Saturday, January 28, 2023

Sylhet collected 173 runs with the bat of Shantar

Sylhet Strikers were under pressure at the beginning of the first match of the day in BPL held in Mirpur. After Nazmul Hasan Shantar’s unstoppable 66-ball innings of 89 runs, the strikers scored 173 runs for 5 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. As a result, Barisal needs 174 runs to win.

At the beginning of the match, Fortune Barisal captain Shakib Al Hasan invited the Sylhet strikers to bat after winning the toss. After losing the toss and going to bat, Barisal’s Mohammad Wasim bowled Sylhet in a disaster. Wasim picked up three wickets in the second over of the innings. Zakir-Mushfiq was out for 0 runs and Hridoy was out for 5 runs.

Opener Nazmul Hasan Shanto and the team’s English wicketkeeper batsman Tom Moore took the lead of the team which lost by three wickets for only 15 runs. At this time, the two kept increasing the team score with an average of 81 runs. Moore got out after scoring 40 runs off 30 balls. Perera scored 21 runs off 16 balls to play the next wicket.

Meanwhile, Shant playing in Apontal remained unbeaten on 89 runs after completing his personal half-century. His innings of just 66 balls was decorated with 11 fours and a six. Meanwhile, Wasim retired Hart for 5 runs. And Tanjim Hasan Shakib remains unbeaten on zero runs.

(24 January/MM)

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