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Final (N), Mirpur, January 17, 2020, Bangladesh Premier League
(20 ov, T:171) 149/8

Royals won by 21 runs

Player Of The Match
27* (16) & 2/32
Player Of The Series
225 runs • 14 wkts
Royals Innings
Tigers Innings
Match Flow
Rajshahi Royals  (20 ovs maximum)
c Najmul Hossain Shanto b Shohidul Islam2528-1189.28
c Mehidy Hasan Miraz b Mohammad Amir108-20125.00
c Shafiul Islam b Mohammad Amir5235-62148.57
c Najmul Hossain Shanto b Frylinck913-0069.23
not out 2716-03168.75
not out 4120-62205.00
Extras(lb 3, w 3)6
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 8.50)170/4
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Afif Hossain, 2.3 ov), 2-63 (Litton Das, 9.1 ov), 3-94 (Shoaib Malik, 12.6 ov), 4-99 (Irfan Sukkur, 14.2 ov)
2.3 to Afif Hossain, brilliant diving catch at backward square leg. Amir gets the short ball on target, the batsman goes for the hook, gets a top edge as he's cramped for room. The ball swirls away and Miraz runs to his right, dives and catches the ball. 14/1
14.2 to Irfan Sukkur, flicked straight down fine leg's throat. Full ball outside off, he had walked across and picked it up nicely off his toes, but it went straight to the fielder. 99/4
12.6 to Shoaib Malik, driven to cover. Wasn't exactly to the pitch of the ball but Malik connected very well. However, it was in the air, and cover went to his left and held on. Good catch, that ball was travelling.. 94/3
9.1 to Litton Das, pulled straight to deep square leg. The one time Liton makes sweet connection he picks out the fielder. Short ball, he got into nice position and pulled the ball, but it carried nicely to the man on the boundary. 63/2
Khulna Tigers  (T: 171 runs from 20 ovs)
c Litton Das b Mohammad Irfan02-000.00
c Shoaib Malik b Abu Jayed24-0050.00
c Afif Hossain b Kamrul Islam Rabbi5243-42120.93
c Russell b Mohammad Nawaz3726-11142.30
b Russell2115-21140.00
c Mohammad Nawaz b Kamrul Islam Rabbi44-10100.00
c Shoaib Malik b Mohammad Irfan1215-1080.00
b Russell06-000.00
not out 74-10175.00
not out 11-00100.00
Extras(lb 2, w 11)13
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 7.45)149/8
Did not bat:
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Najmul Hossain Shanto, 0.2 ov), 2-11 (Mehidy Hasan Miraz, 1.5 ov), 3-85 (Rilee Rossouw, 10.5 ov), 4-101 (Shamsur Rahman, 13.1 ov), 5-105 (Najibullah Zadran, 13.5 ov), 6-134 (Mushfiqur Rahim, 17.5 ov), 7-141 (Robbie Frylinck, 18.4 ov), 8-142 (Shohidul Islam, 19.2 ov)
0.2 to Najmul Hossain Shanto, caught at point. Short and outside off, cut in the air, and Liton flies to his left and holds it in front of his face with both hands. Brilliant catch.. 0/1
18.4 to R Frylinck, back of a length outside off, he rocks back to pull. Gets more height than distance and he can only pick out deep midwicket. 141/7
1.5 to Mehidy Hasan Miraz, caught at mid-off. Slower ball, off-cutter, and the batsman was coming down the track to club it straight. can't time it and ends up hitting it straight to the fielder. 11/2
17.5 to Mushfiqur Rahim, yorked him. Skipper gets skipper at a key moment with a superb ball. Yorker swinging into him on middle stump, Mushfiqur was trying to give himself room and go inside out. He doesn't connect, the ball does - with the stumps.. 134/6
19.2 to Shohidul Islam, fuller length on middle and leg, he tries to hoick it to cow corner, but inside edges onto pad, from where it crashes into the stumps. This is ending tamely. 142/8
10.5 to RR Rossouw, picks out Russell at long-on. Down the track but he can't get underneath the ball enough. Gets it flat and straight, Russell moves to his right and gobbles it up. 85/3
13.1 to Shamsur Rahman, down the track and it was short enough to slash away. He connects well but it's straight to the man at deep point, who holds the ball in front of his face and keeps holding it even while falling down. 101/4
13.5 to Najibullah Zadran, no doubt this time. Najibullah had no clue about this one too, just pushing forward and the bowler gets it to rear up from a length, takes the shoulder of the bat and loops to point. The batsman looked completely clueless there. 105/5
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  • Rajshahi Royals innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 43 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Rajshahi Royals: 50 runs in 7.3 overs (45 balls), Extras 1
  • Strategic Timeout: Rajshahi Royals - 55/1 in 8.0 overs (Liton Das 24, Irfan Sukkur 20)
  • Irfan Sukkur: 50 off 30 balls (6 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Rajshahi Royals: 100 runs in 14.4 overs (88 balls), Extras 2
  • Strategic Timeout: Rajshahi Royals - 107/4 in 16.0 overs (AD Russell 7, Mohammad Nawaz (3) 2)
  • Rajshahi Royals: 150 runs in 18.5 overs (113 balls), Extras 4
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 27 balls (AD Russell 18, Mohammad Nawaz (3) 32, Ex 2)
  • Innings Break: Rajshahi Royals - 170/4 in 20.0 overs (AD Russell 27, Mohammad Nawaz (3) 41)
  • Khulna Tigers innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 48 runs, 2 wickets)
  • Khulna Tigers: 50 runs in 6.2 overs (38 balls), Extras 6
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 35 balls (Shamsur Rahman 24, RR Rossouw 25, Ex 1)
  • Strategic Timeout: Khulna Tigers - 73/2 in 9.0 overs (Shamsur Rahman 37, RR Rossouw 28)
  • Shamsur Rahman: 50 off 38 balls (4 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Khulna Tigers: 100 runs in 12.5 overs (77 balls), Extras 6
  • Over 13.4: Review by Khulna Tigers (Batting), Umpire - DJ Millns, Batsman - Najibullah Zadran (Upheld)
  • Strategic Timeout: Khulna Tigers - 120/5 in 16.0 overs (Mushfiqur Rahim 11, R Frylinck 8)
  • Over 18.6: Review by Khulna Tigers (Batting), Umpire - Gazi Sohel, Batsman - Shafiul Islam (Upheld)
Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur
TossKhulna Tigers, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Player Of The Series
Series resultRajshahi Royals won the 2019/20 Bangladesh Premier League
Hours of play (local time)19.00 Start, First Session 19.00-20.30, Interval 20.30-20.50, Second Session 20.50-22.20
Match days17 January 2020 - night (20-over match)
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