Left arm pacer Mehedi Hasan Rana claimed his career-best 4 wicket for 17 runs as Fortune Barishal acquired again to profitable manner beating Khulna Tigers by 17 runs in a tensed-clash of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) on the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram.
Shakib Al Hasan-led Barishal, which tasted defeats within the final two matches, piled up 141-9 after put into bat first. Khulna had been nicely on target of a victory however Rana took three wickets within the penultimate over to wrap up them for 124 in 19 overs. His three wickets in a single over included Mushfiqur Rahim, who performed an pointless scoop shot to be out because the final batter with 40 off 36, studded with one 4 and one six.
Barishal Afghanistan recruit Mujeeb Ur Rahman, enjoying his first match in BPL on this season, gave Khulna the preliminary setback, dismissing openers Andre Fletcher (4) and Soumya Sarkar for duck. Jake Lintott then took the wicket of inform Rony Talukdar for 14, leaving the onus Mushfiqur Rahim to bail the facet out of hazard. Mushfiqur nonetheless did nicely to maintain one finish intact and acquired an ably assist from Yasir Ali after Shakib, who bagged one wicket for twenty-four runs, eliminated Mahedi Hasan for 17.
Rana then acquired into act, eliminating Yasir for 23 however Thisara Perera helped Khulna hit again with 9 ball-19. He regarded set to take Khulna house earlier than Shafiqul (1-30) acquired the prized scalp. Rana then cleaned up the tail and in addition took Mushfiqur Rahim to provide Barishal the victory. Other than Rana’s four-wicket haul, Mujeeb and Lintott grabbed two wickets apiece.
Earlier Chris Gayle acquired again to his favorite opening place and top-scored for the facet with 45 off 34 that included six fours and two sixes. Towhid Hridoy was the opposite notable scorer with 23 whereas Nazmul Hossain Shanto made 19. Captain Shakib Al Hasan continued his dangerous patch with batting and made simply 9 runs this time. Kamrul Islam Rabbi and Thisara Perera took two wickets for Khulna, who now misplaced two consecutive matches after profitable first two video games in BPL.