Chattogram Challengers beat Sylhet Thunder by five wickets in the opener of the special edition of Bangladesh Premier League, the Bangabandhu BPL, at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Wednesday.
The Challengers snatched the victory with the batting displays of Imrul Kayes and Chadwick Walton. The duo scored 61 off 38 and 49 off 30 runs respectively.Earlier, Sylhet Thunder set a target of 163 runs by the help of Mohammad Mithun’s unbeaten 84 runs off just 48 balls while Johnson Charles scored 35 runs off just 23 balls.
For Chattogram Challengers, Rubel Hossain captured two wickets while Najmul Islam took two wickets for Sylhet Thunder.
Earlier, Chattogram Challengers won the toss and opted to bowl first.