Comilla post 153 against Dhaka as Shakib takes 100th BPL wicket | 2019-01-22

Comilla post 153 against Dhaka as Shakib takes 100th BPL wicket

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22nd January, 2019 09:11:10 printer

Comilla post 153 against Dhaka as Shakib takes 100th BPL wicket

Comilla Victorians scored 153 for eight against Dhaka Dynamites at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in their eighth encounter of the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) on Tuesday.

 

Dhaka captain Shakib Al Hasan took three wickets to become the first bowler to take 100 BPL scalps.

 

Shamsur Rahman was Comilla's highest scorer with 48 off 35.

 

Comilla opener Anamul Haque fell for one while facing a short ball off Andre Russell. He tried to pull it away but skied to square leg. They lost captain Imrul Kayes when the score was 27.

 

In the third wicket stand though, Tamim Iqbal and Shamsur added 51 runs to help guide Comilla to a challenging total. Tamim fell for 34 off 29 balls. 

 

After hunting Tamim, Shakib completed his 100 BPL wickets milestone taking the wickets of Shahid Afridi and Shamsur.

 

Shakib bagged three wickets for 24 while Rubel and Russell took two wickets each.


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