BPL5 to roll on Dhaka venue Saturday

11 Nov,2017

Dhaka, BdChronicle:

The mediocre side Rangpur Riders will take on bottom-run Rajshahi Kings in their 3rd tussle of the 5th Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 to be kicked off the Dhaka venue’s matches of the franchise league at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Saturday.  


In the day’s another match defending champion and second slot holders in the league table Dhaka Dynamites will face table topper Sylhet Sixers at the same venue.  


The 1st match will begin at 1pm while the 2nd one from 6pm. 


Satellite channels Gazi TV and MaasrangaTV will telecast all the matches live. 


Mashrafe Bin Mortaza’s Rangpur Riders started the seven-team tournament campaign with a six-wicket victory against the West Indian all-rounder Darren Sammy’s Rajshahi Kings the win-less side then conceded 33 runs defeat against all-rounder Nasir Hossain-led Sylhet Sixers. 


Rangpur Riders failed to stay on sweet note in the league as they suffered an 11-run defeat to Pakistani player Misbah-ul-Haq’s Chittagong Vikings. 


Sylhet Sixers had spotless in this tournament with three consecutive victories before Khulna Titans upset them by six wickets in the 8th match of the tournament to wrap up the Sylhet venue’s campaign on November 8.


Sylhet Sixers started their journey upsetting Dhaka Dynamites by nine wickets in the tournament opener at Sylhet International Cricket stadium on November 4 and maintained their winning streak against Comilla Victorians and Rajshahi Kings with four wickets and 33 runs victory respectively. 


All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan-led Dhaka Dynamites secured a 65-run victory against Khulna Titans to taste their maiden win. 


BPL points table after Sylhet venue matches:


Position Team        M    W    L    Pt    Nrr    
1    Sylhet                4    3    1    6    0.575    
2    Dhaka                2    1    1    2    1.011    
3    Comilla              2    1    1    2    0.436    
4    Rangpur            2    1    1    2    -0.017    
5    Chittagong         2    1    1    2    -0.284    
6    Khulna               2    1    1    2    -1.188    
7    Rajshahi            2    0    2    0    -1.120    

Fixture of 16 matches of Dhaka venue  

Date                         Team                    vs           Team

November 11:    Rangpur Riders          vs     Rajshahi Kings
                           Dhaka Dynamites      vs     Sylhet Sixers

November 12:    Chittagong Vikings     vs     Khulna Titans
                           Rajshahi Kings          vs     Comilla Victorians

November 14:    Dhaka Dynamites      vs     Khulna Titans
                          Comilla Victorians      vs     Chittagong Vikings

November 15:     Khulna Titans            vs     Sylhet Sixers
                           Dhaka Dynamites      vs     Chittagong Vikings

November 17:     Rajshahi Kings          vs     Sylhet Sixers
                           Khulna Titans            vs     Chittagong Vikings

November 18:    Dhaka Dynamites      vs     Rajshahi Kings
                          Rangpur Riders          vs     Comilla Victorians

November 20:    Dhaka Dynamites     vs     Comilla Victorians
                          Sylhet Sixers             vs     Rangpur Riders 

November 21:    Rajshahi Kings          vs     Khulna Titans
                           Dhaka Dynamites     vs     Rangpur Riders


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