Bangladesh Premier League 2023, January 14th Round-Up
Fortune Barishal won by 12 runs | Source: Twitter
A total of four teams engaged in two cracking T20 contests on Saturday, January 14 in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). Let’s take a quick review of the action that transpired between the four teams:
Match 11: Fortune Barishal vs Comilla Victorians
Result: Fortune Barishal won by 12 runs.
Asked to bat first, the Fortune Barishal rode on Shakib Al Hasan's belligerent and unbeaten 81-run knock (off 45 balls) to post a mammoth total of 177 runs for the loss of six wickets in the stipulated 20 overs.
Apart from Shakib, Anamul Haque (20), Chaturanga de Silva (21), and Ibrahim Zadran (27) also chipped in with valuable contributions with the bat. For Comilla, Tanvir Islam was the pick of the bowlers, having bagged a four-wicket haul.
In the second half of the game, Comilla Victorians tried hard but could manage only 165 runs in the allocated 20 overs, hence losing the match with 12 runs. Khushdil Shah (43), and Litton Das (32) were their top run-scorers.
For Fortune Barishal, Shakib Al Hasan, Chaturanga de Silva, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Iftikhar Ahmed, and Karim Jannat, all picked one wicket each.
Fortune Barishal: 177/6 (20 Overs)
Shakib Al Hasan 81 (45)*, Ibrahim Zadran 27 (20);
Tanvir Islam 4/33 (4), Khushdil Shah 31/1 (4)
Comilla Victorians: 165/7 (20 Overs)
Khushdil Shah 43 (27), Litton Das 32 (26);
Shakib Al Hasan 1/11 (3), Chaturanga de Silva 1/24 (4)
Fortune Barishal won by 12 runs