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Comilla Victorians beat Chittagong Vikings by 6 wickets

Sun Online Desk     14th November, 2017 09:31:28 printer

Comilla Victorians beat Chittagong Vikings by 6 wickets

Comilla Victorians beat Chittagong Vikings by 6 wickets with 11 balls to spare at the 14th match of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Tuesday.

 

Imrul Kayes and Jose Buttler played the lead role in Victorians' win as they scored 45 and 44 runs respectively.

 

Losing in toss, Chittagong Vikings set 140 runs target for Comilla Victorians.

 

Chittagong Vikings included Chris Jordan replacing England all-rounder Luis Reece while national opening batsman Tamim Iqbal joined Comilla Victorians for the first time in the season against his home side Chittagong Vikings, but the team management continued to persist with Mohammad Nabi as captain.

 

This is Tamim's first game of the ongoing BPL season after a recovery from a thigh injury he sustained during the limited-over leg of the South Africa tour dropping all-rounder Alok Kapali.

 

With just one win in four matches, Chittagong Vikings, currently on two points losing three of their four matches.

 

Comilla Victorians won every match of three played so far in this tournament.

 

Comilla Victorians: Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Liton Das, Mohammad Nabi (capt), Marlon Samuels, Jos Buttler, Dwayne Bravo, Arafat Sunny, Mohammad Saifuddin, Rashid Khan and Al-Amin Hossain

 

Chittagong Vikings: Luke Ronchi (wk), Soumya Sarkar, Anamul Haque, Dilshan Munaweera, Misbah-ul-Haq (capt), Sikandar Raza, Chris Jordan, Tanvir Hayder, Sunzamul Islam, Subhasis Roy and Taskin Ahmed

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