result
25th Match, Dhaka, Feb 4 2013, Bangladesh Premier League
(19/20 ov, target 164)168/3
Rajshahi won by 7 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
player of the match
Tamim Iqbal
Rajshahi Royals
8y
• The Report by Mohammad Isam

Rajshahi openers set up victory

Duronto Rajshahi shot up to third in the league after a resounding seven-wicket win over Rangpur Riders

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Scorecard summary
Rangpur Rangers163/3(20 overs)
Rajshahi Royals168/3(19 overs)
end of over 1913 runs
RR: 168/3CRR: 8.84 
Jahurul Islam38 (18)
Sean Ervine14 (11)
Nasir Hossain4-0-38-0
Fidel Edwards3-0-23-0

163 seems was not enough for the Rajshahi's.

Good cricket over all by the Duronto Rajshahi;s. Good opening partnership right up the top helped the middle order to take hold of hit, Jahurul Islam proving his money worth and saw the game off till the end. Rangpur Riders has to think what went wrong, seems fielding and the middle overs of their batting.

This win has made Rajshahi's to move up the ladder and into the 3rd spot.

Well played Duronto Rajshahi

18.6
6
Nasir to Jahurul, SIX runs

finished it off in style, down the track and over the long on fence

18.5
1
Nasir to Ervine, 1 run

straying on the leg stump and worked of his pads

18.4
Nasir to Ervine, no run

played to short mid wicket

18.3
4
Nasir to Ervine, FOUR runs

short and wide, over point fielder, Ervine in a hurry

18.2
1
Nasir to Jahurul, 1 run

short and keeps low, pulled to wide of long on

18.1
1
Nasir to Ervine, 1 run

low full toss and worked to on side

end of over 1815 runs
RR: 155/3CRR: 8.61 • RRR: 4.50 • Need 9 from 12b
Jahurul Islam31 (16)
Sean Ervine8 (7)
Fidel Edwards3-0-23-0
Abdur Razzak4-0-23-0
17.6
4
Edwards to Jahurul, FOUR runs

fuller on off, drives to cover handsomely, text book stuff

17.5
1
Edwards to Ervine, 1 run

driven down the ground

17.4
4
Edwards to Ervine, FOUR runs

short and pulled to square leg, fielder had no chance, it flown of his bat

17.3
4lb
Edwards to Ervine, 4 leg byes

fullish and straying down the leg, nicely nudged to fine leg, went to the ropes in a flash

17.2
2
Edwards to Ervine, 2 runs

full and straight, steered to third man

17.1
Edwards to Ervine, no run

length delivery, play and miss

Edwards comes in back - key bowler

end of over 178 runs
RR: 140/3CRR: 8.23 • RRR: 8.00 • Need 24 from 18b
Jahurul Islam27 (15)
Sean Ervine1 (2)
Abdur Razzak4-0-23-0
Kevin O'Brien3-0-17-1
16.6
2
Razzak to Jahurul, 2 runs

inside edge to wide of long on and a wild throw by Nasir helped them to scramble through easily

16.5
1lb
Razzak to Ervine, 1 leg bye

attempted reverse sweep, failed

16.4
1
Razzak to Jahurul, 1 run

down the track and played pass the bowler

16.3
1
Razzak to Ervine, 1 run

nudged to square leg

16.2
1
Razzak to Jahurul, 1 run

played to long on

16.1
2
Razzak to Jahurul, 2 runs

good shot to covers, great fielding again by Borgas, cant keep him out of the game too long

end of over 164 runs • 1 wicket
RR: 132/3CRR: 8.25 • RRR: 8.00 • Need 32 from 24b
Jahurul Islam21 (11)
Sean Ervine0 (0)
Kevin O'Brien3-0-17-1
Abdur Razzak3-0-16-0
15.6
1
K O'Brien to Jahurul, 1 run

fuller and played down the ground

15.5
K O'Brien to Jahurul, no run

defended, good fielding of his own bowling

Match details
Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka
TossRangpur Riders, elected to bat first
SeriesBangladesh Premier League
Season2012/13
Player Of The Match
Tamim Iqbal
Tamim Iqbal
Hours of play (local time)15.30 start, First Session 15.30-15.50, Interval 15.50-16.10, Second Session 16.10-17.30
Match days4 February 2013 - day match (20-over match)
Umpires
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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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Morshed Ali Khan
Match Referee
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Mike Procter
PointsDuronto Rajshahi 2, Rangpur Riders 0