Final (N), Dhaka, Feb 19 2013, Bangladesh Premier League
(16.5/20 ov, target 173)129
Dhaka won by 43 runs
player of the match
Mosharraf Hossain
Dhaka Gladiators
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• The Report by Mohammad Isam

Favourites Dhaka win second BPL title

Mosharraf Hossain, Anamul Haque and Alfonso Thomas helped Dhaka Gladiators to a second consecutive BPL title with a 43-run win over Chittagong Kings

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Scorecard summary
Dhaka Gladiators172/9(20 overs)
Chittagong Kings129/10(16.5 overs)

Dhaka Gladiators win by 43 runs The Dhaka fans are all excited with the win. Thanks for tuning in, it has been a pleasure bringing you the live commentary, thanks to everyone who contributed. Until next time, it is bye from all of us here.

tun tun: "...And when CricInfo Commentator did not say anything 3 wickets gone down!"

Shreya Tanzin: "Before you sign off, can i just express how thankful i am to cricinfo for the live commentary all through the tournament. Thank you cricinfo and thanks to the whole team made this possible! Hope to see you all next month when BD take on SL. :D"

Thomas to Enamul, OUT

That is it., Dhaka have done it once again they are the winners. Enamul Haque is run out by Stevens, who passed the ball to the bowler.

Enamul Haque jnr run out (Stevens/Thomas) 2 (3m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.67
Thomas to Enamul, no run

swings and misses.

Thomas to Enamul, 2 runs

drives to sweeper cover for couple of runs.s

Thomas to Taskin, OUT

and Thomas from round the wicket has hit the stumps, Taskin played all around it. Thomas is on a hat-trick.

Taskin Ahmed b Thomas 0 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0

46 runs from 23 balls. Here is Taskin.

Thomas to Mahmudullah, OUT

that is it, a crucial wicket is down, full and wide outside the off stump, goes after it and gets the edge to Saqlain Sajib at short third man, dives to his left and takes a good catch. It is slow walk for the skipper.

Mahmudullah c Saqlain Sajib b Thomas 44 (45m 28b 3x4 3x6) SR: 157.14

Murali: "hahahaaaaa @Sathish KSP@ i have no words for you."

end of over 1620 runs
Kings: 127/7CRR: 7.93 • RRR: 11.50 • Need 46 from 24b
Mahmudullah44 (27)
Rubel Hossain1 (2)
Shakib Al Hasan3-0-21-0
Saqlain Sajib4-0-34-1
Shakib to Mahmudullah, 1 run

pushes to the off side for a single.

Shakib to Mahmudullah, SIX runs

goes all the way over the long on fence for a six. Made room and swung it well.

Shakib to Rubel, 1 run

punches to sweeper cover for a single.

Tanveer Ahmed: "Dhaka is winning like Gladiators." Mosharraf Hossain has been injured, he seems to have hurt his shoulder.

Shakib to Mahmudullah, 1 run

pulled away to deep backward square leg.

Shakib to Mahmudullah, no run

down the leg side.

Shakib to Mahmudullah, no run

down the leg side and swept straight to short fine leg.

end of over 1511 runs • 1 wicket
Kings: 118/7CRR: 7.86 • RRR: 11.00 • Need 55 from 30b
Rubel Hossain0 (1)
Mahmudullah36 (22)
Saqlain Sajib4-0-34-1
Alfonso Thomas2-0-17-1

Sathish KSP: "@Cricinfo: please dont give comments on favour of Kings. 1.)'The Kings are moving in the right direction'-Nurul Hasan got out, 2.)'Kings keeping it steady'-Ariful Haque got out..."

Sajib to Rubel, no run

off the pad to the off side.

Sajib to Mahmudullah, OUT

do we have another wicket, cut behind point and a quick single taken, the keeper does well to collect the ball from the fielder to get rid of the stumps, the batsman is just short of the crease.

Dilhara Lokuhettige run out (Shakib Al Hasan) 2 (7m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.67

Allan Alexander: "Kings just fell victim to the "commentator's curse'. just as you said that they were steadying things, they lost a wicket."

Sajib to Mahmudullah, FOUR runs

lovely shot from Mahmudullah, moved away and made room to bisect the fielders at backward point and short third man to the fence.

Sajib to Mahmudullah, SIX runs

a massive hit over the midwicket fence from Mahmudullah, wonderful shot.

Sajib to Mahmudullah, no run

makes room and cuts hard to extra cover.

Sajib to Dilhara, 1 run

works to mid-on for a single.

end of over 147 runs • 1 wicket
Kings: 107/6CRR: 7.64 • RRR: 11.00 • Need 66 from 36b
Mahmudullah26 (18)
Dilhara Lokuhettige1 (2)
Alfonso Thomas2-0-17-1
Mosharraf Hossain4-0-26-3

Saidur: "Full house in SBNC..what a good sight for a cricket lovers and BD cricket fans!!!!!"

Thomas to Mahmudullah, FOUR runs

slashes at the delivery outside the off stump and off the edge down to third man fence.

Thomas to Dilhara, 1 run

works it through midwicket for a single.

Thomas to Dilhara, no run

stays back in the crease and defends to the onside.

Match details
Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka
TossChittagong Kings, elected to field first
SeriesBangladesh Premier League
Player Of The Match
Mosharraf Hossain
Player Of The Series
Shakib Al Hasan
Series resultDhaka Gladiators won the 2012/13 Bangladesh Premier League
Hours of play (local time)18.00 start, First Session 18.00-19.20, Interval 19.20-19.40, Second Session 19.40-21.00
Match days19 February 2013 - night match (20-over match)
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Enamul Haque
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Richard Illingworth
TV Umpire
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Masudur Rahman
Reserve Umpire
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Gazi Sohel
Match Referee
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Mike Procter