The 22nd match of the Bangladesh Premier League took place between Sylhet Sixers and Rangpur Riders at Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka. Sylhet Sixers won the toss and elected to field first. Chris Gayle scored 50 while McCullum scored 33 as the openers had a part’ship of 80 runs. Later Mohammed Mithun and Ravi Bopara chipped in with their 20s to take Rangpur Riders to a total of 169 for the loss of seven wickets. Abul Hasan picked two wickets for 24 runs in four overs for Sylhet Sixers.

In reply, Sylhet Sixers had a bad start as they lost first three batsmen quite early in the innings. They were 25-3 after 4 overs but then Sabbir Rehman scored 70(49) skipper Nassir Hossain also scored his fifty but faced a lot of balls. They needed 19 runs off the last over and then finally they fell short by 7 runs as the side could only manage 162 runs for the loss of 4 wickets.

Note: Chris Gayle was declared Man of the Match.

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