Rajshahi Kings set Khulna Tigers to chase 171

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17th January, 2020 09:17:06 printer

Rajshahi Kings set Khulna Tigers to chase 171

Rajshahi Kings scored 170 runs for four wickets against Khulna Tigers to chase 171 in the Grand Finale of Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) on Friday night.

Royals batsmen Irfan Sukkur scored 52, Mohammad Nawaz stroke 41, AD Russel 27 and Liton Das scored 25 runs.

Earlier, Khulna Tigers won the toss and selected to bowl first.

Mushfiqur Rahim is leading Khulna Tigers in the final while Andre Russell is the captain of Rajshahi Royals.

This is the first time when Mushfiqur is playing a BPL final and leading a team.

Both teams had earlier faced each other in the Qualifier-1 of the event where Khulna Tigers beat the Royals by 27 runs and booked a place in the final as the first team.

Royals beat Chattogram Challengers in the Qualifier-2 riding on the 22-ball 54 by Andre Russell and advanced to the final.

Khulna Tigers XI: Mushfiqur Rahim (wk and captain), Rilee Rossouw, Robbie Frylinck, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Shamsur Rahman, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Najibullah Zadran, Shafiul Islam, Mohammad Amir, Shohidul Islam, Tanvir Islam

Rajshahi Royals XI: Alok Kapali, Farhad Reza, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Liton Das, Afif Hossain, Abu Jayed Rahi, Irfan Shukkur, Shoaib Malik, Andre Russell (captain), Mohammad Nawaz and Mohammad Irfan


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