4.5 as expected, as they keep on swinging on each and every delivery, length delivery on middle and leg, he swings it with an intention to clear the deep midwicket but can't get a good hold of hit and straight into the hands of Ashraful 39/2
    3.3 good length delivery, around off, he drives it straight towards the mid-off and went for a quick single, fielder get under the ball quickly and throws to non-striker's end and Thomas remove the bails quickly 30/1
    6.2 full length delivery outside off, he tried to swing that off his backfoot over the long-on but that's not big enough, comfortable catch for Sarkar 53/3
    11.3 on middle and leg and that was turning, he goes away towards leg and tried to work it towards cover, got an edge to the keeper 72/7
    7.3 tossed up around off this time, he went to swing it over midwicket, that was spinning, got an edge to the keeper 56/4
    9.1 another one for Shakib, tossed up delivery on middle, he dances down the track and tries to play an inside out shot over the long-off fielder but can't get it over the fence, straight into the safe hands of Raqibul and that's the strategic time out 60/5
    10.2 tossed up outside off this time and he dances down the track and checked his shot, ball went through his defense to the keeper, Anamul remove the bails quickly 64/6
    not out
    19.4 fuller on middle and off, he goes away and tried to make some room and hit it over cover, misses the line and ball knocked his stumps off 129/8
    19.5 tossed up outside off, he went down the track and later tried to defend it, ball went to the keeper and he remove the bails. Ashraful on hat-trick, wait he will not get a chance today as Edwards is injured and he is not coming out to bat, Hence, it's all over from here. 129/9
    absent hurt
    2 (lb 1, w 1)
    129 all out (19.5 Overs, RR: 6.5)
    Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Kevin O'Brien, 3.3 ov), 2-39 (Junaid Siddique, 4.5 ov), 3-53 (Nasir Hossain, 6.2 ov), 4-56 (Shamsur Rahman, 7.3 ov), 5-60 (Danza Hyatt, 9.1 ov), 6-64 (Taposh Ghosh, 10.2 ov), 7-72 (Cameron Borgas, 11.3 ov), 8-129 (Mohammad Sharif, 19.4 ov), 9-129 (Murad Khan, 19.5 ov)
    Mashrafe Mortaza402025.0000
    AC Thomas302307.6600
    Saqlain Sajib402917.2510
    CJ Liddle201708.5000
    Shakib Al Hasan401934.7500
    TM Dilshan201105.5000
    Mohammad Ashraful0.509210.8000

Match Details


Rangpur Riders , elected to field first

Player Of The Match


Hours of play (local time)

19.30 start, First Session 19.30-20.50, Interval 20.50-21.10, Second Session 21.10-22.30

Match days

5 February 2013 - night match (20-over match)

Twenty20 debut

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee


Dhaka Gladiators 2, Rangpur Riders 0

Riders 2nd innings Partnerships

1st30Junaid SiddiqueKJ O'Brien
2nd9Junaid SiddiqueNasir Hossain
3rd14CJ BorgasNasir Hossain
4th3CJ BorgasShamsur Rahman
5th4CJ BorgasDP Hyatt
6th4CJ BorgasTaposh Ghosh
7th8CJ BorgasDhiman Ghosh
8th57Mohammad SharifDhiman Ghosh
9th0Dhiman GhoshMurad Khan