41st match, Bangladesh Premier League at Dhaka, Dec 6 2017
20 ov, target 138
Dynamites won by 43 runs
Player Of The Match
Dhaka Platoon
Match centre 
Scorecard summary
Dhaka Dynamites137/7(20 overs)
Rangpur Riders94/7(20 overs)
end of over 207 runs
RPR: 94/7CRR: 4.7 
Samuel Badree0 (4)
Ravi Bopara28 (30)
Shakib Al Hasan4-1-13-2
Mohammad Amir4-0-15-1

A lackluster penultimate league game of the BPL comes to an end. So table-toppers Comilla take on Dhaka Dynamites in the first Qualifier, and Khulna Titans face Rangpur Riders in the Eliminator, where the loser will bow out. We will be back soon with the final group stage match of this season, between Comilla Victorians and Sylhet Sixers. Be back for that. Nothing more from here. Cheers!

"I thought it wasn't a wicket where you can score 180," says Dhaka captain Shakib Al Hasan. "We needed to bat sensibly. We started well and Mosaddek bowled brilliantly. Luckily for us we had a very good partnership and that gave us the game-changing momentum. Bowling has been brilliant throughout. It's in the batting we've let ourselves down."

"First and foremost, Shakib played really well", says Rangpur captain Brendon McCullum. "There are lot of world-class players. This pitch was pretty poor. Hopefully, that will change as there are people watching all over the world. But take nothing away from Shakib. The pitch was pretty average, but you just got to suck it up. The good thing for us is we're in the semifinals. We got to make sure our strategy and execution is up there. We've got Chris coming back into the side. We need to make sure we get the right combinations."

4.20pm So Dhaka Dynamites' dominant win puts them on second and assures them an additional shot at making the final. Rangpur's bowlers did well but their batsmen have put up a woeful show, not even managing 100 in 20 overs. Shakib once again showed how dynamic he can be, first through a rapid 47 off 33 balls on a slow pitch where the rest struggled to put bat to ball, and then with a match-winning spell of 2 for 13 in four overs.

Shakib Al Hasan to Badree, no run
swings wildly against this full ball and gets an inside edge to short fine leg
Shakib Al Hasan to Bopara, 1 run
presses forward and flicks this fuller ball to midwicket
Shakib Al Hasan to Bopara, no run
length ball, punched crisply into the off side
Shakib Al Hasan to Bopara, SIX runs
Bopara finally decides to have a go at something. Advances down the ground and launches a curving fuller ball over long-on. Comfortably clears the fielder
Shakib Al Hasan to Bopara, no run
strides oput energetically for a whip through the leg side but the ball slides in and hits the pad
Shakib Al Hasan to Bopara, no run
sliding on leg stump, defended
end of over 192 runs • 1 wicket
RPR: 87/7CRR: 4.57 • RRR: 51.00
Samuel Badree0 (3)
Ravi Bopara21 (25)
Mohammad Amir4-0-15-1
Sunil Narine4-1-18-1
Mohammad Amir to Badree, no run
back of a length, shuffles across and defends in front of off
Mohammad Amir to Badree, no run
extremely full and angling in, dug out back to the bowler
Mohammad Amir to Badree, 1 wide
short of a length, down the leg side and the batsman arches his back to get out of the way
Mohammad Amir to Badree, no run
another yorker, angled in from around the wicket, dug out into the off side
Mohammad Amir to Abdur Razzak, OUT
a perfect yorker. Searing and curving in, leaving him with little time to do anything about it. Razzak brings the bat down but the ball sneaks from underneath to flatten the stumps
Abdur Razzak b Mohammad Amir 5 (13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 38.46
Mohammad Amir to Abdur Razzak, no run
back of a length, gets an inside edge to the left of the bowler as he defends
Mohammad Amir to Bopara, 1 run
drops it to mid-off from the crease
end of over 184 runs
RPR: 85/6CRR: 4.72 • RRR: 26.50
Ravi Bopara20 (24)
Abdur Razzak5 (11)
Sunil Narine4-1-18-1
Mohammad Amir3-0-13-0
Narine to Bopara, 1 run
gets down for a big slog and does not find the middle as the ball rolls along to deep square leg
Narine to Bopara, no run
just straightens from a back of a length outside off, he opens the face and pats it away to point
Narine to Bopara, no run
length ball, tucked with the turn to square leg
Narine to Bopara, 2 runs
back of a length, outside off, punched through the covers
Narine to Abdur Razzak, 1 run
Match details
Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka
TossDhaka Dynamites , elected to bat first
SeriesBangladesh Premier League
Player Of The Match
Shakib Al Hasan
Hours of play (local time)13.00 start, First Session 13.00-14.30, Interval 14.30-14.50, Second Session 14.50-16.20
Match days06 December 2017 (20-over match)
T20 debut
Ebadot Hossain
Nadir Shah
TV Umpire
Reserve Umpire
Mahfuzur Rahman
Match Referee
Obaydul Haque
PointsDhaka Dynamites 2, Rangpur Riders 0