Bangladesh Premier League 2023, January 20th Round-Up
Wahab Riaz (PC: Twitter)
A total of four teams crossed swords against each other in two cracking T20 contests on Friday, January 20 in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). Let’s take a quick review of the action that transpired between the four teams:
Match 19: Chattogram Challengers vs Khulna Tigers
Result: Khulna Tigers won by 7 wickets.
Chattogram Challengers, after putting to bat first, posted 157 runs on the board for the loss of nine wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. Usman Khan, Afif Hossain, Darwish Rasooli, and Farhad Reza were the chief contributors with the bat for the Challengers. Wahab Riaz was the pick of the bowlers for Khulna Tigers, having bagged a four-wicket haul.
Khulna Tigers, in reply rode on Mahmudul Hasan Joy's half-century knock to chase down the target in 19.2 overs. Tamim Iqbal and Yasir Ali also played a belligerent knocks of 44 runs and 36 runs respectively. For Chattogram, Nihaduzzaman and Shuvagata were among wickets.
Chattogram Challengers: 157/9 (20 Overs)
Usman Khan 45 (31), Afif Hossain 35 (31); Wahab Riaz 4/36 (4),
Mohammad Saifuddin 2/40 (4)
Khulna Tigers: 159/3 (19.2 Overs)
Mahmudul Hasan Joy 59 (44), Tamim Iqbal 44 (37);
Nihaduzzaman 2/32 (3.2), Shuvagata Hom 1/17 (3)