of 2nd over: Khulna Titans 11/0

Nazmul Hossain Shanto 9 (12b)
Michael Klinger 0 (0b)

Sohag Gazi conceded 10 runs in the second over of the innings as Nazmul Hossain Shanto scored the two fours.

Over 1.6: Sohag Gazi to Nazmul Hossain Shanto, FOUR,

Over 1.1: Sohag Gazi to Nazmul Hossain Shanto, FOUR

End of 1st over: Khulna Titans 1/0

Nazmul Hossain Shanto 1 (6b)
Michael Klinger 0 (0b)

Nazmul Hossain Shanto picked up a single from the first over of the Khulna innings

Mashrafe Mortaza to bowl the first over of the innings.

So Rangpur Riders have won the toss and decided to field in the important fixture.


The winner of the match will progress to the playoff stage of the cricketing tournament.

Khulna Titans, being sent in to bat first in the eliminator, amassed 167/6 in their allotted 20 overs. Ariful Haque was the top scorer as he made 29 runs from 30 balls with three fours to his name while Nicholas Pooran played a knock of 28 runs with the help of two fours and a six.

Carlos Brathwaite and Michael Klinger contributed 25 and 21 runs respectively with the bat.

Lasith Malinga grabbed two wickets for the Riders while Sohag Gazi, Nazmul Hossain, Rubel Hossain and Ravi Bopara grabbed a wicket each in the match.

Chris Gayle played a knock of 126 runs from 51 balls which included six boundaries and 14 sixes.

Mohammad Mithun scored 30 runs from 36 balls with help of three fours.

Jofra Archer grabbed two wickets in the match.

Rangpur Riders XI: 1 Chris Gayle, 2 Jonathan Charles, 3 Brendon McCullum, 4 Mohammad Mithun (wk), 5 Ravi Bopara, 6 Nahidul Islam, 7 Mashrafe Mortaza (capt), 8 Sohag Gazi, 9 Nazmul Islam, 10 Lasith Malinga, 11 Rubel Hossain

Khulna Titans XI: 1 Nazmul Hossain Shanto, 2 Michael Klinger, 3 Afif Hossain, 4 Mahmudullah (capt), 5 Nicholas Pooran (wk), 6 Ariful Haque, 7 Carlos Brathwaite, 8 Jofra Archer, 9 Mohammad Irfan, 10 Abu Jayed, 11 Tanvir Islam


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