result
15th Match, Chattogram, Feb 18 2012, Bangladesh Premier League
(20 ov, target 172)169/8
Khulna won by 2 runs
Player Of The Match
35* (14) & 2/36
andre-russell
9y
• ESPNcricinfo staff

Khulna sneak home in nailbiter

Chittagong's first match of the BPL went down to the wire as Sylhet Royals fell short by two runs against Khulna Royal Bengals

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Scorecard summary
Khulna Royal Bengals171/6(20 overs)
Sylhet Royals169/8(20 overs)
end of over 208 runs • 2 wickets
Royal: 169/8CRR: 8.45 
Scott Styris48 (37)
Talha Jubair1 (2)
Shakib Al Hasan 4-0-30-2
Andre Russell 4-0-36-2
19.6
1
Shakib to Styris, 1 run
19.5
6
Shakib to Styris, SIX runs
19.4
1
Shakib to Talha Jubair, 1 run
19.3
Shakib to Talha Jubair, no run
19.2
W
Shakib to Hogg, OUT
Brad Hogg st †Saghir Hossain b Shakib Al Hasan 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
19.1
W
Shakib to Md Naeem, OUT
Naeem Islam st †Saghir Hossain b Shakib Al Hasan 9 (6b 0x4 1x6) SR: 150
end of over 1917 runs
Royal: 161/6CRR: 8.47 RRR: 11.00
Scott Styris41 (35)
Naeem Islam9 (5)
Andre Russell 4-0-36-2
Shafiul Islam 3-0-33-0
18.6
2
Russell to Styris, 2 runs
18.5
Russell to Styris, no run
18.4
2
Russell to Styris, 2 runs
18.3
6
Russell to Styris, SIX runs
18.2
1
Russell to Md Naeem, 1 run
18.1
6
Russell to Md Naeem, SIX runs
end of over 1813 runs
Royal: 144/6CRR: 8.00 RRR: 14.00
Scott Styris31 (31)
Naeem Islam2 (3)
Shafiul Islam 3-0-33-0
Andre Russell 3-0-19-2
17.6
6
Shafiul to Styris, SIX runs
17.5
6
Shafiul to Styris, SIX runs
17.4
Shafiul to Styris, no run
17.3
Shafiul to Styris, no run
17.2
1
Shafiul to Md Naeem, 1 run
17.1
Shafiul to Md Naeem, no run
end of over 173 runs • 1 wicket
Royal: 131/6CRR: 7.70 RRR: 13.66
Scott Styris19 (27)
Naeem Islam1 (1)
Andre Russell 3-0-19-2
Shafiul Islam 2-0-20-0
16.6
Russell to Styris, no run
16.5
1
Russell to Md Naeem, 1 run
Match details
Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong
TossSylhet Royals, elected to field first
SeriesBangladesh Premier League
Season2011/12
Player Of The Match
Andre Russell
Hours of play (local time)14.00 start, First Session 14.00-15.20, Interval 15.20-15.40, Second Session 15.40-17.00
Match days18 February 2012 - day (20-over match)
T20 debut
Talha Jubair
Talha Jubair
Umpires
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Enamul Haque
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Jeremy Lloyds
TV Umpire
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Sharfuddoula
Reserve Umpire
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Anisur Rahman
Match Referee
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Mike Procter
PointsKhulna Royal Bengals 2, Sylhet Royals 0