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Barishal-Sylhet shares point after the match called off!

Barishal-Sylhet

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CRICDOT DESK : The 19th match of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) is scheduled to be played at Sher-e-Bangla in Mirpur today (Friday) at 1.30 pm. But it was not possible to toss due to rain. The match between Fortune Barisal and Sylhet Sunrisers was finally abandoned due to rain. As a result, both teams got one point each.

It has been raining heavily since the beginning of the day on Friday. The same scene can be seen in the Mirpur area of ​​the capital. As a result, the field workers covered the pitch. The umpires could not decide to toss due to rain. After waiting until 4 pm, if the weather did not improve, the match was declared abandoned.

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This is the first time that a match has been abandoned in the current edition. As the match was not played on the field, both Barisal and Sylhet teams were given one point each. Shakib Al Hasan’s Fortune Barisal, which is in great form in BPL, is at the top of the points table. On the other hand, the situation in Sylhet is not very good. Because the team is at the bottom.

The effect of rain in BPL was also yesterday. The match between Chittagong Challengers and Comilla Victorians has been reduced to two overs due to rain. The match is 16 overs instead of 20 overs.

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