Challengers beat Thunder in BBPL opener
Published : Wednesday, 11 December, 2019 at 6:20 PM Count : 274
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.
Batting first, Sylhet Thunder scored 162 runs with the help of Mohammad Mithun’s unbeaten 84 runs off just 48 balls and Johnson’s 35 runs off just 23 balls.
For Chattogram Challengers, Rubel Hossain bagged two wickets conceding 27 runs.
In reply, Challengers chased down the target of 163 runs in 19 overs losing five wickets. Imrul Kayes played an innings of 61 off 38 and Chadwick Walton 49 off 30.
Najmul Islam picked up two wickets for Sylhet Thunder.
Earlier, Chattogram Challengers won the toss and opted to bowl first.