Mominul, Patel put thriller Rajshahi’s way


Chittagong, November 21.

Rajshahi Kings defeated Dhaka Dynamites by three runs in a strained last-over finish to secure their second win in this present season’s BPL.

Mominul, Patel put thriller Rajshahi’s wayOpener Mominul Haque and England all rounder Samit Patel shaped the 183 chase with quick 50’s, before the composed minds of Mehedi Hasan and Farhad Reza did what needs to be done with one ball remaining in Chittagong.

After Patel brought Rajshahi inside 29 runs of triumph, Dhaka got back with Dwayne Bravo’s twofold strike. Bravo first had Umar Akmal and knocked down some pins before playing Darren Sammy in his next over, the penultimate over of the match, which went just for three runs.

This left Kent seamer Matt Coles, who had given 25 runs in his initial two overs, with eight to shield off the last over. He started unequivocally by having Abul Hasan holing out to long-on, and tailing it with a low full-hurl, which went just for a solitary.

Farhad Reza, however, hoicked a four off the third ball to contract the condition to four off three balls. The following ball – additionally a full-hurl – was hit to long-off for a solitary, and Mehedi then completed it off with a four over in backward point.

It was Patel who had set it up for the team. He included 100 runs for the third wicket with Mominul after Rajshahi had lost their initial two wickets in four overs. Mominul, who was prior marked as Test pro, demonstrated that he has rolled out improvements to his approach. He went onto raise his second progressive half-century off 38 balls.

Prior, Kumar Sangakkara drove the path for Dhaka, after they selected to bat. He added 71 runs for the primary wicket with Mehedi Maruf, before the latter tumbled to a fine catch of Sabbir Rahman at long-off.

Seekkuge Prasanna, elevated to No. 4, subsequent to bashing a 22-ball 53 at No. 9 on Saturday, upgraded his ball-hitting notoriety with 34 not out off 16 balls. He included 60 runs, including 22 off the last over from Abul Hasan in the last five overs. Rajshahi, be that as it may, finished the most astounding chase in this present season’s BPL.

Amir Rehan

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