Fortune Barisal thrashes Chattrogram Challengers
CRICDOT DESK : Shakib Al Hasan’s Fortune Barisal defeated Mehdi Hasan Miraj’s Chattrogram Challengers by 4 wickets in the first match of the new edition of Bangladesh Premier League. Batting first in the match, Chittagong lost 6 wickets and scored 125 runs in 20 overs. In reply, Barisal lost 6 wickets in 18.4 overs and reached the victory port.
The team’s opener and middle order batsmen could not take advantage of the batting for Chittagong in the match. Jack Wills was the only opener to score 18 runs.
In the end, when Benny Howell scored 41 off 20 balls, Chittagong got some fighting capital.
Aljari Joseph took maximum three wickets for Barisal with 32 runs. Naeem Hasan got the second highest two wickets. He bowled four overs and scored 25 runs.
But the batsmen of Barisal did not give that opportunity anymore. In the beginning, opener Nazmul Hasan returned with 1 run but there was no danger in the rest of the match. However, they made this simple goal difficult for a while.
Another opener, Saikat Ali, who batted with Shantar, scored the highest 39 runs for the team. However, the team captain Shakib Al Hasan could not take advantage.
Shakib was bowled out for 13 off 18 balls. Captain Mehedi Hasan picked up four wickets for Chittagong with just 18 runs.