The 12th match of the Bangladesh Premier League took place between Comilla Victorians and Rajshahi Kings at the Shere Bangla Stadium in Dhaka. Comilla Victorians won the toss and elected to field first. Rajshahi Kings were able to score just 115 runs for the loss of seven wickets in their 20 overs. Opener Lendl Simmons was retired hurt at the score of 40 while Farhad Reza played unbeaten innings of 25 runs but that was too slow. Captain Mohammed Nabi scalped 3 wickets by giving just 15 runs away in his quota of 4 overs. Rashid Khan bowled his four overs and gave away just 7 runs in his four overs and took the important wicket of the skipper Mushfiqur Rahim.

In reply, they had a fairly good start as they opener wicket-keeper batsman, Liton Das went for a cracker in the first two overs before being dismissed off the last delivery of the second over. He scored 23 runs. Jos Butter scored unbeaten 50 runs while Imrul Kayes also scored unbeaten 44 runs as the duo made sure they won the match by 9 wickets by scoring 120 runs with more than 4 overs to spare.

Note: Rashid Khan was adjudged Player of the Match for his mind-boggling bowling figures.


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