Dhaka Dynamites, Rangpur Riders to clash in BPL 2017 final

December 11, 2017
Published in Sports

Rangpur Riders are to play Dhaka Dynamites in the final of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Season 5 at Shere Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. 

The match will begin at 6pm according to local time.

On Monday, Rangpur Riders completed a comfortable 36-run victory over Comilla Victorians in the second Qualifier to set up the final clash with Dhaka.

The 151-run partnership between Johnson Charles and Brendon McCullum helped Rangpur to post a big total of 191 for 3 in 20 overs.

Johnson remained not out on 105 off 63 balls while McCullum was dismissed after scoring 78. Hasan Ali, Saifuddin and Mahedi picked up 1 wicket each.

Chasing 192, skipper Tamim Iqbal gave Comilla Victorians a flying start with a knock of 36 off 19 balls.

Rangpur Riders bounced back by picking up couple of wickets in short span. Liton Kumar, Marlon Samuels and Jos Buttler tried but some disciplined bowling from the Rangpur seamers gave them a comprehensive 36-run win. Ravi Bopara and Udana bagged 2 wickets


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Story first published: 11th December 2017

 
 

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