Comilla Victorians confirms play-off after Shakib’s Barishal
CRICDOT DESK : Comilla Victorians’ name comes to mind first when talking about the most balanced team of BPL this time. Bat-bowling or a combination of domestic and foreign stars, they are ahead in all respects. He has proved it on the field since the beginning of the tournament. This time Comilla as the second team after Barisal confirmed the play-off or the last four.
Comilla Victorians lost to host Sylhet Sunrisers by 4 wickets in a match played at Sylhet International Stadium on Wednesday (February 9). Before losing the toss, Sylhet lost 5 wickets and scored 189 runs in 20 overs. In reply, Imrul Kayes’ team reached the port of victory with 1 ball and 4 wickets in hand. In the end the team’s score stood at 183 runs.
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Opener Mahmudul Hasan Joy scored the highest 75 runs for Comilla. This is his first fifty in the BPL. Besides, Moin Ali (48), Imrul Kayes (16) and Sunil Narine (12) played a cameo innings of 24 runs. For Sylhet, Nazmul Apu took 2 wickets, Alauddin Babu 2 wickets and AKS Swadhin and Ravi Bopara took one wicket each.
Before that, opener Colin Ingram still played a great innings for Sylhet. He scored 69 runs from 63 balls. The day before, he has also run in the house of the nineties. Besides, Enamul Haque Vijay scored 47 runs. Mustafizur Rahman was the best among the bowlers of Comilla. He took 3 wickets for just 23 runs in 4 overs. Sunil Narine and Tanvir Islam took the remaining two wickets. Mahmudul Hasan Joy became the best of the match.