Bangladesh Premier League - 24th match

Dhaka Gladiators v Chittagong Kings

Chittagong Kings won by 54 runs

Lights are turned on and its buzzing at MA Aziz stadium as its hosting second match of the day. News from the center is that Dhaka Gladiators have won the toss and elected to field first.

Hope for another big event under lights, Chittagong must beat Dhaka for some pride, as the tournament is closing up. Dhaka with 5 wins under their belt must be the favorites even today. Crowd hopes for some success for Chittagong in their home ground.

Shakib is not fit yet to play today, must be a pleasing news for Chittagong. Tait has been rested and Oram comes as a replace.

Players are making their way onto the center. Bopara and Naeem to start the innings with the bat and Sajib to start with the ball.

Starts with deep square leg and long off

0.1

Saqlain Sajib to Naeem Islam, 1 run, comes down the track and played to long off

0.2

Saqlain Sajib to Bopara, no run, solid in defense

0.3

Saqlain Sajib to Bopara, no run, tossed up and played to point

0.4

Saqlain Sajib to Bopara, no run, turned to mid wicket

0.5

Saqlain Sajib to Bopara, no run, bit of a turn, sweeps and misses it

0.6

Saqlain Sajib to Bopara, no run, sweeps and finds the short fine leg, quickly finished the over

End of over 1 (1 run) Chittagong Kings 1/0
RS Bopara    0* (5b)      Saqlain Sajib    1-0-1-0
Naeem Islam    1* (1b)     

1.1

Thomas to Naeem Islam, no run, length delivery, right on the spot, defended

1.2

Thomas to Naeem Islam, 1 run, quick delivery, inside edge to fine leg

1.3

Thomas to Bopara, OUT, comes down the track and banged in short, Bopara skies it into the air and keeper takes a wonderful catch under lighta, Bopara dismissed for a lame duck, Thomas draws the first blood

RS Bopara c †Anamul Haque b Thomas 0 (4m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

1.4

Thomas to Naeem Islam, no run, play and miss

1.5

Thomas to Naeem Islam, 1 run, shape away from the right hander, played to third man

1.6

Thomas to Taylor, 1 run, length delivery, guided to vacant third man area

End of over 2 (3 runs) Chittagong Kings 4/1
BRM Taylor    1* (1b)      AC Thomas    1-0-3-1
Naeem Islam    3* (5b)      Saqlain Sajib    1-0-1-0

2.1

Saqlain Sajib to Taylor, SIX, shot!! take that, swept over square leg, shot of the man in form, wow

2.2

Saqlain Sajib to Taylor, no run, makes room, bowled it flat, defended

2.3

Saqlain Sajib to Taylor, FOUR, walks away from stumps, hits through the line over mid off, Taylor you beauty

2.4

Saqlain Sajib to Taylor, no run, play and miss, rash shot

2.5

Saqlain Sajib to Taylor, FOUR, pitched up and swept over short fine leg

go CHITTAGONG go

2.6

Saqlain Sajib to Taylor, 1 run, reverse sweep and the short third man cuts it off

End of over 3 (15 runs) Chittagong Kings 19/1
BRM Taylor    16* (7b 2x4 1x6)      Saqlain Sajib    2-0-16-0
Naeem Islam    3* (5b)      AC Thomas    1-0-3-1

3.1

Thomas to Taylor, no run, fuller and played to mid wicket

3.2

Thomas to Taylor, no run, change of pace, defended with greet

3.3

Thomas to Taylor, no run, bang on target, respecting the fast bowler, defended, wise choice against Thomas

3.4

Thomas to Taylor, no run, makes room and darted it close to his body, no room

3.5

Thomas to Taylor, no run, slow and missed it completely, a close shave

3.6

Thomas to Taylor, no run, pitched up, defended, maiden, good come back by Dhaka

End of over 4 (maiden) Chittagong Kings 19/1
BRM Taylor    16* (13b 2x4 1x6)      AC Thomas    2-1-3-1
Naeem Islam    3* (5b)      Saqlain Sajib    2-0-16-0

4.1

Lokuarachchi to Naeem Islam, 1 run, pitched on middle and swept to square leg

4.2

Lokuarachchi to Taylor, no run, width and straight to the fielder

4.3

Lokuarachchi to Taylor, FOUR, fuller and swept behind square, Taylor taking the charge

4.4

Lokuarachchi to Taylor, FOUR, pitched up and chipped over in-field, strolled over mid wicket fence

4.5

Lokuarachchi to Taylor, 1 run, inside edge to fine leg

4.6

Lokuarachchi to Naeem Islam, no run, solid in defense

End of over 5 (10 runs) Chittagong Kings 29/1
Naeem Islam    4* (7b)      KS Lokuarachchi    1-0-10-0
BRM Taylor    25* (17b 4x4 1x6)      AC Thomas    2-1-3-1

5.1

Mahbubul Alam to Taylor, no run, comes down the track and defended

5.2

Mahbubul Alam to Taylor, SIX, brilliant!! pitched on the leg and helped on its way to square boundary

Taylor the highest run getter in this tournament, 3 fifties

5.3

Mahbubul Alam to Taylor, FOUR, slower one and smashed over Thomas who is at mid off, form of his life

5.4

Mahbubul Alam to Taylor, 1 run, slower, back of length, played to square, Taylor picking his spots

5.5

Mahbubul Alam to Naeem Islam, no run, oh bit of shape, came down the track and almost squared him up

5.6

Mahbubul Alam to Naeem Islam, 1 run, pushed to cover

End of over 6 (12 runs) Chittagong Kings 41/1
Naeem Islam    5* (9b)      Mahbubul Alam    1-0-12-0
BRM Taylor    36* (21b 5x4 2x6)      KS Lokuarachchi    1-0-10-0

Fields well spread

6.1

Mosharraf Hossain to Naeem Islam, FOUR, pitched up and swept it to square, Thomas messed it up all together

6.2

Mosharraf Hossain to Naeem Islam, no run, defended

6.3

Mosharraf Hossain to Naeem Islam, no run, defended

6.4

Mosharraf Hossain to Naeem Islam, 1 run, short and no pace at all, played to cover

6.5

Mosharraf Hossain to Taylor, 1 run, played to mid wicket, tried for the second one which was not there

6.6

Mosharraf Hossain to Naeem Islam, no run, came down the track and defended

End of over 7 (6 runs) Chittagong Kings 47/1
Naeem Islam    10* (14b 1x4)      Mosharraf Hossain    1-0-6-0
BRM Taylor    37* (22b 5x4 2x6)      Mahbubul Alam    1-0-12-0

7.1

Stevens to Taylor, no run, length delivery, gentle medium pace, defended, and the keeper is up to the stumps

7.2

Stevens to Taylor, no run, bowled on off, dragged and missed it

7.3

Stevens to Taylor, 1 run, length on off, chased the wide one and played to cover

7.4

Stevens to Naeem Islam, 1 run, turned to mid wicket

7.5

Stevens to Taylor, 1 run, fuller on pads, turned to mid wicket and 50 comes up

7.6

Stevens to Naeem Islam, 2 runs, pitched up and lofted shot to mid wicket, well run

End of over 8 (5 runs) Chittagong Kings 52/1
Naeem Islam    13* (16b 1x4)      DI Stevens    1-0-5-0
BRM Taylor    39* (26b 5x4 2x6)      Mosharraf Hossain    1-0-6-0

25 dots in first 8 overs

8.1

Mosharraf Hossain to Taylor, 2 runs, very slow and very crafty, reverse sweep, and over throw's

8.2

Mosharraf Hossain to Taylor, no run, played to covers

8.3

Mosharraf Hossain to Taylor, no run, defended

8.4

Mosharraf Hossain to Taylor, no run, slow, less than 80 kmps, reverse sweep failed

8.5

Mosharraf Hossain to Taylor, OUT, tossed up and Taylor slogged to deep mid wicket, Mahbubul Alam takes a blunder, jaw dropping

BRM Taylor c Mahbubul Alam b Mosharraf Hossain 41 (28m 31b 5x4 2x6) SR: 132.25

8.6

Mosharraf Hossain to Naeem Islam, 1 wide, way down the leg

8.6

Mosharraf Hossain to Naeem Islam, no run, short and wide, sweeper cover cuts it off, Stevens it is, good work

End of over 9 (3 runs) Chittagong Kings 55/2
Naeem Islam    13* (17b 1x4)      Mosharraf Hossain    2-0-9-1
RN ten Doeschate    0* (0b)      DI Stevens    1-0-5-0

9.1

Stevens to ten Doeschate, 1 run, fuller and drives it back to the bowler, missed it

9.2

Stevens to Naeem Islam, 1 run, pitched up and played to long on

9.3

Stevens to ten Doeschate, 1 run, fuller and driven to wide long off

9.4

Stevens to Naeem Islam, FOUR, pitched up and Naeem slogged over wide of long on, at last got something from the meat of the blade

9.5

Stevens to Naeem Islam, no run, gives room and defended

9.6

Stevens to Naeem Islam, 1 run, stylishly driven the ground and its strategic time out

Strategic time out and thanks to Taylor for his little cameo, captains innings!! Was that enough? Time answers.

End of over 10 (8 runs) Chittagong Kings 63/2
Naeem Islam    19* (21b 2x4)      DI Stevens    2-0-13-0
RN ten Doeschate    2* (2b)      Mosharraf Hossain    2-0-9-1

10.1

Saqlain Sajib to Naeem Islam, no run, spin and bounce straight away, played to cover

10.2

Saqlain Sajib to Naeem Islam, FOUR, came down the wicket and smocked over bowlers head

10.3

Saqlain Sajib to Naeem Islam, 1 run, driven down the ground

10.4

Saqlain Sajib to ten Doeschate, no run, short and stood up to be hit, missed it completely

10.5

Saqlain Sajib to ten Doeschate, no run, played to cover

10.6

Saqlain Sajib to ten Doeschate, 1 wide, wide down the leg

10.6

Saqlain Sajib to ten Doeschate, no run, played back to the bowler

End of over 11 (6 runs) Chittagong Kings 69/2
RN ten Doeschate    2* (5b)      Saqlain Sajib    3-0-22-0
Naeem Islam    24* (24b 3x4)      DI Stevens    2-0-13-0

11.1

Lokuarachchi to Naeem Islam, 2 runs, pitched up and swept to square leg, good fielding

11.2

Lokuarachchi to Naeem Islam, FOUR, swept and swept it fine, splits deep square and mid wicket, Naeem cutting loose

11.3

Lokuarachchi to Naeem Islam, 1 wide, that spun square, wide on off, seems harsh

11.3

Lokuarachchi to Naeem Islam, no run, flatter delivery, defended

11.4

Lokuarachchi to Naeem Islam, no run, superb!! spin again, wise to play on off instead of dragging

11.5

Lokuarachchi to Naeem Islam, FOUR, goes inside out, that's make like it, went with the spin

11.6

Lokuarachchi to Naeem Islam, 2 runs, swept and square leg cuts it off

FIELDING as its high standards

End of over 12 (13 runs) Chittagong Kings 82/2
Naeem Islam    36* (30b 5x4)      KS Lokuarachchi    2-0-23-0
RN ten Doeschate    2* (5b)      Saqlain Sajib    3-0-22-0

12.1

Saqlain Sajib to ten Doeschate, FOUR, edge or guide what ever you call it, its a boundary to wards third man

12.2

Saqlain Sajib to ten Doeschate, 1 run, inside edge on to the pad

12.3

Saqlain Sajib to Naeem Islam, FOUR, pitched up and lovely use of the feet, Crisp, down the ground

12.4

Saqlain Sajib to Naeem Islam, 1 wide, wide on off

12.4

Saqlain Sajib to Naeem Islam, SIX, pitched up and Naeem goes inside out, good exhibition of hitting

12.5

Saqlain Sajib to Naeem Islam, no run, defended

12.6

Saqlain Sajib to Naeem Islam, 1 run, pulled to square, almost landed in a awkward position

End of over 13 (17 runs) Chittagong Kings 99/2
Naeem Islam    47* (34b 6x4 1x6)      Saqlain Sajib    4-0-39-0
RN ten Doeschate    7* (7b 1x4)      KS Lokuarachchi    2-0-23-0

Captain comes in

13.1

Mohammad Ashraful to Naeem Islam, 1 run, turned to square leg

13.2

Mohammad Ashraful to ten Doeschate, 1 run, fuller and played to long on

13.3

Mohammad Ashraful to Naeem Islam, 1 run, low full toss and pushed to long off

13.4

Mohammad Ashraful to ten Doeschate, FOUR, pitched up and Ryan ten Doeschate hits straight down the ground

13.5

Mohammad Ashraful to ten Doeschate, 1 run, played to mid wicket

13.6

Mohammad Ashraful to Naeem Islam, 1 run, played to short mid wicket

50 up for Naeem - a calculated innings

End of over 14 (9 runs) Chittagong Kings 108/2
Naeem Islam    50* (37b 6x4 1x6)      Mohammad Ashraful    1-0-9-0
RN ten Doeschate    13* (10b 2x4)      Saqlain Sajib    4-0-39-0

Chittagong Kings are playing like Kings

14.1

Mahbubul Alam to Naeem Islam, OUT, short and top edged to Ashraful holds on to a good catch

Naeem Islam c Mohammad Ashraful b Mahbubul Alam 50 (60m 38b 6x4 1x6) SR: 131.57

14.2

Mahbubul Alam to ten Doeschate, 1 wide, wavered , down the leg

14.2

Mahbubul Alam to ten Doeschate, 1 wide, wide again, letting it go to the keeper

14.2

Mahbubul Alam to ten Doeschate, 1 run, again on middle and leg, played to fine leg

14.3

Mahbubul Alam to Mahmudullah, 1 run, played to point

14.4

Mahbubul Alam to ten Doeschate, (no ball) 2 runs, oh no, No Ball, played to square,Ryan ten Doeschate dives to save himself from getting run run

14.4

Mahbubul Alam to ten Doeschate, FOUR

free hit

14.5

Mahbubul Alam to ten Doeschate, 2 runs, length delivery and whacked

14.6

Mahbubul Alam to ten Doeschate, 1 run, worked to short third leg

End of over 15 (14 runs) Chittagong Kings 122/3
RN ten Doeschate    23* (15b 3x4)      Mahbubul Alam    2-0-26-1
Mahmudullah    1* (1b)      Mohammad Ashraful    1-0-9-0

15.1

Mosharraf Hossain to ten Doeschate, OUT, edged to the keeper

RN ten Doeschate c †Anamul Haque b Mosharraf Hossain 23 (34m 16b 3x4 0x6) SR: 143.75

15.2

Mosharraf Hossain to Oram, 1 run, played to mid wicket

15.3

Mosharraf Hossain to Mahmudullah, no run, short and almost chopped it on

15.4

Mosharraf Hossain to Mahmudullah, no run, short and gets an inside edge

15.5

Mosharraf Hossain to Mahmudullah, SIX, up and over, monstrous hit

15.6

Mosharraf Hossain to Mahmudullah, 1 run, played to square leg

End of over 16 (8 runs) Chittagong Kings 130/4
Mahmudullah    8* (5b 1x6)      Mosharraf Hossain    3-0-17-2
JDP Oram    1* (1b)      Mahbubul Alam    2-0-26-1

16.1

Lokuarachchi to Mahmudullah, 1 run, reverse sweep from outside leg

16.2

Lokuarachchi to Oram, OUT, pitched on off and smashed to Steven's at long on, huge disappointment, his miserable innings with bat continues

JDP Oram c Stevens b Lokuarachchi 1 (4m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

16.3

Lokuarachchi to Mahmudullah, no run, pushed to cover

16.4

Lokuarachchi to Mahmudullah, no run, beaten on off, stump? no safe

16.5

Lokuarachchi to Mahmudullah, 2 runs, short and smashed to cover

16.6

Lokuarachchi to Mahmudullah, OUT, comes down the track and missed the line of the ball, stumped !!, paid the penalty

Mahmudullah st †Anamul Haque b Lokuarachchi 11 (14m 10b 0x4 1x6) SR: 110.00

End of over 17 (3 runs) Chittagong Kings 133/6
     KS Lokuarachchi    3-0-26-2
KK Cooper    0* (0b)      Mosharraf Hossain    3-0-17-2

Wickets are tumbling down, 160 looks difficult

17.1

Thomas to Cooper, no run, played back to the bowler

17.2

Thomas to Cooper, 1 run, short and pulled to short mid wicket

17.3

Thomas to Mehrab Hossain jnr, OUT, played to cover, Cooper wanted the strike and left his crease, easy run out

KK Cooper run out 1 (5m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Chittagong Kings what are you doing? After the blistering innings from Taylor, Kings are just falling apart. No one expected

17.4

Thomas to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, played to short mid wicket

17.5

Thomas to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, slow, too slow, played it early and hits his arm

17.6

Thomas to Mehrab Hossain jnr, 1 run, short and got on top of the bounce, pulled to square leg

End of over 18 (2 runs) Chittagong Kings 135/7
Mehrab Hossain jnr    1* (4b)      AC Thomas    3-1-5-1
Arafat Sunny    0* (0b)      KS Lokuarachchi    3-0-26-2

18.1

Mohammad Ashraful to Mehrab Hossain jnr, 1 run, swept to square leg

18.2

Mohammad Ashraful to Arafat Sunny, no run, played back to the bowler

18.3

Mohammad Ashraful to Arafat Sunny, no run, swept and rapped on his pads

18.4

Mohammad Ashraful to Arafat Sunny, no run, sweeps again, missed again

18.5

Mohammad Ashraful to Arafat Sunny, OUT, makes room and hits to long on, not where he intended

Arafat Sunny c Lokuarachchi b Mohammad Ashraful 0 (3m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

18.6

Mohammad Ashraful to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, turned to mid wicket

End of over 19 (1 run) Chittagong Kings 136/8
Mehrab Hossain jnr    2* (6b)      Mohammad Ashraful    2-0-10-1
Rubel Hossain    0* (0b)      AC Thomas    3-1-5-1

19.1

Thomas to Rubel Hossain, OUT, full and straight, Yorker, excellent depth bowling

Rubel Hossain b Thomas 0 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Silence around the ground

19.2

Thomas to Enamul Haque jnr, no run, played back to the bowler and looks for the unimaginable single, pure tail enders

19.3

Thomas to Enamul Haque jnr, 1 run, guided to third man

19.4

Thomas to Mehrab Hossain jnr, 3 runs, fuller on pads, whipped on to on side

19.5

Thomas to Enamul Haque jnr, 1 run, full on off, steered to third man

19.6

Thomas to Mehrab Hossain jnr, 1 run, OUT, full on pads, turned to mid wicket and gets run out in the end

Enamul Haque jnr run out 2 (4m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

last 6 overs 34 runs scored and lost 8 wickets. Would you believe it? You have to. After the heroics of Taylor, Chittagong just fell apart. Still 142 is a competitive score. Thomas being the pick of the bowlers with astonishing figures 4-1-11-2, take that for a T20 figures.

End of over 20 (6 runs) Chittagong Kings 142/9
Mehrab Hossain jnr    6* (8b)      AC Thomas    4-1-11-2
     Mohammad Ashraful    2-0-10-1
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