Sylhet Sixers will need a tiny figure of 68 runs for a must-win against early-outran Chittagong Vikings to keep their last hope of last-four race alive in the 37th match of the 5th Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadim on Sunday.
Sent into bat first, Chittagong Vikings were all out for BPL this edition’s lowest. Till date, score of 67 in 12 overs where Sylhet Sixers skipper Nasir Hossain got five wickets and Nabil Samad bagged three wickets to handle the opponent batting castle.
The previous lowest score of 97/10 recorded in the seven-team league posted by Rangpur Riders against Table topper Comilla Victorians in the league’s 35th match at the same venue on December 2.
Irfan Sukkur, Luis Reece and Stiaan van Zyl were the double digit scorers with 15, 12 and 11 runs for Chittagong Vikings respectively.
Nasir Hossain got five wickets for 31 in four overs. Nabil Samad bagged three for seven runs in three overs while Sharifullah took the remaining two for 23 runs in four overs for thir side.