Bangladesh Premier League - 38th match

Barisal Burners v Dhaka Gladiators

Barisal Burners won by 7 wickets (with 39 balls remaining)

All set for the start of play, players are making their way through along with the officials.

Dhaka going with one change, Rakibul is left out and Iiton Das Kumar comes in and will be keeping wickets. Barisal making couple of changes, Maharoof and Shaiful is dropped and replaced by Denly Joseph,Alauddin Babu.

Home team Dhaka have already placed in the Play off's and hoping to finish on a winning note. On the other hand Burners are lagging in the bottom, and has an outside chance to make it through.

News from the middle is that Dhaka have won the toss and elected to bat first.

Lights have turned on and spectators are coming in numbers to support their home team.

Hello and Welcome back.

0.1

Nazmul Islam to Dilshan, no run, short and played to covers

0.2

Nazmul Islam to Dilshan, no run, short again, trashed to cover again

0.3

Nazmul Islam to Dilshan, no run, seemed ball held up in the pitch, defended

0.4

Nazmul Islam to Dilshan, FOUR, short and latched onto that, pulled away

0.5

Nazmul Islam to Dilshan, no run, pushed to point

0.6

Nazmul Islam to Dilshan, no run, quicker delivery, goes back and punched to cover

End of over 1 (4 runs) Dhaka Gladiators 4/0
TM Dilshan    4* (6b 1x4)      Nazmul Islam    1-0-4-0
Mohammad Ashraful    0* (0b)     

1.1

Elias Sunny to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, bit short and pulled to mid wicket, protection out there

1.2

Elias Sunny to Dilshan, no run, mistimed shot to mid-on

1.3

Elias Sunny to Dilshan, no run, crunched to cover again, packed off side

1.4

Elias Sunny to Dilshan, 1 run, slashed that backward point

1.5

Elias Sunny to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, tried to sweep and gets an bottom edge

1.6

Elias Sunny to Dilshan, SIX, down the track and way she goes, up and over, gorgeous

End of over 2 (9 runs) Dhaka Gladiators 13/0
TM Dilshan    11* (10b 1x4 1x6)      Elias Sunny    1-0-9-0
Mohammad Ashraful    2* (2b)      Nazmul Islam    1-0-4-0

2.1

Nazmul Islam to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, tossed up and gets an inside edge

2.2

Nazmul Islam to Dilshan, no run, off the crease and defended

Square leg comes in, mid wicket drops back

2.3

Nazmul Islam to Dilshan, no run, angling in, pushed to point

2.4

Nazmul Islam to Dilshan, no run, played to short fine leg

2.5

Nazmul Islam to Dilshan, 1 run, short delivery, played to on side

2.6

Nazmul Islam to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, drifting down the leg, curling in, rapped on the pad

End of over 3 (2 runs) Dhaka Gladiators 15/0
Mohammad Ashraful    3* (4b)      Nazmul Islam    2-0-6-0
TM Dilshan    12* (14b 1x4 1x6)      Elias Sunny    1-0-9-0

3.1

Azhar Mahmood to Dilshan, 1 run, back of length delivery, pulled to square leg

3.2

Azhar Mahmood to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, length delivery, nudged to mid wicket and scrambled for an quick single

3.3

Azhar Mahmood to Dilshan, no run, comes in back and defended with ease

3.4

Azhar Mahmood to Dilshan, no run, short and wide, slashed hard at it and missed it

3.5

Azhar Mahmood to Dilshan, no run, pushed to covers, struggling to find gaps

3.6

Azhar Mahmood to Dilshan, no run, played to point fielder, good over comes to an end, only two of it

End of over 4 (2 runs) Dhaka Gladiators 17/0
TM Dilshan    13* (19b 1x4 1x6)      Azhar Mahmood    1-0-2-0
Mohammad Ashraful    4* (5b)      Nazmul Islam    2-0-6-0

4.1

Nazmul Islam to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, its turning, swept and missed

4.2

Nazmul Islam to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, cuts to point

4.3

Nazmul Islam to Dilshan, no run, off the crease and goes inside out, managed to find the fielder

4.4

Nazmul Islam to Dilshan, FOUR, down the track and skied it to long on, was in the sky for ages finally rolled over

4.5

Nazmul Islam to Dilshan, 1 run, crunched to covers

4.6

Nazmul Islam to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defended to point

End of over 5 (6 runs) Dhaka Gladiators 23/0
Mohammad Ashraful    5* (8b)      Nazmul Islam    3-0-12-0
TM Dilshan    18* (22b 2x4 1x6)      Azhar Mahmood    1-0-2-0

5.1

Azhar Mahmood to Dilshan, 1 run, pulled to mid wicket

5.2

Azhar Mahmood to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, good delivery again, spot on, pushed in front of point

5.3

Azhar Mahmood to Dilshan, 1 run, width on offer and crashed to point, fielder dives and makes an half stop

5.4

Azhar Mahmood to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, predetermined scoop shot, missed and hits high on his pad

5.5

Azhar Mahmood to Dilshan, no run, crafty, slow delivery, play and miss

5.6

Azhar Mahmood to Dilshan, no run, played to point and dived to the other side, good fielding

End of over 6 (4 runs) Dhaka Gladiators 27/0
TM Dilshan    20* (26b 2x4 1x6)      Azhar Mahmood    2-0-6-0
Mohammad Ashraful    7* (10b)      Nazmul Islam    3-0-12-0

6.1

Nazmul Islam to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defended on front foot

6.2

Nazmul Islam to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, top shot, hits through the line, trashed to deep covers

6.3

Nazmul Islam to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, pushed back to the bowler

6.4

Nazmul Islam to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, stump to stump, defended

6.5

Nazmul Islam to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, played to point

6.6

Nazmul Islam to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, quicker delivery, defended again

finishes his spell on good note 4 overs 16 runs

End of over 7 (4 runs) Dhaka Gladiators 31/0
Mohammad Ashraful    11* (16b 1x4)      Nazmul Islam    4-0-16-0
TM Dilshan    20* (26b 2x4 1x6)      Azhar Mahmood    2-0-6-0

7.1

Elias Sunny to Dilshan, 1 run, bowled outside off, played to deep cover

7.2

Elias Sunny to Mohammad Ashraful, 2 runs, width on offer and slapped away to the left of deep cover

7.3

Elias Sunny to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, quicker and pushed pass the cover fielder

7.4

Elias Sunny to Dilshan, 1 run, off the crease and gets on inside half of his bat

7.5

Elias Sunny to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, bit short and drives to cover

7.6

Elias Sunny to Dilshan, no run, defended again, saw him charging down the track and bowled close to his body

End of over 8 (6 runs) Dhaka Gladiators 37/0
TM Dilshan    22* (29b 2x4 1x6)      Elias Sunny    2-0-15-0
Mohammad Ashraful    15* (19b 1x4)      Nazmul Islam    4-0-16-0

Afgan seam bowler comes in to bowl

8.1

Hamid Hassan to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, starts well, right on the money, defended on front foot

8.2

Hamid Hassan to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, punched to mid-on and scrambled for an quick single

8.3

Hamid Hassan to Dilshan, 1 run, short and pulled to square leg

8.4

Hamid Hassan to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 leg bye, straying down the leg, brushed his pad and rolled over to the keeper

8.5

Hamid Hassan to Dilshan, 1 run, length delivery and cuts to third man

8.6

Hamid Hassan to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, good over, defended

End of over 9 (4 runs) Dhaka Gladiators 41/0
Mohammad Ashraful    16* (23b 1x4)      Hamid Hassan    1-0-3-0
TM Dilshan    24* (31b 2x4 1x6)      Elias Sunny    2-0-15-0

9.1

Elias Sunny to Dilshan, no run, played to cover

9.2

Elias Sunny to Dilshan, SIX, tossed up and slogged over deep mid wicket, that's Dilshan for you

9.3

Elias Sunny to Dilshan, 2 runs, quicker delivery, played to long on

9.4

Elias Sunny to Dilshan, OUT, short and pulled straight into the throat of Hamid Hassan at mid wicket, hands on his head, at the stroke of time out he has thrown his wicket away

TM Dilshan c Hamid Hassan b Elias Sunny 32 (36m 35b 2x4 2x6) SR: 91.42

Strategic Time Out

9.5

Elias Sunny to Shakib Al Hasan, SIX, off the crease and smocked over deep mid wicket, off the mark with a six, what a way to start

9.6

Elias Sunny to Shakib Al Hasan, 2 runs, low full toss and into deep mid wicket

End of over 10 (16 runs) Dhaka Gladiators 57/1
Shakib Al Hasan    8* (2b 1x6)      Elias Sunny    3-0-31-1
Mohammad Ashraful    16* (23b 1x4)      Hamid Hassan    1-0-3-0

10.1

Hamid Hassan to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 wide, wide down the leg

10.1

Hamid Hassan to Mohammad Ashraful, 2 runs, short and gets high on him, hits the shoulder of the bat and over the keeper

10.2

Hamid Hassan to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, angling in and cramping for room

10.3

Hamid Hassan to Mohammad Ashraful, OUT, short delivery and played to point, Ashraful called for the run and hesitated in the end, Shakib responded to the call and left his crease, and easy run out at the bowlers end, Ashraful what have you just done?

Shakib Al Hasan run out 8 (9m 2b 0x4 1x6) SR: 400.00

10.4

Hamid Hassan to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defended

10.5

Hamid Hassan to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, right in the block hole

10.6

Hamid Hassan to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, pushed to cover

End of over 11 (4 runs) Dhaka Gladiators 61/2
Mohammad Ashraful    19* (29b 1x4)      Hamid Hassan    2-0-7-0
Anamul Haque    0* (0b)      Elias Sunny    3-0-31-1

11.1

Alok Kapali to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, short delivery, played to point and started to run, almost ran himself out, needlessly

11.2

Alok Kapali to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, slogged to mid wicket

11.3

Alok Kapali to Anamul Haque, no run, quicker, too close to cut, beaten on off

11.4

Alok Kapali to Anamul Haque, SIX, down the track, up and over, straight as an arrow, clean hit towards side screen

11.5

Alok Kapali to Anamul Haque, FOUR, short and smothered to deep covers, no chance for the fielder

11.6

Alok Kapali to Anamul Haque, 1 run, inside edge to long on

End of over 12 (12 runs) Dhaka Gladiators 73/2
Anamul Haque    11* (4b 1x4 1x6)      Alok Kapali    1-0-12-0
Mohammad Ashraful    20* (31b 1x4)      Hamid Hassan    2-0-7-0

12.1

Elias Sunny to Anamul Haque, no run, down the track and missed the ball, missed stumping

12.2

Elias Sunny to Anamul Haque, 1 run, OUT, played to wide long on, Ashraful scrambled for the second and gets run out finally, Heads bent in Shame, again an needless run

Mohammad Ashraful run out 20 (55m 31b 1x4 0x6) SR: 64.51

12.3

Elias Sunny to Anamul Haque, FOUR, off the screws and whacked to deep covers, fielder had couple of steps to move but could not stop that

12.4

Elias Sunny to Anamul Haque, 2 runs, played to covers

12.5

Elias Sunny to Anamul Haque, 1 run, short and pulled to mid wicket, Sabbir dives forward and drooped a difficult one, straight in and straight out

12.6

Elias Sunny to Stevens, no run, drifting down the leg

End of over 13 (8 runs) Dhaka Gladiators 81/3
DI Stevens    0* (1b)      Elias Sunny    4-0-39-1
Anamul Haque    19* (9b 2x4 1x6)      Alok Kapali    1-0-12-0

13.1

Alauddin Babu to Anamul Haque, 1 run, charging down the track and played to mid-on

13.2

Alauddin Babu to Stevens, 1 run, length delivery, guided to third man

13.3

Alauddin Babu to Anamul Haque, 1 run, bit short and on the bounce to the long off fielder

13.4

Alauddin Babu to Stevens, 2 runs, short again, trashed over covers, Sabbir is making them to run hard, good fielding

13.5

Alauddin Babu to Stevens, no run, slower delivery, beaten

13.6

Alauddin Babu to Stevens, FOUR, slow again, inside edge pass the short fine leg, not where he intended

End of over 14 (9 runs) Dhaka Gladiators 90/3
DI Stevens    7* (5b 1x4)      Alauddin Babu    1-0-9-0
Anamul Haque    21* (11b 2x4 1x6)      Elias Sunny    4-0-39-1

14.1

Hamid Hassan to Anamul Haque, 1 run, top edge and over the keeper, bad running by Anamul Haque, a run short, did not grounded his bat, whats happening?

14.2

Hamid Hassan to Anamul Haque, no run, mistimed pull to covers

14.3

Hamid Hassan to Anamul Haque, no run, fuller this time, play and a miss

14.4

Hamid Hassan to Anamul Haque, 1 run, quicker delivery, angling in

14.5

Hamid Hassan to Stevens, 1 run, pushed to covers

14.6

Hamid Hassan to Anamul Haque, 1 leg bye, banged in short and to the keeper

End of over 15 (4 runs) Dhaka Gladiators 94/3
Anamul Haque    23* (16b 2x4 1x6)      Hamid Hassan    3-0-10-0
DI Stevens    8* (6b 1x4)      Alauddin Babu    1-0-9-0

15.1

Alauddin Babu to Anamul Haque, OUT, much slower delivery, chipped to deep mid wicket and fielder takes an wonderful catch

Anamul Haque c sub b Alauddin Babu 23 (21m 17b 2x4 1x6) SR: 135.29

15.2

Alauddin Babu to Stevens, no run, mistimed pull to bowler, ball not coming onto the bat

15.3

Alauddin Babu to Stevens, 2 runs, bit short and smashed to mid wicket

15.4

Alauddin Babu to Stevens, OUT, slower delivery, Stevens through the shot early, skied towards point, Mustard called for the catch and pouched it

DI Stevens c †Mustard b Alauddin Babu 10 (15m 9b 1x4 0x6) SR: 111.11

15.5

Alauddin Babu to Cobb, 1 run, length delivery, pushed to cover

15.6

Alauddin Babu to Litton Das, 1 run, fuller on middle, nudged to square leg

End of over 16 (4 runs) Dhaka Gladiators 98/5
Litton Das    1* (1b)      Alauddin Babu    2-0-13-2
JJ Cobb    1* (1b)      Hamid Hassan    3-0-10-0

16.1

Azhar Mahmood to Litton Das, OUT, down the track and hits straight to cover, Hodge takes an sharp catch, it was traveling

Litton Das c Hodge b Azhar Mahmood 1 (3m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

16.2

Azhar Mahmood to Thomas, no run, wide delivery, under cuts to the keeper

16.3

Azhar Mahmood to Thomas, no run, pushed to mid on

16.4

Azhar Mahmood to Thomas, no run, play and a miss

16.5

Azhar Mahmood to Thomas, 1 run, slower delivery, turned to mid wicket

16.6

Azhar Mahmood to Cobb, no run, slower again, left alone to the keeper

End of over 17 (1 run) Dhaka Gladiators 99/6
JJ Cobb    1* (2b)      Azhar Mahmood    3-0-7-1
AC Thomas    1* (4b)      Alauddin Babu    2-0-13-2

17.1

Alauddin Babu to Thomas, 1 run, length delivery, nudged to mid wicket

17.2

Alauddin Babu to Cobb, FOUR, mistimed pull over keepers head

17.3

Alauddin Babu to Cobb, no run, slow again, play and a miss

17.4

Alauddin Babu to Cobb, OUT, slower delivery, too early on the stroke, pushed to covers and Hodge takes an easy catch

JJ Cobb c Hodge b Alauddin Babu 5 (15m 5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

17.5

Alauddin Babu to Mahbubul Alam, SIX, starts with a six, slogged over deep mid wicket

17.6

Alauddin Babu to Mahbubul Alam, no run, length delivery, play and a miss

End of over 18 (11 runs) Dhaka Gladiators 110/7
Mahbubul Alam    6* (2b 1x6)      Alauddin Babu    3-0-24-3
AC Thomas    2* (5b)      Azhar Mahmood    3-0-7-1

18.1

Hamid Hassan to Thomas, no run, defended on back foot

18.2

Hamid Hassan to Thomas, FOUR, shuffled across and turned to fine leg, Sunny juggles and lets that go

18.3

Hamid Hassan to Thomas, no run, off the track and played back to the bowler

18.4

Hamid Hassan to Thomas, OUT, fuller delivery, shuffled across and hits the middle stump, shows way to pavilion

AC Thomas b Hamid Hassan 6 (12m 9b 1x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

18.5

Hamid Hassan to Liddle, no run, shuffled across and just missed the stumps

18.6

Hamid Hassan to Liddle, no run, play and a miss

End of over 19 (4 runs) Dhaka Gladiators 114/8
CJ Liddle    0* (2b)      Hamid Hassan    4-0-14-1
Mahbubul Alam    6* (2b 1x6)      Alauddin Babu    3-0-24-3

19.1

Azhar Mahmood to Mahbubul Alam, OUT, full and straight, skied to long on and Shuvagata takes an good catch

Mahbubul Alam c Shuvagata Hom b Azhar Mahmood 6 (7m 3b 0x4 1x6) SR: 200.00

19.2

Azhar Mahmood to Liddle, OUT, slower delivery, misread the pace completely, bang!! bowled him

CJ Liddle b Azhar Mahmood 0 (4m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Gladiators are bundled up for 114, Azhar and Babu caused all problems sharing three wickets each. After the stiff opening stand there was no real partnerships. Well played Burners.

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