15th Match (N), Chattogram, Nov 17 2016, Bangladesh Premier League
(19.4/20 ov, target 176)163
Riders won by 12 runs
player of the match
Mohammad Mithun
Rangpur Rangers
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• The Report by Mohammad Isam

Mithun and spinners topple Barisal

Offspinner Sohag Gazi's three-for and batsman Mohammad Mithun's half-century were crucial to Rangpur Riders' third win in BPL 2016-17

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Scorecard summary
Rangpur Riders175/6(20 overs)
Barisal Bulls163/10(19.4 overs)
Sohag Gazi to Al-Amin, OUT

touch short on the leg stump, taps towards shortish mid-on as both the batsmen tries to get across. Arafat Sunny collects and ran across towards the bowler's end and removes the bails. Rangpur Riders won by 12 runs

Al-Amin Hossain run out (Arafat Sunny) 0 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
Sohag Gazi to Taijul, OUT

drags that short and pushed widish as Taijul skips down the track and can't connect, an easy stumping for Shahzad

Taijul Islam st †Mohammad Shahzad b Sohag Gazi 6 (3m 2b 0x4 1x6) SR: 300
Sohag Gazi to Taijul, SIX runs

floated up outisde off, comes down the track and lofted that nicely over the sight screen

Sohag Gazi to Perera, 1 run, OUT

shorter and quicker down leg. Gets down and tries to slog and gets an inside edge past the keeper. Rabbi tries to get back but Perera sends him back, still can't get back in time..

Kamrul Islam run out (†Mohammad Shahzad) 0 (6m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0

20 off 6 balls...Sohag Gazi to bowl the last over

end of over 199 runs • 2 wickets
BB: 156/7CRR: 8.21 RRR: 20.00
Kamrul Islam0 (1)
Thisara Perera16 (9)
Rubel Hossain 4-0-36-2
Shahid Afridi 4-0-31-2
Rubel to Kamrul, no run

full and outside off, hoicks down to long-on. Perera ignored the run..

Rubel to Perera, 1 run

swung that length ball to deep midwicket

hat-trick ball

Rubel to Abu Hider, OUT

short and way widish. Hider throws his bat at it as the leading edge skies towards the extra cover region. Rahman kept his eyes throughout as he was running sideways and holds the catch falling backward. Good take that's!

Abu Hider c Ziaur Rahman b Rubel Hossain 0 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
Rubel to Emrit, OUT

that's you-miss-i-hit stuff..Rubel fires a full length ball at middle stump. Emrit goes deep inside the crease and tries to hoick that over the leg side, can't connect and ball shatters the stumps.

Rayad Emrit b Rubel Hossain 9 (7m 4b 0x4 1x6) SR: 225
Rubel to Emrit, 2 byes

short and slower outside off, bottom edge went towards the keeper

Rubel to Emrit, SIX runs

full toss down leg, Emrit goes back and whipped that off the pads and clears the square leg fence

end of over 1813 runs • 1 wicket
BB: 147/5CRR: 8.16 RRR: 14.50
Thisara Perera15 (8)
Rayad Emrit3 (1)
Shahid Afridi 4-0-31-2
Rubel Hossain 3-0-29-0
Afridi to Perera, SIX runs

tossed up ball around the off stump, hitting zone for Perera. He clears the front leg and swings hard, balls sails over the long-on region

Afridi to Perera, 2 runs

Perera swung that straight towards the hands of Rubel at long-on, he can't hold on

Afridi to Emrit, 3 runs

full and wide, driven straight towards the sight screen. The long-off fielder gets across and dives full length

Afridi to Emrit, 1 wide

short and quicker, too much outside off

Afridi to Jeevan Mendis, OUT

and Afirid strikes again and Mendis is gone..A flatter short ball which was pushed wide of Mendis and was moving further too. Mendis gets down on one knee and tries to reach out for a sweep. Huge appeal from Shahzad for a caught behind and umpire raises his finger too, very hard to say if there was any bat onto it..

Jeevan Mendis c †Mohammad Shahzad b Shahid Afridi 57 (87m 53b 3x4 3x6) SR: 107.54
Afridi to Jeevan Mendis, no run

another quick and full length ball from Afridi, beats the swing and past the off stump

Afridi to Perera, 1 run

that's a yorker down leg, too quick, off the pad to off side

42 off 18 balls

end of over 1710 runs
BB: 134/4CRR: 7.88 RRR: 14.00
Jeevan Mendis57 (51)
Thisara Perera6 (5)
Rubel Hossain 3-0-29-0
Shahid Afridi 3-0-18-1
Rubel to Jeevan Mendis, 2 runs

full toss outside off, slogs across the line and ball lobs down towards the sight screen off the toe end of the bat

Rubel to Jeevan Mendis, 2 runs

yorker on off stump, edges it past the keeper for a couple

Rubel to Perera, 1 run

full ball on leg stump, drills it to long-off

Match details
Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong
TossBarisal Bulls, elected to field first
SeriesBangladesh Premier League
Player Of The Match
Mohammad Mithun
Mohammad Mithun
Match days17 November 2016 - night (20-over match)
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Khalid Mahmood
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Masudur Rahman
TV Umpire
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Tanvir Ahmed
Reserve Umpire
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Manjurul Islam
Match Referee
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Akhtar Ahmad
PointsRangpur Riders 2, Barisal Bulls 0