The fifties from opener Munim Shahriar, Chris Gayle and Shakib’s 19-ball 38 helped Fortune Barishal to publish 199/4 in opposition to Sylhet Sunrisers.
Sylhet Sunrisers have received the toss and opted to bowl first in opposition to Fortune Barishal within the twenty fourth Match of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at Sylhet Worldwide Cricket Stadium.
Gayle and Munim Shahriar gave a flying begin to Barishal including 72 runs for the opening stand which they have been looking for from the start of the match. Earlier than bought dismissed Munim Shahriar made 28-ball 51. Nurul Hasan Sohan who was given a promotion within the batting order couldn’t show his price as he bought out for two off 4.
Skipper Shakib Al Hasan and Gayle put 45 runs for the third wicket stand earlier than the previous dismiss for 38 off 19. Shakib’s innings adorned with 4 sixes and two fours.
After shedding Shakib, Gayle and Towhid Hridoy added 35 runs off 22 for the fourth wickets stand earlier than the latter bought out to Aks Swadhin for 10.
Chris Gayle and Dwayne Bravo added fast 42 runs for the fifth wickets stand which take Fortune Barishal to 199/4 in 20 overs. Chris Gayle remained not out on 52 off 45, his innings adorned with 4 boundaries and two over boundaries whereas Bravo made 34 off 13 not out.
For Sylhet Sunrisers, Nazmul Islam Apu, A Okay S Swadhin, Alauddin Babu and Sohag Gazi took one wicket apiece.